Weekly Opportunities - May 16, 2022

Here are some important updates/deadlines to keep in mind for this week:


1. 5/19 at 2pm- Psychology Graduation Ceremony! 

Commencement will take place on 5/19 at 2pm. For Students who are graduating,  Please arrive at the Greek Theatre on Thursday, May 19th at 1pm, in your cap and gown ready to go! For more information please check out our Commencement 2022 Website.



2. Deadline Extended: June 6! (Select Spring UCEAP options) 

Deadlines have been extended to June 6 for some Spring 2023 UCEAP programs! Please visit these instructions for Berkeley students applying to UCEAP before starting an application. Students must submit a Berkeley Study Abroad and UCEAP application by the deadline. If you have any questions about these programs, please email your adviser.


3. Transcending Beyond Berkeley Fellowship 2022-2023 Psychology Career Access Fellow

Description of program:
TBB Fellows develop as professionals and obtain hands-on experiential learning and networking opportunities. They dedicate 133 hours each semester to their specific project and receive a $4,000 stipend. At the end of the academic year, fellows showcase their project/learning outcomes.


Are not receiving federal Financial Aid and loans;
Are Dream Aid recipients; and/or
Are undocumented


Name of Fellowship:
Psychology Career Access Fellow


Description of the fellowship:
This fellowship provides opportunities for leadership in supporting increased numbers of historically underrepresented students to become familiar with and successfully seek enrollment in graduate degrees in Psychology. The fellowship further provides professional development of transferable skills including data collection and analysis, marketing and communications, program management, and student/community engagement.   The fellow will be paired with Director of Student Services and Minor advisor who will provide guidance in the areas of student and career development, graduate and minor admissions practices, web content design, and social media management. The fellow will help to continue redeveloping existing graduate admissions webpages for greater ease of navigation and accessibility from traditionally underserved communities and to continue developing the new Minor webpages and correspondence templates. Project(s) completed during the fellowship period include:
Data collection and analysis
Web content design and launch
Prospective student engagement
Program management
Graphic design & Social media management


Learning outcomes and skills enhancement for the fellow:
The fellow will strengthen data gathering, analysis, and communication skills. The fellow will gain experience in project management. The fellow will gain fluency in the use of design tools and digital communication practices. The fellow will have opportunities to give back to their community. The fellow will explore career paths and be supported in learning about careers in Undergraduate Advising, Graduate Admissions, and Student Services Management. The fellow will gain real-world insight from professionals working in higher education.


4. Design and Marketing Assistant - Transcending Beyond Berkeley Fellowship 

This is a paid fellowship for the 2022-23 Academic Year available to undocumented students. Apply by Tuesday, May 17th. Fellows will have the opportunity to learn a number of skills, by working at the Worth Ryder Art Gallery and Platform Artspace including:

Creating marketing assets using design software such as the Adobe Creative Suite or Canva
Updating a website and creating e-newsletters using Squarespace
Scheduling and creating social media posts, including writing engaging copy
Photographing art exhibitions and receptions
Gaining hands-on experience working in an art gallery environment

For questions, please contact Worth Ryder Gallery director, Gazelle Samizay: gsamizay@berkeley.edu. Application link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScncTf19ptWk5g2h7-uAmLeRcNncMQ0FGZb_YJHxp5LfvVq5Q/viewform


5. Psych Advising over the Summer 

If you are looking for academic support over the summer we will be open to appointments only. 

Current students may schedule an advising appointment with Olivia, Jennifer, or Christine on CalCentral. All major advising appointments are currently offered remotely only.

View instructions on making an advising appointment via CalCentral. Note that if you are not a declared Psychology major, you will need to select Psychology from the dropdown menu for Advisor Type.

Prospective students may schedule an advising appointment with a Psychology major advisor using this link.

Please look at our advising page for more more information. 


6.  Health Tip