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SERC MEMBERSHIP

Are you interested in getting involved with the environmental community at UC Berkeley? Join SERC through our membership program and work on projects ranging from environmental justice education and zero waste advocacy with a team of passionate, like-minded individuals!

image entitled 'Join SERC membership!' and lists the 4 teams we are offering this semsester: Zero waste, Networking, Social Media, & Community Involvement. Applications due Midnight, Sept. 8th

What is the SERC Membership Program?

SERC Membership was piloted in Fall 2016, with the goal of providing individual students the opportunity to help build a collaborative, inclusive student community around sustainability. We aim to preserve institutional memory around environmental projects, build a more cohesive community, and get new students plugged in to existing events. Members will have access to various membership benefits, including structured volunteer opportunities, project and event management experience, leadership development, and social events. Members will be able to join different committees led by SERC staff members based on their skills and interests. This is an opportunity to work with other like-minded individuals to research & compile resources, get hands-on experience with project management and plan events for the environmental community.  The SERC Membership program has grown exponentially in the recent years and we are so excited to continue to offer this program.

In the Fall of 2019, the SERC Membership Program secured a mini-grant from The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF). The SERC Membership Program will continue expand its program and event offerings, community resources, and environmental opportunities all thanks to this funding!

Learn more and apply!

Head to our Membership Information Doc to learn about the amazing teams we’ll be offering this semester!

Come to our SERC Membership Info-session on Sept. 2nd from 6-7 PM in the SERC space in bNorth!

Apply here! Applications are due Midnight, September 8th.

In the past, SERC Membership teams put on a variety of events!

How do I join?

The SERC Membership Program recruits within the first month of every academic semester.

FAQ

Q: What is the time commitment for the SERC Membership Program?

A: While it varies by team, the SERC members should expect to attend weekly hour long meetings in addition to approximately four hours of additional sustainability focused work outside of meetings.

Q: Do I have to be a freshman to join?

A; No, the SERC Membership Program is open to all UC Berkeley students!

For more questions and concerns, please e-mail serc@berkeley.edu

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