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Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students an immersive educational experience into understanding how...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter
Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This seminar explores the intersections of language and race/racism/racialization in the public schooling experiences of students of color. We will briefly trace the historical emergence of the related fields of sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, explore how each of these scholarly traditions approaches the study of language, and identify key points...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

In this course students will learn about health priorities of pre-teen and adolescent youth and engage in developing and presenting health educational materials for children enrolled in Redwood City Middle Schools, or other under-resourced schools in San Mateo County.Building on the philosophy of H.E.L.P for kids (Health Education for Life-Partnership...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Globally, more than 1 billion people rely on seafood, yet this source of vital nutrition is chronically neglected in discussions about the future of food systems. In 2021, the UN Food Systems Summit brought international attention to the potential of "blue foods," thanks in part to insights and evidence provided...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Even where policy leaders are striving to center equity in rapid energy transitions, the pathways to clean energy economies are often described by techno-economic models that have limited ability to assess the distributional implications of different scenarios. This course focuses on methods to translate high-level, spatially coarse research findings into...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This REACH scholar led seminar will examine the manufacture of health disparities as well as the pathophysiology in the evolution of disparities into health and health system inequity. We will also explore approaches to achieve health equity using a variety of approaches that transform scholarship into impact. We will invite...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Environmental Sustainability, HealthCardinal Quarter

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. Guided by equity and systems change principles, we incubate and advocate for new ideas and build with...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, HealthCardinal Quarter

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:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Quarter-long full-time in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship

The Haas Center for Public Service offers full-time, paid summer fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students to work with nonprofit and government agencies toward climate justice in the Bay Area. Students who have begun their coterm programs (i.e., students who are paying for graduate tuition) are welcome to apply for...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

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:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

(COMM 177B is offered for 5 units, COMM 277B is offered for 4 units.) This class will tackle data-driven journalism, in collaboration with other academic and journalistic partners. The class is centered around one or more projects rooted in local data-driven journalism but with potential for regional or national journalistic...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Graduate students register for COMM 277I. COMM 177I is offered for 5 units, COMM 277I is offered for 4 units.) Learn how to apply an investigative and data mindset to journalism, from understanding how to background an individual or entity using online databases to compiling or combining disparate sets of...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This course explores what communicative practices can enhance the inclusion of persons living in different life stages in a community. We consider how verbal or non-verbal interactions can contribute to transforming society into one in which marginalized persons such as older adults (possibly living with compromised cognitive conditions) can be...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Students completing this course will walk away with a profound understanding of how to foster sustainable community partnerships. Through a combination of classroom instruction and service learning, students will develop an understanding of the complex causes and consequences of housing inequity, community-based case management, and community-driven solutions to the housing...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2023
Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & JusticeCardinal Quarter

A Cardinal Quarter opportunity co-sponsored by the Native American Cultural Center and the Haas Center for Public Service, the Indigenous Communities Fellowship is Stanford’s premier opportunity for students to pursue Indigenous service and community reinvestment. This fellowship enables students to partner with a nonprofit, government, or tribal organization of their...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service,
Native American Cultural Center

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 9, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Street Code Academy
Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer, Student service organization

StreetCode Academy's mission is to empower communities of color with the mindset, skills, and access to participate in the innovation economy. We envision a world where people of color have the power of community, innovation, and freedom. We believe that the key to true, sustainable change lies in addressing the...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Spring,
Summer,
Winter
Quarter-long course in Identity, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This community-engaged learning class is part of a broader collaboration between the Program on Social Entrepreneurship at the Haas Center for Public Service, Distinguished Visitors Program and the Doerr School of Sustainability, using practice to better inform theory about how innovation can help address society's biggest challenges with a particular...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Multi-quarter part-timeGrant / stipend

The School of Humanities and Sciences awards Graduate Research Opportunity (GRO) funding to PhD and DMA students in the humanities, arts, and social sciences to support research for their dissertation. This funding is incremental and does not replace other funding that the student may receive to support their dissertation research.Thanks...

Sponsored by:

School of Humanities and Sciences

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A
Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human RightsCardinal Quarter

*Applications still open! There are a few companies that are still recruiting applicants. These will be accepted on a rolling basis, and the three-app limit no longer applies (meaning if you've applied to three already, you can still apply to the following that are still open!)*   The TomKat Center...

Sponsored by:

TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The Cardinal Free Clinics, consisting of Arbor and Pacific Free Clinic, provide culturally appropriate, high quality transitional medical care for underserved patient populations in the Bay Area. Students volunteer in various clinic roles to offer services including health education, interpretation, referrals, and labs. In clinic students are guided in the...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Summer,
Autumn

Course Date:

June 24, 2024
Stanford Women in Politics
Multi-quarter part-time in Law, Policy & Justice, Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Stanford Women in Politics is an organization dedicated to developing a community of Stanford students interested in any sort of political, policy or legal field. All students who share this interest are welcome! We do this through educational teach-ins, professional development and networking events. We strive to support one another...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Summer,
Winter
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Engage with contemplative science scholars, leaders, and teachers who apply contemplative practices to cultivate the democratic promise for equality, liberty, health, and well-being. This workshop immerses students in community-based engaged learning in which the community is the people of Stanford (students, staff, faculty, alumni, retirees, patients,and members of the local...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A

Course Date:

October 7, 2023
Quarter-long course in Health, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

This course is a Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center. Through a contemplative approach, this course cultivates students' capacity to take skillful action to address climate change. Effective engagement with the daunting complexity inherent in the climate crisis requires calm contemplative competence. The science of mindfulness, resilience, emotional intelligence...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The second of a two-quarter, project-based course sequence that address cultural, political, organizational, technical and business issues at the heart of implementing sustainable engineering projects in the developing world. Students work in interdisciplinary project teams to tackle real-world design challenges in partnership with social entrepreneurs and/or NGOs. This quarter focuses...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A

Course Date:

April 1, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

The first of a two-quarter, project-based course sequence that address cultural, sociopolitical, organizational, technical, and ethical issues at the heart of implementing sustainable engineering projects in a developing world. Students work in interdisciplinary project teams to tackle real-world design challenges in partnership with social entrepreneurs, local communities, and/or NGOs. While...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

N/A

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Adaptation to climate change will not only require new infrastructure and policies, but it will also challenge our local, state and national governments to collaborate across jurisdictional lines in ways that include many different types of private and nonprofit organizations and individual actors. The course explores what it means for...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Quarter-long course in Technology & Engineering, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Adaptation to climate change will not only require new infrastructure and policies, but it will also challenge our local, state and national governments to collaborate across jurisdictional lines in ways that include many different types of private and nonprofit organizations and individual actors. The course explores what it means for...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Spring,
Winter

Course Date:

January 8, 2024
Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, HealthCardinal Commitment

  GPS Fellowship Description In partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education, the Haas Center for Public Service offers the Graduate Public Service (GPS) Fellowship as a space for graduate students to cultivate their skills, commitments, and identities as community-engaged scholars.  The GPS Fellowship creates a...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Postdoc

When:

Autumn,
Winter,
Spring

Application Deadline:

June 27, 2023 | 12:00 AM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & JusticeCardinal Quarter

A Cardinal Quarter opportunity co-sponsored by the Native American Cultural Center and the Haas Center for Public Service, the Indigenous Communities Fellowship is Stanford’s premier opportunity for students to pursue Indigenous service and community reinvestment. This fellowship enables students to partner with a nonprofit, government, or tribal organization of their...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service,
Native American Cultural Center

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 13, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
Environmental SustainabilityCardinal Careers

The Lokey Fellowship is made possible through an endowed fund established by Stanford alumnus Lorry I. Lokey '49, and supports the work of a recent graduate of Stanford University's graduate programs in the Doerr School of Sustainability, the School of Engineering, or the Graduate School of Business. This two year...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Other

Application Deadline:

February 16, 2024 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
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