Throughout the year, BEAM, Stanford’s Career Education Center, strives to hold inclusive events with opportunities for all majors and industries, but some non-“techie” students say they’ve still been disappointed in the offerings, something BEAM says it’s continually working to address.
The Stanford Daily sat down with Maggie Stiefvater, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Raven Cycle,” “The Scorpio Races” and “The Shiver Trilogy.”
Currently piloted for majors in the humanities and natural and social sciences, the program brings together existing resources at BEAM to guide students toward fulfilling careers.
A panel of Stanford graduates talked about pursuing careers in the arts at “How I did it (or how I’m trying)” on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Filmmaker R.J. Lozada, violinist and motivational speaker Kai Kight and actor, writer, and radio producer Xandra Clark were among those who shared their experiences. (Caroline Gao/The Stanford Daily)
Pritzker described her own “life journey” and discussed the future of the economy and the workforce in the face of historic demographic shifts.
A series of Women’s Community Center panels are scheduled to provide useful information to women and other students to prepare for careers.
A new website provides extensive data about the career paths of Stanford Ph.D. alumni, showing how fields are expanding and how students can best prepare themselves for the work force.
Stanford’s Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) is a new program that guides successful professionals, called fellows, who are ready to transition into careers that generate greater social impact. The fellows, most in their 50s and 60s, include a retired partner of Goldman Sachs, an author of over 70 children’s books, and Apple’s eighth employee.