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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
Partnering with the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE), the just transitions policy lab will address transportation justice, housing justice, and labor equity concerns that have been identified by neighboring communities to Stanford and our service workers as part of local land use planning and policy processes. Building...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Partnering with the Stanford Coalition for Planning an Equitable 2035 (SCoPE), the just transitions policy lab will address transportation justice, housing justice, and labor equity concerns that have been identified by neighboring communities to Stanford and our service workers as part of local land use planning and policy processes. Building...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Quarter

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
Through the Jane Stanford Fellowship, continuing undergraduate students design and implement a service experience during the fall, winter or spring quarter. Students are encouraged to think about how their academic background and prior experiences might be useful to organizations and communities trying to develop better ways of addressing challenges...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

International

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Winter,
Spring

Application Deadline:

November 1, 2022 | 11:59 PM
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
Cardinal Careers

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
The John Gardner Public Service Fellowship provides opportunities for graduating seniors to invest their talent, energy and training in public service. Six fellows, three from Stanford and three from UC Berkeley, are selected each spring. Fellows work full-time for ten months with a government or nonprofit agency of their choice in...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Other

Application Deadline:

January 5, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Careers

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
The Tom Ford Fellowship in Philanthropy was created in 2001 to provide young professionals with intensive, mentored experiences in domestic foundations in order to educate Stanford graduates about the role of philanthropy in society and encourage them to enter the field. The fellowship is made possible by the generous support...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term

When:

Other

Application Deadline:

January 19, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
This opportunity and application encompass all self-designed Haas Center-sponsored and co-sponsored fellowships in the domestic U.S., including: Advancing Gender Equity Fellowship, Alex Tung Memorial Fellowship, Black Diaspora Fellowship, Chicanx/Latinx Communities Fellowship, Earth Systems Public Service Summer Fellowship, Empowering Asian/Asian American Communities Fellowship, Indigenous Communities...

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

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
As of September 2022, all undergraduate international travelers who have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and received a booster shot must be approved for a travel exception submitted at least four weeks prior to the proposed departure date. Travel for undergraduate students is not permitted to countries, regions or cities...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

International

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship, Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
Through the Roland Longevity Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity offered in partnership with the Stanford Center on Longevity, Stanford students provide service to older adults and/or conduct research on issues of aging in order to enhance the quality of life and participation in the community for this population. Roland Longevity Fellows have...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship, Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
The Reflective Practice and Social Change Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity, enables students to contemplate the connections between our inner lives and the actions we take out in the world. Students will explore personal values, beliefs, purpose and meaning in one’s life to better understand motivations to commit to service...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service,
Office of Religious Life

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship, Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Environmental Sustainability
Through the Earth Systems Public Service Summer Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity, students apply what they have learned through interdisciplinary environmental studies through an internship at a nonprofit organization or government agency. Fellows can expand on an experience started through a course, internship, research or volunteer activity by continuing with an...

Sponsored by:

Earth Systems Program,
Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

February 7, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Quarter, Fellowship / internship, Grant / stipend

Quarter-long full-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
Through the Public Service Projects Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity, undergraduate students have the opportunity to work with a community partner to design and implement service projects resulting in tangible deliverables used to sustain service to a community. Fellows work to alleviate some of society’s most pressing concerns across the globe. Projects...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

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

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Required of and open only to Earth Systems co-terminal MS and MA students. This course has several elements, including, skill building through experiential learning and reflection and professional development. Students will either work in teams with a community partner in the Bay area on a predetermined project, or select a...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Research

Multi-quarter part-time in Environmental Sustainability
The Haas Center for Public Service is offering a fellowship enabling a student to work on a community engaged research project focused on climate justice in the Bay Area. This research fellowship is 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:

Co-term,
Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Summer,
Winter

Application Deadline:

October 9, 2022 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program

Multi-quarter part-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
The Public Service Leadership Program (PSLP) is a guided path on which students complete courses and a practicum related to a particular public service focus area. The goal of the program is to develop thoughtful, skilled, and reflective practitioners equipped to effect social change. PSLP members have competitive priority for...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Service Notation
Cardinal Courses, Cardinal Quarter

Quarter-long course in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
What is a Cardinal Service Notation? Students who complete a Cardinal Quarter, 12+ units of Cardinal Courses, or a Cardinal Commitment through the Public Service Leadership Program are eligible to have these commitments reflected on their academic transcript with the Cardinal Service Notation.  Since our founding, students at Stanford have...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring
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:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

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
Service learning through the Geokids program. Eight weeks of supervised teaching to early elementary students about Earth sciences. Hands-on teaching strategies for science standards-based instruction.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Introduction to the field of conservation photography and the strategic use of visual communication in addressing issues concerning the environment and conservation. Students will be introduced to basic digital photography, digital image processing, and the theory and application of photographic techniques. Case studies of conservation issues will be examined through...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Students work independently or in groups to complete their Senior Capstone Projects. They will participate in regular advising meetings with the instructor(s), and will give a final presentation on their projects at the end of the quarter in a special Earth Systems symposium. Prerequisite: EARTHSYS 210A, B, or C.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Introduction to geophysical methods that can be used for imaging and characterizing groundwater systems. This Cardinal Class will be structured around solving a problem currently facing the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority: How to select a site that can be used to recharge the groundwater? where is there sand...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

N/A

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Training course for new undergraduate volunteers at the Cardinal Free Clinics (CFCs). Topics include introduction to methods for providing culturally appropriate, high quality transitional medical care for underserved patient populations, clinic structure and roles, free clinics in the larger context of American healthcare, foundations in community health, cultural humility and...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Environmental Sustainability
Caribbean nations and territories remain on the frontlines of climate change despite being minor contributors to global warming. How has the history of environmental racism, colonialism, and environmental justice movements shaped our understanding of blackness and the environment in the Caribbean archipelago? In the face of the climate crisis, this...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring
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
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:

Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
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:

January 9, 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

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
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:

January 9, 2023
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