Commencement student speaker auditions
Berkeley Engineering is currently hosting auditions for the May 2023 commencement student speaker. One speaker will be selected for each of the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral ceremonies. Your audition video and a copy of your written speech must be submitted here by Friday, April 7. You will be notified by April 17 if you are selected.
Your speech should:
- be four to five minutes
- have an original theme that is forward-looking
- be optimistic
- contain some nostalgia about your time at Cal
- be non-technical
- be aimed at family and friends as well as fellow graduates
You do not need to memorize your speech or be in regalia in your audition video.
In order to be eligible to audition, you must be registered to participate in the Berkeley Engineering commencement.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org