Virtual Tools & Campus Programs

Handshake
An online resources available through UC Berkeley's Career Center, Handshake offers access to job offerings, career fairs, employer guides, and much more. 

Nature Masterclasses

Our institution has a Nature Masterclasses subscription, which gives students and researchers in the natural sciences access to an online course in scientific writing and publishing, taught by editors from the Nature Research journals. Email vspa@berkeley.edu for information on how to access the services.

Berkeley StEP

Berkeley StEP is a 10-week experiential program that connects UC Berkeley engineering, computer science, business, design and law students to help them try a real founder experience.

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community of over 40,000 graduate students, postd-docs, and faculty members dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers. 

The Versatile PhD
Thinking about next steps in your career? Interested in exploring non-academic career options? Look here for information, resources and support. The Versatile PhD is a new resource that is especially for graduate students who want to know more about non-academic career options and how to pursue them.