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Haas Center for Public Service
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health
The Issue Area Coordinators Program provides our most committed students with training and practice in collective leadership. The Haas Center’s Issue Area Coordinators build partnerships among Stanford students, faculty, and Bay Area community leaders to address challenges around Affordability, Civic Engagement, Education, Environmental Sustainability, Health, and Public Interest Technology. Talk...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

Quarter-long full-time in Environmental Sustainability
The Haas Center for Public Service offers seven full-time, summer fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students to work with nonprofit and government agencies toward climate justice in the Bay Area. These fellowships are associated with Partnerships for Climate Justice in the Bay Area (PCJ in the Bay), an initiative...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
This community-engaged learning class is part of a broader Program on Social Entrepreneurship at the Haas Center for Public Service. It will use practice to better inform theory about how innovation can help address societies biggest challenges. Working with the instructor and three visiting nonprofit social entrepreneurs in residence, students...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Human Rights
Considers purpose, practice, and ethics of service learning. Provides training for students' work in community. Examines current scope of human trafficking in Bay Area, pressing concerns, capacity and obstacles to effectively address them. Students work with community partners dedicated to confronting human trafficking and problems it entails on a daily...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Human Rights
Prerequisite: HISTORY6W (FEMGEN 6W). Continuation of HISTORY 6W (FEMGEN 6W). Students will continue working on their projects with their community partners. Several class meetings and small group consultations throughout the quarter. (Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center)

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
(Same as HISTORY 5C. 105C is 5 units, 5C is 3 units.) Interdisciplinary approach to understanding the extent and complexity of the global phenomenon of human trafficking, especially for forced prostitution, labor exploitation, and organ trade, focusing on human rights violations and remedies. Provides a historical context for the development...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Focus is on classrooms with students from diverse racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds. Studies, writing, and media representation of urban and diverse school settings; implications for transforming teaching and learning. Issues related to developing teachers with attitudes, dispositions, and skills necessary to teach diverse students.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Physical, chemical, and biological processes within soil systems. Emphasis is on factors governing nutrient availability, plant growth and production, land-resource management, and pollution within soils. How to classify soils and assess nutrient cycling and contaminant fate. Recommended: introductory chemistry and biology.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
The Earth Systems Senior Capstone and Reflection, required of all seniors, provides students with opportunities to synthesize and reflect on their learning in the major. Students participate in guided career development and planning activities and initiate work on an independent or group capstone project related to an Earth Systems problem...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Historically, discussions of race, ethnicity, culture, and equity in the environment have been shaped by a limited view of the environmental justice movement, often centered on urban environmental threats and separated from other types of environmental and climate advocacy. This course will seek to expand on these discussions by exploring...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
This seminar will explore the impact and relative salience of racial/ethnic identity on select issues including: discrimination, social justice, mental health and academic performance. Theoretical perspectives on identity development will be reviewed, along with research on other social identity variables, such as social class, gender and regional identifications. New areas...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
The principal purpose of this course is to support Habla tutors language coaches in developing lesson plans and strategies to implement during theircoaching sessions with English language learners. The course equips students with a foundational understanding of English as a second language, practical experience with developing educational materials for language...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Cardinal Quarter

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
Stanford in Government (SIG) is a nonpartisan, student-run organization dedicated to promoting political awareness, providing public service opportunities and fellowships, and assisting students in their search for quality experiences in the public policy arena. SIG's Fellowships Program provides highly qualified, ambitious students with meaningful exposure to the public policy process...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
HAAS COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH (CBR) FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM The Community-Based Research Fellowship supports teams of faculty, students, and community partners in conducting research that addresses community-identified needs. CBR Fellowship Information Sessions (RSVP) Jan. 18, 12noon – 1pm, Haas Center for Public Service, DK Room (lunch provided, RSVP encouraged) Jan...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

International

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Spring,
Summer

Application Deadline:

February 11, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Volunteer, Student service organization

Education & Youth Development, Law, Policy & Justice
The Stanford Jail & Prison Education Project (known as SJPEP, or formerly SPEP) is a graduate student group that provides much-needed education services to people who are incarcerated in Bay Area jails, as well as interdisciplinary teaching opportunities in a non-traditional environment for Stanford graduate students. Applications for Winter/Spring 2023...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter

Application Deadline:

August 29, 2022 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
Race and ethnicity are often taken for granted as naturally occurring, self-evident phenomena that must be navigated or overcome to understand and eradicate the (re)production of societal hierarchies across historical, geopolitical, and institutional contexts. In contrast, this transdisciplinary course seeks to track and trouble the historical and contemporary creation, dissolution...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
Race and ethnicity are often taken for granted as naturally occurring, self-evident phenomena that must be navigated or overcome to understand and eradicate the (re)production of societal hierarchies across historical, geopolitical, and institutional contexts. In contrast, this transdisciplinary course seeks to track and trouble the historical and contemporary creation, dissolution...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
About EPIC The State of California is a leader in developing cutting-edge policies in response to climate change and other environmental and natural resource challenges.  Other states, the federal government and nations follow and seek to imitate California's forward-thinking public policy efforts. The Stanford Woods Institute identifies key state agencies...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government,
Woods Institute for the Environment,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
About EPIC The State of California is a leader in developing cutting-edge policies in response to climate change and other environmental and natural resource challenges.  Other states, the federal government and nations follow and seek to imitate California's forward-thinking public policy efforts. The Stanford Woods Institute identifies key state agencies...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government,
Woods Institute for the Environment,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
About EPIC The State of California is a leader in developing cutting-edge policies in response to climate change and other environmental and natural resource challenges.  Other states, the federal government and nations follow and seek to imitate California's forward-thinking public policy efforts. The Stanford Woods Institute identifies key state agencies...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government,
Woods Institute for the Environment,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
About EPIC The State of California is a leader in developing cutting-edge policies in response to climate change and other environmental and natural resource challenges.  Other states, the federal government and nations follow and seek to imitate California's forward-thinking public policy efforts. The Stanford Woods Institute identifies key state agencies...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government,
Woods Institute for the Environment,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
About EPIC The State of California is a leader in developing cutting-edge policies in response to climate change and other environmental and natural resource challenges.  Other states, the federal government and nations follow and seek to imitate California's forward-thinking public policy efforts. The Stanford Woods Institute identifies key state agencies...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government,
Woods Institute for the Environment,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
About EPIC The State of California is a leader in developing cutting-edge policies in response to climate change and other environmental and natural resource challenges.  Other states, the federal government and nations follow and seek to imitate California's forward-thinking public policy efforts. The Stanford Woods Institute identifies key state agencies...

Sponsored by:

Stanford in Government,
Woods Institute for the Environment,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Health, Socio-Economic Prosperity
Overview Rise South City is a community-based organization in South San Francisco, committed to creating dialogues with our frontline communities about climate change & social equity issues to learn about the different intersectional systems that underpin it and help develop local solutions for transformational reform. We promote community resilience, economic...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
Overview The world of petroleum refining is coming to an end, and the stakes are high for this transition. There are many recent and ongoing examples of Unjust Transitions for communities with refineries and heavy industry, predominantly low-income Black and Brown communities. For example, in recent years we have seen...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
About the Organization The San Mateo County Flood and Sea Level Rise Resiliency District (OneShoreline) is an independent government agency that works across jurisdictional boundaries to secure and leverage public and private resources for the long-term climate resilience of San Mateo County. With lengthy shorelines along San Francisco Bay and...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Health, Socio-Economic Prosperity
Overview In the Bay Area, as throughout the world, under-resourced communities are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change impacts. Since 2016, Climate Resilient Communities (CRC) has been on the ground, learning the specific needs of residents in diverse, under-resourced communities in East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, and Belle Haven (Menlo...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Socio-Economic Prosperity
Overview NFOCA is a new, grassroots nonprofit organization established by community leaders in North Fair Oaks (NFO), an unincorporated community surrounded by the cities of Menlo Park, Atherton, and Redwood City. NFOCA seeks to increase community representation and participation in NFO, in order to empower residents, promote unity and support...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Law, Policy & Justice
Overview Located west of Highway 101 along the San Francisco Bayfront, the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park has been systematically excluded from the rest of the city and the surrounding area. Following decades of redlining and other unjust housing practices, today, Belle Haven residents experience exclusion in many dimensions...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Socio-Economic Prosperity
Overview Valley Verde is dedicated to building healthy and resilient communities by providing low-income families educational programs, edible gardens, and micro-entrepreneurship opportunities that create food security and lead to self-sufficiency. We accomplish this in our Shared Garden Program where we provide home garden supplies, monthly gardening workshops, mentorship, and garden...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
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