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Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

Quarter-long full-time in Environmental Sustainability
The Haas Center for Public Service offers 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 to...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 11, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Health, Socio-Economic Prosperity
Overview Our Mission: We exist to uplift Latino families in East Palo Alto and the mid-peninsula through community education, leadership development, and advocacy. Our Vision: Nuestra Casa envisions a vibrant East Palo Alto community united around shared values, a multicultural community working together to ensure that all its residents are...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 11, 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:

April 11, 2023 | 11:59 PM
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. Cardinal Course certified by the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
Inspired by Jewish values of social justice and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), the Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) mobilizes volunteer tutors of all backgrounds and supports parents to help emerging and struggling readers in grades K-5 on the Peninsula and throughout the Bay Area. We envision a society in...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering
In this course we creatively apply information technologies to collectively attack Global Grand Challenges (e.g., global warming, rising healthcare costs and declining access, and ensuring quality education for all). Interdisciplinary student teams will carry out need-finding within a target domain, followed by brainstorming to propose a quarter long project. Teams...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Health, Socio-Economic Prosperity
Overview The Greenlining Institute envisions a future where communities of color can build wealth, live in healthy places filled with economic opportunity, and are ready to meet the challenges posed by climate change. With equity practice and systems change guiding us, we incubate and advocate for new ideas and build...

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
* This Application Deadline has passed
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
* This Application Deadline has passed
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:

Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Law, Policy & Justice
In this course, students will work directly on a real-world deliberative democracy project using the method of Deliberative Polling. Students in this course will work in partnership with the Center for Deliberative Democracy at Stanford, a research center devoted to the research in democracy and public opinion around the world...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
This course examines the rhetoric, history and key case studies of environmental justice while encouraging critical and collaborative thinking, reading and researching about diversity in environmental movements within the global community and at Stanford, including the ways race, class and gender have shaped environmental battles still being fought today. We...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

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:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Solving the global climate challenge will require the creation and successful scale-up of hundreds of new ventures. This project-based course provides a launchpad for the development and creation of transformational climate ventures and innovation models. Interdisciplinary teams will research, analyze, and develop detailed launch plans for high-impact opportunities in the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights
*Limited internship positions for summer 2023 still open!* The TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy has two internship programs. Between the two programs each student can only apply to three positions through the TomKat Center.  If applications are received for more than three positions they will be randomly deleted. *There are...

Sponsored by:

TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
In this service-learning course, participants experience the world of school and print through the eyes of a child. Enrolled students learn about literacy development and instruction with diverse learners and are prepared to tutor a child in grades K-2. Attendance is required for tutoring two times per week in addition...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
Grant / stipend

One-time event in Socio-Economic Prosperity
The Journeys of Inquiry program provides an opportunity for Stanford undergraduate and graduate students to experience different societies and cultures as part of short-term programs led by Stanford King Center on Global Development faculty and affiliates. These programs, which typically take place during the summer quarter, provide opportunities to highly...

Sponsored by:

King Center on Global Development

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Health
The Recovery and Service Fellowship Nationwide, over 600,000 college students identify as being a person in recovery from substance use disorder. To help meet the needs of these individuals, Cardinal Recovery provides peer-led support for people struggling with substance use and behavioral process addictions. We create safe spaces where students...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Co-term,
Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Other,
Spring,
Summer,
Winter
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 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
* This Application Deadline has passed
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
* This Application Deadline has passed
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
* This Application Deadline has passed
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
* This Application Deadline has passed
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
The Sustainability Leadership Practicum provides an opportunity for students in the SUST master's program to practice, integrate and internalize core lessons from the program curriculum. Students will independently complete a 120-hour Practicum project of their own design, collaborating on a complex sustainability challenge with an outside partner and working through...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Summer,
Autumn

Course Date:

June 26, 2023
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
Summer 2023 Internships  Build Your Future with RMI! Do you love solving dynamic problems, thinking in numbers and working in groups? Do you also have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity and ability to persuade others toward meaningful results? Are you passionate about making the world a better place? If yes, then...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

January 18, 2023 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Cardinal Quarter

Environmental Sustainability
NRDC is a non-profit international environmental advocacy organization with 3.1 million members and online activists. They use law, policy, and science to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

January 18, 2023 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Cardinal Careers, Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

Quarter-long full-time, One-year full-time in Environmental Sustainability
Through the Schneider Fellows program, Stanford students work at leading U.S. nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the sustainable energy field. Fellows spend a summer quarter or one year tackling the world’s economic, environmental, social, and technical challenges associated with harnessing energy resources to deliver energy services. Fellows receive a stipend of...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Other,
Summer

Application Deadline:

January 18, 2023 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
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 1, 2022 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Health
Recent advances in health technologies - incorporating innovations like robotics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and smart sensors - have raised expectations of a dramatic impact on health outcomes across the world. However, bringing innovative technologies to low resource settings has proven challenging, limiting their impact. Ironically, the current COVID-19 pandemic...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
Vida Verde is a nonprofit that promotes educational equity by providing free, overnight environmental learning experiences for students who don't otherwise get the opportunity. We serve 4th-6th grade students in our three-day, two-night camping program. Our Teen and Family program includes a week-long teen leadership summer camp along with activities...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Co-term,
Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Postdoctorate,
Faculty/Staff,
Alumni/Friends,
Members,
General Public

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Health, Identity
Our organization aims to provide high quality services to Bay Area children whose parents or guardians have been affected by cancer. In a week-long sleep-away camp setting in Northern California, we aim to provide children with the ability to just be children again, through a series of fun activities, with...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
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