EECS Announcements 10/9/08

General Events
5th Year Masters Application Due!, EECS Grad School Fair, Berkeley Graduate School of Education Prospective Student Night, Injecting Science into Politics

Upcoming Infosessions and Workshops
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes, How to Present your Undergraduate Research, Adobe, Chevron, Hewlett Packard

Service Information
Serve in a Internship Info. Panel!

Career/Job Information
Startup looking for a well-rounded programmer/software architect, Disney, CDO

General Events (Back to Top)

EECS Five Year Bachelor/Master's Program Applications due NEXT WEDNESDAY, October 15th!

Letters of recommendation due October 20th.

Have questions? Email or stop by 449 Soda.

Berkeley IEEE proudly presents the first annual EECS GRADUATE SCHOOL FAIR

The finest institutions for graduate study in electrical engineering and computer science in one place.

Friday Oct. 10 10-4pm
120ABC Bechtel

Featuring faculty and admissions officers from:

Sponsored by IEEE and Intel Undergraduate Research Program

University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Education Prospective Student Night

The Graduate School of Education offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Master’s of Arts (M.A.) degrees, and combined Master’s/Credential programs.

Join us for an information session with faculty, current students, and student services staff at the Graduate School of Education.

Date and time: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 5:30pm
Registration and Refreshments 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Program Location: Education/Psychology Library, 2nd floor, East Wing of Tolman Hall, UC Berkeley

Scientists & Engineers for America and the Cal Berkeley Democrats present:

Injecting Science into Politics
Dr. Robert M. White

Wednesday, October 22nd @ 7:00pm
2040 VLSB
University of California, Berkeley

Robert M. White is University Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Prior to joining CMU, he served during the first Bush administration as the first Under Secretary of Commerce for Technology. During his tenure in Washington, Dr. White established new programs to enhance U.S. competitiveness in critical technologies, such as the Advanced Technology Program.

Scientists and Engineers for America envisions a future where wise science and technology policy will help every American live in a safe and clean environment, enjoy good health and education, and benefit from a strong system of national defense. Scientists and Engineers for America is the only national organization dedicated exclusively to advancing these goals through the electoral process.

Cal Dems:


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Tuesday, October 7
3110 Etcheverry Hall

This is an information workshop about the East Asia Pacific Summer Institutes program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Come find out about an excellent summer research opportunity in Japan, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Korea, New Zealand or Australia. Open to both grad students and postdocs. More info at

Dear Students,

Please join us for the third of a four-part series of workshops on Undergraduate Research.

Part 3: How to Present your Undergraduate Research

Thursday, October 9th
4:00-5:00 p.m.
373 Soda Hall

Come see Posters that were presented this past year in our summer research program. Learn the Ins and Outs about creating a great your poster and writing an excellent technical paper!

Snacks sponsored by EECS Center for Student Affairs

~ Thanks, Barbara & Elisa

Adobe Student Recruitment Infosession
October 13
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Cory Hall, Hogan room (521)
Sponsors: Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), Adobe Systems Incorporated

Chevron Student Recruitment Infosession: Win 1 of 2 new iPod nanos!
October 15
5:30 p.m.
Cory Hall, Hogan room (521)
Sponsors: Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), Chevron Corporation

Come talk with UC Berkeley EECS/CS Alumni and Recruiting team

OCR Interviews: October 21st – 22nd

Learn what opportunities exist for those interested in the Information Technology world, especially EECS and CS majors

Please visit

Refreshments: Dinner provided!

Hewlett Packard Student Recruitment Infosession
October 16
5-7 p.m.
Cory Hall, Hughes room (400)
Sponsors: Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS), Hewlett Packard Come learn about opportunities at Hewlett-Packard!

We’ll provide dinner and will be raffling off HP equipment at the end of the presentation! HP will also be conducting on-campus intern interviews on Friday, November 14th for Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Network Support Analyst.

Please submit your resume for consideration through the Career Center at CalJobs. Or visit us on the web at:

Refreshments: Thai food and drinks!


Service Information (Back to Top)

Want to help out your fellow students? Share your experiences and give advice about getting an internship in high tech? I am looking for 1-2 students who have had a summer internship to be part of a very informal panel to talk about their positive experiences getting an internship in high tech. I also plan to have 2-3 employer representatives on the panel.

EECS/CS How To Get An Internship In High Tech Panel
October 23rd 12:30-1:30 pm
Sibley Auditorium

Some example questions, I'll ask student panelists:

How did you find your internship?
What tips/suggestions would you have for other students searching for internships in this area?
What kinds of questions did the employer rep ask you?

Please let me know if you would be willing to serve on the panel,

Jeff C. Jensen


Career/Job Information (Back to Top)

Stealth Berkeley-based startup looking for a well-rounded programmer / software architect to develop a MobileMe iDisk challenger.


  1. Architect and develop a storage/sync server backend.
  2. Build a Windows sync client.

Desired Skills:

If interested, please email with a copy of your transcript and resume.

Our next Talent Development deadline is approaching on October 20. Students who are graduating in 2009, or who have graduated since 2007 are welcome to apply now to work at the Walt Disney Animation Studios in sunny Burbank, California.

Talent Development at the Walt Disney Animation studios is a 3-6 month long mentored opportunity that couples recent graduates with professionals from the WDAS community. It is paid, and we assist with local housing. Technical _and_ Artistic students are encouraged to apply!

Please see our website at: for more information and application.

Business Unit: CDO
Work Location: San Jose, CA; Research Triangle Park, NC; Boxborough, MA; Richardson, TX.
Major(s) Accepted: MS degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Job Title: Software Engineer II

General Description

Imagine having the opportunity to evolve tomorrow's Internet technology today. A select number of top university students will do just that as they put their endless study hours, creativity, and dreams to work developing technology that will change the way people work, live, play, and learn.

If technology is your passion, Cisco may be the place for you. As a Cisco Engineer, you can help develop network technology in voice, security, switching routing, storage, wireless, and network management systems, creating products and solutions that affect home, business, education, and government networks.

Work experience requirements, If applicable

The ideal candidate should possess the following attributes: § Self motivated and highly ambitious

Visa Specific Information

To qualify applicants must have work authorization to work in the U.S. (U.S. Citizen or Perm Resident).

To apply: Email your to by Friday, October 24, 2008.