Student Engagement

Career Center
2440 Bancroft Way | 510-642-1716 | Contact Us

The Career Center prepares undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni to make informed decisions about their futures by providing comprehensive resources, programs, and counseling on career development, internships, employment, and graduate school. The Career Center offers career planning essentials, events and workshops, career counseling appointments, job and internship search resources and support, and planning for graduate and professional school.

LEAD Center
432 Eshleman Hall | 510-642-5171 | lead@berkeley.edu

The LEAD (Leadership, Engagement, Advising, and Development) Center is UC Berkeley’s hub for leadership development, student involvement, and co-curricular advising. In addition to planning and coordinating campus-wide leadership programs, the LEAD Center also supports and advises many of the student communities that make our campus vibrant and active. The LEAD Center is committed to supporting all students as they seek to discover themselves and define their Cal experience. The LEAD Center coordinates leadership development opportunities and works closely with student programs, including the Berkeley Student CooperativeCalDebate, the Publications and Media Centerbridges Multicultural Resource Center, and the Student Environmental Resource Center.

  • Student Organizations - Registered Student Organizations are comprised of over 1,000 diverse groups, which are organized primarily for students and by students of the UC Berkeley campus. Advisors in the LEAD Center provide support and resources to 15 unique interest areas.
  • Student Government - The LEAD Center supports UC Berkeley’s student governments (Associated Students of the University of California and Graduate Assembly) mission to engage and advocate on behalf of all students as we collaborate to build transformative and experiential learning opportunities.
  • CalGreeks - The Fraternity and Sorority Advising and Leadership team supports the 3,400 individuals and 60 local, national, and international fraternity and sorority chapters in promoting friendship, scholarship, leadership, and service.

Public Service Center
218 Eshleman Hall | 510-642-3916 | publicservice@berkeley.edu

The Public Service Center connects Berkeley faculty, community partners, and alumni with student leaders — through jobs, internships, and courses that support a more just and equitable world. The Center also works with faculty and graduate students to integrate community-based learning into teaching and research. Through the Center, students, faculty, and communities work together to promote transformative social change and grow our next generation of civic leaders. The Public Service Center offers a wide range of programs for undergraduate students, including those with short-term and long-term commitments some for academic credit. Programs focus on tutoring/mentoring, government, scholarship, and more.