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Jobs & Internships

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If you find yourself ready to pursue a job, internship, or another experience, there are a few steps you can take to secure an opportunity.

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Recommended Steps

  1. Update & Tailor Your Resume: Make sure to update and tailor your resume and cover letter, and have them reviewed by a Career Coach or mentor.
  2. Search for Opportunities: Search for opportunities in Handshake, attend our career fairs, and check out our list of Stanford and off-campus websites. If you're an international students, check out Interstride. For experiential learning opportunities, check out XPhub.
  3. Prepare for Interviews: Prepare for interviews and practice via a mock interview with a Career Coach or check out our Big Interview platform.
  4. Network: Network with individuals working in the industry you’re interested in. For tips on how to network, check out our networking page.
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Check out Interstride 

Interstride is an interactive career platform that enhances the career exploration and job search process for international students. With web and mobile applications, it’s a one-stop-shop for career resources, from navigating the visa process and searching for jobs, to building one’s professional network. Sign in using your or email.

Explore Careers

Exploring careers is an on-going, iterative process of learning about yourself and what you want in a career. 

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Featured Employers

If you're in search of an internship or a job, there are several companies that are very keen on hiring Stanford students. These employers are members of CareerEd's Circles of Influence program because they know how talented, driven, and exceptional Stanford students are. You can find our featured employers below. 

Check out Handshake to find all of our employers!

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Make a Coaching Appointment

For more help with your job search, make an appointment with one of our Career Coaches. Coaches serve students in teams based on their academic discipline and degree level, including Frosh/Soph, Humanities & Sciences, Engineering & Doerr School of Sustainability, and PhD & Postdocs.