English as a Second Language teacher Dana Neufeld had majored in Community Studies at UC Santa Cruz, with a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies. She was offered admission to a master’s and
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Three years ago, Eleanor Portacio Abea decided to steer away from a career track that she no longer found challenging. While she had worn many different hats at Stanford Health Care—including
When he began the UC Berkeley Extension Certificate in Project Management, Joshua Lanada was working full time as the Project Coordinator for startup video game company Trion Worlds.
In the tech world, successful professionals need to know the technical ins and outs of the company’s product, as well as customer-facing marketing skills. For Marketing certificate graduate
Get an inside look at Berkeley Haas Global Access Program students.
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.
Now a senior product marketing manager at Granular, Sophia Fox once thought she’d build her career on political science and international relations—subjects she’d studied since middle school.
Meet environmentalist Kenneth Worthy, who received his Ph.D. in environmental studies from UC Berkeley in 2005 and happens to be your instructor for Introduction to Culture and Natural Resource
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 this workshop, you'll use interactive exercises to explore and identify the values, transferable skills, motivations and personal realities that you'll want to align as you consider new career
In this workshop, pick up some personal branding, networking and job interviewing strategies, and walk away with a personal road map for your career transition.
Take creating your own brand one step further by creating a résumé that reflects your new brand statement and that employers will want to read.
On Tuesday, May 15, 2018, members of the Personal Financial Planning certificate community came together for its 12th annual awards dinner at UC Berkeley's Faculty Club to recognize exceptional
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
Today, you’ll find Rebecca Anderson helping students and working professionals find firm footing into a career that they are passionate about—even if that career isn’t what they had originally
In this free webinar, learn some easy profile tweaks and take advantage of new features to make the LinkedIn platform more effective for you.
Check out Rebecca Anderson's presentation on creating Brand You, with tips on optimizing your résumé and LinkedIn profile.
Making a career transition can be bewildering: how do you find jobs? How can you stand out as a candidate? And, if you finally get an interview, how do you showcase yourself as the best 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? Do you know you're in the wrong job but feel
Digital marketing expert and LinkedIn marketing account executive Giselle Sevgi, M.B.A., joined us at our recent Brand You presentation to provide some do’s and don’ts on improving your personal
When Sadia Saif relocated to the U.S. from her native Pakistan in 2007, she was in the midst of earning her M.B.A. from Bahria University. Moving to the Bay Area for personal reasons, Saif was
When in 2013 Neha Siddana moved to the U.S. for personal reasons, she’d already logged four years as an HR manager with international India-based company ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company
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Can’t decide between earning a professional certificate or a master’s degree? Both options can fulfill career and hiring requirements, broaden your intellectual horizons and even lead to salary
Evan Brookes credits his understanding of the legal process and his ability to dissect contracts to his training at UC Berkeley Extension.
Career strategist Nathan Tanner worked in finance for several years before earning his M.B.A. and transitioning into HR at LinkedIn. He eventually became HR Partner of Product, where he provided
Brian Luo earned his B.S. in economics and mathematics from UC San Diego. Two years later, he found himself sitting in a UC Berkeley Extension accounting course at night while working full time as