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Cardinal Quarter Opportunities

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Explore our diverse array of opportunities to serve, and feel free to contact Jon McConnellValerie Chow or Hilary Douglas at the Haas Center with any questions.

Program Name Summary Deadline Month Location Sponsoring Unit
Advancing Gender Equity Fellowship Learn about gender, diversity, and social justice through a summer practicum with a nonprofit organization or government agency addressing social, political, or economic issues affecting women. February U.S., International Women's Community Center, Haas Center for Public Service
Bill Lane Center Internships

The Bill Lane Center for the American West offers a multitude of opportunities for undergraduates and graduating seniors to work with organizations throughout the West dedicated to tackling the abundant environmental, economic, and social challenges facing the region.

February U.S. Bill Lane Center for American West
Black Diaspora Fellowship The Black Diaspora Fellowship enables students to participate in a summer practicum working with a nonprofit organization or government agency on social, political and/or economic issues affecting Black American communities. February U.S. Black Community Services Center, Haas Center for Public Service
Community Arts Fellowship Work in the areas of curating, presenting, outreach, and arts education. February U.S., International Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Haas Center for Public Service
Community-Based Research Fellowship Program Participate on a team of faculty, students and community partners to conduct research that addresses community-identified needs. March U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship Design your own summer experience working with an organization using technology to address social issues. February U.S., International CS + Social Good, Haas Center for Public Service
CSRE Community Research Summer Internships

The CSRE Community Based Research Fellowship facilitates the development of innovative student research experiences in collaboration with community partners to address community-identified concerns.

February U.S., International Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Donald Kennedy Public Service Fellowship Design and implement a summer service project with measurable outcomes that helps communities take a creative approach to addressing their needs. February U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
Earth Systems Public Service Summer Fellowship Apply what you have learned through interdisciplinary environmental studies to a summer internship experience. February U.S., International Earth Systems Program, Haas Center for Public Service
Education Achievement Fellowship Engage in a summer practicum at an education-focused nonprofit, foundation, or government agency as part of a cohort in Boulder, Colorado. April U.S. Haas Center for Public Service
Empowering Asian/Asian American Communities Fellowship Allows students to engage with Asian/Asian American communities to apply what they have learned in and out of the classroom about race, diversity, equity, social justice, and the Asian/Asian American experience. Students will participate in a summer practicum experience working with a nonprofit organization or government agency on social, political or economic issues affecting Asian/Asian American communities. February U.S. Asian American Activities Center, Haas Center for Public Service
Engineering in Service International Fellowship Apply what you have learned through your academic studies to a summer practicum working with a technical/engineering-centered international nonprofit organization or government agency. February International Global Engineering Programs, Haas Center for Public Service
Externally Sponsored Opportunities Engage in a summer fellowship program, not sponsored by Stanford, and join the Cardinal Quarter summer cohort. Other / Varying deadlines Not Specified
FEED Collaboration Innovation Work on projects related to collective impact and innovation strategy for designing a more sustainable local food system. February San Francisco Bay Area FEED Collaborative, Haas Center for Public Service
Freeman Spogli Institute Global Policy Internships

The FSI Global Policy Internships program provides placement, mentorship, and a stipend to students engaging in off-campus internships at international policy and international affairs organizations.

 

February U.S., International Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Global Service Fellows Funding for opportunities offered through the Omprakash network or by service-learning program providers. Includes enrollment and engagement in the EdGE curriculum. April International Haas Center for Public Service
Global Studies Internship Program The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division offers highly qualified Stanford students an opportunity to extend classroom knowledge of the world, to immersive cultural and working experiences through the Global Studies Internship Program. February International Stanford Global Studies
Halper Summer Fellowship Pursue international public service opportunities in partnership with community organizations around the world. February International Haas Center for Public Service
Human Rights Summer Fellowship Enable students to make a valuable contribution in the fields of human rights and international justice either in partnership with a relevant organization or through community-based research, with the guidance and supervision of Stanford faculty. February International WSD HANDA Center for Human Rights and International Justice
Indigenous Communities Fellowship The Indigenous Communities Fellowship enables students to participate in a summer internship working with a nonprofit, government, or tribal organization on social, political, and/or economic issues impacting American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Indigenous Pacific Islander communities. February U.S., International Native American Cultural Center
Jane Stanford Fellowships Design and implement a service initiative that expands on work started through a Cardinal Course, study abroad experience, Alternative Spring Break, or other campus program. *Fellowship duration is one quarter. Rolling U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
Joint Science Research and Education Internship Interns will learn about plant reproductive biology and will conduct a research project in this area. Interns will also participate in the K-12 science education outreach efforts of the lab through workshops on curriculum development with the Science in Service Program at the Haas Center for Public Service, and will develop plant biology lesson plans for local schools. February San Francisco Bay Area Haas Center for Public Service
Koret Foundation Fellowship Design and implement summer service projects within the context of the Jewish community. February U.S. Haas Center for Public Service
Krupp Internship Program Internships with a German institution, organization or company in a field related to your studies (research & development for sustainable production and consumption, public policy, international relations and development, social service, civil rights, urban development, etc.). Rolling International Bing Overseas Studies Program
Latin American Studies Summer Internship Grants

Summer Internship Grants are available to undergraduate students interested in completing an independent internship in Latin America. Grants are generally dispensed for summer projects, but may be considered for alternative timing as well.

February International Stanford Global Studies
Minev Family Fellowship Engage in public service opportunities in Brazil, Bulgaria, or other countries in South America. February International Haas Center for Public Service
Non-Funded or Self-Funded Opportunities If you are taking part in an internship experience paid by your host organization or your expenses are being covered through another source, you can still be part of the Cardinal Quarter 2018 cohort. May U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
Philanthropy Fellowship Learn about and participate in the grantmaking process at a San Francisco Bay Area foundation. April San Francisco Bay Area Haas Center for Public Service
Program on Social Entrepreneurship Internships Work with the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford (SEERS) Fellows and learn more about social innovation career pathways May International, San Francisco Bay Area Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Haas Center for Public Service
Public Interest Law Fellowship Work to advance the public good and achieve social justice through the law. February U.S. Haas Center for Public Service
Public Policy Summer Internships

Internship stipends are available to continuing Stanford Public Policy students interested in completing an unpaid summer internship with a public or non-profit organization. Eligible students must be in good academic standing, have completed sufficient coursework in the Public Policy core curriculum, and the internship must be related to the student’s program of study or career plans.

February U.S. Public Policy Program
Public Scholarship Postgraduate Summer Fellowship Implement or follow through on an outreach or service component of a significant research project. *For graduating seniors and coterms. March U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
Roland Longevity Fellowship Conduct research on issues of aging or provide service to long-lived adults. April U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
Schneider Fellows

Work at one of the Natural Resources Defense Council's regional offices to tackle today's sustainable energy challenges.

January U.S., Washington DC, New York City, San Francisco Bay Area Haas Center for Public Service
Seed Internships (Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies)

For students interested in private sector solutions to international development, Seed offers internships with small to medium sized businesses in Africa and India participating in the Institute's Transformation Program.

February International Stanford Seed
Social E Fellows Work in the social entrepreneurship arena with an established social entrepreneur as a mentor. February U.S. Haas Center for Public Service
Spirituality, Service and Social Change Fellowship Integrate spiritual exploration with service to communities in the Bay Area. February San Francisco Bay Area Office of Religious Life, Haas Center for Public Service
Stanford Arts: Summer Internship Program in Arts Administration

Provides invaluable experience to Stanford students interested in pursuing careers as arts professionals in various aspects of administration, production, and management. Placements are available in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York metropolitan area, and Washington, D.C.

February U.S. Stanford Arts
Stanford Energy Internships in California/Colorado (SEIC)

State-level efforts are essential in our fight against climate change, especially in the field of energy. Stanford University is committed to helping by integrating its best students into the local energy and climate ecosystem through Stanford Energy Internships in California/Colorado (SEIC), an energy-related summer internship program for its undergraduate and graduate students.

February California Precourt Institute for Energy, Bill Lane Center for American West, Stanford in Government
Stanford Environmental Internships in California For summer 2017, the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment is identifying key CA agencies and decision-makers who are addressing environmental issues to create exciting summer internship placement opportunities for Stanford undergraduates. February California Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, Haas Center for Public Service
Stanford in Government (SIG) Fellowships and Stipends Gain meaningful public policy experience at government and nonprofit organizations. February U.S., International Stanford in Government
Stanford in New York Stanford in New York presents students with distinctive opportunities for engagement with one of the world's most dynamic cities. As part of the program, students engage in a quarter-long, 4-day/week internship in an area of their interest related to each quarter’s focus. Other / Varying deadlines New York City Stanford in New York
Stanford in Washington

The Bing Stanford in Washington Program provides undergraduates the opportunity to study and work in our nation’s capital. Students intern in government and non-government organizations during the day, take classes taught by Stanford faculty and national policy experts in the evenings, and participate in cultural events and activities on the weekends.

Other / Varying deadlines Washington DC Stanford in Washington
Stanford Pride Summer Fellowship Address LGBT issues with an organization actively engaged in this work. February U.S., International Haas Center for Public Service
TomKat energyStartup Internships & TomKat Impact Fellowships Opportunities for undergraduates and Master's candidates to develop innovations that aim to tackle the energy, food, water, and environmental challenges facing society. February San Francisco Bay Area TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy
TomKat Ranch Sustainable Agriculture Internship Work on a ranch that serves as a learning laboratory for animal agriculture focused on climate stability, nature's benefits, healthy food, biodiversity, and vibrant community. February San Francisco Bay Area Haas Center for Public Service
Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) Grants

UAR Major Grants can be utilized to support community-based research opportunities connected with a student’s honors thesis or senior project.

Other / Varying deadlines International, U.S. Undergraduate Advising and Research
Urban Studies Summer Fellowships

The Urban Studies Summer Fellowship provides undergraduates with the opportunity to complement their academic studies with a full-time, paid internship experience during the summer at an organization of their choice. Preference will be given to Urban Studies majors, but all Stanford undergraduates are eligible to apply.

February U.S., International Urban Studies
Urban Summer Fellowship Work at an organization addressing urban issues (e.g., architecture, civil rights, community organizing, education, urban planning). February U.S. Haas Center for Public Service
Volunteers in Latin America (VILA)

VILA partners Stanford students with organizations in Quito, Ecuador that work to address the needs of street and working children. VILA volunteers prepare for their summer in Ecuador during the spring with a class that focuses on the situation of children in Ecuador and also addresses program preparations.

January Volunteers in Latin America