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Upcoming Events for Entrepreneurs at The Basement


  • May 11th, 3-4:30pm – Marketing Session with Marketing & Communications Expert: Neville Billimoria (please RSVP with this link)
  • May 13th, 6-7:30pm – Evening with an Expert: Raj Krishnan
  • May 18th, 5:30-8pm – Early Seed Funding Success with Evonexus @ EvoNexus La Jolla
  • May 24th, 5:30-8:30 – Triton Entrepreneur Night

INNOVATION: Upcoming Events


Upcoming Innovation Events 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016: E-Challenge Zero to One – Journey of a Biotech Startup
Learn about accelerator programs or investors with IndieBio SF.
5:30pm – 7:30pm at The Basement, Mandeville B202. Register:

Thursday, May 5, 2016: JLABS The Road to the Biologic IND-Best Practices When Filing
8:00am – 11:30am at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Medical Education – Telemedicine Building

Monday, May 9, 2016: Social Innovation – For-Benefit Corporations (B-Corps)
Joins us to learn about the for-benefit corporation movement when we host a panel of leaders in this growing area.
5:00pm – 7:00pm, Price Center Forum (level 4)

Thursday, May 12, 2016: Student Town Hall on Innovation – open to all students, all majors
Join us at a Student Town Hall on Innovation and Entrepreneurism and let us know how we can help you achieve your innovation or entrepreneurial goals. Your feedback contributes to the design of future innovation programming.
5:00pm to 7:00pm at The Price Center West – Red Shoe Room (Level 2), PIZZA and Light Refreshments, RSVP by May 11th:

Friday, May 13, 2016: The Basement – Evening with an Expert: Raj Krishnan
Evening with an Expert Series at The Basement welcomes Biological Dynamics Founder, Raj Krishnan, ’06, PhD ’10.
6:00pm – 7:30pm at the Basement, Mandeville B202

Friday, May 13, 2016 – Saturday, May 14, 2016 – Startup UCSD Hackathon
5:00pm Friday to 6:00pm Saturday, Register:

Friday, May 13, 2016: SpaceIL – Landing Israel’s First Spacecraft on the Moon 
6:00pm – 8:00pm at Rady School of Management, Room 1S114
RSVP – email or call Mitchell Price, or 858-246-0129

Monday, May 16, 2016: The Basement – Link2Design
Spend the evening with us for our first ever Link2Design event at The Basement. This program will be led by The Design Lab, and will feature UX pioneer and Design Lab Don Norman as well as a panel of entrepreneurs! More info:

Tuesday, May 24, 2016: Triton Entrepreneur Night 
Join The Basement for an evening of networking with entrepreneurs, alumni and entrepreneurial students. See future founders demo their innovative projects and pitch their products at Triton Entrepreneur Night where creativity, ideas, and innovation converge.
5:30pm – 8:30pm, the Basement, Mandeville B202

Wednesday, May 11, 2916: MIT Enterprise Forum – Investor Dating Game
5:00pm -8:30pm at the Sandford Consortium, Roth Auditorium, Register

Monday, May 16, 2016: CONNECT Small Talk: Cyber Security Presentation
5:00pm – 6:30pm at CONNECT, Register

Wednesday, May 18, 2016: The Basement – Night with EvoNexus, Early Seed Funding Success
5:30pm – 7:30pm at EvoNexus La Jolla (map), Register

Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Cleantech: Smart Cities San Diego: How Smart Are We?
8:00am – 11:00am at The Alexandria at Torrey Pines-Illumina Theatre, Register

Thursday, May 19, 2016: CONNECT: Introduction to Venture Capital
8:00am – 11:30am at Pekins Coie, Register

Thursday, May 19, 2016: Inspiring Leaders: Derek Herrera – Rebuilding Mind, Body and Business  
11:30am – 1:00pm at JLABS San Diego, Register

Wednesday, May 25, 2016: Biocom Big Data Executive Summit: Surfing the Big Data Tsunami
7:00am – 1:30pm at Biocom, Register

Wednesday, May 25, 2016: Biocom-BioBriefing: Biotech for the Non-Scientist
9:00am – 4:30pm at Biocom, Register

The Basement: Spring Quarter Events!


Hello Seekers!

We hope that you’re all as excited for the start of May as we are! For the Spring Quarter, we’re bringing back our Night with EvoNexus event, but with a twist. This time, we’re partnering with EvoNexus inviting you all to their La Jolla Campus! In addition, come enjoy a discussion with Raj Krishnan, founder of Biological Dynamics and Forbes 30 under 30 Scientist.

However, what we’re most excited to bring to you is Triton Entrepreneur Night. We’re inviting all of our entrepreneurial community for an exciting evening of networking, demoing, and pitching and would love for you to join us!

Additionally, check out the other big things happening in the San Diego community as the Entrepreneur Challenge and other San Diego Orgs are hosting events in the coming month.

We hope to see you all at our upcoming events!


The Basement Team


Evening with Experts featuring Raj Krishnan
When: Fri, May 13th, 6:00-7:30PM
Where: The Basement, Mandeville B202
The Evening with Experts Series at the Basement welcomes Raj Kirshnan, ’06, PhD ’10, who founded Biological Dynamics to revolutionize the approach toward the diagnosis and treatment of high burden diseases – the manifestation of his long desire to help people with cancer and save lives. Raj’s vision transformed Biological Dynamics from concept to early stage startup, and then to one of the most innovative diagnostic companies in Southern California. His passion and conviction has led Biological Dynamics through three rounds of funding, securing over $30M in total.

To keep up with the event on Facebook click here, RSVP will be up shortly.



Night with EvoNexus: Early Seed Funding Success
When: Wed, May 18th, 5:30PM-7:30PM
Where: EvoNexus La Jolla

The Basement will host its next Night with EvoNexus quarterly program series at EvoNexus’ UTC facility! The panel program will focus on securing early seed funding success for your startup and will be moderated by Tim Rueth, startup investor and Entrepreneur-In-Residence at UC San Diego along with program panelists Jeff Dra, CEO of Grolltex, Luke Sophinos, CEO of CourseKey, and Leo Trottier, CEO of CleverPet. The panel will share their experiences in raising early successful rounds of capital and examine what it takes to get there.

To keep up with the event on Facebook click here, RSVP will be up shortly.



Triton Entrepreneur Night
When: Tues, May 24th, 5:30-8:00PM
WhereThe Basement, Mandeville B202
Join The Basement as we introduce our incubator and accelerator teams to the San Diego entrepreneurial community. These selected teams will have the opportunity to demo their projects and share their entrepreneurial journeys.

We invite everyone, from premier angels and investors to the budding entrepreneurs to the driver students of UC San Diego, to come out and see what we are building here in the Basement.

To RSVP click here, and to keep up with the event on Facebook click here.


Paid Summer Internship Opportunity – Internal Audit


A paid summer internship with an internal audit team at Realty Income corporate headquarters in San Diego.

Realty Income Careers – Internal Audit Intern

Job Description:

Realty Income is seeking a summer intern to join our internal audit team. This paid internship will provide in-depth exposure to the internal auditing profession and an opportunity to learn more about the day-to-day responsibilities of an internal auditor. This intern will work with internal audit team members and learn how to apply concepts of risk assessment and how to design and perform audit procedures responsive to those risks. This internship will also provide exposure to issues shaping and affecting the profession today as well as topics related to personal career development.

The role is located at Realty Income’s corporate headquarters. At the end of the internship, the intern will have an understanding of internal audit professional standards, interview skills, identifying risks and internal controls to mitigate risks and have experience in the real estate industry.

Specifically this position will be responsible for:

  • Assist with audit planning.
  • Identify risks and internal controls to mitigate those risks.
  • Perform walkthroughs, testing, and analysis to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Prepare business process documentation (narratives, process flows, interviews notes).
  • Provide value added recommendations to improve processes.
  • Identify reportable issues, perform root cause analysis, and establish remediation requirements.
  • Communicate audit results to management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, technology or related field (junior or senior standing).
  • Strong academic credentials (minimum GPA of 3.2).
  • Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, university jobs).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strategic, creative, and critical thinker with the ability to synthesize complex information.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of leadership.
  • A quick learner that displays excellent judgment and problem solving skills.
  • A team player who displays self confidence, encourages collaboration, and establishes credibility that earns the trust of superiors and peers.
  • Knowledge of audit methodologies and techniques.
  • Knowledge of manual and automated systems of internal control.
  • Demonstrated integrity and commitment to the highest ethical standards and personal values.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


2016 Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Scholarship Winner – Tristan Britt!

Rady Undergraduate Advising is pleased to announce Tristan Britt is the winner of the 2016 Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Scholarship. Tristan is a Management Science major with a minor in accounting. He will be honored at a luncheon on May 11th hosted by the IIA. Congratulations Tristan!



Defense Contract Audit Agency is Hiring


The Defense Contract Audit Agency will be hiring 300 new auditors agency wide. The Defense Contract Audit Agency will issue a Job Opportunity Announcement on USA Jobs on May 1, 2016, under vacancy announcement number D-DCAA-1687256-16.

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for D-DCAA-1687256-16. Or, feel free to contact James Johnson, Senior Auditor, at

Careers in Communication Mixer – Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00PM

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The Undergraduate Communication Society would like to formally invite you to our most highly anticipated event of the school year, our Careers in Communication Mixer. This event will take place on Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00PM at the Green Room at RIMAC Arena.

This is a chance for students to network with REAL professionals who work in industries related to PR/Marketing/Law and more! This event will feature professionals from GoPro, NBC, Hewlett-Packard and more to come. Additionally, there will be a:

-Short panel introduction

-Opportunity to talk personally with professionals in groups

-Free food

Fill out this RSVP form to reserve your spot:

For more information and updates on the guest list, see our Facebook Event page here:

Hope to see you there!


The Undergraduate Communication Society


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