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Stanford SPLASH!

Stanford Splash is a twice annual opportunity for you to practice your teaching skills and share your passions (research related or not) with eager students. As a Splash teacher, you have a chance to develop your pedagogical practice by creating your own curriculum, determining the size and duration of your class, and more. All students interested in outreach, education, and sharing what you are excited about are invited to look at past course catalogs and apply to teach anything you desire! Check out this page for more information and learn how to apply.

Last modified 08/12/2019

Communicating Science: Giving Talks Guide

Are you interested in improving your scientific talks? Looking for tips to boost your communication skills as a scientist? Look no further! This clear and accessible guide, produced by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and suggested by Stanford's BioSci Careers website is an excellent tool to support your scientific communication skills. A simple, engaging pdf, this guide is essential for all scientists. 

Last modified 08/25/2021

Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner

The Stanford Entrepreneurship Corner, hosted by the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP) within the School of Engineering, provides a large collection of online content related to entrepreneurship. Search hundreds of videos, podcasts, and articles featuring insights from a wide variety of successful innovators. Learn how many top entrepreneurs navigated the business and technology worlds to achieve success as you consider your own professional path.  

Last modified 08/30/2016

Technical Communication Courses

Stanford Engineering's Technical Communication Program offers technically-oriented courses on speaking and writing skills to interested students from all disciplines. Check their website for current course offerings and enrollment information. 

Last modified 08/20/2014

Design Thinking Bootleg

The's Design Thinking Bootleg is a compendium of tools and method used by design thinkers, formulated into a convenient (pdf) deck of cards for you to keep around. Available in English, Spanish, and German, the deck covers the five different "modes" that are the components of design thinking: empathize, define, ideate, prototype, and test. Anyone interested in design thinking can use it for inspiration or to generate new ideas for potential ways of doing things.

Last modified 09/09/2021


Looking for an effective and efficient tool to help you grade? Check out Gradescope, a web-based tool with Canvas integration that streamlines the process of grading and providing meaningful feedback to your students. Provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning, Gradescope is available to all Stanford instructors. Give it a try today!

Last modified 09/12/2021

Become a Graduate Student Affiliate at the Clayman Institute

Does your research involve gender? Become a graduate affiliate with the Clayman Institute for Gender Research. Clayman affiliated graduate students have access to various fellowship and award opportunitites through the institute. Additionally, affiliates receive GenderNews, the bi-monthly email publication of the Clayman Institute. Joining is easy--learn more at the Clayman Institute website.

Last modified 08/24/2021

Career Connections

Stanford Alumni Association's (SAA) Career Connections portal features tips, templates, and tools on the basics of networking, resumes and coaching. Note that SAA members are entitled to one free, initial exploratory session with available coaches. The website links to other networking resources such as the Stanford Alumni Job Board and the Stanford Entrepreneurship Network.

Last modified 08/25/2021

Graduate Student Council Diversity & Advocacy Committee (DAC)

The Diversity & Advocacy Committee (DAC) of the Graduate Student Council works to support inclusion, openness, and multiplicity within the Stanford community. If you are interested in getting involved with the DAC, check out the opportunities listed on this site or sign up here to be a part of the DAC core, aka the project planners!

Last modified 09/11/2021

Stanford Internal Funding Opportunities

Compiled by the Stanford Research Management Group in the School of Medicine, this webpage contains a listing of internal Stanford grants, training programs, and fellowships offered by various departments and programs around the university. While primarily focused on medicine and the sciences, the list also contains opportunities for students in other fields. Give it a look through for possible grants and fellowships you might be eligible for!

Last modified 09/21/2020