Employer Services - Travel to Berkeley

Note: The following information applies to on-campus interviews only.    You will receive a separate logistics email for career fairs.

The Career Center is located at 2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94720 (between Dana St and Telegraph Ave).  Consider planning your trip with 511.org.

Career Center Front Gate
Career Center Entrance
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Hotels

These hotels are within walking distance to the Career Center.  To find other options, use a 3rd party web site such as expedia.com or Trivago.

Public Transit

  • Take BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) to the Downtown Berkeley Station.
  • To reach the Career Center, walk south 3 blocks on Shattuck Ave to Bancroft Way.  Cross the street and turn left (east) on to Bancroft Way.  Walk east for 3 1/2 blocks.  The Career Center will be on the right hand side of the street, at 2440 Bancroft Way.

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Airports

From the Oakland International Airport (OAK):

  • Cab fare from the Oakland airport to the Berkeley area will be about $40-75 one way, depending on traffic. Allow about 1 hour to reach Berkeley.
  • If taking BART, board a "Richmond" train to the Downtown Berkeley BART station. Allow 30 minutes to reach Berkeley.
  • A popular shuttle service that goes to UC Berkeley is BayPorter Express: (877) 467-1800

From the San Francisco International Airport (SFO):

  • Cab fare from the San Francisco airport to the Berkeley area will be about $50-80 one way, depending on traffic. Allow about 1 1/2 hours to reach Berkeley.
  • If taking BART, board a "Pittsburgh/Bay Point" train, transfer at "19th Street Oakland" and board a "Richmond" train.  Allow 1 hour to reach Berkeley.
  • A popular shuttle service that goes to UC Berkeley is BayPorter Express: (877) 467-1800

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Parking

No parking is available at the Career Center.  For interviews/events held at the Career Center:

2450 Durant Ave (Telegraph/Channing Garage) This is the closest lot to the Career Center
Entrance: Right side of Durant Ave between Dana & Telegraph OR Channing Way between Dana & Telegraph
Career Center Parking Map

2558 Bancroft Way (Bancroft Center Parking Garage, Underground) (garage closes at 7:00pm)
Entrance: Left side of Bancroft Way between Bowditch & Dana (just after Copy Central)
Career Center Parking Map

2304 Bowditch Street  (B7 Garage Douglas Parking Co., Underground)
Entrance: Bowditch Street between Durant & Bancroft
Career Center Parking Map

First Presbytarian Church Parking Garage (Underground), 2420 Channing Way
Entrance: Channing Way between Dana Street and Telegraph Avenue
Career Center Parking Map

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Maps

Free maps app for iPod Touch and iPhone users
Campus Map of Career Center

parking map

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Lunch Options

This is a sampling of restaurants near campus, and caterers that deliver lunch.  Area code is 510 unless otherwise noted.

Within 2 blocks of the Career Center

Chipotle Mexican Grille
  delivery available
Mexican 2311 Telegraph Ave. 548-0340
Gypsy's Trattori Italiana Italian 2519A Durant Ave. 548-4860
Henry's Publick House & Grill American 2600 Durant Ave. 809-4132
House of Curries Indian 2520 Durant Ave. 848-5800
The Melt American 2400 Telegraph Ave. 868-2501
Musical Offering Cafe American 2430 Bancroft Way 849-0211
Noah's Bagels   delivery available American 2344 Telegraph Ave. 849-9951
San Francisco Soup Company
  delivery available
Soups and sandwiches 2512 Bancroft Way 848-7687
Thai Basil Thai 2519 Durant Ave. 548-6692

 

5 or more blocks from the Career Center - all locations deliver

Andronico's Sandwiches, salads, box lunches 1550 Shattuck Ave. (855) 802-2837
Ann's Catering Sandwiches, salads, box lunches 2922 Domingo Ave. 649-0869
Bacheesos Mediterranean 2650 Telegraph Ave. 910-1000
Cal Dining Sandwiches, box lunches, platters 2601 Warring Street 643-4314
Cancun Mexican 2134 Allston Way 549-0838
Pizza Rustica Pizza, pasta, panini, salads 6106 La Salle Avenue, Oakland 339-7878
Panera Sandwiches, soups, salads 1525 40th Street, Emeryville 595-0159
West Coast Pizza Pizza and salad 1706 University Ave. 841-9378

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