Join Us

Undergraduates, grad students, non-students welcome!

SHAC Consulting applications – Jan 29 Monday 11:59pm



If you’re interested in popping the “Berkeley bubble,” SHAC fosters a sense of community by partnering with the surrounding cities and neighborhoods of the Bay Area. We’re constantly working with local municipalities, homeless shelters, nonprofits, and community activists, which allow our students to become more familiar with the specific needs of each community.

Hands-On Experience

There’s something for everyone! Since we handle every aspect of our projects’ creative process, a wide variety of skills are needed. Whether you’re interested in community outreach, architectural renderings, engineering systems design, energy simulations, construction, building certification, or post-occupancy research, we’ve got it covered! Our members get to apply the skills they learn in the classroom to real projects that result in tangible (and beautiful!) products.

Explore our Roles within the Teams!


Anyone with the passion and drive! Technical training and experience is helpful, but not required. Our interdisciplinary team thrives with students from all backgrounds, programs, and experiences. Please note, SHAC members are highly encouraged to be involved in either the Media, Outreach, or Internal Committees as part of their membership. As a registered student organization (RSO) of the UC Berkeley LEAD center, all official members must be currently enrolled students. If you are interested in applying but are not enrolled for the Fall/Spring 2021/22 semester, please contact us directly to discuss how you can get involved!


THIMBY is currently recruiting new members!

Solar Decathlon is looking for new members to join their team!

We are looking for about 2 Lead Consultants and 4 Consultants! Please see role descriptions under the SHAC Consulting page.

The Media team is actively recruiting new members! You are more than welcome to be a part of THIMBY, Solar Decathalon, or SHAC Consulting AND a member of the Media team at the same time!

SHAC is an interdisciplinary group of undergraduate and graduate students at UC Berkeley with a shared passion for sustainability in the built environment.

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