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2022-2023 Leadership Applications are Now Open!

Thank you for your interest in RNB. We are a UC Berkeley Registered Student Org (RSO) dedicated to engaging students at Cal with public policy and forming policy-oriented skills in analysis, research and advocacy. We are the largest Roosevelt Network chapter on the West Coast

Our leadership team, comprised of Directors and Associates, is essential to the success of RNB and provides an unparalleled experience engaging with public policy issues and access to professors and administrators at UC Berkeley and Goldman School of Public Policy.

All Cal students are welcome to apply. Neither major nor prior experience with RNB factor into applicant scoring. Position descriptions are below.

Interested in RNB but do not know how to get started? Fill out our Fall 2022 Interest Form and we will reach out to you directly!

Open Positions

Associate level:

  • Administrative Associate
  • Policy Scientist (Department of Research)
  • Academics Associate (Department of Academics)
  • Policy Advocate (Director of Advocacy)

Position Descriptions

Department of Administration

Administrative Associate: Assist the Director Administration in planning events and helping run RNB’s many internal organs and coordinate with the greater Berkeley community.

Time commitment of roughly 1-3 hours weekly. Duties include:

  • Managing social media, the chapter website, make room reservations, handle finances and internal records
  • Plan, organize and host events for the purposes of the chapter
  • Assisting other departments in advertising and recruiting for policy initiatives, Applied Policy Lab and events
  • Assist with locating and applying for funds for the chapter

Department of Research

Policy Scientist: Assisting run the Research Department and assisting the Director of Research.

Time commitment of roughly 1-3 hours weekly. Duties include:

  • Coordinating with and tracking with individual Policy Initiatives
  • Reviewing and ensuring the quality of research output by the Initiatives
  • Assisting the Director with other duties as needed 

Department of Academics

Academics Associate: Assisting the Director of Analysis in running the DeCal as co-facilitators

Time commitment of roughly 2-3 hours weekly. Duties include:

  • Leading class sessions and/or grading assignments for Applied Policy Lab
  • Helping produce curriculum for the course and lead discussions
  • Recruiting for Applied Policy Lab, with the Director of Analysis

Department of Advocacy

Policy Advocate: Assisting the Director of Advocacy in organizing and producing events

Time commitment of roughly 1-3 hours weekly. Duties include:

  • Helping brainstorm and organizing events in conjunction with the Director of Advocacy
  • Helping recruit speakers and circulate events
  • Coordinating with other student orgs to increase circulation of events
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