FACULTY | social

Play well with others.

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COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE (CoP). Nerd out with your people! These groups bring together staff with similar professional interests...

Share knowledge and professional development tips. The leadership provides expert advice and mentorship to members.

Check out these groups:

Academic Business Officers Group (ABOG)
Berkeley Events Network (BEN)
Berkeley Facilitator Network (BFN)
Berkeley Research Administrators Group (BRAG)
Business Process...

So happy together.

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IDENTITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS. Share, support, and learn about each other—celebrate our staff diversity in a safe space...

You are always welcome in these communities:

Asian Pacific American Systemwide Alliance (APASA)
Berkeley Staff Assembly (BSA)
Berkeley Veterans
Black Staff & Faculty Organization (BSFO)
Cal Women's Network
Chancellor's Staff Advisory Committee (CSAC)
Native American Staff Council (NASC)

Nice for newbies.

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NEW PROFESSIONALS NETWORK. Accelerate your onboarding and make your entry into the Berkeley staff family a smoother process...

As a new(ish) employee, socialize, learn the ropes, and get pro tips on a faster track.

We welcome you to expand your network and share experiences at monthly lunch meetings, happy hours, and other opportunities for your professional development. See also the...

People. Interesting people.

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SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS. Socialize with a community that advances a specific area of knowledge...

Sound interesting? Work is usually focused on specific tasks or interests with no official governing body.

Here are the current groups on campus:

Berkeley HEROES
University Section Club
W6BB Amateur Radio Club

Staff Organizations work together to offer individuals the opportunity to become more...

Mix & match.

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STAFF DIVERSITY INITIATIVES. From staff organizations to staff appreciation weeks, explore our collective communities and cultures...

Join us in embracing one of the university's guiding principles.

Whether we're around those who are more like us or less, we can always learn something from each other. Be curious, be generous, be respectful, but most of all, be open to the possibilities of new ways of thinking that make working here a satisfying experience for...

Hello LOL.

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HOW LAUGHTER BRINGS US TOGETHER. People who laugh together like each other more—truly, there is research to back it up...

Try some of the techniques for relationships or staff meetings and see if some levity brings you to a new level.

Be a happy camper.

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CAL ADVENTURES. Get out in Nature, like the bear that you are. Classes and clinics and camps—cool!...

Try out your sleuthing skills (you did know that a group of bears is a sleuth, right?) and find yourself a memorable adventure with other Berkeley folk and the local community.