College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

CNR News

November 13, 2012

Nov 14 | CNR Info Session w/Justin Spenillo, Air Quality Planner at the US EPA
Nov 14 | CNR Resume Writing Workshop
Nov 14 | PAL Movie Night!
Nov 30 | Summer Research Showcase

Nov 14 | CNR Info Session w/Justin Spenillo, Air Quality Planner at the US EPA

Time: 10:30-11:30am
Location: 260 Mulford

Curious about environmental career opportunities with the Federal Government? Interested in how to "get your foot in the door" for a federal career? Then be sure to attend this helpful, informative discussion! Interested students will hear tips and insights from Justin Spenillo, an Air Quality Planner with the EPA, and have a chance to get their questions answered directly. Attendance is limited to 25 students, so RSVP early! To RSVP:

1. Log into Callisto
2. Under “Shortcuts” on the right navigation bar, click on “Programs and Workshops – RSVP Here!”
3. Scroll down to “Federal Government & EPA Careers for Environmental Students: Informal Employer Info Session”

Justin's bio:
Justin A. Spenillo works for the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the Region 10 office in Seattle, WA. He works with states and tribal air quality programs to provide air quality protection through capacity building, education, and regulatory support. In his prior position at US EPA in Washington DC, Justin managed multiple programs aimed at greening EPA's office and laboratory facilities. Justin has been with EPA since 2003 and started at the agency as a summer intern. Justin has received an undergraduate degree in Biology from Franklin & Marshall college in Lancaster, PA and a masters degree in Science, Technology, and Public Policy from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University in Washington DC. Additionally, Justin has had the unique experience of taking coursework at Columbia University's Biosphere 2 Center programs and a National Outdoor Leadership School three month Semester in the Rockies.


Nov 14 | CNR Resume Writing Workshop

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
Location: CNR Resource Center, 260 Mulford Hall

Learn techniques and skills for creating a great resume to land that perfect internship or job. Presented by CNR advisors, with examples tailored to fit your experiences.


Nov 14 | PAL Movie Night!

Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm
Location: CNR Resource Center, 260 Mulford Hall

Come hang out with the CNR Peer Advisors, eat FREE PIZZA and watch Despicable Me. All students are welcome!


Nov 30 | Summer Research Showcase

Share Your Summer Research Project with CNR Students

● Did you participate in a research program last summer?
● Do you think other CNR students would be interested in the program and your research?
● Do you have an ongoing research project that you would like to present?

If so, then join us and share your research poster at the CNR Summer Research Showcase:
Friday, November 30
12-2pm, 260 Mulford Hall

Register to participate by 11/26: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/poster_form.php
(The dates on the website are still being updated)

If you already have a poster, please plan to share it with fellow students.

If you have not created a poster, check out these resources to help you design a poster:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/drs18/postershow/

See photos:
http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/poster_pictures.php

Questions? cgalicia@berkeley.edu