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Boost your career this year with the UC Alumni Career Network

Did you ever wish you had a community of experts to call upon for help navigating the ins and outs of your career, from dealing with difficult situations to managing work-life balance? The UC Alumni Career Network offers just that: Each month, join UC alumni and other members of the UC community for real-world, pertinent […]

DOE Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2021

DOE Announces Early Career Research Program for FY 2021 DOE is now accepting proposals for the Fiscal Year 2021 Office of Science Early Career Research Program (ECRP). This highly prestigious program supports early career researchers at DOE national laboratories with up to $2.5 million over five years to pursue their research. To be eligible for […]

Reclassifications and Promotions Discussion – October 28, 2020

The African American Employee Resource Group and Human resources present a discussion of the fundamentals of the Lab’s Reclassification and Promotion process with Bill Cannan, the Sr. Human Resources Division Partner supporting Computing Sciences and IT. Bill has 23 years of HR related experience as a Recruiter and HR Generalist/Division Partner in both industry and […]

IPO I-Corps Lite Short Course – Oct 14 – Nov 11, 2020

Are you interested in the overlap of the science and business communities and industries but aren’t sure what exactly how they work together? Wish the lab had a class that taught you exactly that? Here is the perfect free short course for you!!  IPO I-Corps Lite Offered by IPO in partnership with I-Corps instructors, this […]

Lab’s DEI Officer Named to Bay Area Council

The Lab’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Lady Idos, along with San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York, have been named co-chairs of the Bay Area Council’s Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. The Council was formed in 1944 to coordinate the Bay Area’s regional economic development.

Employee Resource Groups Insights & Lessons Learned – August 28, 2020

In February, Berkeley Lab’s Employee Resource Group (ERG) leadership teams attended a one-day ERG Leadership Summit with representatives from Berkeley Lab, Lawrence Livermore and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. The keynote speaker was Gary Ross, the Inclusion and Diversity Specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. He spoke about his work with ERGs and […]

Webinar on Communicating Across Cultures

With employees from more than 80 countries represented at Berkeley Lab, it is important to understand that different types of feedback styles can exist in your team. The IDEA office suggests staff watch this helpful webinar, sponsored by Toastmasters, on communicating across cultures. Read the full article and watch the webinar >>

Help Guide Scientific Adventures for Girls

Scientific Adventures for Girls is in need of virtual teaching assistants for their after school programming this fall. Volunteers will lead hands-on activities in the afternoons for girls in grades K-6. Sign up by August 21.

Networking in the time of Coronavirus: Virtual Informational Interviewing – August 6, 2020

Strengthen your professional network and learn strategies on how to gain insight on companies of interest. Date: Thursday, August 6 Time: 11 am – 12 noon REGISTRATION Learn how to network effectively, and develop and strengthen your professional network during the time of social distancing. Participants will learn strategies to identify, persuade, and gain insight […]

Webinar on Determining Your Leadership Style – July 16, 2020

To help emerging scientists become familiar with diverse methods for leading projects and teams successfully, a webinar on “Determining Your Leadership Style and Preference” will be held on Thursday, July 16, at 10:30 a.m. Participants will learn to think strategically about the best way to lead. Discover your leadership style and learn to strategically navigate […]