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Student Opportunities

The Center for Responsible Business is seeking individuals to join our team to effectively implement, promote and execute our events and bring our initiatives to life. Check out our open positions below.

Open Student Opportunities

Graduate Student Opportunities

Patagonia Case Competition Student Lead

The Patagonia Case Competition Student Lead will provide logistical support to the CRB staff and the Patagonia team for the development of the 2018-2019 case competition. We are looking for someone who is highly organized and proactive who can work on an ongoing basis from September/October through middle of May 2019. This is a great job for a student who wants to add logistical management to their CV, learn more about the field of sustainable and responsible business, and interact directly with the Patagonia C-Suite. For the detailed job description, click here.

Eligibility: Any current graduate student at UC Berkeley

Type of Position: Paid Graduate Student Assistant role; $22/hour

Timing and Hours: September 2018 - May 2019, 3-8 hours/week

Application Process: Applications for 2018-2019 are now closed.

CRB Student Advisory Board

The CRB Student Advisory Board (SAB) is comprised of six to eight representatives from each of the classes of Haas FT MBA students, other MBA programs, Haas undergraduates, and students from other Master's programs (for a total of 16-18 students). First-year representatives are asked to serve a minimum of a one-year term. The SAB works with the Center and fellow students to advise on and help design and implement program structure, content, marketing, and outreach. SAB members will contribute their perspectives to the CRB’s “Redefining Business” blog at least twice / year and may play a strong role in any of the following activities: positioning the CRB to its core stakeholders, provide insight into the infusion of content / sustainability into CRB electives or the core curriculum at Haas, plan and staff CRB events (e.g. events include Patagonia Case Competition, Peterson Speaker Series, Berkeley Sustainable Business & Investment Forum), and/or guide the CRB’s strategic planning process.

Eligibility: First Year MBA students, other Masters Degree students, Haas Undergraduate. You must attend an event where you will learn more about the CRB or speak directly with a current SAB member or CRB Staff.

Type of Position: Advisory

Timing and Hours: Academic Year, ~10 hours/month

Application Process: Applications are currently closed

Net Impact Conference Scholarship

The Center for Responsible Business is pleased to offer a scholarship to one FT MBA, Net Impact member wishing to attend the 2018 Net Impact Conference in Phoenix, Oct 25-27. The Center for Responsible Business scholarship covers one Net Impact ticket and airfare (lodging and food not included). In exchange, the selected student will be required to write one blog post about the conference for the CRB's blog (to be done within 2 weeks post-event), and table for 4 hours at the Patagonia Case Competition booth at Net Impact Expo. The Expo takes place on Friday, October 26 from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. The scholarship recipients will sit down with CRB for a brief training before the Expo. Scholarship application deadline is Sunday September 23rd by midnight.

Eligibility: FT MBA, Net Impact member

Type of Position: Conference Scholarship

Timing and Hours: Oct 25-27, 2018

Application Process: Applications are currently closed.

Undergraduate Student Opportunities

General Student Assistant

The General Student Assistants will provide marketing, logistical, and creative support to the CRB staff. Projects include such tasks as designing the layout of a promotional poster, creating and managing a social media campaign, maintaining our website, uploading contacts and managing our Salesforce, creating blog posts or other multimedia content. This is not a traditional office admin position; you will gain marketable skills and experience with the operations of a small organization, as well as working in a team environment. A willingness to jump in when needed and think creatively alongside the team are encouraged. For the detailed job description, click here.

Eligibility: Any current undergraduate student at UC Berkeley

Type of Position: Paid Undergraduate Student Assistant role; $17/hour

Timing and Hours: September 2018 - May 2019, 3-8 hours/week

Application Process: Applications are currently closed.

CRB Student Advisory Board

The CRB Student Advisory Board (SAB) is comprised of six to eight representatives from each of the classes of Haas FT MBA students, other MBA programs, Haas undergraduates, and students from other Master's programs (for a total of 16-18 students). First-year representatives are asked to serve a minimum of a one-year term. The SAB works with the Center and fellow students to advise on and help design and implement program structure, content, marketing, and outreach. SAB members will contribute their perspectives to the CRB’s “Redefining Business” blog at least twice / year and may play a strong role in any of the following activities: positioning the CRB to its core stakeholders, provide insight into the infusion of content / sustainability into CRB electives or the core curriculum at Haas, plan and staff CRB events (e.g. events include Patagonia Case Competition, Peterson Speaker Series, Berkeley Sustainable Business & Investment Forum), and/or guide the CRB’s strategic planning process.

Eligibility: First Year MBA students, other Masters Degree students, Haas Undergraduate. You must attend an event where you will learn more about the CRB or speak directly with a current SAB member or CRB Staff.

Type of Position: Advisory

Timing and Hours: Academic Year, ~10 hours/month

Application Process: Applications are currently closed.

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