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AWE Newsletter: Week of 8/23


Dear AWE,

In these unprecedented times, I am more grateful than ever for AWE. I was fortunate to go home and spend many months of shelter-in-place with my family. However, I found myself really missing my college life. I’m thankful that AWE was the one unchanged thing I could depend on. As we start another online semester, I hope you all find support and community in AWE.

Some of my favorite new initiatives have been:

  • the new #bon-awe-petit channel on Slack where people have been showing off their amazing quarantine food creations
  • our AWElumni donut program where you get paired with a new alumni every month
  • the Summer Blog that has cool visualizations about AWE members’ summer experiences. 

We’ve planned a fully online fall semester with new and improved socials, workshops, industry events, mentorship, virtual donuts, recruiting resources, and so much more. You can view (and sync) our entire event schedule on Google Calendar.

 

Join us!

right arrow Complete our membership form at awe.berkeley.edu/membership to continue to receive weekly newsletters, access to our private Facebook group, and join our community on the AWE Slack.

spiral calendar Attend our Welcome (Back) to AWE Event on Monday, August 31st to hear about all the upcoming events, learn how to get involved in our Mentorship and Committee programs, and make some new friends.  

 

Here’s to an AWEsome semester - I hope to see you soon!

Sincerely,
Cara

P.S. Feel free to DM me on Slack or email me at president@awe.berkeley.edu 

 
Overview

AWE-pportunities

#recruiting channel - a new central location for recruitment resources + support

Mentorship applications will be out on Wed. 8/26 - apply to be a mentor or mentee!

Opportunities

ON CAMPUS: EE/CS-at-Cal Welcome Week, Tech Discounts and Fin Aid Adjustments, STEP
INDUSTRY: Bloomberg is hiring
Join the #awepportunities slack channel for more!

AWE Events & Opportunities

Welcome (Back) to AWE
 
 Monday, 8/31 5:00-6:00PM PST

Welcome to AWE! Come meet our AWEfficer team and learn about the exciting semester we're planning.
 
RSVP Here!
EE/CS-at-Cal Welcome Week
 
 Thursday, 8/27 6:30-8:00PM PST | Q&A Panel
 Friday, 8/28 7:00-9:00PM PST | Welcome Social

Join us, in collaboration with other on-campus student organizations, for a week of events for incoming students! During the panel, students will be sharing their experiences and resources they've found helpful, and the social will be a great way to meet new people.
 
RSVP Here!
COVID-19 & Campus Student Resources

Technology Discounts and Financial Aid Adjustments

Take advantage of special student discounts on devices from major retailers. If you need additional funds to purchase a computing device, you may request a cost of living adjustment through the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.  

STEP (Student Technology Equity Program)

If you don't have the technology or internet access needed for class, apply for STEP! Applications are processed on a rolling basis. 
Industry Opportunities

Bloomberg is hiring!

The Bloomberg 2021 Software Engineering positions are now available for applicants. Join our Teatime with Bloomberg on Friday, September 4, from 12:00-1:00PM PST, to learn more about opportunities and meet company representatives.

Bloomberg will also be hosting virtual coffee chats with Cal students on September 3 from 10:00AM-1:00PM PST - sign up for a slot here, along with an Open House on August 26, from 12:00-2:00PM PST which you can RSVP for here.

More details here - 
2021 Software Engineer- Full Time: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/84014
2021 Software Engineer Intern: https://careers.bloomberg.com/job/detail/84150
 

Looking for new opportunities? Join #recruiting on Slack!

Resources
Join Slack: https://tinyurl.com/awe-slack
Resume Drop: link
Sync our Google calendar: https://tinyurl.com/aweCal
Sign up for membership: https://awe.berkeley.edu/membership
AWE feedback form: https://goo.gl/forms/NXj84J2b2UNvfy0E2

Join the AWE LinkedIn Group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13619564/
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