CRSB staff attend UC Berkeley coalition meetings focused on Education and Outreach (CEO) once a month to learn more about the many resources and ways that outreach, education and diversity staff can combine efforts, and collaborate.
COALITION FOR EDUCATION & OUTREACH (CEO)
The Coalition for Education & Outreach (CEO) is an informal group of staff, faculty, postdocs and students on the Berkeley campus & surrounding outreach community who work in science, technology, engineering and math education and outreach (E&O). During the academic year CEO holds monthly meetings designed to encourage networking, professional development, and mentoring within E&O.
UC BERKELEY CRSB-AMGEN FELLOWSHIPS: AN UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER RESEARCH PROGRAM IN SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
The Amgen Scholars Program is a national program to increase research opportunities for students committed to pursuing careers in the sciences. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, CRSB and Amgen collaborated to financially support outstanding science undergraduates with research experience increasing participants’ competitiveness as candidates for admission to prestigious graduate and professional institutions. Additionally, this program encourages participants to pursue a Ph.D. or the joint M.D./Ph.D. degree and research careers in the sciences and biotechnology. Applicants from diverse populations and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This CRSB-Amgen collaboration provides stipends, round-trip travel to Berkeley, opportunities to participate in National systems biology conference, room and board for undergrads, support for mentors, as well as GSA mentor support.