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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 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 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
Frosh Service Liaisons at Ronald McDonald House 2018
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
The Frosh Service Liaisons Program is a leadership development and outreach program for first-year Stanford undergraduates. Liaisons meet weekly to learn about service opportunities, participate in leadership-building workshops, plan service events (you'll get support!), and engage in critical discussions about service. By the end of the program, participants will be...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
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 Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Technology & Engineering
The Stanford Women in Computer Science (WiCS) Outreach Team runs an educational computer science outreach program called Stanford WiCS Outreach Workshop (WOW). The purpose of this program is to serve low-income, historically underrepresented high school students in the communities surrounding Stanford. As a volunteer with Stanford WOW, you will teach...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
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 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 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 Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
At the YMCA, there are many ways volunteers can engage with youth in our afterschool programs, both in person and online. Program Assistants help YMCA staff with curriculum focused on art, games, social emotional learning, and academic enrichment. No experience is needed to volunteer for this in-person opportunity. Volunteers will...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
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 Commitment, Research, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
The Brain Development & Education Lab at the Stanford Graduate School of Education is developing the Rapid Online Assessment of Reading (ROAR), an open-access tool to help educators and clinicians rapidly screen children for reading difficulties. Stanford students are invited to contribute to our research partnerships with...

Sponsored by:

Graduate School of Education

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
The Little Libraries aims to reduce socioeconomic inequities in early education  by promoting school readiness and literacy in pediatrics clinics around the Mid-Peninsula region. Founded by Dr. Lisa Chamberlain and the Stanford Pediatrics Advocacy Group, the Little Libraries provides a platform for students to meaningfully address disparities in school readiness. We have established...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Continuation of SPANLANG 3 or SPANLANG 2A. Identity and community. Sequence integrating community engaged learning, culture and language with emphasis on developing advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, community and academic contexts. SL content focuses on...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Students develop advanced Spanish language proficiency through examination of issues surrounding current immigration and refugee crises. There will be class discussions of Central American contexts, international treaties, human rights, and U.S. immigration law. Class will include expert commentary from legal and mental health professionals, human rights specialists, migrants, and refugees...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Continuation of SPANLANG 12C. Sequence integrating culture and language, with emphasis on developing advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, academic, and professional contexts. "C" content focuses on societal and cultural components of the Spanish-speaking world. Prerequisite...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Continuation of SPANLANG 11. Identity and community. Sequence integrating community engaged learning, culture and language with emphasis on developing advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, community and academic contexts. SL content focuses on artistic projects with...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Continuation of SPANLANG 12. Immigration & Citizenship. Sequence integrating community engaged learning, culture and language with emphasis on developing advanced proficiency in oral and written discourse. Targeted functional abilities include presentational and socioculturally appropriate language in formal and informal, community and professional contexts. SL content focuses on immersion in civics-based...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Spring,
Winter,
Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
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:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter
Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit

Quarter-long course in Education & Youth Development
Students collaborate with native Spanish-speaking workers on a mutually agreed project of benefit to the workers. Past projects have included: digital storytelling¿creating podcasts using testimonials, advice, or remembrances that workers wish to share¿and Spanish-English language exchanges. Cardinal Course (certified by Haas Center). Prerequisite: Completion of SPANLANG 13C, SPANLANG 13R, SPANLANG...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

April 3, 2023
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:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn

Course Date:

September 26, 2022
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
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. Volunteering Co-teach a 6-week...

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 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

Course Date:

September 26, 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:

Graduate Students

When:

Winter

Course Date:

January 9, 2023
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