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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment, Spring 2017

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Spring 2017 to enter our Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The winning entry was written by Surina Gulati, who participated in Berkeley Connect in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management.   Berkeley Connect has given me a tremendous sense […]

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Preparing for professionalism with ESPM

“What is your dream job? What job are you applying for? Do they match?” As the Spring semester nears its end and employers begin recruitment for internships and part-time jobs, many undergraduates are thrown into the professional world unsure exactly how to  pursue their dreams or whether they have the skills they need to thrive. […]

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment: ESPM

As the Fall 2016 semester drew to a close, Berkeley Connect students were invited to share their favorite Berkeley Connect moments. All three posts that were selected for publication focus on a moment of connection. Here, Kevin Yang describes how a professor in Berkeley Connect in Environmental  Science, Policy & Management helped him see the faculty as […]

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Studying, Stress, and Self-Care

Students at Berkeley care. We care about our environment, we care about social issues—and we care about academics. With midterm season well underway, you don’t have to travel far on campus to see students frantically studying or comparing the number of hours they slept the night before. Sometimes it seems that we can care too […]

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Environmental Research, Environmental Action

What draws an individual to study a particular field? Or even dedicate their entire career to it? At a recent Berkeley Connect ESPM section, Professor Alastair Iles visited the class to discuss his career in environmental science with the students. Professor Iles is hearing-impaired, so he communicated with students by typing into a Word document […]

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Climate Change: Science, Policy, and Politics

Despite what some politicians may tell you, the scientific evidence is clear: climate change is a real problem, and it’s a big problem. At a recent event jointly organized by Berkeley Connect in ESPM (Environmental Science, Policy, & Management) and Berkeley Connect in Physics, a panel of professors spoke to students about this pressing environmental […]

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment #2

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Fall 2015 to enter our Berkeley Connect Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The second of two winning entries was written by Elizabeth Ellis-Falik, a senior majoring in Integrative Biology who participated in Berkeley Connect in Environmental Science, Policy & […]

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How to Interview

Berkeley students gain a lot of valuable knowledge in the classroom. However, their academic courses don’t always provide them with practical “real life” skills. Inevitably, at some point after graduating, students will be entering the job market. In order to land the job of one’s dreams, it’s important to learn how to successfully navigate a […]

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My Favorite Berkeley Connect Moment

We invited students participating in Berkeley Connect in Spring 2015 to enter the first-ever Berkeley Connect Student Voice Contest and share with us a memorable experience they had in Berkeley Connect. The winning entry was written by Christina Kaser, a first-year student enrolled in Berkeley Connect in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management. My favorite memory […]

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How Professors Can Help

Berkeley Connect EPSM students talk to Director Justin Brashares about the future Berkeley Connect ESPM students recently got to sit down with Professor Justin Brashares,  faculty director of Berkeley Connect in ESPM, for a candid small-group discussion about everything from getting  a good letter of recommendation to finding your passion. Graduate student mentor Manisha Anantharaman set a relaxed […]

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