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The resources listed here include offices, articles, websites, slides, and other sources of information useful to graduate students. Use the search to find what you're looking for.

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Diversity Initiatives: Programs & Funding

Stanford offers several programs and funding sources that support the university in achieving a diverse and successful graduate student body. As part of these diversity initiatives, the VPGE funds student-led projects that promote diversity, through the Student Projects for Intellectual Community Enhancement (SPICE), Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Funds (DIF), and Diversity Dissertation Research Opportunity (DDRO) programs. Additionally, the VPGE also offers competitive fellowships for students from diverse backgrounds. 

Last modified 03/09/2017

Digital Language Lab

Whether you are instructing a foreign language course or looking to improve your own language skills, the Digital Language Lab can provide you with many valuable resources. As an instructor, you will find access to technology-enhanced teaching activities, ideas, and classroom space. As a language learner, you will find access to hundreds of resources to further your language development. 

Last modified 08/29/2016

Stanford Syllabus

Search through syllabi that have been posted to Coursework in current and previous quarters to learn more about course content and materials before choosing your classes. Some syllabi require membership in a CourseWork site to view. 

Last modified 01/05/2017

Cardinal at Work Email Lists

Cardinal at Work--the office that aims to create a unified experience of community among Stanford's employees--hosts several email lists, which are also available for graduate students to join. In particular, if you are a parent or caregiver, you may find these email lists useful as you navigate life at Stanford.  

Last modified 04/01/2017

Hume Digital Media Consulting

Digital Media Consultants provide all graduate students with individual consulting to build stronger arguments in digital media. Digital Media Consultants consult on slideware (Powerpoint, Keynote, Prezi), video projects, websites and blogs, audio essays/podcasts, digital photography and research posters/flyers. They can help with concept planning and working collaboratively, analyzing and incorporating multimedia, and give you ways to enhance the persusasiveness of your digital argument.

Consultations are by appointment only, in 30 minute or one hour blocks.

Last modified 08/06/2014

The Four Paragraphs that Make a Killer Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter is an intimidating, yet necessary, task. With this article, learn what it takes to write a letter that will both engage your prospective employer and convey the depth of your experience and skill. Provided by BEAM and accessed through Handshake, this reference provides a template and several strategies for writing your most effective cover letter yet.

Last modified 08/31/2016

Welcome To Graduate School

This article from the Chronicle of Higher Educationuses six "lessons" to demystify the norms and expectations of graduate school and offer strategies for how to succeed in a professional academic context. Written for new students, but useful for anyone in need of a refresher and some advice.

Last modified 09/15/2014

Stanford Off-Campus Learning Opportunities (SOLO)

Interested in pursuing internships, research projects, and/or public service beyond Stanford? Check out SOLO, Stanford's central location for off-campus learning opportunities. Search the platform by keyword or by location to find hundreds of learning opportunities across the United States and the world. Opportunities are posted by over 30 departments and academic units at Stanford, so you will be sure to find a wide range of interesting chances to take you beyond the Farm.  

Last modified 01/04/2018

Course Preparation Resources

Whether you're planning a new course or improving one you've taught already, these Teaching Commons resources from the VPTL can make your preparation faster and more effective. Available resources includes a step-by-step course preparation handbook as well as specialized guides for course design, syllabus construction, and working with diverse learners. Through this website, you can also access information on individual consultations. 

Last modified 11/28/2016

d school methods

New to design thinking and interested in learning more? The d.school (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design) has put together a sampling of some of its most effective methods to promote design thinking. These methods will help you as you run through your first few design cycles and get you excited about integrating design thinking into your own work and teaching. Read up on these methods, and then try them out! 

Last modified 09/06/2016

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