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  May 2, 2022
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Faculty Spotlight

Meet STS Affiliated Faculty: Fred Turner

Prior to teaching at Stanford, Professor Turner was a Communications Professor at both Harvard and MIT. However, his STS roots have even earlier origins.

STS News

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STS Student Kyla Bryant Makes History at NCAA Championships.

STS Student Kyla Bryant became the first Cardinal to represent Stanford at the NCAA Championships in four years. She qualified as an individual on the floor exercise and turned in a 9.9375 to tie for seventh and earn All-American honors. She now holds the best floor exercise score in school history. 

Washington Post article co-authored by STS Student and Affiliated Faculty

STS Student Caroline Reinhart and Affiliated Faculty Mikael Wolfe co-authored an article for the Washington Post about our nation’s lead-based drinking water infrastructure and the Biden administration's plan for a full retrofit of all estimated 10 million lead service lines nationwide.

Attention Seniors!

Enjoy a special farewell dinner with fellow majors and STS faculty before graduation. This year's STS Senior Dinner is Thursday, May 26th, from 5:00PM-8:30PM at the spectacular Holland-Yates residence in Portola Valley. All seniors are invited! 
The STS Commencement Ceremony will be Sunday, June 12th at the West Oval Grove.  If you plan to participate in the STS diploma ceremony (graduating or walking), the participant information form MUST be submitted.

Jobs and Internships

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Rising Sun Center for Opportunity Summer Program Manager

Rising Sun Center for Opportunity (formerly Rising Sun Energy Center) is the premier sustainability and workforce development non-profit in the Bay Area. The Summer Program Manager (SPM) position implements the Climate Careers program in a specific county, or set of counties, throughout the greater Bay Area and San Joaquin County while also supporting the overall goals of the Climate Careers program. The SPM will work with a Leader-In-Field Training (LIFT) and is jointly responsible for site office administration, youth management, client identification and scheduling, and oversight of service delivery to residential clients. Application deadline is May 6, 2022 5:00 PM

Project Management Intern at TechSoup

About the TechSoup Global Network: the TSGN brings together 60+ partner organizations on six continents operating in 39 languages that have joined together to collaborate on supporting 1.3 million NGOs on meeting the world’s most pressing needs. The partners are all united by their dedication to creating social impact through access to technology.
As part of this internship you’ll support the delivery of action items coming out of the partner discussions on TSGN Sustainability, communicate with staff and partners, and monitor the progress of the overall project to keep it on schedule. Specifically, you will
  • Develop a status report and action plan summary for TSGN partners’ sustainability
  • Launch a pilot virtual meeting centered around partner collaboration that may be extended into a virtual meeting series
  • Create, track, and complete action items from partner sustainability conversations

Research Assistant Positions for Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

Project: Pursuing Good Work in Tech: A Participatory Action Research Project. 
This participatory action research project will bring together students and young professionals in “tech” (broadly construed) to explore how future workers may pursue ethical, meaningful, and purposeful career paths. Several students will be hired to work between 5-10 hours per week. Application deadline is May 31, 2022 12:00 AM
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Negotiation on the FLI
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Are you FLI? Are you navigating how to negotiate for an internship or job? Not sure what and how to do it? Look no further, the FLI Office and BEAM present the Negotiation on the FLI workshop where we will help you understand and navigate how to negotiate and get what you deserve. Register for this event on Handshake.

Seeking & Navigating Employment with a Disability
Monday, May 9, 2022 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Stanford Disability Alliance and your career coaches from BEAM, Stanford Career Education, are partnering together to host an honest and informative conversation about seeking & navigating employment with a disability (including learning differences). We will also be joined by alumni guest Morgan Duffy-Granville (‘13), current board member for the Disability Right Advocates and Co-Founder of the Googlers with Disability Community, who will bring her extensive experience advocating for people with disabilities to the conversation. Register for this event on Handshake.

Start Here
Monday, May 9, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Don't know where to begin on your journey to meaningful work? Start Here! We’ll give you the inside scoop on how to create a resume, build connections like a pro, and find opportunities (yes, even as a frosh or sophomore). We’ll also introduce you to the resources you’ll need and provide tips to make the most of career coaching at BEAM. Plus, most importantly, we’ll answer any questions you have. Start Here is offered every week and lasts 30 minutes plus an optional Q&A. Register for this event on Handshake.

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