Position title
Internship with Office of ASUC Senator Melvin Tangonan
Description

Hello!

Thank you for your interest in working with the Office of ASUC Senator Melvin Tangonan. The ASUC is a large, and often confusing institution on our campus, and you are applying to be a part of a team of intentional, community-minded leaders that will maximize the good we can do for our community.

We are striving to create an office that ensures access to the basic needs and rights of each student, provides a platform for organizations and voices to be heard, and expands inclusivity throughout campus communities.

Specifically, our goals and platforms include:

PILIPINX ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATION
• Increase financial and space support for the Pilipinx Organizations through ASUC and the University Administration
• Advocate to the Chancellors and Vice Chancellors to support the inclusion of Organizations to acquire permanent spaces through the topic of Deferred Maintenance

SUPPORT FOOD ACCESSIBILITY FOR STUDENTS
• Support food access to EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) users
• Create a Resource Guide of EBT-accepting locations and raise awareness of the different services low-income students can utilize

EVENT POLICIES AND OPERATIONS
• Reform Major Events Policy for Cultural and Performing Arts Groups on campus
• Seek grants and other financial revenues to assist small performance groups that struggle to reserve space for their shows, events and programming
• Support and engage in dialogue with room reservation representatives to modify space reservation requirements and bylaws

Learn more about the office’s structure and available positions at https://tinyurl.com/ASUCTangonanStructure , and view our office’s organizational chart at https://tinyurl.com/ASUCTangonanOrgChart . If you have any questions about the application or what we plan to do, please contact Chief-of-Staff Alex Gatus at agatus@berkeley.edu.

The deadline for internship applications will be on September 1st at 11:59PM!

We look forward to reading your application! Best of Luck!

I S A N G
B A G S A K,

Melvin Tangonan
ASUC Pilipinx Endorsed Senator
2019 – 2020
melvintangonan@berkeley.edu

Alex Gatus
Chief-of-Staff
agatus@berkeley.edu

Position: Internship with Office of ASUC Senator Melvin Tangonan

Thank you for submitting your application. We will contact you shortly!

Key Platforms/Communities
Pilipinx Community and Community Organizations, Food Insecurity and Literacy, Major Events Policy/Legislation and Room Reservations
Valid through
September 1, 2019