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Read our welcome message to learn how to get started with us

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Welcome to Stanford Career Education (CareerEd), formerly known as BEAM. We invite you to partner with us as you explore career options, search for a job or internship, network with alumni and employers, or change careers.

Learn more about CareerEd

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Start exploring your options and what we have to offer.


We are here to help you get hands-on experience during your frosh or sophomore year that will allow you to develop meaningful connections, gain valuable experience, and explore your career interests. Start exploring your options and what we have to offer.

Prepare for your career journey as a Humanities and Sciences student.
Prepare for your next opportunity and post-graduation plans.

Humanities & Sciences

Prepare for your next opportunity and post-graduation plans.Whether you know what you want to do post-Stanford or are unsure of where to start, we are here to help you wherever you are in your career journey.

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Prepare for your next opportunity and post-graduation plans.

Engineering & Earth

The Engineering and Earth team empowers engineering and earth students through classes, coaching, building community, and providing students with tools and connections to support their professional journey. 

 Livia Eberlin, a postdoctoral scholar in chemistry, examines a stained sample against a backdrop of images from gastric cancer surgery and the mass spectrometer she uses in her interdisciplinary research. Credit:  Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Explore and land opportunities within and outside of academia.

PhDs & Postdocs

We support career diversity, and we encourage you to imagine multiple possible futures. The PhD & Postdoc team supports PhD students and postdoctoral fellows in their pursuit of meaningful work across all industries. We help you consider the many paths available to you, and help you land the opportunities you find within and beyond academia. 

 In the Liberation Through Land: Organic Gardening and Racial Justice class is from left, lecturer Natasha Mmonatau, and alumnae visitors Makshya Tolbert, '15; Brenda Mutuma, '13, speaking. Credit:  Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service
Connect with us as you search for or pivot to different career opportunities. Get involved with mentoring or hiring Stanford students.


Whether you’re looking to advance your career or support current students, we offer a variety of opportunities to engage with us and Stanford after graduation.

Alumni recruiting at a recent Career Fair.
Attend career fairs to connect with employers and learn more about job and internship opportunities.

Career Fairs

Career Fairs are an excellent way to connect with employers to learn about job and internship opportunities along with the specific skills they are seeking. 

Upcoming Events

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