Welcome Back!
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Hello publications and media community! We hope you had a restful winter break and are excited to hop back into the semester. The Publications and Media Center brings you this newsletter with exciting upcoming events, job opportunities, student org spotlights, and resources.
Upcoming Events
RSO Funding Fair!

Navigating the many funding opportunities for student organizations on campus can be a challenge. The LEAD Center wants to help!

Join us Wednesday, February 15th 12PM-4PM to:

- Learn how to gain support for your student organization.
- Talk directly to campus funders to learn if their grants / opportunities are a good fit for your organization.
- Bring a copy of your application to get feedback.
- Get peer editing on your application.

We have invited campus partners like the ASUC, GA, Student Technology Fund, Wellness Fund, the Green Initiative Fund, CACSSF, and many others, to have tables where you can ask questions to staff associated with each opportunity face to face. Many of these groups will also be offering workshops in Senate Chambers. The workshop schedule is being finalized. Please check back soon.

Check out the event page here

Career Connections: Human Resources
Human Resources (HR) professionals are at the heart of every great organization and are responsible for the engagement of companies most valued resource - their people.

Come to this session to learn from alumni about all the various paths within the HR field. 

Career Connections events are your opportunity to meet face-to-face with alumni and professionals representing a variety of roles within a career field. The format connects you to individuals & opportunities in a low-stress, approachable environment. Following a brief kick-off and introductions, the session will consist of casual networking with alumni, professionals, and peers who share your career interests. Gain insider knowledge about hiring practices and create meaningful connections that could lead to a future internship or job!

Job Opportunities
Join the PMC Team!

Are you a work-study student interested in a leadership position in the publications and media community? Apply to the Publications and Media Center! The Publications and Media Center (PMC) is currently looking for candidates for 2 leadership positions. This position begins this semester with paid training and continues through next year.

  • Project Manager
    The Project Manager oversees PMC Assistants and manages projects that develop the Publications and Media Center. $14.50/hour
  • Student Director
    The Student Director oversees PMC Assistants, oversees administrative aspects of the center, manages projects that develop the Publications and Media Center. $14.50/hour

The Publications and Media center offers flexible work schedules, competitive pay, personal and professional development, opportunities to work with and make a difference within the student publications and media community, and a variety of project areas to work with.

Interested? Visit www.studentmedia.berkeley.edu/jobs to apply!

From Our Partners
College Media Association Call for Papers
Each year at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) convention, the Council of Affiliates and College Media Association sponsor a panel where scholars present research on topics related to college media.
The College Media Association is currently accepting submissions of original, non-published research on all aspects of college media and advising college media. Papers will undergo a blind review process, and top research will be presented at the the 2017 AEJMC Convention in Chicago (Aug. 9-12).
Submission deadline is April 1.
From Our Students Organizations
Submit to TAUG

TAUG is now accepting academic, short story, poetry, testimonial, photography, and artwork. Send your submissions to unknowneditors@gmail.com by March 1st!

Check out more info here

Submit to Berkeley Poetry Review
  Berkeley Poetry Review  is extending our submission period an extra month! Our new deadline for submissions is February 19, 2017! Submit now @  http://bit.ly/1JPSZZf  Keep those poems coming!
Don't miss out on CalSLAM's writing workshop!
t's time for another CalSLAM workshop! We invite you to join us -- this is a space for all writers and writers-to-be to explore their craft with the community.

WHERE: 187 Dwinelle
TIME: 7:30 – 9:00 PM
WHERE: Thursday, February 9th, 2017

THEME: Healing.

[In light of recent events, we sense that the community will need a space for reflection and resistance through writing.]

in poetry & rhythm,

CalSLAM Board

Event page here

Featured student work: Berkeley Political Review

The New Resistance - Christian Fong

The president is only ten days into his tenure, and he already faces extreme amounts of contention. President Trump may have won the Oval Office, but as of now, he is far from winning the acceptance of the American people.

Read more here!

Featured student work: The Public Health Advocate

An Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine - Si Jie (Sophia) Ma

Traditional Chinese Medicine is not only an alternative treatment process for certain chronic illnesses, but it is also useful to understand because it provides more individualized treatment, and more heavily emphasizes balance in the body, compared to Western medicine.

Read more here!

Have an event or student work you want featured in our newsletter? Email us at studentmedia@berkeley.edu!
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