Weekly Opportunities - September 26, 2022

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


1. “Demystifying Office Hours” Panel on 9/29! 

Connect with Faculty in an Interactive Workshop to Help You Demystify Office Hours!
Each workshop will provide:
Tips on how to best use office hours
Option for individual 1:1 coaching after the event
When? Thu, 9/29/22, 12pm to 1pm
Where? Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave, Room 211
Please RSVP.
Anyone needing disability accommodations, translation services or assistance in
order to make a report or participate in any of our processes, may request assistance by contacting us directly at: emertiacademy@berkeley.edu


2. Study Abroad Peer Advising Virtual Drop In’s 

Do you have a brief or simple question about studying abroad? Berkeley Study Abroad Peer Advisers will be hosting 2 virtual drop-in advising sessions to answer your quick questions.  Drop-in sessions will be held Monday, September 26, 4-5 p.m.

Ask about:, how to search for a program, how to find classes offered abroad and how to get credit toward breadth, major or minor requirements, questions about the application process, and determining your next steps for advising or application

What are Peer Advisers? Our Peer Advisers are all UC Berkeley students who have previously participated in summer, fall, spring or year-long study abroad programs. They are available to meet with prospective and current students to assist them in the process of selecting, applying, and beginning a study abroad program.


3. Gilman Scholarship Workshop 

Eligibility: Seniors and recent alums who are U.S. citizens intending to start a graduate program in Fall 2023 in an area of relevance to the Foreign Service are eligible to apply for the Rangel and Pickering Fellowships described below. Students interested in learning more about these programs are encouraged to make an individual advising appointment with Keila Diehl (ourschol-coordinator@berkeley.edu.

Pickering Fellowship (2023–2024)
Application deadline: September 29, 2022
The Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship is a program funded by the U.S. Department of State that prepares outstanding young people for Foreign Service careers. The program welcomes the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the State Department, women, and those with financial need. Upon successful completion of a two-year master’s degree program and fulfillment of Foreign Service entry requirements, fellows have a five-year commitment to work as Foreign Service Officers, serving in Washington, D.C. and at a U.S. embassy, consulate, or diplomatic mission around the globe, where they promote human rights, assist American citizens overseas, enhance prosperity and development, deepen ties between the U.S. and people around the world, and support U.S. global values and interests


4. Psych Advising Fall 2022 Virtual Drop-Ins

Have questions? Need support? Come to our  drop-in services with both undergraduate major advisers and peer advisers support. Feel free to look at our advising page for more details.

Drop in’s link for Fall 2022:  https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/93064138093

Meeting ID: 930 6413 8093



5. Health Tip