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Programs for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

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ADVANCE Summer Institute

ADVANCE Summer Institute, an intensive 8-week transition program for incoming graduate students from diverse backgrounds. The ADVANCE Summer Institute evolved from a similar program created by the Biomedical Association for the Interests of Minority Students (BioAIMS) in 2010. ADVANCE seeks to prepare students for a successful graduate career at Stanford and we look forward to building on the successes of the past two years.

LCLS Internship Program

The LCLS has a well-established, paid 10-week summer internship program for undergraduate and graduate students looking for internship opportunities. The primary goal of the program is to provide interns with a stimulating, real-world research experience.

Technical projects are matched to the interests and skills of each intern, as well as to the programmatic needs of the facility. Each intern is partnered with a mentor, typically a staff scientist or engineer, who directs the internship project during the summer. Start and end dates are flexible, allowing the program to accommodate a large diversity of students.

Stanford ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program

Are you a postdoc who has taken a non-conventional path to your current research? Do you want to mentor a young scientist who, like you, is interested in blending distinct fields of science to ask compelling research questions?  The Stanford ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program provides interdisciplinary research experiences to students in the physical science, engineering, or life science fields. The program offers Stanford post-docs the opportunity to mentor and undergraduates the opportunity to gain depth in a research area complementary to their chosen or intended major.

Stanford Online

Stanford Online offers free online courses taught by Stanford faculty to lifelong learners worldwide, and a variety of professional education opportunities in conjunction with many of the University’s schools and departments.

The Alonzo W. Ashley Fellowship Program

The Alonzo W. Ashley Fellowship Program provides the Fellows practical experience in mission critical fields with the expressed objective of bridging education and professional work experience for underrepresented groups. These one-year, fixed term positions will provide the participant with valuable exposure to world class science and experience working at a DOE National Laboratory. In addition these positions will provide the fellows with an opportunity to evaluate whether they would like to pursue a career at SLAC. Candidates must have completed their undergraduate or graduate degree and must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident.