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The Bridge Peer Counseling Center

For confidential, 24/7 support, visit the Bridge Peer Counseling Center. As Stanford's student-run peer counseling center, the Bridge offers free, anonymous counseling to all members of the Stanford community. Staffed by trained undergraduate and graduate students, the center aims to provide help and support to those who need it.  

Last modified 08/30/2016

Uncovering Authentic Leadership (Voice & Influence Series)

Often individuals feel they must assimilate or hide parts of who they are in order to be included and accepted. Covering is a strategy that downplays a known disfavored identity. Kenji Yoshino is an NYU Law Professor who presents "uncovering" as a new cultural paradigm of inclusion and diversity. This video emphasizes personal storytelling and finding common ground in order to build empathy and a truly authentic executive presence. A downloadable pdf and links to further resources are also included.

Last modified 08/18/2014

Food Truck Calendar

Did you know that food trucks are on Stanford's campus every weekday, selling a variety of affordable, tasty food? They park on South Services Road, near Y2E2, and are there every weekday from 11am to 2pm. Check out the calendar for all the details!

Last modified 04/09/2017

How to Lead a Discussion

Leading thoughtful and engaging class discussions is often a primary responsibility for TAs, and can be as challenging as it is important. This brief guide from the Teaching Commons can get you started with an overview of effective ways to prepare for, and approach, the facilitation of classroom discussions. Includes additional links. 

Last modified 09/24/2015

Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) Workshops

The Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is a team of technology specialists, researchers, and software developers who provide a wide range of services in support of the humanities, social sciences, and related domains. The center offers regular workshops on tools, techniques, and methods as part of its mission to provide training in technical academic research practices and applied research methods. Check out their workshop offerings today! 

Last modified 09/21/2017

Failure, Resilience and Good Advising

This article from the Teaching Commons discusses the kinds of failures that students may face, and how good advising techniques can help them develop coping skills and build resilience. Especially useful for TAs, instructors, and mentors. Includes links to related resources. 

Last modified 08/20/2014

Design Your Financial Future Seminar Videos

Mind Over Money has just published a series of videos from their Design Your Financial Future Seminar Series led last November by University Tax Director, Chris Canellos, and several guest speakers. The seminars included 6 sessions on the topics below. When you check out the videos, you’ll see each session has been further split into 2-10 min videos for convenient viewing. These videos are full of TONS of great information to help you navigate the financial world of graduate school and well beyond. An outstanding course in financial literacy! 

  • Financial Planning and Debt
  • Income Taxes and Planning
  • Personal Risk Management and Insurance
  • Equity Investing
  • Real Estate Investing
  • Retirement Planning

Last modified 04/23/2018

Speaking Resources Quick Overview

Giving presentations and engaging in public speaking can be intimidating, but it is a necessary part of graduate school, as well as many careers. Learn to control your speech anxiety and develop effective speaking habits with these resources from the Hume Center.  

Last modified 09/07/2016

Stanford Profiles (formerly CAP Network)

Stanford Profiles is a virtual workspace for collaboration among faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff. Profiles is a directory with a social networking function that lets you work closely with colleagues in a private, secure environment. You can customize your profile and track the colleagues and projects that matter to you.

Originally founded by the School of Medicine, the CAP Network was expanded in 2013 to partner with various schools, institutes, and administrative offices.

Last modified 08/28/2014

TREE: Tools for Career Readiness, Exploration and Evaluation

BEAM's most comprehensive career resource, TREE is an interactive tool that uses activities, tips and ample reflection to help you know yourself, set goals, and explore opportunities. Sign in for the most flexible experience and to save, track and export your results. The tool is available to all students, and will be especially helpful for graduate students pursuing non-academic fields. 

Last modified 08/07/2014