Undergraduate Student

Undergraduate students working on the project

Journalism Internship

Duties: 

The CoolCalifornia challenge is looking for a journalism intern to take charge of our newsletter!

We are looking for an intern who has some news writing experience (whether through school newspaper, blog, etc.) and who is passionate about combating global warming! The journalism intern will be responsible for posting biweekly blog articles about climate change, initiatives to reduce carbon, and highlight program success strategies.

Required Qualifications: 

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Available to volunteer 4-8 hours per week.
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
• Self-directed and able to work independently.
• Passion for reducing carbon emissions!

Email resumes or questions to: 
matesta@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Website Support Intern

Duties: 

• Email correspondence with users who have tech questions
• Test new site when available
• User unsubscription
• Report and fix bugs
• Update email addresses
• Write Step by Step Tutorials

Required Qualifications: 

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Available to volunteer 8-12 hours per week.
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
• Self-directed and able to work independently.
• Passion for reducing carbon emissions!

Email resumes or questions to: 
matesta@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Social Media Internship

Duties: 

The Social Media Intern will be responsible for developing and maintaining an online presence for the Cool California Challenge and keeping participants engaged. Intern will post regularly to social media sites including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to create a Challenge personality, which is friendly, informative, smart, charming, interesting, and witty. The intern will report to the Cool California project manager.

Required Qualifications: 

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Passion for reducing carbon emissions!
• Available to Volunteer 4-8 hours per week.
• Familiarity with communication tools (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, etc).
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
• Self-directed and able to work independently.

Email resumes or questions to: 
matesta@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Kamini Iyer

Undergraduate Researcher
Bio and Research Interests: 

Kamini Iyer is an undergraduate student at UC Berkeley majoring in Environmental Science. project lead for Open Geo Mapping on the CoolClimate Team. Her interests include climate change education through a variety of media as well as the human impact and role in climate change.

Outside of work her interests and activities include dancing, painting, and working with the non-profit Project RISHI.

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Education: 

UC Berkeley, B.S., Environmental Science

Email Address: 
kaminiiyer@berkeley.edu
Past Experience: 
  • President, Project RISHI May 2012 - Present
  • Student Assistant II - Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley September 2012 - Present
  • Vice President - Project RISHI Berkeley May 2011 - May 2012
  • Co-Director of Health Education - Project RISHI Berkeley May 2010 - May 2011

Email Marketing Wiz Internship

Duties: 

These internships are UNPAID because it takes us significant time and effort to coordinate working with you and ensure we meet our mutual needs (yours, ours, society's etc). What we do provide is guidance, templates, and a supportive environment. We expect a lot of work and a lot of laughter; we all pitch in for constant snacks and ways to rejuvenate each other. If this sounds like an environment you could also thrive in, please send us an email with your interests, your resume and if you/your university is willing to provide any funding for you.

Build Your Resume: Intern at the CoolClimate Network Summer 2012

We have a large email list as part of the CoolCalifornia Challenge that
needs to be subjected to prettier emails, and we'd like to know more about our end user's statistics.

Required Qualifications: 

You don't have to know everything a web designer would know about HTML emails (ex. http://www.1stwebdesigner.com/tutorials/ultimate-guide-html-emails/ ) but you need to be willing to develop this skill. This shouldn't be hard since you're a fast learner and dedicated to sending out 10 unique formats by the end of the summer from graphics we've already developed.

Email resumes or questions to: 
miayamauchi@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Drupal Themer Intern

Duties: 

These internships are UNPAID because it takes us significant time and effort to coordinate working with you and ensure we meet our mutual needs (yours, ours, society's etc). What we do provide is guidance, templates, and a supportive environment. We expect a lot of work and a lot of laughter; we all pitch in for constant snacks and ways to rejuvenate each other. If this sounds like an environment you could also thrive in, please send us an email with your interests, your resume and if you/your university is willing to provide any funding for you.

Build Your Resume: Intern at the CoolClimate Network Summer 2012

We need to re-brand coolclimate.berkeley.edu to better show folks how we research to create tools in order to support programs. We know what we want to highlight - and are open to suggestions but just don't have to implement these into a website. We also know what coding best practices are and will make sure you follow them.

Required Qualifications: 

Looking for a good learning experience for those of you who know the basics of HTML and CSS and just ready to learn to theme (i.e. bringing Drupal and its PHP quirks into your toolkit).

Email resumes or questions to: 
miayamauchi@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012

Fundraising Intern

Duties: 

These internships are UNPAID because it takes us significant time and effort to coordinate working with you and ensure we meet our mutual needs (yours, ours, society's etc). What we do provide is guidance, templates, and a supportive environment. We expect a lot of work and a lot of laughter; we all pitch in for constant snacks and ways to rejuvenate each other. If this sounds like an environment you could also thrive in, please send us an email with your interests, your resume and if you/your university is willing to provide any funding for you.

Build Your Resume: Intern at the CoolClimate Network Summer 2012

Main duties include assisting with outreach and fundraising efforts for the CoolCalifornia Challenge http://www.coolcalifornia.org/community-challenge.

Required Qualifications: 

You may be new to the business world but are charming and have lots of creative ideas on how to attract and retain funders for the
You're a pro at online social networking, love both cold calling and developing longer-term relationships with companies doing good deeds that you think should be involved in our unique State-wide campaign.

Email resumes or questions to: 
miayamauchi@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

CoolClimate Web Developer

Duties: 

We are seeking a web developer for the CoolClimate Network at the UC Berkeley Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab (RAEL), to start as soon as possible.

Programmers will improve and develop carbon footprint calculators, website, user login & community management systems, and widgets related to several CoolClimate projects and programs.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining and developing new features for existing web-based applications
  • Enhancing user management features
  • Developing and maintaining user account & community management systems
  • Developing web-based widgets and mobile apps
  • Applying graphic design elements to new and existing tools

Hourly rate ranges from $15-$20 depending on experience & work-study availability.

Hours & Location:

  • Hours per week may range from 12-20 hours depending on your availability, with a possibility of full-time during summer & winter breaks.
  • Students have the option to set their schedules anytime between 10a - 6p M-F.
  • If you join the CoolClimate team you'll have a desk and workstation at our office on the 4th floor of Sutardja Dai Hall, next door to Soda
  • We <3 our programmers!
Required Qualifications: 

Proficiency in the following areas:

  • writing web applications in object-oriented PHP
  • using the jQuery library
  • Web 2.0 and W3C standards
  • SQL.
  • Ablility to explain and discuss technical issues with non-CS supervisors & colleagues

If you are proficient in most of these areas we would still love to hear from you if you are highly motivated to learn the additional skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 

Familiarity and/or experience with:

  • SVN usage
  • Linux/Unix operating systems
  • REST architecture for a web API
  • JSON objects
  • XML
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • Opengeo or similar geographical framework
  • Java
  • Drupal content management system
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Microsoft Excel
Email resumes or questions to: 
miayamauchi@berkeley.edu
Listing end date: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Jason Khoe

Web Developer
Bio and Research Interests: 

Jason is currently a sophomore at U.C. Berkeley pursuing his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

He is the lead web developer for the CoolCalifornia Challenge project, the largest statewide environmental behavior change program and one of the main priorities for the CoolClimate Network in 2012.

Jason works closely with other members of the CoolClimate team to implement a powerful, intuitive platform to manage the competition. This includes building systems for user management, point tracking, raffles, event coordination, program administration and energy use reporting.

Jason is effectively serving as a front-end web developer as well as back-end database engineer.

Languages: PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, Java, Python, SQL, Ruby on Rails

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Education: 

B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2015

Email Address: 
jkhoe@berkeley.edu
Past Experience: 

Raytheon Network Centric Systems June 2010 – August 2010

Kamyar Kaviani

Web Developer
Bio and Research Interests: 

Kamyar Kaviani majored in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UC Berkeley. He loves programming and designing cool websites. His research interests include medical applications of signal processing, machine learning, and control such as neural and brain machine interfaces.

At the CoolClimate Network, Kamyar was the lead programmer for the initial phase of the international version of the CoolClimate Carbon Calculator. He was responsible for designing and implementing new features as well as database engineering and user management systems. In addition, he maintained and improved our existing web-based CoolClimate tools.

Programming languages: C, C++, Java, SQL, .NET, Assembly, VB, Labview, Matlab, Scheme, Mathematica, ASP, PHP, Javascript, C#

Education: 

B.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley (2012)

Email Address: 
kamyarkaviani@berkeley.edu
Past Experience: 

Web Developer at American River College

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