Volunteer

Haas Alumni Network

Corporate Engagement Officer

As the Corporate Engagement Officer, you are the connector for all Haas alumni employed by your organization and Berkeley Haas.

For more information, contact:
Tenny Frost, Executive Director, Alumni Relations & Development,
frost@haas.berkeley.edu or call 510.643.5340

Responsibilities & Benefits

Responsibilities:
  • Set up a listserve or Googlegroup/Google+ (or serve as lead of GradMap)
  • Ensure data integrity: Communicate any change in a colleague's contact information through GradMap or to your staff liaison.*
  • Organize causal alumni gathering (lunch, happy hour); have a professor or the dean visit your company site.
  • Serve on the Haas Council
    • Share your ideas at semi-annual volunteer meetings & conferences (September, February)
    • Join in two lively & exclusive VIP conference calls with Dean Lyons (fall and spring)
  • "Hire Haas": post jobs and internship opportunities
  • Encourage submission of Class Notes for Berkeley Haas magazine*
  • Accomplish all on the volunteer check list (see below)
  • Make a gift or a pledge to the Haas Fund* at the start of the fiscal year before asking colleagues to do so.
  • Educate colleagues about the timing and process for completing a matching gift with your company.

*These activities can be completed through GradMap.

Benefits:
  • Leadership and visibility within your company
  • Network with other alumni leaders at retreats and socials
  • Meet faculty, stay professionally sharp & in-the-know, and additional learning opportunities at retreats
  • Receive complimentary admission to select Berkeley Haas events
  • Training and a personal Haas staff liaison
  • Be recognized in the School's Annual Report and website

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Enthusiastic and committed to Berkeley Haas
  • An exemplar of the school's defining principles (hotlink to site)
  • Understand how the Haas Fund supports the school's mission and goals.
  • Committed to increasing alumni participation and giving to the Haas Fund; a current Haas Fund donor, willing to encourage others to support the school.
  • Accessible to staff liaison.

Volunteer Check List

Embody our culture:
  • Demonstrate the Berkeley Haas culture by embodying our defining principles, and carry a Haas Culture Card to share with alumni & colleagues
Serve our community:
Support the realization of our financial future
  • Make a donation to the Haas Fund by campaign deadline of June 30th
  • Invest in Berkeley Haas by
    • Considering increasing my support this year over past years
    • Ensuring that my employer matches my annual fund donations to Haas (if applicable)
Leverage lifelong learning
  • Suggest alumni colleagues who could speak on campus or at a Chapter event
  • Visit and view some of the numerous lectures and seminars posted on Haas Insights
  • Review UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education's (CEE) website and course offerings, and consider leveraging my 15% alumni discount to attend a course — executive.berkeley.edu
  • Share the CEE course selection with my class, employer, & friends
  • MBA Alumni: Review the MBA Alumni Audit Program course selection (sent every December 15th and July 15th) and consider sitting in on a class