Entrepreneurs' Resources

The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings once again give Berkeley the top spot among public universities.

Berkeley graduates, especially those in tech fields, are in high demand and many are eager to begin their careers in innovative companies in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Several areas on campus assist students with recruiting. The links below will help you get started.

Contact us for more detailed information or assistance.


Bear Founders

A social network, exclusive to the Cal community, which allows members to connect with other students, alumni, faculty, organizations and startups to find opportunities within Cal-founded startups.

Berkeley Career Center

Resources include on-campus recruiting, free jobs board, internships and externships, employer info sessions, resume books, career fairs, and employer partnerships.

Berkeley Digital Media and Entertainment Club

Student group focused on creating a community for people to learn about and get involved with emerging trends at the intersection between digital media and entertainment.

Focused on creating a community for people to learn about and get involved with emerging trends at the intersection between digital media and entertainment, DMEC offers mentoring and networking events, speaker series, industry site visits, and the >PLAY Digital Media Conference.

Berkeley Entrepreneurs Association

Student run association that aims to equip members with the skills, network, support, and knowledge necessary to launch or grow a venture. BEA hosts events throughout the year with the goal of enriching the entrepreneurial spirit at UC Berkeley.

Berkeley Gateway to Innovation (BEGIN)

BEGIN aims to provide a roadmap for entrepreneurship and innovation at UC Berkeley, spanning from student groups to entrepreneurship competitions to alumni networks.

Berkeley Haas MBA Recruiting

MBA recruiting is coordinated through Haas Career Management Services, while undergraduate recruiting is managed via the campus Career Center.

Berkeley Innovation

Since 2003, BI is a design group that aims to connect Berkeley students to collaborative design innovation through education, practice, and thought leadership.

Berkeley School of Information — Recruiting

The I-School offers a number of opportunities for employers to connect with graduate students in data science and information management.

Computer Science Undergraduate Association

Hosts tech talks, hackathons, info sessions, CS workshops, LAN parties, and the biannual UCB Startup Fair.

EECS Corporate Access Program (CAP)

The Corporate Access Program (formerly the Silver Industrial Affiliates Program) enables timely technology transfer, facilitates research collaborations and recruiting, and enhances industry’s interactions with faculty and students.

Eta Kappa Nu

The Berkeley chapter of the national electrical and computer engineering honor society provides academic services, offers a résumé book, and co-produces the UCB Startup Fair.

Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership

The institute offers technical development, training in management and entrepreneurship, high-level industry collaboration, and recruiting events.

Hackers @ Berkeley

Hackers @ Berkeley teaches coding skills, facilitates partnerships, and promotes projects to support a culture of creation at Berkeley.

STEM Center for Undergraduate Diversity

STEM Scholars support each other in their academic and career paths. They engage in research, participate in professional development workshops, work collaboratively in academic study groups, and prepare for successful STEM careers and/or graduate school. Students welcome mentorship, internship and job opportunities, and/or partnerships with STEM innovators.

Student Groups

Cultivate recruiting and mentoring leads by connecting with student groups, including Computer Science Undergraduate Association, Computer Science Graduate Entrepreneurs, Sigma Eta Pi, and Eta Kappa Nu.

UCB Startup Fair

This student-run startup fair is a unique recruitment event that offers small companies a chance to speak directly to Engineering students without getting overshadowed by the big names. When combined with the Startup Fair resume book, companies get access to hundreds of potential candidates who are looking for a job or internship with the opportunity for growth that a startup provides.

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