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Cardinal Service is a university-wide effort to connect Stanford students with opportunities to serve locally, nationally, and around the world.

What is Cardinal Service? This short video explains.

Students engaged in classes and service organizations

ENGAGE with a nonprofit organization or government agency for summer work, sign up to tutor and mentor local youth, or make a regular commitment to volunteer in your community. Apply for Cardinal Quarter to participate in a full-time, quarter-long public service opportunity, or take a Cardinal Course to use your learning in real-world situations.

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Students at a philanthropic foundation and a career fair

LAUNCH your public service career. Take advantage of online resources to find tailored career coaching and advising, internship and career opportunities, high-impact recruiting and networking events, access to prestigious national scholarships, and connections to alumni.

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Student service organizations

The student-run Bridge Peer Counseling Center offers anonymous and confidential 24/7 counseling.

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Faculty & Instructors

Find information and resources to apply your scholarship and expertise to teaching a Cardinal Course.

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Campus Partners

Work with students who are making a long-term or full-time commitment to service.


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Alumni & Supporters

See how Cardinal Service is making a difference and support public service at Stanford.

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Community Partners

Partner with Stanford to offer research, internship, or volunteer opportunities for students.

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