Events

Fall 2020

Understanding Coronavirus in an Economic Context | Tuesday, Sep 8th, 2020, 7-8:30pm | Zoom

Come join us this Tuesday evening for UWEB’s first event of the semester!
We’re going to be discussing current international economic issues in regard to COVID-19. We will be looking at countries that have been able to more effectively handle their outbreaks in comparison to those that are currently still struggling. We’d love to hear your input!

Check back soon for more events!

Past

Online Calapalooza | Tuesday, Sep 1st 4-6pm | Online Table

Interested in hearing more about our club? We will be “tabling” on Tuesday of Online Calapalooza. Come by our zoom table to talk to some of our club’s board members and hear about how you can get involved. Find out how to participate on Callink by going to the Calapalooza section of events.

Infosession I | Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2020, 7-8pm | Zoom

Welcome to UWEB members new and old! This semester may be all online but we are still excited to meet everyone. Come by to one or both of our info sessions to hear about this semester’s plans and how to apply to a committee. Committee apps will be posted on Sep 1st following our first info session. Make sure you are logged into your Berkeley zoom ID in order to get into our meeting!

Infosession II | Thursday, Sep 3rd, 2020, 7-8pm | Zoom

Welcome to UWEB members new and old! This semester may be all online but we are still excited to meet everyone. Come by to one or both of our info sessions to hear about this semester’s plans and how to apply to a committee. Committee apps will be posted on Sep 1st following our first info session. Make sure you are logged into your Berkeley zoom ID in order to get into our meeting!

Spring 2020

Welcome Back Social | Thursday, Jan 30th, 2020, 6:30 – 8pm | 648 Evans

Welcome back UWEB Members! Thanks for joining us on Thursday night to hang out with your favorite club members on campus. We had some tasty snacks, music, and most importantly great company.

Galentine’s Day | Thursday, Feb 12th, 2020, 6:30 – 8pm | 648 Evans

Thank you to everyone who came to celebrate Galentine’s day by watching a film with us this past Thursday! We had snacks and breakfast for dinner style waffles. See you all soon!

Design Thinking Workshop with PWC | Thursday, Feb 20th, 2020, 7 – 8:30pm | 648 Evans

Thank you to everyone who came to our workshop with PWC and BWIB this past Thursday! We hope you enjoyed learning a little bit about the company and more about data analysis, visualization and Tableau.

Resume Workshop with KPMG | Thursday, Feb 27th, 2020, 6:30 – 8pm | 648 Evans

Come out to our event with KPMG where they will be running a resume workshop! This will be a great opportunity to improve your resume and to meet company recruiters from KPMG.

Fall 2019

Info Session 1 | Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 7-8:30pm | 648 Evans

Come by 648 Evans to check out who were are and what we do! We will be speaking about the upcoming semester’s events and open positions on our different committees. Whether you’re interested in becoming a general member (all are accepted!) or joining a committee (application process will be discussed), come by and meet the club!

Info Session 2 | Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7-8:30pm | 648 Evans

Come by 648 Evans to check out who were are and what we do! We will be speaking about the upcoming semester’s events and open positions on our different committees. Whether you’re interested in becoming a general member (all are accepted!) or joining a committee (application process will be discussed), come by and meet the club!

Meet the Club Picnic | Friday, September 6, 2019, 6:15-7:45pm | Memorial Glade

Interested in finding out more about who is on our club’s board and making some new friends? Come to our picnic on Memorial Glade! We will have some tasty snacks, fun games, and great company. 

My Summer Experience | Thurs, September 19, 7-8:30pm | 648 Evans

Recruiting can be a very confusing and stressful process. To help you along your professional journey, UWEB brought together a panel of upperclassmen to share their advice on successfully getting through the season. They shared tips and tricks that have helped them secure internships, research opportunities, study abroad experiences, and more!

Analysis Group Info Session | Mon, September 23, 6-8pm | 639 Evans

Analysis Group is an economic consulting firm which provides economic, financial, and strategic analysis as well as expert testimony to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. At Analysis Group, you get the chance to work on cases that deal with antitrust, environmental impact, intellectual property, data security, and much more. Hosted by BER alongside UWEB and SAAS, members had the chance to meet potential employers and learn more about this prestigious firm!

Professor Highlight: Hoai-Luu Nguyen | Thurs, October 17, 7-9pm | 648 Evans

In an effort to make economics research more accessible, assistant professor at Haas School of Business, Hoai-Luu Nguyen, has created a project called econimate. A main component of the site is a youtube channel where you can see animated summaries of research papers. Come to our professor spotlight event for Professor Hoai-Luu Nguyen and her project Econimate! 

Prudential Private Capital Info Session | Thurs, October 24, 7-9pm | 648 Evans

Are you looking to apply your analytical knowledge and make an impact within a dynamic, evolving organization? Or maybe you’re looking to gain foundational knowledge and skills to apply in a professional environment, while developing strong relationships through training, mentorship, and ongoing feedback. At Prudential Private Capital that’s something you can get! At the info session members got familiar with the company while networking and getting advice directly with recruiters!

WEB STATA Workshop | Thurs, Nov 8th, 7-9pm | 648 Evans

UWEB was proud to present STATA Survival Skills, in association with WEB. At this workshop club members had the chance to learn how to use STATA, and get tips and tricks from the people who use it everyday. We were lucky to have graduate students from the Economics Department joining us to share their skills and help us get better at STATA. Following the workshop, there was time to get specific questions answered and network with attendees and presenters.

RareTea Fundraiser | Friday, Nov 22, 2019, 11am-11pm | 2380 Telegraph Ave

Raretea kindly gave us 20% of the proceeds from profits on Friday, Nov 22nd. If you had the chance to come by and treat yourself to boba, thank you for helping us raise the funds we need to continue putting on fun events!

Research Panel | Thursday, December 5, 2019, 7-8:30pm | 648 Evans

During UWEB’s Research event members had the chance to listen to panelists consisting of Berkeley professors and graduate students speak on their current research projects. We provided the opportunity to speak one on one with them after the panel and learn more about finding a research assistant position here at Berkeley. We hope you enjoyed experiencing the cutting edge research that is happening on campus!