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.

 

Berkeley Career Center

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

Berkeley Digital Media and Entertainment Club

Focuses on the intersection of digital media and entertainment, through mentoring and networking, a speaker series, industry site visits, and the >play Digital Media Conference.

Berkeley Entrepreneurs Association

The student run association helps equip members with the skills, networking, support, and knowledge necessary to launch or grow a venture.

Berkeley Entrepreneurship Week

Held in late November, Berkeley Entrepreneurship Week brings together students, alumni and community members for a series of networking events, pitches, demos and discussions geared to equipping students with the resources and connections to jumpstart their startup careers.

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

Design group for students from a range of disciplines that offers hands-on experience with the design process.

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.

Career Fairs

Fairs target various student populations and interests. Many fill up fast and require registration well in advance; some are by invitation only; fees vary.

Computer Science Graduate Entrepreneurs

Fosters a thriving culture of entrepreneurship by collecting and transferring ideas, experience, and connections from generation to generation of entrepreneurial Berkeley alumni.

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.

Internships and Externships

The Career Center manages a robust externship program and hosts several internship-focused résumé books and fairs.

Localwise

An online job market connecting Bay Area startups to talented UC Berkeley students and community members. Localwise specializes in internships and entry-level positions such as administrative assistants, social media managers, sales associates, and customer service. 

Startup@Berkeley

Connecting students to the broader campus ecosystem as well as to mentors, speakers, and entrepreneurial thought leaders in the East Bay, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

STEM Center for Undergraduate Diversity

Highly motivated and talented undergraduates, many first in their families to attend college. 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. Currently serves 200 students per year, with plans for expansion.

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

Student-run startup fair attracts 700 students each semester, has limited space for tabling, and offers a résumé book.