Gender Equity LDP Fellow
The School of Information is launching the second cohort of a Leadership Development Program (LDP) for Gender Equity, with a goal of increasing advancement of women and non-binary students in technology leadership roles by providing an environment that affirms and reflects intersectional experiences.
The LDP program includes a mentorship program, workshop series, employer connections, self-assessments, peer coaching, and service learning. The 2022–23 LDP is open to a total of 40 graduate students from the School of Information.
The School of Information is seeking a graduate student to assist with administering the LDP program. As a graduate student LDP fellow, you will:
- assist with program administration with the LDP including tracking program success and curating resources
- manage LDP communications with students, including event reminders via email and Slack
- assist with developing a sense of community in the LDP cohort, including 'conversation starters' and activities in Slack
- outreach to female and non-binary leaders in technology for opportunities to participate in the LDP program as mentors, panelists, and facilitators
- outreach to potential employers in providing targeted recruiting opportunities to LDP participants
As an LDP fellow, you will make an impact in helping female & non-binary students expand their leadership toolkit and engage in a community of like-minded individuals interested in exploring gender & technology.
- Experience in email marketing and professional communications
- Berkeley student, available throughout the Spring 2023 semester (January–May), with a minimum enrollment expected at UC Berkeley through May 2023
- Must be available to attend LDP sessions (generally on the 3rd Friday of each month 12–1:30 pm PT, via Zoom)
- Independent worker with the ability to manage multiple projects
- Strong communication skills & ability to appropriately represent the I School
- Interest in leadership development and exploring how gender and other identity factors show up and impact student's experiences in the workplace.
Student Assistant III, starting $19.50 per hour. Work-study is a plus, but not required.