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Virtual Events to Support Community Outreach

Support local organizations and students by attending virtual volunteer events this month and next. Ask questions and review student work at research showcases, or support professional development by reviewing resumes. Learn more on the K-12 Education & Outreach website. June: Engineering Design Showcase Date: June 4 and June 5 Location: Virtually via UC Davis Now […]

The STEM Future is Female – SXSW EDU Virtual Session – May 19, 2020

If the SXSW EDU conference in Austin, Texas, in early March had not been cancelled due to COVID-19 public health concerns, the U.S. Department of Energy, NASA, and the U.S. State Department would have been joining forces in an expo booth and a panel. But we didn’t want the change of plans to keep us […]

Brown Bag: Remote Meeting Best Practices – April 28, 2020

As Berkeley Lab employees continue to shelter in place, and most of our colleagues are working from home, it’s an excellent time to think about how we can run effective and accessible meetings for everyone on your team. Join the All Access Employee Resource Group for a presentation on best practices for making your Zoom/remote […]

IDEA Brown Bag: Inclusive Virtual Teams – April 15, 2020

Fostering and sustaining an inclusive team culture is an important underpinning of Berkeley Lab’s IDEA strategy. Virtual teams (or teams with remote employees) are no exception. Whether you are part of a fully distributed workforce like Energy Sciences Network (ESnet), or you have a remote co-worker living in another state: we must make every effort […]

Working Remotely Training Videos

Working remotely with your team poses new challenges and opportunities. Two training videos on LinkedIn Learning share best practices for effective remote meetings, project management, conflict management, time management, and more.

UC Online Training Course on People Management

This may be a good time to earn the UC certificate in people management, which consists of a series of online courses. The certificate is recommended for all people managers and includes a subset of courses on implicit bias. More information>>

Training Video on Leading and Managing Remotely

With the Lab in a safe and stable mode of operation, and most employees working from home, managers need to make the jump from in-person to virtual leadership. These training videos on LinkedIn Learning have been curated by the Lab to provide useful tips and tools.

Help Support Oakland School District Events

The Oakland Unified School District is hosting a “Dinner With a Scientist” on May 4 and a science fair on May 13. Consider sharing your knowledge and expertise with students at either or both events to help support STEM in our local schools. More information>>  

Life Theater Harassment Prevention Training Available – March 9, 2020

Limited seats are available for the next “Life Theatre,” a live, interactive harassment prevention performance, on Monday, March 9, 10 a.m. to noon in the Bldg. 69 auditorium. Attendance provides full credit as an alternative to the standard annual webinar review. Click to register.

Volunteer to Help at MESA Day

Volunteer to help at MESA Day, a design and engineering event for high school students at CSU East Bay on March 7. MESA is a college and career program that promotes diversity in STEM education. REGISTRATION FORM