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Call for Nominations: UC Women’s Initiative Program 2021/2022

UC has opened its call for nominations for the 2021/2022 UC Women’s Initiative (UC WI) for Professional Development program. This program is a unique, experiential, systemwide professional development program for mid-career woman-identified professionals that brings together participants from every UC location.  This program is sponsored by the UC Systemwide Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (SACSW) […]

2021 Community & Diversity Outreach Webinar Series

These sessions are for anyone involved in Community & Diversity Outreach efforts representing Berkeley Lab. Attendees will receive course credit and completion of all Outreach workshops (see list below) will result in a Berkeley Lab Outreach certificate from HR. The sessions will be recorded. Session #1 (12 pm PT, Thursday, April 22): Community and Diversity […]

Accelerate Your Development With New Learning Portal

“In a learning organization, employees are designers, stewards, and teachers. They are responsible for building organizations where people continually expand their capabilities to understand complexity, clarify vision, and improve shared mental models–that is, they are responsible for learning.” Peter Senge, The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization Learning & Organizational Development enables stewardship and […]

Workshop on LinkedIn Profiles – April 8, 2021

Learn how to create a strong LinkedIn profile while leveraging the platform’s exposure and online presence at a workshop on Thursday, April 8, at 2 p.m. A LinkedIn profile can build relationships, develop professional networks, establish your brand, and position you as a thought leader. Networking is the primary way people build relationships to learn […]

Operations Career Development & Networking Workshop – April 23, 2021

You are invited to join us on Friday, April 23, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. for an Operations Career Development & Networking Workshop, the first in a series of virtual workshops aimed toward business operations and administrative staff. The purpose of this and future workshops is to highlight and serve the interests, talents, and professional development […]

Mentorship: Giving Colleagues a Hand Up

Mentorship is one of the most effective ways to make a difference in someone’s career. Read about how the Computing Sciences Area’s mentorship program got started, and about similar mentorship programs in other Areas. Back in 2009, Deb Agarwal, then a research scientist in Computing Sciences, was mulling over some very interesting information she had […]

IPO’s I-Corps Entrepreneurial Training starts May 2021

At Berkeley Lab, we take innovation seriously and the Intellectual Property Office is proud to lead the I-Corps Program. I-Corps, short for innovation corps, is an entrepreneurial training program funded by The Dept of Energy’s Office of Technology Transitions that embodies the Federal Government’s commitment to creating a culture of innovation at our National Labs. […]

Select a ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Fellow by April 14

Consider hiring a veteran for your open position through the Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program. The deadline for selection is April 14. Email for more info. Current fellow Carlos Moreira shares his perspective and appreciation of the program and Lab. “As a Senior Business Manager, I’m able to leverage my previous experience as […]

Application for Staff Advisor to the Regents (2021-2023) is now open

Applications for the position of staff advisor to the Regents are once again open for non-represented and represented staff or non-Senate academic employees who have at least five years of UC service, offering a unique opportunity to represent and serve your colleagues. The application period ends April 9, 2021, for a two-year term that runs […]

How To Submit a Winning Director’s Awards Nomination – March 26, 2021

Nominations for the Director’s Awards opens April 1. Prepare your nomination by learning how to write a winning entry. Join past successful nominators in a brown bag on Friday, March 26, at 11 a.m. This prestigious award includes cash prizes, so consider a group or individual worthy of this honor. Zoom: