Transfer and EAP Student Programming

All new UC Berkeley transfer students and Education Abroad Program participants are invited to sign up for either a Company Visit or a Bay Area Excursion. These events will take place in the afternoon of Friday, August 23, 2019, as part of Golden Bear Orientation. 

  • Sign up based on your personal and professional interests.
  • All events are included in the New Student Programming Fee.
  • Many events will rely on public transportation and all will be led by Orientation Leaders or a Career Center staff member.
  • Signups are considered on a first-come, first-served basis; spaces are expected to fill up.

Company Visits
This is an opportunity to learn more about your professional and career interests. Dozens of Bay Area companies and organizations have volunteered their time and opened up their doors to welcome you to their office. This event will allow you to learn more about the specific company and the industry and to network with professionals and possibly some UC Berkeley alumni. Dress according to the work environment, which in most places is business casual.

Bay Area Excursions
The San Francisco Bay Area will be your extended home during your time at UC Berkeley, and there are many amazing perks to living in here, such as world-class museums, the landscape and environment, and entertainment venues. The Bay Area Excursions sites were selected in order to showcase the Bay Area to you so you can enjoy your new home before you begin classes.

See a list of specific events below.

SIGN UP BY AUGUST 2, 2019

 

SIGN UP
 

Once you sign up, you'll receive a reminder email during Golden Bear Orientation with details for the event, including the meeting place, time, proper attire, and any other notes. If you are having trouble accessing the form, open a private window or incognito browser, log into your bmail, and access the sign up form from there.

AKQA (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website:  www.akqa.com

Company Mission/Overview: The imaginative application of art and science to create a better future with you.

Industry: Creative, design, advertising, media, digital, analytics

The area of study that aligns with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Design, Mathematics, Social Sciences, Media, Communications, PR

Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc. (Company Visit)

City: Walnut Creek

Company’s Websitewww.abcreal.com

Company Mission/Overview: Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc. (ABC) is a human services agency that is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people with developmental disabilities and learning disorders. ABC's commitment in the delivery of services is to act with compassion, work from a team approach, and provide what is in the self-interest of every individual and family we serve, We use the science of Applied Behavior Analysis to increase the independence of the individuals in our programs. Although, ABC services children and adults with developmental disabilities, ABC specializes in Early Intensive Behavior Intervention (EIBT) for children with Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The majority of the children ABC serves are under 10 years of age, and receive ABA treatment in a school environment or in the family home. 

Industry: Education, Psychology

The area of study that aligns with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Education, Social Sciences

Beneficial State Bank and Beneficial State Foundation (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Websitewww.beneficialstate.org

Company Mission/Overview: Beneficial State Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to change the banking system for good. For decades, bad banking practices have damaged our communities and our planet, accelerating both economic inequality and environmental disaster. This harmful way of banking must stop and our approach we take to systems change. In partnership with out communities and our allies, Beneficial State Foundation works to transform the banking industry in two ways: as a banking ystem change the economic interests of Beneficial State Bank, and FDIC-insured Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) founded in 2007 in Oakland, California with a trple bottom-line focus on social justice, environmental resilience and economic sustainability. Beneficial State Bank is a state chartered, federally regulated, for profit banking organization that offers fair and transparent banking services. Beneficial State Bank has been a Benefit Company since 2018, a certified B Corporation since 2013, and has been honored as "Best for the World", a designation reserved for the top 10% of all B Corps based on environmental, community, and worker impact. 

Industry: Consumer Products, Nonprofit & Community Development, Banking, Finance, Advocacy, Policy

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Economic Development & Sustainability, Muilt-Discplinary, Social Sciences

Brilliant Earth (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.brilliantearth.com

Company Mission/Overview: Brilliant Earth is one of the fastest growing ecommerce jewelers in the world, and the leader in ethical origin fine jewelery. We are a team of dedicated individuals with a common goal of creating a more sustainable, transparent, and compassionate jewelry industry.

Industry: Consumer Products, Technology

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Design, Economic Development & Sustainability, Engineering & Computer Science, Mathematics, Multi-Disciplinary, Natural Resources & Environment, Social Sciences, Open to all majors!

Butler Armsden Architects (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.butlerarmsden.com

Company Mission/Overview: Residential architecture firm, focused on high-end, primary residences.

Industry: Architecture & Environmental Design

The areas of study that aligns with what they do: Design

Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners (Company Visit)

City: Sausalito

Company’s Website: www.bssp.com

Company Mission/Overview: BSSP is an integrated full-service advertising agency in Sausalito, wokring with clients like Mitsubishi of North America, NBA2K, Blue Shield of California, City of Hope, Footjoy, Sovos Brands, Sorel, and more. Fast, modern, independent and unexpected sum up of our orientation and approach. We're nimble and adaptable. We're driven by technology and collaboration. We approach everything with innovation in mind. And we strive for the msot unexpected solution to any problem.

Industry: Arts & Entertainment, Communications

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Design, Multi-disciplinary, Marketing

Chronicle Books LLC (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.chroniclebooks.com

Company Mission/Overview: Book publisher

Industry: Arts & Entertainment

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Design, Multi-Disciplinary, Social Sciences

Contra Costa County Libraries - El Cerrito Branch (Company Visit)

City: El Cerrito

Company’s Website: ccclib.org

Company Mission/Overview: Bringing People and Ideas together: the Contra Costa County Library provides collections, resources, and services to meet the cultural, informational, recreational, and educational needs of Contra Costa County's diverse community.

Industry: Education, Nonprofit & Community Development, Public Library

The areas of study that align with what they do: Education, Multi-Disciplinary, Library and Information Science

Decathlon USA LLC (Company Visit)

City: Emeryville

Company’s Website: www.decathlon.com

Company Mission/Overview: Decathalon is an innovative sports designer and manufacturer with a mission to bring sports to everyone and promote a healthy active lifestyle.

Industry: International, Technology, Retail

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Design, Engineering & Computer Science

DLR Group | Kwan Henmi (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.dlrgroup.com

Company Mission/Overview: Architecture Firm. San Francisco office focuses on Multifamily Housing, Transportation, Civic Projects, and Higher Education projects.

Industry: Architecture & Environmental Design

The area of study that aligns with what they do: Design, Architecture, Urban Design, Planning

East Bay Municipal Utility District (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Website: www.ebmud.com

Company Mission/Overview: EBMUD is one of the largest independent water and wastewater utilities in the nation, supplying water and providing wastewater treatment for parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Headquartered in Oakland, our misssion is to provide reliable, high-quality water and wastewater services for our customers, to exercise responsible stewardship over the natural resources with which we are entrusted, and to protect the environment for future generations.

Industry: Architecture & Environmental Design, Computer Science, Engineering, Environment, Government, Sciences - Biological and Physical, Technology, Urban and Regional Planning

The areas of study that align with what they do: Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and Geotechnical), Computer Science, Natural Resources & Environmental Science

Ernst & Young (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: ey.com

Company Mission/Overview: At EY, our purpose is building a better working world. The insights and quality services we provide help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communites.

Industry: Accounting

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Accounting

Exploratorium (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.exploratorium.edu

Company Mission/Overview: The Exploratorium's mission is to create inquiry-based learning experiences that transform education world-wide 

Industry: Education, Nonprofit & Community Development, Sciences - Biological & Physical

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Education, Multi-Disciplinary

FirstSteps for Kids (Company Visit)

City: Walnut Creek

Company’s Website: www.firststepsforkids.com

Company Mission/Overview: FIRSTSTEPS for Kids, Inc. specializes in improving the lives of children diagnosed with Autism and related developmental and behavioral disorders. With expertise in applied behavior analysis, our FirstSteps team is prepared to privde children with effective and comprehensive treatment intervention tailored to address each child's individual needs.

Together, with dedicated families, we are committed to making each child's first steps the right steps towards a brighter future.

Industry: Education, Health & Medicine, Applied Behavior Analysis

The areas of study that align with what they do: Biological Sciences, Education, Pre-Health/Medicine, Social Sciences

Gap Inc. (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.gapinc/content/gapinc/html/aboutus/ourstory.html

Company Mission/Overview: We're more than the clothes we make. We're a family of brands uniting thousands of people across the globe who bring their personalities, passions, and pride to work every single day. More than anything else, we're here to create products that make our customers and our employees feel great, and give back to the communities where we live and work. 

Industry: Accounting, Communications, Computer Science, Engineering, International, Technology

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Design, Economic Development & Sustainability, Engineering & Computer Science, Mathematics, Social Sciences

Goldman Sachs (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.goldmansachs.com/careers

Company Mission/Overview: At Goldman Sachs, we believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We seek out people with all types of skills, interests and experiences. So whether you've been trading penny stocks since the eighth grade or have never imagined a career in finance, there's a plan for you here.

Industry: Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology, Financial Services

The areas of study that align with what they do: All Majors

Greenlight Insights (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: greenlightinsights.com

Company Mission/Overview: Greenlight Insights provides proprietary and syndicated research as well as consulting services. Based in San Francisco, with offices in Boston and Denver, Greenlight Insights comprises a diverse team of highly skilled industry professionals who offer deep expertise in xR markets.

Industry: Technology

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Virtual Augmented Reality

Health Plan of San Mateo (Company Visit)

City: South San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.hpsm.org

Company Mission/Overview: The Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM) is a local community-based health plan with a vision that Healthy is for Everyone - and we fight to make that possible. By partnering with providers and community organizations, we are able to advocate for the health of our members and meeth the highest standards for quality of care. Our mission is: To ensure that San Mateo County's vulnerable and underserved residents have access to high-quality care, services and supports so they can live the healthiest lives possible. Our commitment to our community is reflected in our values where we:

  • Advocate for the health and well-being of our members and other underserved residents of San Mateo County
  • Partner with providers and community organizations to overcome local challenges and faced by members and providers.
  • Give individual and personal attention to our members be being culturally and linguistically responsive to their unique needs.
  • Support our privders by ensuring they receive timely payment for their services and by reducing administrative obstacles
  • Strive to be good stwerds of public resources by focusing on the efficient use of services and funds
  • Act with the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and transparency
  • Embrace a work atmosphere that encourages employee growth and commitment to HPSM's mission

 Industry: Health & Medicine, Nonprofit & Community Development, Medi-Cal Insurance

The areas of study that align with what they do: Pre-Health/Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Welfare

Helpshift (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.helpshift.com

Company Mission/Overview: Helpshift’s next-generation digital customer service software enables B2C brands to scale their support while offering differentiated experiences through web, in-app, email, and messenger app channels. Helpshift’s innovative asynchronous messaging model across these channels gives people back their time, keeps conversations in context, and allows humans and automations to work together to solve problems faster.

The Helpshift platform embeds knowledge and AI to let customer service organizations best utilize a mix of automated service, self-service, and human-assisted service.

Serving over 450 businesses worldwide, including Xfinity Home, Microsoft, Tencent and Supercell, Helpshift is headquartered in San Francisco, CA  with offices around the globe.

Industry: Technology

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Business, Design, Engineering & Computer Science, Multi-Disciplinary, Social Sciences

Lick-Wilmerding High School (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.lwhs.org

Company Mission/Overview: A private school with public purpose, Lick-Wilmerding High School develops the head, heart, and hands of highly motivated students from all walks of life, inspiring them to become lifelong learners who contribute to the world with confidence and compassion.

Industry: Education

The area of study that aligns with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Biological Sciences, Design, Education, Mathematics, Multi-Disciplinary, Physical Sciences, Pre-Health/Medicine, Social Sciences

Lincoln (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Website: http://lincolnfamilies.org

Company Mission/Overview: Lincoln’s approach is simple: provide children with support and services as young as possible and make a continuum of programs available to them during their school years and through to graduation from high school. We go one step further to ensure their success by providing services to strengthen and engage the family and the community around them. This is how Lincoln disrupts the cycle of poverty and trauma, empowering children and families to build strong futures. Only Lincoln provides personalized care through integrated programs focused on education, family and well-being.

Industry: Education, Health & Medicine, Nonprofit & Community Development, Mental Health Services

The areas of study that align with what they do: Social Sciences, Education, Pre-Health/Medicine (Mental Health Services/Psychology), Multi-Disciplinary

LinkedIn (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: LinkedIn.com

Company Mission/Overview: Create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. The mission of LinkedIn is simple: connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful.

Students attending this company visit should have a LinkedIn profile.

Industry: Technology

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Biological Sciences, Business, Design, Economic Development & Sustainability, Education, Engineering & Computer Science, Mathematics, Multi-Disciplinary, Natural Resources & Environment, Physical Sciences, Pre-Health/Medicine, Pre-Law, Social Sciences

Modus, LLC (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.modusllc.com

Company Mission/Overview: Established in 2005, Modus is an industry leader in wireless site development across the western United States. Modus built the first 5G node in the country and provides a stimulating environment for solving technical problems with innovative solutions and groundbreaking new wireless technology that enables IoT (Internet of Things) and smart cities. Our services include site acquisition, land use planning, architecture and engineering, environmental compliance, and construction of small cells to build out our carrier clients' networks. Headquartered in downtown San Francisco, we also have opportunities in San Jose, Sacramento, Portland and Austin, with more markets on the horizon.

Industry: Technology, Urban and Regional Planning

The areas of study that align with what they do: Design, Engineering & Computer Science, Multi-Disciplinary

Novasentis (Company Visit)

City: Berkeley

Company’s Website: www.novasentis.com

Company Mission/Overview: Developer of thin film actuators for haptics applications

Industry: Technology

The area of study that aligns with what they do: Business, Engineering & Computer Science

Office of the Comptroller of Currency (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.occ.treas.gov/

Company Mission/Overview: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks and savings associations as well as federal branches and agencies of foreign banks. The OCC is an independent bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The OCC mission is to ensure that national banks and federal savings associations operate in a safe and sound manner, provide fair access to financial services, treat customers fairly, and comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Industry: Accounting, Banking, Business, Business Administration, Economic Development & Sustainability, Economics, Finance

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Economic Development & Sustainability, Sccounting, Banking, Business Administration, Commercial or Banking Law, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or other field closely relating to banking regulation.

PGIM Real Estate (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.pgimrealestate.com

Company Mission/Overview: PGIM is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with $171.2 billion in combined gross assets under management and administration across its PGIM Real Estate and PGIM Real Estate Finance businesses. PGIM Real Estate leverages its 49-year legacy of investing in commercial real estate on behalf of institutional investors, a 140-year history of real estate lending on behalf of institutional and middle-market borrowers, and the deep local knowledge and expertise of professionals in 31 cities around the world.

Industry: Accounting, Architecture & Environmental Design, Consulting, Urban and Regional Planning

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Design, Economic Development & Sustainability, Mathematics, Multi-Disciplinary, Social Sciences

PwC (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.pwc.com/careers

Company Mission/Overview: Innovative solutions, breakthrough thinking, new perspectives—they all start with you. PwC connects people with diverse backgrounds and skillsets to solve important problems together—for our clients and for the world at large. 

Industry: Accounting, Computer Science, Consulting, Engineering, Technology

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Engineering & Computer Science

Quid Inc (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: quid.com

Company Mission/Overview: Quid is working to ingest all the world’s written content and allow you to quickly gain the intelligence necessary to make more informed decisions. Quid reads and organizes massive amounts of text into visual, interactive results so you can find the specific information you’re searching for or better understand the broader landscape. Whether it’s news, investment data, patents, product reviews, service calls or video transcripts, Quid can read it, sort it, and help you turn it into actionable insight.

Industry: Computer Science, Consulting, Engineering, Health & Medicine, Sciences - Biological & Physical, Technology, Graphic Design

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Engineering & Computer Science

Saarman Construction, Ltd. (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: saarman.com

Company Mission/Overview: To be the leader in the reconstruction, restoration and improvement of existing properties. We specialize in the rehabilitation of existing communities.

Industry: Construction - General Contractor

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Civil Engineering

Safe and Sound (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: safeandsounds.org

Company Mission/Overview: Safe & Sound is a child advocacy organization based in San Francisco. Our mission is to prevent child abuse and reduce its devastating impact.

Industry: Nonprofit & Community development

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Social Sciences, All Majors

San Francisco Playhouse (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.sfplayhouse.org

Company Mission/Overview: Founded by Bill English and Susi Damilano as a non-profit 501(c)3 organization in 2003, San Francisco Playhouse is the Bay Area’s fastest-growing theatre company.Located in the heart of the Union Square Theater District, San Francisco Playhouse is the city’s Off-Broadway company, an intimate alternative to the larger more traditional Union Square theater fare.

The San Francisco Playhouse provides audiences the opportunity to experience professional theater with top-notch actors and world-class design in a setting where they are close to the action.

The San Francisco Playhouse is committed to providing a creative home and inspiring environment where actors, directors, writers, designers, and theater lovers converge to create works that celebrate the human spirit.

Industry: Arts & Entertainment

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities

San Francisco - Marin Food Bank (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.sfmfoodbank.org

Company Mission/Overview: The mission of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is to end hunger in San Francisco and Marin Counties.

Industry: Nonprofit & Community Development

The areas of study that align with what they do: Economic Development & Sustainability, Pre-Health/Medicine, Social Sciences

Splunk (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.splunk.com

Company Mission/Overview: Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business.

Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong. We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Industry: Engineering

The areas of study that align with what they do: Engineering & Computer Science

Tech Soft 3D (Company Visit)

City: Berkeley

Company’s Website: www.techsoft3d.com

Company Mission/Overview: Tech Soft 3D provides top-tier software tools for engineers. Tech Soft 3D has helped hundreds of software companies like yours build successful desktop, mobile and web applications. By partnering with Tech Soft 3D, you will be able to swiftly respond to market opportunities and new competitive threats, putting you in the best position to innovate and succeed.

Industry: Computer Science

The areas of study that align with what they do: Engineering & Computer Science, Mathematics

The Education Trust-West (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Website: www.edtrustwest.org

Company Mission/Overview: The Education Trust–West works for educational justice and the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, pre-K through college. We expose educational injustices and inequities that separate students of color, English learners, and low-income students from their peers, and we identify and advocate for the strategies that will forever close equity gaps. We work alongside schools, districts, college campuses, and higher education institutions to understand and evaluate the effectiveness of strategies intended to reduce and eliminate racial equity gaps. We use lessons learned in these efforts, together with unflinching data analyses, to drive a state and national conversation about how our K-12 education system and colleges and universities can better serve underserved students of color, English learners, and low-income students.

Industry: Education, Nonprofit & Community Development

The areas of study that align with what they do: Arts & Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, Multi-Discplinary

The Public Advocates Office of the California Public Utilities Commission (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.publicadvocates.cpuc.ca.gov

Company Mission/Overview: The Public Advocates Office is an independent organization within the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Our team of 165 professionals (analysts, auditors, economists, engineers, and lawyers) assess utility infrastructure needs, conduct policy research and analysis, and audit utility finances and operations. Our mission is to obtain the lowest possible utility rates for California customers consistent with safe, reliable service, and the state’s environmental goals. We strive to ensure Californians have access to safe and affordable electric, gas, water, and telecommunications utility services.

Industry: Government, Law & Public Policy, Utility Regulation

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Economic Development & Sustainability, Engineering & Computer Science, Mathematics, Multi-Disciplinary, Natural Resources & Environment, Physical Sciences, Pre-Law, Social Sciences

Wish (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: wish.com/careers

Company Mission/Overview: Our missions is to provide affordable goods to everyone across the globe.

Industry: Computer Science, Engineering, Software Engineering

The areas of study that align with what they do: Engineering & Computer Science

Woods Bagot (Company Visit)

City: San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.woodsbagot.com

Company Mission/Overview: Woods Bagot is a People Architecture company. We place human experience at the centre of our design process in order to deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people actually use space.

We do this as a global design and consulting studio with a team of over 850 experts working across 15 studios in Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Our Global Studio model allows us to work collaboratively across time zones and borders, using the latest technology to share design intelligence and strengthen our knowledge base around the world.

Industry: Architecture & Environmental design

The areas of study that align with what they do: Design, Architecture, Multi-Discplinary

Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Website: www.wcirb.com

Company Mission/Overview: The WCIRB is California's trusted, objective provider of actuarially-based information and research, advisory pure premium rates, and educational services integral to a healthy workers' compensation system.

WE HELP.

In everything we do - be it large or small, bold or routine, transformational or transactional - we strive to:
Help injured workers and their families
Ensure a level playing field for businesses to thrive
Lead the industry into the future through our people, technology, and science
Promote a safe place for people to work

Industry: Insurance

The areas of study that align with what they do: Business, Mathematics, Actuarial and Medical Research

Yu Ming Charter School (Kinder-8th grade) (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Website: www.yumingschool.org/join-our-team/

Company Mission/Overview: As a leader in Mandarin Immersion education, we nurture our inclusive and diverse community to become empowered, engaged, and outstanding global citizens.

Industry: Education, International, Nonprofit & Community Development

The areas of study that align with what they do: Education

ZS (Company Visit)

City: South San Francisco

Company’s Website: www.zs.com

Company Mission/Overview: ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industrie s ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

Industry: Consulting

The areas of study that align with what they do: Biological sciences, Business, Engineering & Computer Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences

Factory Farming Awareness Coalition (Company Visit)

City: Oakland

Company’s Websitewww.ffacoalition.org

Company Mission/Overview: The Factory Farming Awareness Coalition was founded in Berkeley, California in 2010.​​ FFAC is​ an educational non-profit committed to empowering people to save the environment, animals, and our own health through our daily food choices.​​

​From social justice to the environment, factory farming is one of the most serious issues facing our planet. FFAC uses grassroots education to spread the idea that every meal we eat can be a powerful form of activism.​

FFAC provides holistic, engaging information about factory farming, primarily though a 40-minute presentation which covers the impacts of factory farming on animals, workers, the environment, and public health.

Our presenters speak to high school and college classes, student and community groups, churches and temples, and businesses and non-profits. We have given presentations to over 20,000 people at schools, businesses, and community groups across the country in 2017 alone.

Industry: Education, Environment, Nonprofit & Community Development, Animal Welfare and Social Justice

The areas of study that align with what they do: Biological sciences, Business, Economic Development & Sustainability, Multi-Disciplinary, Natural Resources & Environment, Social Sciences

Bay Cruise (Excursion)

City: San Francisco

Excursion Overview: Students going on this excursion will be taking a cruise ship for a water tour of the Bay Area.