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Strategies for Inclusive Mentorship – March 16, 2023

Strategies for Inclusive Mentorship Mentorship is a dynamic, career-long phenomenon spanning many different relationships that support our personal and professional development. A wealth of scholarship on mentorship practices has emerged across many disciplines studying how mentorship happens in the workplace, its benefits, and what institutions can do to foster those relationships. While mentorship can benefit […]

Allyship at Work – Spring 2023

Join us for Lean In’s Allyship at Work Program ( and build the skills you need to be a better ally at Berkeley Lab. Why Allyship?   Allyship is about people stewardship and living Berkeley Lab’s Stewardship Values of respect, trust, service and team science. We need every employee to show up as allies for each […]

Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder – October 4, 2022

Stuck: Why Asian Americans Don’t Reach the Top of the Corporate Ladder – Stanford Women’s Leadership Corporate Program Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Time: 9 – 10:30 am PT Advance Registration is required This event is open to all Berkeley Lab Employees. Berkeley Lab is a Stanford VMware Women’s Leadership Corporate Program member. We invite […]

Supervisor Workshops on Promotions/Reclassifications

Dear Colleagues, As we navigate through the performance review process, many conversations will emerge regarding career development and plans for promotions or reclassifications. While there is some differentiation between divisions on considerations for promotions, the Lab’s process and approach aims to be applied consistently while promoting fairness for advancement opportunities. Additionally, as part of the […]

Call for 2021 CUCSA Nominations

The Lab is seeking a new delegate to serve a two-year term on the Council of UC Staff Assemblies (CUCSA). This assignment is effective August 1, and the delegate will attend quarterly meetings from September 2021 through June 2023. The application deadline is July 15.

Call for SAGE camp SAGE Guides!

The K-12 Program Office is now actively recruiting volunteers as SAGE Guides to walk our girls through the professional development curriculum that we have been hard at work designing. If you are available the week of August 1st both 8:30-8:45am and 11:40am-12:35pm, we need your help!!! This opportunity is open to all LBL employees so please […]

Tell Your Personal Story: Communicate Your Skills

The workshop, organized by the Career Pathways Office, teaches how to clearly describe your skills and value while weaving them into an interesting story that engages the listener in a social or networking session. The session is on June 10 from 2-3:30 p.m. Registration via Eventbrite.    

IDEA Office Lunch & Learn: Creating a Culture of Feedback – June 9 & 10, 2021

Berkeley Lab’s IDEA strategy aims to unlock potential and innovation, and create a culture of welcoming and belonging within our teams. Part of this strategy is to understand how a culture of feedback can benefit the Lab as “the home of Team Science.” Feedback is a tool that helps you grow. Receiving or giving feedback […]

Lambda Alliance Poster Session – June 3, 2021

This virtual poster session is intended as an educational experience for both presenters and attendees, as well as a celebration of Pride. The event will be hosted and organized by Berkeley Lab Lambda Alliance Employee Resource Group (ERG) and will be focused on experiences of the Sexual-orientation and Gender Minority (SGM) community and other minorities […]

Onboarding Program Website Launches

We’re excited to announce the development and launch of a new website focused on the new Berkeley Lab Onboarding Program. New staff members, hiring managers, admins, and any others who help onboard new hires (who we refer to as “onboarders”) can utilized this site when new hires join the Lab: (please note, this in an […]