The frisson of fear that squirms across your skin as you read a true-crime book. The leap of awe when your favorite fantasy writer conjures up yet another otherworldly detail. The mental nod as a

Making a career transition can be bewildering: How do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate?

Do you feel like you are in a rut in your career and long to do something that feels more fulfilling, even if you have no idea what that might be?

Innovation Panel with awesm ventures, Manos via Google Launchpad, PayPal and Slack with a special focus on growth marketing and growth hacking



Panel event organized conjointly by the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in San Francisco and UC Berkeley Extension to be held on July 8, 2019.

Looking for input on your résumé and cover letter? Are you thinking about a job search but aren't sure how to get started? Wondering how to leverage your Extension coursework to advance or make a

On Tuesday, June 18, we will host the 13th annual “Talk Autonomous Cars” networking event. This informal happy-hour setting will bring together autonomous-car enthusiasts who are interested in the

On Tuesday, June 18, we will host the 13th annual “Talk Autonomous Cars” networking event. This informal happy-hour setting will bring together autonomous-car enthusiasts who are interested in the

Adobe: “We recently shared a preview of Project Aero at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). In partnership with Apple and Pixar, we also announced that we’re adding usdz support to

On March 11, 2019, a lively discussion on the power and impact of social entrepreneurship was held at our San Francisco campus.

On May 6, 2019, augmented reality and computer vision/Machine learning enthusiasts and professionals came to our San Francisco campus to hear from panel experts and watch presentations.

On April 1, 2019, more than 30 accredited investors—including venture capitalists, Angels, and institutional and corporate representatives from Silicon Valley companies—came to our San Francisco

Informational interviews can play a powerful part in your career development. Following best practices can make all the difference in forging mutually beneficial career connections.

Taking a single course or a full certificate is a worthwhile investment in your career that many companies will sponsor in order to retain great talent. In so doing, many organizations offer

Sponsored by Epic—a mobile wallet and self-checkout app that incorporates computer vision and augmented reality—the recent Niantic Augmented Reality event saw a lively and engaging Fireside chat

Every year, I make a New Year’s resolution. And every year—somewhere around the first week of February—that resolution goes out the window.

Volunteering your time is the epitome of altruism, but a related benefit to your selfless service is that it can also give you a career boost.

In this webinar, "Creating Your Job Search Strategy: Practical Tips to Find and Land Your Next Role," career coach and consultant Erin Ewart presents strategies for managing your time, and shares

With summer fading into fall, there’s a sense of change in the air. Leaves turning bright hues. Preparing for the dreaded time change. And with this transition, are you thinking about changing

In 2016, Lou Adler (CEO of performance-based Hiring Learning Systems) and LinkedIn conducted a survey of former job seekers, asking how they landed their current job. According to the findings, “

Career coaches, hiring managers and pundits agree that today’s careers are less likely to be linear and more waves of continuous learning and re-invention. What does that mean?

There are dozens of reasons why professionals exit the workforce. They’re caring for small children. Or they are in the armed forces. Or they are diagnosed with a serious illness or injury. Or

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Feel your stress levels rising? Stop, take a moment and try one of our five easy ways to get the stress out of your day. Post this by your desk so when you need it, you've got a handy visual

Earlier this month, I posted some ways to reduce the stress and anxiety that might come from various life situations. Here are seven videos to guide you toward greater mindfulness and becoming

We are proud to announce that we’ve been named “Best Continuing Education for 2018” in an Oakland Magazine reader's poll. An East Bay institution since 1891, UC Berkeley Extension now helps tens

One in five Americans is affected by mental health conditions, including anxiety. It happens to the best of us. You feel as if you keep putting off making a change in your life. Or maybe your

Have you heard of the new career trend sweeping the nation? It’s called the “Side-Hustle” and it enables career changers to test the waters of a new career or pursue a passion without quitting

With an eye on increasing diversity in the workforce, here are some interesting videos to bring inspiration, awareness and thought-provoking ideas on the power of inclusion. 

Although the statistics point to a growing and more diverse U.S. population, we continue to see patterns of unequal representation in the workforce. The gender pay gap persists in the U.S.

There are numerous resources at your disposal to ensure that you don’t go off-balance when taking a single course or a full certificate’s curriculum. Here are my favorite tips that are not only

Everybody has their own thoughts on how to achieve a work/life balance—or if a work/life balance is even realistic. We culled through the top YouTube videos on how others are finding work/life/

The concept of achieving and maintaining work/life balance feels like one of those buzzwords that is touted, but not often fully ingrained in the corporate culture. When a 40-hour work week looks

We recently had the pleasure to join together to celebrate the must-deserved recipients of the 2018 Honored Instructor Awards.

Employee engagement has stagnated over the past decade or so.

Here’s some “food for thought” to help ease your transition.

Online learning, as with any academic endeavor, does require significant effort and a commitment to keeping up with the assignments and engaging with the course material.

It is your responsibility to take advantage of the opportunities that occur and achieve your goals. No one else is going to manage your career for you.

A well-written cover letter gives you an opportunity to clearly demonstrate your suitability for the desired position and lets potential employers get to know you better.

Interviewing is essential for your growth, expanding your network, understanding your value in the marketplace and crafting a career that will meet your highest goals.

How do you decide if it is time to make a change?

Researchers were startled to find that "71% of in-demand skills are required across two or more job categories."

A well-written cover letter gives you an opportunity to clearly demonstrate your suitability for the desired position and give potential employers a chance to get to know you better

A professional portfolio, in either electronic or hard-copy format, showcases your skills, experiences and accomplishments to a potential employer.

Nearly 1 in 5 employees (about 21 percent of the workforce) are planning to leave their current employers.

A list of resources that includes general job search, information-gathering and resource building tools across all disciplines and professional subject areas.

If you are exploring a new professional area of interest, you may want to set up an informational interview.