Legal Studies Latest News as of 9/13/22

September 13, 2022
Some items are relevant only for today Sept 13th.
1)  Add/Drop Ddln Wed 9/14
2) Full-time Job 
3) Gilman Scholarship Wkshp 9/13
4) IGS Programs
5) PIRGs Campaigns Mtg 9/13
6) Undergrd Fllwshp Prog
7) HoSQ Intrnshp
8) API Next Intrnshp
9) LSAT WKSHP 9/13
10) Sticker Design Contest 9/14
1) Add/Drop Ddln Wed 9/14
Add/Drop Ddln Wed 9/14
Add/Drop Ddln Wed 9/14
Check your schedule.
Make sure it looks correct.
The last day for you to make changes to your schedule is Wed 9/14.
2) Full-time Job 
Full-time Job 
CAFA is a wonderful program that helps inner city youth get through difficult times. Many of the youth are on probation or experiencing some type of trouble like cutting school. The program is looking for a CASE MANAGER which is a full time paid position with benefits. This would be a great job for a graduating or recently graduated UC Berkeley student.
CAFA case manager job
Please contact Q for more details.
She is wonderful and really needs to fill the position ASAP!

Q Mathews (She,Her)

CAFA Mentor & Middle School Programs Manager 

Alameda County

Cell: (510) 290-0784

Office: (408) 263-2630 ext. 2728

3) Gilman Scholarship
Gilman Scholarship

Are you a Pell Grant recipient and U.S. citizen who is planning to study and/or intern abroad? Attend the Gilman Scholarship Application Workshop and learn about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a federal scholarship which funds up to $5,000 towards a study abroad experience.

Gilman Scholarship Application Workshop
September 13
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Learn more about:
  • Gilman eligibility requirements
  • Gilman application process
  • How the Gilman scholarship will factor into your financial aid package
We'll also share tips for preparing a strong application, followed by a Q&A with a panel of UC Berkeley Gilman Scholars.

The Gilman application is currently open for applicants whose in-person study abroad or intern abroad programs start between December 1, 2022 to October 31, 2023. This application cycle encompasses Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Fall 2023, and Academic Year 2023-2024 programs.

The Gilman Scholarship application deadline is Thursday, October 6 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. For more information on the Gilman Scholarship and to apply, visit

Register Here
4) IGS Programs
IGS Programs
The Matsui Center at IGS is thrilled to announce that applications for our 2023 public service internship programs are now open! We are accepting applications for Cal-in-Sacramento and the Leonard D. Schaeffer Fellows in Government Service program through Sunday, October 16, 2022 @ midnight. These programs support undergraduate students from all disciplines who are passionate about public service. Fellows gain work experience, research training, exposure to politics and policymaking, mentorship and networking opportunities. 
The Matsui Center is committed to making our programs accessible to all students, including many transfer and first-generation college students of diverse backgrounds. Cal-in-Sac and Schaeffer fellows receive funding to cover summer living/housing/travel expenses. In addition, Cal-in-Sac Fellows are eligible to apply for research fellowships that provide additional funding and training support. 
The full announcement can be found here.  Lastly, we are inviting prospective Cal-in-Sac and Schaeffer applicants to attend a hybrid info session on Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 6:30-8pm at Moses Hall  Register here
5) PIRGs Campaigns
PIRGs Campaigns

Join us for our New Voters Project Campaign Kickoff!

This fall we’re focused on getting students registered to vote and ready to turn out on Election Day on November 8th, only a few days away! We have the opportunity to elect state and local leaders who will be making important decisions that impact all of us.  

Young people make up the largest and most diverse group of potential voters in the country, with our own values, ideas and issues that we care about.  That means we can make a big impact in the November Election, but only if we vote! 

Will you join our virtual campaign kickoff meeting on Tuesday 9/13 @ 6pm ET to learn how to make an impact on your campus!

This is a great opportunity to meet passionate students from across the country, learn about trainings and resources to turn out students to vote on your campus and get involved on the campaign as an intern or volunteer!

We will be joined by California Secretary of State Shirley Weber Ph.D. to share some words of inspiration as our keynote speaker!

RSVP for the Kickoff Today!

What: Virtual meeting to meet passionate students from across the country, learn about trainings and resources to turn out students to vote on your campus and get involved on the campaign as an intern or volunteer!

When: Tuesday, 9/13 6pm ET / 3pm PT

Where: Zoom, register here!

Who: The Student PIRGs’ New Voters Project is the country’s oldest and largest, field-based youth voter engagement campaign. Since 1984, the student-led program has helped register more than 2 million young people to vote, and made more than 3 million personalized GOTV contacts, while training thousands of students in the citizenship, leadership, and campaigning skills necessary to run mobilization and turnout campaigns to encourage their peers to participate in our democracy.

*If you're a recent graduate, we're also hiring for Full Time Organizers to work short term jobs this fall!  Apply here:

6) Undergrd Fllwshp Prog
Undergrd Fllwshp Prog

Application Deadline: Sunday, September 18th, 2022
What is the Undergraduate Fellowship Program?
The Undergraduate Fellowship Program is a year-long fellowship and joint initiative offered by Institute of International Studies  (IIS) and Center on the Politics of Development (CPD). The program presents a unique opportunity for a selective group of undergraduate students to work side-by-side with IIS/CPD affiliated faculty and graduate level research associates on conducting original research.  

What will I get out of this experience?

  • The opportunity to work with and learn from a faculty or graduate student mentor.
  • Develop key skills and knowledge necessary to study the analysis of international affairs and/or the politics of developing  countries. 
  • Access to various seminars and workshops where scholars from UC Berkeley and other top universities present their projects providing unique insight into the theories and methods used by experts, and exposure to the larger interdisciplinary research  community. 
  • A $1000-$2000 stipend (dependent on your time commitment.)
How do I apply?
  1. Review the AY 2022-23 mentors / projects.
  2. Select up to two projects that align with your interests and skills.
  3. Hit the below Apply button to be directed to the application form.
Please note that you will be asked to provide 1) a two-page cover letter describing what you are hoping to gain from the program, your interest in each project you selected, and what makes you an excellent candidate and 2) an updated resume. 

Eligibility requirements: 
Applicants must currently be enrolled at UC Berkeley and have completed at least one semester of study in residence. All majors are eligible and encouraged to apply.
7) HoSQ Intrnshp
HoSQ Intrnshp

Humans of San Quentin (HoSQ) is a humanitarian non-profit sharing the lives of people inside prison with the outside world. Our mission is to collect real stories shared by people incarcerated to bring awareness and build connections. The aim is to give voice to the unheard. We aspire to educate and build compassion by sharing the lives of the humans living behind bars. 

HoSQ is a collaboration between Diane Kahn, a teacher inside San Quentin, and Juan Haines, an incarcerated writer and the Senior Director of San Quentin News. Together, along with a growing team in and outside San Quentin, they share the passion to interview people incarcerated around the world and bring their stories to the outside world.

Job Summary 

HoSQ is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a social media internship. This position is ideal for someone who is capable of working in a start-up environment, has an eye for the latest social media trends, and has interest in learning about the incarcerated population. 

The job will focus on social media marketing, which entails but is not limited to the following duties:

  • Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns.

  • Create weekly and monthly editorial calendars to promote our content and brand on various social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter, and LinkedIn).

  • Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability.

  • Support the team at live and online events to capture photos, quotes, and ideas for social-media content.

  • Review website content to find the best quotes and clips for compelling social posts.

  • Perform social media marketing research. 

  • Respond to comments and DMs on social media platforms.

  • Brainstorm and research ideas for original content.

  • Create compelling graphics to share across social channels.

  • Write social media captions that speak to the company’s target audience.

  • Help create and edit short-form videos/reels.

  • Develop new strategies for increasing engagement.

  • Ensure brand message is consistent.

Creativity and initiative is key in this role. We want to engage with our online community multiple times a week with new material and in fun, interactive ways.

In-Person Position: This role will work from our San Rafael office near San Quentin prison.

Hours: 10-15 hours/week

This is an unpaid position. 

To apply, email your resume and a brief interest statement to

8) API Next Intrnshp
API Next Intrnshp

API Next is a Virtual Internship Program focused on leadership and professional development, designed for students interested in skills and experiences (such as project management) to help advance their leadership skills in government, industry and community affairs. This nine-week program, taking place during the Fall, is unique because it provides interns opportunities to put into practice skills that are valuable and transferable in multiple industry sectors.


The internship provides the following professional experience:

Communications: Learning best practices for successful communication campaigns.

Marketing: Integrating proven strategies from entrepreneurs, investors, & politicians

Public Relations: Learning skills in direct outreach, public relations, and engagement

Virtual Network Building: Developing a virtual network focused on professional growth

Primary Research & Content Drafting: Writing research plans, analysis, and reports

Project Management: Getting experience in strategic planning and project execution. 


Interns will be expected to:

Work 10-12 hours per week via Zoom(flexible self-scheduled & virtual hours)

Workshop Series: Participate in weekly professional development workshops & training seminars 


- Leadership Positions & Opportunities

- Letter of Recommendation 

- Invitation for Future Programs

- Professional Reference

- Professional Development

- Internship Credit for Applicable Majors


Please send resume to Patrick Curzon at

Please title subject line: Intern Applicant - "Your Name"

Deadline: September 23rd @11:59pm

Thank you for your time and consideration. 

Best Regards,

Patrick Curzon

API Next Internship

APAPA Internship Program Director 


You are invited to a LSAT Workshop presented by TestMasters, the leader in high-end LSAT preparation.

When: September 13, 2022 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Pacific Time

Register in advance for this meeting:

The workshop will be conducted by Jeff Benjamin, a veteran TestMasters instructor who scored a perfect 180 on an officially administered LSAT, received a J.D. from NYU, and has over 18 years of LSAT teaching experience. Attendees will be challenged with a series of difficult LSAT questions and Jeff will demonstrate the most effective methods for tackling them.

If you are interested in law school and want to crush the LSAT, don't miss this great opportunity. RSVP now to save your spot!

10) Sticker Design Contest
Sticker Design Contest


Show off your design skills and compete for a chance to have your work printed and distributed as a sticker to thousands of students. Create a sticker that captures the spirit of study abroad and your design could be chosen.

The Berkeley Study Abroad sticker design contest is open to all UC Berkeley students, regardless if you have studied abroad or not.

Design details:

The sticker will be a 3”x3” live area circle and will be in full color. The only requirements are that your design includes “Berkeley Study Abroad” and “”.

Submission details:

Submit your sticker design(s) via this Google form by 11:50pm PDT on September 14. 

For full details on design specs, submitting your design, how judging will work, visit the contest listing on our website.