Sarah Benzuly has been a practicing journalist since 2000. Prior to working at UC Berkeley Extension, she was group managing editor for three pro audio B2B brands (Mix, Electronic Musician and Remix). Since joining the UC Berkeley Extension marketing department, Sarah is continually inspired by the students who come to Extension to meet their educational goals—be it changing careers, advancing in their current position or simply enjoying learning something new. Sarah covers the Business and Sciences, Mathematics and Biotechnology departments. Outside of the office, Sarah spends time with her husband; black lab/pitbull mix, Ragnar; and four backyard chickens. Oh, and a glass of cabernet sauvignon. You can connect with her at sbenzuly@berkeley.edu

After 13 years in technical and product support at Bio-Rad Laboratories, Carla Terry welcomes a career change that she can feel passionate about.

Instructor Tony Yeh's presentation at a Certificate Program in Finance information session continues to resonate with Josh Fiedler—specifically, Yeh's insistence that the curriculum emphasizes

With 20 years of experience in sales—the past 12 with BIA Cordon Bleu as VP of sales—Nathaniel Allen doesn't require new skills or knowledge to advance his career. Rather, he's looking for a new

Vanessa Vun is enjoying a successful career as a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) at the University of California, San Francisco, thanks in part to UC Berkeley Extension's Immunology and

With more than seven years of human resources experience at a Bay Area architecture firm, Iulia Moldovan is gaining additional HR knowledge with the Certificate Program in Human Resource

A graduate of the Certificate Program in Clinical Research Conduct and Management, Joyce Nortey is now a clinical research associate—a position she believes is the result of receiving the

Eric Hon wasn't a passive student while completing the Certificate Program in Personal Financial Planning. Rather, he engaged his instructors and took that extra time to pick their brains for

Previously working at engineering firm Integral Group/Rumsey Engineers since its start in the founder's garage, certificate graduate Maria Briggs Berta is now working at another engineering

Learning in an online-only environment is certainly a different way to soak up knowledge than being in a physical classroom. But for Kyle Cameron, his determination to excel in the Certificate