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Resources for Stanford Students

Check out our new FAQ section concerning Stanford's current situation and how it impacts meaningful work.

Handshake Resources

Job & Internship Search

Finding a Job on Handshake (FAQs)
Strategies for Finding Summer Opportunities
Recruitment Timelines by Industry
Applying to Technical Roles
Gap Year Opportunities

Job & Internship Search by Industry

50+ Opportunities: Arts, Media and Entertainment
Careers in BioScience Research
Careers Working with Data
Careers in Finance
Rotational Programs for New Grads
PreMed Resources at Stanford  
Tech for Non-Tech
Working in Policy, Government and Think Tanks
Working in the Health Space
Consulting: Navigating the Recruitment Process
Finance and Consulting FAQs and Tip Sheet

Career Fair

Dealing with the Career Fair Jitters
Tips for Navigating Career Fairs
Career Fair Follow-Up


Will Your Interview Answers Get You Hired?
The Secret to a Great Interview
Prepare for Interviews, Answer Tough Questions, and Figure Out What to Wear 
How to Ace Your Technical Interview
The Ultimate Guide to Acing the Video Interview
4 Common Interview Questions (and 4 Perfect Answers)

Making the Most of Your Internship

How to Go from Intern to Full-Time Employee
How to Make an Impact as an Intern
Communication Etiquette as an Intern
How to Make the Most of a Remote Internship

Negotiating a Job Offer

6 Things to Consider When Accepting a Job Offer
15 Rules to Negotiating a Job Offer
Can You Renege on a Job Offer?

Career Exploration & Information

7 Common Career Myths & Truths
How to Make Decisions
Careers in Finance
Stanford Alum Transitions from Student to Professional Nurse
Transition Experiences from Stanford Student to Professional Nurse

PhDs & Postdocs

Faculty & Academic Job Search Sample Material Packets

Important Resources

Alumni-sourced Opportunities

A filterable spreadsheet of Handshake opportunities that have been sourced directly from Stanford alumni.

"Just in Time" Opportunities

A filterable spreadsheet of Handshake opportunities that will expire in two weeks and have fewer than five applicants. 

Jobs Posted to Handshake in Last Seven Days

A filterable spreadsheet of the most recent jobs posted to Stanford's employment opportunity database.

Stanford Community Offerings & Resources

A list of offerings and resources for the Stanford Community at large during this difficult time. Addresses issues such as housing, finances, supplies, and more.

Stanford Community Ongoing Mutual Aid Spreadsheet

The purpose of this spreadsheet is to provide resources to Stanford community members who are staying at Stanford or in the Bay Area.

Stanford FLIP Emergency Housing Form

A form for those Stanford community members who can provide housing for Stanford first-generation and/or low-income students. 

Stanford Alumni Student Support Site

This site is for alumni who would like to help students in this time of need. Includes a variety of ways to address these needs in this turbulent time. 

Stanford Student Support Site

A one-stop shop for students to find help and support from the Stanford community.

Stanford Make a Gift

This site is for individuals who would like to make a gift to the First-Generation and/or Low-Income General Office Fund.

FLI Guide to COVID-19

This guide is a compilation of information relevant to the first-generation and/or low-income students in an effort to help the navigate this situation.

FLI Student Alumni Help Requests

This is a form where students can make direct requests of alumni, if there needs cannot be addressed by the "Community Offerings" list.

FAQ for Federal Work Study (FWS) Employers at Stanford

Addresses questions surrounding remote work for FWS students. 

How to Network While you are Social Distancing at Home

Stephanie K. Eberle (BioSci Careers director) suggests seven actions you can take to stay market ready while in the safety of your own home. Opinion piece in Inside Higher Ed.

Non-Stanford Resources

2020 Internship Status - COVID-19 (Github)
Also reach out @hiring2020 on Twitter.

Reddit thread for CS Majors discussing internship updates

LinkedIn article: Who's Hiring Now

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