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BEAM Resource Library

BEAM, Stanford's career center, offers a large library of resources to support your pathway from graduate school to career. Browse this resource to discover useful articles on topics ranging from making the most of internships to preparing teaching statements to making your LinkedIn profile stand out in the crowd. 

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Last modified 10/28/2016

H-STEP Fellowship

A joint program by the School of Humanities and Sciences and the Graduate School of Education, the H-STEP fellowship offers PhD graduates a fully-funded opportunity to start a career in secondary school teaching. Accepted students will receive fellowships to attend STEP, a highly-competitive, 12-month program that yields both a Master of Arts in Education and a preliminary California Single Subject Teaching Credential. Applications are due in January; apply up to 18 months before your intended graduation quarter, but not after. Interested applicants should schedule a counseling appointment with Viviana Alcazar.

Last modified 12/02/2014

Individual Development Plan Tool

Wondering how to leverage the expertise you gained in graduate school into a satisyfing and productive career? The Individual Development Plan (myIDP) tool is here to help! 

Visit the myIDP website to find:

  • Exercises to help you examine your skills, interests, and values
  • A list of 20 scientific career paths with a prediction of which ones best fit your skills and interests
  • A tool for setting strategic goals for the coming year, with optional reminders to keep you on track
  • Articles and resources to guide you through the process

Last modified 10/05/2017

Lytics Lab

The Stanford Lytics Lab is an open, interdisciplinary community that advances the science of learning through the use of data and digital technology in college and lifelong learning. The lab group meets weekly and includes faculty, staff, and students from Computer Science, Learning Science, Communication, Psychology, Statistics, Design, Sociology, and other fields. If interested in learning more about this collaborative, interdisciplinary group, check out their website. 

Last modified 02/13/2017

Lathrop Media Studio

Lathrop Media Studio is a drop-in facility for all Stanford affiliates, featuring production equipment and software. Twelve MacBook Pro towers come fully loaded with a variety of software packages for image, audio, and video authoring and editing. Use this resource for all of your production needs!

Last modified 08/28/2016


Handshake is an online platform that provides Stanford students with opportunities, connections, events, and content related to their career aspirations and interests. Employers also access Handshake to post positions, create events, and connect with students.

Last modified 09/09/2015

Power & Influence (Voice & Influence Series)

Body language speaks louder than words. In this video Stanford Business School Professor Deborah Gruenfeld discusses the body language of authority and how fluently adapting your body language to match different situations can be a source of power and influence. Your body language influences both your personal psychology and how others perceive you. Included is a downloadable discussion guide focused on practicing your body language skills.

Last modified 08/18/2014

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture on a Meaningful Life

The Harry and Emilia Rathbun Fund for Exploring What Leads to a Meaningful Life at Stanford was established in 2006. Intended to help students experience personal reflection, thoughtful discussion, and a deeper exploration of life's purpose, the fund has brought several notable public figures to campus, including Sandra Day O'Connor, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, and others. In February 2017, the Rathbun Fund brought Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to speak at Memorial Church. View the full webcast here and be inspired by Justice Ginsburg's dedicated life of service. 

Last modified 03/31/2017

Legal Counseling Office

If you have a legal problem or need legal advice, visit the ASSU Legal Counseling Office. The office provides free legal advice and consultations to Stanford students, as well as their spouses and domestic partners. This service, provided by qualified attorneys, is available on campus and is completely confidential. The office handles a wide variety of legal issues including landlord/tenant problems, ID theft, wills, contracts, divorce, small claims, accidents and more. 

Last modified 08/30/2016

Designing Effective Discussion Questions

This Teaching Commons resource can help you learn to ask questions that promote thoughtful, active course discussions. Includes an overview of question types and their use as well as brief advice on discussion management. 

Last modified 09/24/2015