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October 30, 2009

Students for Integrative Medicine Conference: Improving Individual & Community Well-Being

Fall Integrative Medicine Conference: Improving Individual & Community Well-Being

Come join us in exploration of an exciting field of integrative medicine! Series of lectures from practitioners of different fields, various hands-on workshops, discussion panel, as well as information tables await you!

WHO: Students, Community Members, Practitioners, & Students for Integrative Medicine at UCB
WHAT: Fall Integrative Medicine Conference: Improving Individual & Community Well-Being
WHEN: Saturday, November 14th, 2009; 10AM-5:30PM
(registration/check-in starts at 9:30AM at East entrance of VLSB)
WHERE: Valley Life Sciences Building (VLSB) 2060, UCB campus
(workshop locations vary)
WHY: To promote student and community awareness of integrative medicine.

HOW TO REGISTER: Go to our website (http://integrativemed.wordpress.com) and follow the link OR email to (s.int.med@gmail.com) with name and contact information.

*The event is free of charge (donation based), and is open to everyone throughout the day. Although not required, registering in advance is recommended since workshops will be filled based on "first come first serve" basis.*

Hosted by: Students for Integrative Medicine
club email: s.int.med@gmail.com
club website: http://integrativemed.wordpress.com

October 29, 2009

Upcoming CNR Sponsored Events

Career Center & Cal Corps Events

Scholarship Opportunities 10/30/09

Jobs and Internships Available 10/30/09

October 28, 2009

UC Berkeley Global Water Brigades: 10/28 Deadline!

Global Water Brigades is a student-lead international non-profit working in Honduras to increase access to clean water in rural communities. GWB offers students to make a difference in the international community by traveling to Honduras for 1 week to work on a water sanitation project. Past brigaders have instituted infrastructure, by building dams and laying pipes, and taught educational programs about water sanitation to local schoolchildren. This winter's trip will take place on January 11-17, 2010. Additional information about past trips and the application can be viewed online at http://gwberkeley.wordpress.com. Please email haejin@globalbrigades.org with any questions or completed applications by Wednesday, October 28th.

Join the Berkeley Environmental Alumni Network (BEAN)

International Career Symposium

October 22, 2009

SF Environment Job Opportunity: 9922 School Education Associate

San Francisco Department of the Environment
9922 Environmental Associate
School Education Associate

Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt
Filing deadline: 5pm Friday, October 30, 2009
Salary: $ 17.5625 per hour
Date Issued: 10/16/09

Job tentatively slated to start December 28, 2009

FULL-TIME POSITION

Program Background:
The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and to promote San Francisco’s long-term environmental sustainability. SF Environment includes Recycling, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air Transportation, Climate Change, Energy, Green Building, Urban Forest and Public Information Programs.
For more information on the School Program, visit http://www.sfenvironment.com/aboutus/school/

Position Description: The Associate will assist Program Managers and professional staff in performing professional level work such as the following:

♦ Present dynamic assemblies to hundreds of students, and classroom presentations to public and private schools in S.F.
♦ Assess and implement school composting and recycling programs
♦ Assist with coordinating and scheduling school field trips
♦ Assist in coordinating and implementing teachers’ environmental workshops
♦ Assist with writing and updating directories, websites, curriculum, and other department publications
♦ Assist in coordinating special events and presentations
♦ Provide general administrative support as needed
♦ Follow City Department procedures, such as conserving and following the 4 R’s in the office
♦ Perform administrative support and other duties and tasks as required by the Program

Minimum Qualifications:
• Baccalaureate degree in a related field from a recognized college or university;
• Excellent public speaking and writing skills for both children and adults—comfortable speaking in front of large audiences;
• Knowledge of environmental principles and issues;
• Excellent researching, organizational and project management skills;
• Responsible, motivated, and able to work independently and in a team;
• Word processing, spreadsheet, database and internet proficiency;
• Possess a valid California driver’s license

Desirable Qualifications:
• Familiarity with San Francisco;
• Theatrical experience;
• Fluency in a second language used commonly in San Francisco

Appointment Type :
Notes:
(1) This is a one year position. A second year may be possible contingent upon City budget conditions and demonstrated competence and professionalism in the first year of employment. Participation in this program does not guarantee a second year of employment nor any future employment with S.F. Environment or the City and County of San Francisco.

(2) This applicant pool will be used to fill any vacancies that may occur for this job in the next six months.

Application Procedure :
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit http://www.jobaps.com/sf/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=pex&R2=9922&R3=055948 to begin the application process by registering an account.
• Click and select the desired job announcement • Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information • Click on “I am a New User” • Follow instructions given on the screen
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Claudia Molina at 415-355-3748, or via email at claudia.Molina@sfgov.org
Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 44 Gough Street, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Applications for this recruitment process will be accepted from Friday, October 16, 2009 until Friday, Oct. 30, 2009.


VERIFICATION:
All applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience, education, training, license, etc. at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection process. A copy of a diploma or transcripts must be submitted to verify the education requirement when requested. Verification of experience, when requested, must be on the employer’s letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), duties, dates of service, and must be signed by the employer. City employment may be verified by submitting a performance evaluation in lieu of other verification.

Failure to provide the required verification when requested may result in rejection of application and/or removal from eligibility for referral and appointment in this class. Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must submit a signed statement explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will not automatically be granted, but will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Minorities, Women, and Persons With Disabilities are Encouraged to Apply We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Study Abroad Opportunites

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Jobs and Internships Available 10/23/09

October 19, 2009

Film Screening: Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days

Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days
Come join us for a documentary screening of "Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days"
followed by a Q&A session with the producer!

When: Oct. 21 2009 Wed 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Moffitt 101
$3 with Cal Student ID, $5 General

Little about the documentary:
Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days is an independent documentary film that chronicles six Americans with diabetes who switch to a diet consisting entirely of vegan, organic, uncooked food for 30 days in order to reverse disease without pharmaceutical medication. The film follows each participant's remarkable journey and captures the medical, physical, and emotional transformations brought on by this radical diet and lifestyle change. We witness moments of struggle, support, and hope as what is revealed, with startling clarity, is that diet can reverse disease and change lives.

Website: http://www.rawfor30days.com/
Hosted by: : Students for Integrative Medicine
Event Contact: s.int.med@gmail.com
Club Website: http://integrativemed.wordpress.com/

October 16, 2009

Upcoming CNR Events 10/16/09

October 15, 2009

Informational Webinars for Students Interested in the Berkeley Optometry Program

Scholarships & Research Grants 10/16/09

Jobs and Internships Available 10/16/09

Research, Volunteer, and Study Abroad Opportunies 10/16/09

October 9, 2009

Upcoming CNR Events October 14 and 15

Environmental Alumni Panel: What Environmental Career Opportunities Are Out There?
Wednesday, October 14, 5:30-7:00pm, Alumni House
Sponsored by BEAN (Berkeley Environmental Alumni Network), CNR, and the Career Center. Come hear 8 alumni from different majors talk about their current work in a variety of environmental fields. Panelists include the CEO of City Carshare, the founder of T.C. Hoffman & Associates, the co-founders of Marine Innovation & Technology, GO2 Water, Energy Beyond Design, and more! Refreshments will be served.

PAL Movie Night
Wednesday, October 14, 5:00pm, CNR Resource Center (260 Mulford Hall)
Take some time to decompress between or after midterms, and come join our Peer Advisors for a screening of X-Men: Wolverine Origins!

Interested in a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University?
Thursday, October 15, 12-1:00pm, CNR Resource Center (260 Mulford Hall)
Graduate school recruiters from Columbia University will be here to talk about their 12-month Masters program. The MPA curriculum has been designed to develop public affairs professionals, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping local and national level policies and projects and who have the analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real world situations.

Resume Writing Workshop
Thursday, October 15, 5:30-6:30pm, CNR Resource Center (260 Mulford Hall)
Need advice on how to put together or polish your resume? Want to make your resume stand out from the hundreds of resumes that recruiters sift through? Come by to learn tips from a Career Center representative on how to improve your resume and make it stand out!

Volunteer for Organic Perspectives in Uganda

Jobs and Internships Available 10/9/09

1. Apply to Be a CalSO Counselor - Deadline Extended to October 12!
2. Refill Revolutions, 2 internship positions
3. City Of Oakland Public Works Agency, Environmental Services Division: Sustainability Intern
4. US EPA, Washington DC Summer Paid Internships, 1/15 deadline
5. Summer Paid Environmental Field Research, U. Notre Dame
6. Internship in UCB Earth Sciences Library
7. A Technical Consulting Firm in the Silicon Valley is Recruiting Consultants Now !

Continue reading "Jobs and Internships Available 10/9/09" »

Upcoming Info Sessions, Workshops, Events, and More! 10/9/09

Pre-Med CareerMail from the Career Center 10/9/09

October 2, 2009

CNR Events 10/2/09

Tele-Bears Appointments
Tele-Bears Appointments for Phase I are being released soon. Don't forget that you need to make an appointment with an advisor to obtain your advisor code. Within the next week or so, you'll be sent more information about how and where to schedule your advising appointment. Don't wait until the last minute to do so!


Join the CNR Alumni Association for a Tailgating Picnic!
What: A CNR potluck picnic
When: Saturday, October 3rd 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Where: Giannini Hall – Southeast lawn
Why: For the fun of it!

Come enjoy a pre-game hot dog with CNR alumni and students.

We hope to see you there!
CNR Alumni Association


ESPM Majors Declaration Workshop – Fall 2009
Learn about ESPM majors, requirements, and scheduling strategies to help you graduate on time! Attendance is required in order to declare the FNR, MEB, and S&E majors. Petitions to Change Major/College or Simultaneous degree petitions will be reviewed at the end of the workshop.

For students interested in declaring CRS as a major: please enroll in ESPM 90: Intro to CRS no earlier than the spring semester of your sophomore year and no later than the spring semester of your junior year to declare the CRS major.

Speaker: Jamelia Carson, ESPM Major Advisor
Location: 103 Mulford Hall

Please RSVP with your name, SID, interested major, current major and cumulative GPA to: espm_ug@nature.berkeley.edu

Be sure to include your preferred workshop date:
Tuesday, October 6th 10:00 – 11:00am
Friday, November 13th 11:00 – 12:00pm
Wednesday, December 4th 2:00 – 3:00pm

We look forward to seeing you there!