Professional Development

Regents' and Chancellor's Scholar Association

Our Scholar Pasts and Futures

  As Overnight Host Programs for new Regents’ Scholars have begun taking place, we are reminded of our own experiences at ROHP, RCSA interviews, house hikes and socials… and all the early days at Cal.  It‘s always fun to look... Continue Reading →


Interviewing 101

So you get that fateful call or email. Your heart beat quickens and your palms get sweaty, you start to feel queasy as your mind immediately starts racing over what possible leadership positions you’ve had as you slowly internalize that... Continue Reading →

Dating in the Workplace: Do’s and Don’ts

It’s that time of the year again! That being said, let’s take the time to talk about the special relationships that may happen in workplaces. Here’s a scenario: You are fresh out of college, working in your new job and... Continue Reading →

Got Research?

Got research? Want to do research during your undergraduate years, but don’t know how to go about getting it? gators (also known as “PI’s”) expect a student to spend about 15-25 hours a week in lab.  That amount tends to vary... Continue Reading →

Building a Relationship with your Mentor

Faculty mentors are a great resource when moving through the academic process here at Berkeley. Whether they answer questions about your major or provide insight into life at Cal, it can never hurt to get to know your mentor. Step... Continue Reading →

Covering the Basics of Cover Letter Writing

Cover Letter As you make your way through your four years of college and beyond, you will encounter the job recruitment process over and over again until you land a position that meets your needs. Most people know that they... Continue Reading →

Networking Part 3: Post-Networking

Contacting employers after making an impression at a networking opportunity is crucial to landing your potential job or internship. If you have not already, we encourage you to read Part 1: Pre-Networking and Part 2: During Networking to our three-part... Continue Reading →

Networking Part 2: During Networking

Networking is all about creating precedent for you to reach out again to recruiters or potential employers. If you have not yet read Part 1: Pre-Networking, please do so before reading this!   Part 2: During Networking 1) Make sure... Continue Reading →

Networking Part 1: Pre-Networking

Today, getting a job is about WHO you know, NOT, WHAT you know. This is where networking comes in. When done right, you can make connections and form relationships that can help you get your desired position. However, networking can... Continue Reading →

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