Congratulations on being selected to participate in one of the many campus programs that make up the Cardinal Quarter initiative. As you prepare for your summer experience, these resources may be helpful.
Many of the Cardinal Quarter programs have a required or suggested course or series of workshops already associated with the program. If your program does not have a preparation course, consider these opportunities:
Come learn from staff, students, and community partners about how to have a successful internship experience! This weekly workshop series is presented by the Haas Center for Public Service in part to help you prepare for Cardinal Quarter experiences, or any internship you’re planning for summer. Workshops will be offered spring quarter in the Haas Center’s DK Room. Snacks and/or lunch will be served.
Check back here to RSVP for spring 2020 workshops
If you want to take the entire series for a unit of credit, please sign up for EARTHSYS 9/HUMBIO 9/URBANST 101/ARTSINST 40/PUBLPOL 74/EDUC 9 on Axess.
Explore the many Cardinal Courses that may be relevant as you prepare for your summer experience, or as options for future quarters after returning from your summer experience.
The Danger of a Single Story (video)
Cultural Humility (video)
Pedagogy of Privilege (video)
How Can I do Good in the World (video)
Principles of Ethical & Effective Service – Haas Center for Public Service
International Service Curriculum Resources – Impact Abroad
Financial Literacy Tools: Haven Money for Stanford Students - Haven includes resources on banking, credit cards, budgeting, housing and more!
Meal-planning on a Budget - one of many online resources for meal-planning and budgeting
Undergraduate Travel Checklist – Stanford Office of International Affairs
Students Abroad – U.S. Department of State
Country Specific Information – U.S. Department of State
International Travel Guidelines & Information (from the Haas Center)
Health and Safety Tips for Travel (from Vaden)
Other Travel Concerns (from Vaden)
Cardinal Quarter Supervisors Panel 2020: Supervisors at organizations that host Cardinal Quarter fellows share advice for incoming summer fellows, including how their organizations are conducting work remotely during the COVID-19 health emergency.
Check out these quick video tips from Olatunde Sobomehin and Elisa Nino-Sears, two longtime CSWS and Cardinal Quarter supervisors! Tunde speaks to how to make this summer Just the Start to Something Special, and Elisa shares her insights on Building Your Team of Advisors, Adjusting to Your Work Experience, and why internships are a great chance to have New Realizations and Stay in Touch!
Tips for Fellows (from Cardinal Quarter staff)
Find contact information for International SOS (ISOS) and On Call International at the bottom of the OIA webpage
While your first line of information and procedures should be the resources provided by your office, you can also access Stanford University campus resources.