Skip to main content Skip to secondary navigation

Students: Looking for advising?

We’re here to help you find opportunities that are a good fit for you! Schedule an appointment with an advisor—virtual or in person.

Email us
Group of students working on a garden

Opportunities

Main content start
Main content start
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:

March 28, 2022
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 20, 2021
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 3, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
(Same as HISTORY 5C. History majors and others taking 5 units, enroll in 105C.) 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...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 20, 2021
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
This course draws on intersectional and interdisciplinary approaches to introduce students to the range of issues, experiences, and methodologies that form the foundation of Latina/o/x studies. By considering the relationship between the creation of "Latinx" and "American" identities, students will critically reconsider the borders that constitute the U.S. as a...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 3, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
This course explores the unique history of San Francisco Bay Area tribes with particular attention to Muwekma Ohlone- the descendent community associated with the landscape surrounding and including Stanford University. The story of Muwekma provides a window into the history of California Indians from prehistory to Spanish exploration and colonization...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring

Course Date:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Join us as we go behind the scenes of some of the big headlines about trouble in Silicon Valley. We'll start with the basic questions like who decides who gets to see themselves as "a computer person," and how do early childhood and educational experiences shape our perceptions of our...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 20, 2021
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
How does race function in performance and dare we say live and in living color? How does one deconstruct discrimination at its roots?n nFrom a perspective of global solidarity and recognition of shared plight among BIPOC communities, we will read and perform plays that represent material and psychological conditions under...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn
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:

Winter

Course Date:

January 3, 2022
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
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:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by climate change and other emerging environmental and technological forces. Reforming urban systems...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by climate change and other emerging environmental and technological forces. Reforming urban systems...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by climate change and other emerging environmental and technological forces. Reforming urban systems...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable, and will likely be exacerbated by climate change and other emerging environmental and technological forces. Reforming urban systems...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering
Students are placed in small interdisciplinary teams (engineers and non-engineers, undergraduate and graduate level) to work on complex design, engineering, and policy problems presented by external partners in a real urban setting. Multiple projects are offered and may span both Winter and Spring quarters; students are welcome to participate in...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering
Students are placed in small interdisciplinary teams (engineers and non-engineers, undergraduate and graduate level) to work on complex design, engineering, and policy problems presented by external partners in a real urban setting. Multiple projects are offered and may span both Winter and Spring quarters; students are welcome to participate in...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Identity
Is multiracial solidarity necessary to overcome oppression that disproportionately affects certain communities of color? What is frontline leadership and what role should people play if they are not part of frontline communities? In this course we will critically examine practices of solidarity and allyship in movements for collective liberation. Through...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Urban agriculture takes many forms in cities around the world and provides significant amounts of food and other resources and benefits for urban communities. This Earth Systems practicum explores the application of agroecological principles to the design and stewardship of urban farms and gardens. Students will explore social and ecological...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
This is an interdisciplinary course that will examine the dramatic demographic changes in American society that are challenging the institutions of our country, from health care and education to business and politics. This demographic transformation is occurring first in children and youth, and understanding how social institutions are responding to...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 20, 2021
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Health
This is an interdisciplinary course that will examine the dramatic demographic changes in American society that are challenging the institutions of our country, from health care and education to business and politics. This demographic transformation is occurring first in children and youth, and understanding how social institutions are responding to...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 3, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
This is a required course for all POLS students. The goals of the POLS Seminar (EDUC 209ABC) are to assist students in making the most of their Stanford graduate experience across several dimensions (academic, professional, and social). EDUC 209A is focused on orienting students to the academic and extra-curricular aspects...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 20, 2021
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
This is a required course for all POLS students. The goals of the POLS Seminar (EDUC 209ABC) are to assist students in making the most of their Stanford graduate experience across several dimensions (academic, professional, and social). EDUC 209B focuses on building career skills and exposing students to a range...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 3, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
This is a required course for POLS students. The goals of the POLS Seminar (EDUC 209ABC) are to assist students in making the most of their Stanford graduate experience across several dimensions (academic, professional, and social). EDUC 209C focuses on developing the POLS Project for the Spring Forum while continuing...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Addressing the theoretical underpinnings of qualitative interviews as well as the application of theory to practice, this course considers different approaches to interviewing. Interview types covered will range from group interviews to individual interviews, and from unstructured, ethnographically oriented interviews to highly structured interviews. Working with community partners to facilitate...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
(Graduate students register for COMM 206. COMM 106 is offered for 5 units, COMM 206 is offered for 4 units.) Conceptual and practical concerns underlying commonly used quantitative approaches, including experimental, survey, content analysis, and field research in communication. Pre- or corequisite: STATS 60 or consent of instructor. (Cardinal Course...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
The course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about, build, and apply skills and relationships for equity centered community research partnerships, with a focus on historically marginalized and oppressed communities. Students will learn about identified sites and conduct a needs assessment with a school or organization...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
The course is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about, build, and apply skills and relationships for equity centered community research partnerships, with a focus on historically marginalized and oppressed communities. Students will learn about identified sites and conduct a needs assessment with a school or organization...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring

Course Date:

March 28, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Law, Policy & Justice
Client: Yurok Tribe. Students will assist the client, the Office of the Tribal Attorney of the Yurok Tribe (the largest federally recognized Native nation in California), by conducting legal research on a variety of possible topics, including possibly code writing, homeowners¿ policies, tribal water rights, data sovereignty, and anti-discrimination policy...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

N/A

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 20, 2021
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Law, Policy & Justice
Client: American University of Afghanistan (AUAF). The fall of the Afghan government to the Taliban in August 2021 has created an urgent crisis for millions of Afghans. Those at particularly high risk of Taliban attacks and reprisals include women and girls, ethnic and religious minority groups, human rights advocates, journalists...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

N/A

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 3, 2022
Back to Top