Recruit Students

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences seeks to foster close cooperation between industry and our Department through the Corporate Access Program (CAP). This sponsorship program, run by the EECS External Relations Group (XRG), allows companies to have unique access to EECS student recruitment opportunities.

Join CAP

Exclusive to CAP Members

Hosting of On-campus Recruiting Events

Perks include info sessions, tech talks, tabling, and interviews in Cory and Soda Halls.

Diversity Recruitment Opportunities

Enhance your company’s efforts to recruit diverse student talent.

  • Jobs/Internships/Events Announcements
    XRG will advertise your jobs, internships, and recruiting events via email announcements, bulletin boards, department website, event calendar, and display monitors throughout our buildings.

  • On-Campus Recruiting Events
    Members have the exclusive privilege of hosting two on-campus recruiting events per academic year, such as info sessions, tech talks, and hack-a-thons. Additional events will cost $1,500 each. Companies will have the opportunity to build a partnership with student organizations by working closely with them to organize the recruiting events. Student organizations can assist on talk topics, flyer design, catering orders (paid by the companies), marketing plan, SWAG orders, and other logistics.

  • On-Campus Promotional Opportunities
    Members receive up to three hours per semester in the outdoor breezeway between Soda and Etcheverry Halls or the main lobby area in Soda Hall to promote upcoming recruiting events and opportunities. A table will be provided, but recruiters will be responsible for all other logistics.

  • On-Campus Interviews
    Members may have rooms reserved in the EECS buildings (Cory Hall and Soda Hall) for on-campus interviews.  You can get up to two days with up to three interview rooms per day. Additional interview rooms cost $500 each per day.

  • On-Campus Office Hours
    Members may have rooms reserved in the EECS buildings (Cory Hall and Soda Hall) for office hours. You get one room for half day use in conjunction with their recruiting event. Additional office hours rooms cost $250 per day.

  • Diversity Recruitment Opportunities
    Members receive exclusive access to programs designated to support underrepresented populations and enhance company's efforts to recruit diverse students.

  • Graduate Student Résumé Directory
    Members receive an annual directory of graduate student résumés to aid your recruitment efforts.

  • Invitation to the UCB Start Up Fair
    Members receive a discounted registration fee for this bi-annual event in March and October, organized by the student groups IEEE, HKN, and CSUA.

  • Invitation to the EECS Internship Fair
    Membership includes complimentary registration for this annual event in November, organized by XRG.

  • Invitation to the EECS Career Fair

    Members receive an invitation this annual event in September, organized by the Cal Career Center. Additional registration fee required.

  • Invitation to Attend EECS Seminars
    Employees of member companies may attend EECS seminars which cover a wide array of subjects.

  • Invitation to Attend the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium (BEARS)
    Each year in February XRG produces a day-long research conference—BEARS—featuring a variety of informative talks and laboratory open houses offered by distinguished faculty members and advanced graduate students. By giving industry members a look at the very latest exciting work being carried out in electrical engineering and in computer sciences, BEARS promotes strong bonds between industry and the department.

CAP Annual Membership Fees

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Annual Membership

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EECS Policies and Guidelines for Employers

In this competitive job market, we recommend the following guidelines to assist employers and to provide students a fair opportunity during the offer phase of the recruiting process for internships and full-time positions. We encourage a professional exchange in a timely manner for both parties following the Career Center Policies and Guidelines for Employers.

Students can report to if they encounter employers not abiding by these guidelines.

The EECS Department requires that any recruiting organization or individual utilizing our services must abide by all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws, including Equal Employment Opportunity laws, University of California rules and regulations, and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Employment Professionals.

How to Post Employment and Event Opportunities

The EECS department only post job listings and event opportunities for companies who are members of the Corporate Access Program (CAP). These postings will appear on the EECS Student Job Listings website.

CAP Members, Non-Profits, Government Agencies, and Individuals

See contact information at the bottom of the page.

Other Industry Affiliates

If you are not a member of CAP, you can post employment or event opportunities at no charge on the Handshake job listing website which is sponsored by the Berkeley Career Center. You can also join CAP!

For more information, please contact:

Bennett Agnew
External Relations Coordinator
External Relations Group (XRG)
231 Cory Hall #1770
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720