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