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Cardinal Quarter Opportunities

2020 Stanford in Government Fellowships

SIG's Fellowships Program offers a number of paid summer fellowships pre-arranged by SIG with government and nonprofit agencies in the Bay Area, Sacramento, Washington, D.C., and internationally.

2020 Stanford in Government Stipends

Stanford in Government's Stipends Program provides funding for students who wish to participate in self-arranged public policy internships.

2020 TomKat Center Energy Impact Fellowship

Spend 8 weeks next summer working as a team with fellow undergraduate students on a multifaceted project that will provide a blueprint for the generation of renewable energy. You will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of the project's...

Advancing Gender Equity Fellowship 2020-2021

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.

African Service Fellowship

Learn about and help alleviate social and economic issues in Africa.

Alexander Tung Memorial Fellowship

Design and implement a summer project that explores the use of science and technology for the benefits of society.

Andrea Naomi Leiderman Fellowship (2020)

The Andrea Naomi Leiderman Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity, supports undergraduate students conducting research related to low-income youth in California. The fellowship provides a base stipend of up to $6,500 for nine consecutive weeks...

Bill Lane Center Internships

Work with organizations throughout the West tackling environmental, economic, and social challenges facing the region.

Black Diaspora Fellowship 2020

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.

BOSP Program in Kyoto

Offers students the opportunity to pursue 10-week long, full time, paid summer internship in organizations and companies throughout Japan. Internships are sourced based on each student's particular field of interest.

CCSRE/Haas Community-Based Research (CBR) Fellowship (Summer 2020)

HAAS COMMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH (CBR) FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM The Haas Community-Based Research Fellowship Program supports teams of students, community partners, and faculty mentors collaborating in research that addresses community-identified needs.

Chicanx/Latinx Communities Fellowship 2020-2021

Engage with Chicanx/Latinx communities and apply your experience, academic pursuits, and leadership development to address issues of race, social justice, equity, inclusion, and artistic expressive history in movements for social change.

Community Arts

Work in the areas of curating, presenting, outreach, and arts education.

Community Service Work Study (CSWS) Summer

Important Program Update: Remote Work Only Given the circumstances of COVID-19, a remote-based CSWS experience will be considered and supported based on the following variables: The community partner organization is willing and able to supervise a...

CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship 2020

The Haas Center and CS+Social Good (a student-led organization) have partnered to launch the CS+Social Good Summer Fellowship program, which includes self-designed and pre-arranged fellowship placements.

Domestic Public Service (Including Public Interest Law and Urban Summer) 2020-2021

Through the Domestic Public Service fellowship Cardinal Quarter opportunities, students have the opportunity to spend a summer working full time in the field of public interest law or in cities addressing urban issues with a supervisor/mentor in a...

Earth Systems Public Service Summer Fellowship 2020-2021

Apply what you have learned through interdisciplinary environmental studies to a summer internship experience.

Education Achievement Fellowship 2020-2021

Engage in a summer practicum at an education-focused nonprofit, foundation, or government agency as part of a cohort in Boulder, Colorado.

Education and Youth Development Fellowship 2020-2021

Through the Education and Youth Development Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity, students spend the summer working with community partners to support summer youth programs and/or address youth and education-related issues. Funding is also...

Empowering Asian/Asian American Communities Fellowship 2020-2021

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.

Environment and Policy Internships in California (EPIC)

Pursue a state environmental policy internship at California Department of Conservation, the Governor's Office of Planning and Research, or the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Freeman Spogli Institute Global Policy Internships

Pursue research and internships related to international policy and international affairs. 

Global Service Fellows 2020-2021

Funding for opportunities offered through the Omprakash network or by service-learning program providers. Includes enrollment and engagement in the EdGE curriculum.

Global Studies Internship Program

The Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Division offers Stanford students an opportunity to extend classroom learning to immersive, cultural and professional experiences through the Global Studies Internship Program. Program identified internship...

Graduate Summer Fellowship for Community Engaged Research

Implement or follow through on an outreach, dissemination, or "social action" component of a significant research project. *For graduate students, graduating seniors, and coterms.

Haas Center Cardinal Quarter Fellowship Spring 2021

Through the Haas Center Cardinal Quarter Fellowship opportunity, continuing undergraduate students design and implement a full-time, service experience during the spring quarter. Students are encouraged to think about how their academic background...

Human Rights 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.

Indigenous Communities Fellowship 2020-2021

Work 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 in the U.S.

International Public Service (including African Service, Halper International) Fellowship 2020 -2021

Pursue international public service opportunities in partnership with community organizations around the world.

Internships in the Arts-Summer 2020

Step outside the classroom and build a set of skills applicable to careers as an artist, arts administrator, and future arts leader. Two opportunities, one application:

Jane Stanford Fellowships

Design and implement a service initiative during the fall, winter or spring quarter.

King Center Summer Undergraduate Field Research Assistant Program

Opportunity for fieldwork experience in global poverty and development. Conduct research for a Stanford faculty member or affiliate in collaboration with a community partner.

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...

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.

Non-Funded or Self-Funded Cardinal Quarter 2020-2021

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 cohort.

Philanthropy Fellowships including Sand Hill Fellowship 2020-2021

Learn about and participate in the grantmaking process at a San Francisco Bay Area foundation.

Program on Social Entrepreneurship Internships 2020-2021

Work with the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford (SEERS) Fellows and learn more about social innovation career pathways.

Public Interest Law Fellowships

Work to advance the public good and achieve social justice through the law.

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.

Public Service Projects (Including Donald Kennedy, Ahonen-Jover, Alex Tung Memorial) 2020-2021

Design and implement a summer service project with measurable outcomes that helps communities take a creative approach to addressing their needs.

Roland Longevity Fellowship 2020-2021

Provide service to older adults and/or conduct research on issues of aging.

Rural Summer Fellowship 2020-2021

The Rural Summer Fellowship, a Cardinal Quarter opportunity, exposes students to the differences that exist between communities based on size and population density. Our hope is that exposure and comparison can lead to better understanding of the...

Schneider Fellows

Work at leading U.S. NGOs in the sustainable energy field to tackle the global challenges of harnessing energy resources to deliver energy services.

Seed Internships (Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies)

Explore private sector solutions to international development through internships with small- to medium-sized businesses in Africa and India participating in the Institute's Transformation Program.

Social E Fellowship 2020 (pre-arranged)

Work in the social entrepreneurship arena with an established social entrepreneur as a mentor.

Social E Fellowship 2020 (self-designed)

Work in the social entrepreneurship arena with an established social entrepreneur as a mentor.

Spirituality, Service, and Social Change Fellowship 2020-2021

Integrate spiritual exploration with service to communities in the Bay Area.

Stanford Energy Internships in California and the West (SEICW)

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 Stanfo