Today at Berkeley Lab

Intro and Advanced Arduino Classes on Nov. 6

The intro class (9 a.m. to noon) covers programming and building with Arduino and the basics of working with the Arduino board. The advanced class (1 to 4 p.m.) focuses on sensors, actuators and programming techniques. All materials will be provided. More>

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Share Engaging Science Activities with Visiting Fifth Graders

Attend a Nov. 3 workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to learn how to guide fifth graders as they investigate properties of matter through hands-on science activities related to states of matter, electricity, and thermal conductivity of metals. The BLAZES on-site program runs from October to May. Registration for the workshop is required.

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Course for New Users of Online Event Approval Database

The course — designed for employees who plan Lab events that use DOE-managed funds, provides a step-by-step instruction on how to enter onsite or offsite meetings and conferences. This training must be completed to access the Event Approval database. The next course will be offered on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Building 90-0026. Registration required. Go here to review the Lab’s event policy.

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Applications Open for Undergrad, Faculty Summer Internships

Interns perform research, under the guidance of laboratory staff scientists or engineers, on projects supporting the DOE mission. Deadline is Jan. 9. More>

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Need an Intern this Spring?

Workforce Development & Education is seeking mentors for spring internship programs, which begin January 12 and continue for sixteen weeks through May 15. Applications are currently available online for review. More >

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Bubble Festival Workshop for BLISS Volunteers on Monday

Employees are invited to attend the workshop on Monday, Oct. 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Building 7-211. Learn how to conduct activities with families at community events and guide students in grades K-6 to explore surface tension, shape and patterns with bubbles. Registration required. Lunch provided.

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Violence Against Women Prevention Training Available

The University of California has issued a revised Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence Policy. Berkeley Lab is part of UC’s effort to provide education, prevention, and response to the issues of sexual assault, relationship violence, and stalking. Online training is available, which takes about 30 minutes to complete. More>

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F$M Update: All Project IDs Changing on Oct. 1; Training on LETS Required

Wherever current project IDs are used, a new Project ID plus three-digit Activity Code will be required. Find new values with the Project ID Look-Up Tool. LETS users are required to take a five-minute, online course on the new Project and Activity IDs in the modified LETS system. Stop by the cafeteria at lunchtime today or Thursday for more on these changes and the Financial Systems Modernization project.

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Share Engaging Science Activities with Visiting Fifth Graders

Attend a Sept. 22 workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to learn how to guide fifth graders as they investigate properties of matter through hands-on science activities related to states of matter, electricity, and thermal conductivity of metals. The BLAZES on-site program runs from October to May. Registration for the workshop is required. More>

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Breastfeeding Support Classes on Sept. 22 and Nov. 4

The three-and-a-half-hour classes will be at the Tang Center on the UC Berkeley campus. The sessions will include basic information, common problems and how to manage them, planning for return to work or school, and using breast pumps. Enrollment required. More>

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