On Sept. 4, Stanford’s Career Development Center (CDC) announced a new identify for its career education services: Bridging Education, Ambition, and Meaningful Work (BEAM). Like the CDC, BEAM will focus on helping students find connections, build a personalized network and find meaningful work. The service also aims to be more accessible to students.
Data from the Career Development Center on the job searches of Stanford students. [justified_image_grid preset=10 ids=1097641,1097642,1097643,1097644,1097645 row_height=300 height_deviation=100 disable_cropping=yes last_row=flexible_match lightbox=prettyphoto limit=0]
As summer approaches, many Stanford students feel pressured to find an internship for the three-month break. In this job search, however, many students feel the opportunities are disproportionately geared toward tech positions.
If you have thought critically about your education and sought meaningful experiences, you are not alone. The process may feel terrible, but give it time. Try talking to your friends. There are resources here that can help you. At the same time, we need a greater range of interventions designed at facilitating students’ spiritual growth that can help us consider what living well means to us individually – and why – amid the endless opportunity that we enjoy at Stanford.
As the Class of 2014 prepares to leave Stanford, many wonder where they will be headed next. Based on the data from the class of 2013, the Career Development Center (CDC) projects that 40 percent of the Class of 2014 will head into full-time employment, 24 percent will continue on into graduate or professional school and 21 percent will still be seeking employment.
Despite concerns about the popularity of the humanities at Stanford, University administrators say they are not worried about enrollment in the humanities or the post-graduation career opportunities for students in these departments.
The ASSU is teaming up with the Haas Center for Public Service and the Career Development Center (CDC) to improve the support for students looking for careers in the fields of public service and social impact. “Most career paths are very well-defined, so if I say lawyer or banker…you know that you have to go…
Finance and consulting are among the most popular careers for Stanford students after graduation, but the interview process for positions in these highly competitive fields is notoriously challenging. The Stanford Career Development Center (CDC) and student organizations including Stanford Finance and Stanford Consulting provide a variety of resources for Stanford students preparing for these interviews.…