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Race and Digital Civil Society Lightning Talks and Lunch
Bias in government automated decision systems, the future of farmwork, digital literacy, algorithms in bail decisions, and more.

The 2020 cohort of CCSRE Race and Technology Practitioner Fellows and Digital Civil Society Lab Non-Resident Fellows will present lightening talks followed by a networking lunch. Join us to learn about their work and explore possible collaborations. More. 
                                                  RSVP here.
  Monday, January 27, 2020 | 10:45 pm – 1:30 pm |
Fisher Conference Center, Arrillaga Alumni Center

Energy Seminar: John Deutch
John Deutch is an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Deutch has been a member of the MIT faculty since 1970, and has served as Chairman of the Department of Chemistry, Dean of Science, and Provost. Mr. Deutch has published over 160 technical publications in physical chemistry, as well as numerous publications on technology, energy, international security, and public policy issues. He served as Director of Central Intelligence from May 1995-December 1996. From 1994-1995, he served as Deputy Secretary of Defense and served as Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology from 1993-1994. He has also served as Director of Energy Research (1977-1979), Acting Assistant Secretary for Energy Technology (1979), and Undersecretary (1979-80) in the United States Department of Energy. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group. Read more.
Monday, January 27, 2020  | 4:30 pm – 5:20 pm |
NVIDIA Auditorium

AI for Good Seminar Series - AI for Earth and the Environment

How can AI and machine learning be leveraged to mitigate the impact of human activities on earth’s natural systems?  Learn about data science tools and strategies being used to safeguard our water supply, feed the worldwide human population, and promote greater biodiversity and global sustainability.
Lucas Joppa, Chief Environmental Officer, Microsoft
As Microsoft’s first Chief Environmental Officer, Dr. Lucas Joppa works to advance the company’s core commitment to sustainability through technology innovation, program development, policy advancement, and global operational excellence.
Stefano Ermon, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Stanford UniversityDr. Ermon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he is affiliated with the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and is a fellow of the Woods Institute for the Environment.  Read more. Livestream here. 
Monday, January 27, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm | 
Sequoia Hall Lounge, Room 100
Research as Praxis: Participatory Data Collection, Analysis, and Publishing
This workshop series is designed for Stanford graduate students interested in learning more about and developing their skills in community-engaged scholarship and community-based research. Invited speakers include leaders and practitioners across disciplinary fields. Sessions will be held over lunch. Please check the website for location confirmation:

Dr. Patrick Camangian is an associate professor in the Teacher Education Department at the University of San Francisco. He has been an English teacher since 1999, beginning in the Los Angeles Unified School District where he was awarded "Most Inspirational Teacher" by former mayor Richard Riordan and the school's student body. Professor Camangian currently volunteers in the Oakland Unified School District teaching English. He has collaborated with groups such as California's People’s Education Movement, the Education for Liberation national network, and San Francisco's Teachers 4 Social Justice. Read More. RSVP here. 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm |
Haas Center DK Room, Stanford University
Conversation with the President and Provost

Members of the campus community are invited to a conversation with President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell. The event will be held at Tresidder Union Oak Lounge and is open to members of the campus community with a current Stanford University ID. The event will be livestreamed and a link will be provided here on Jan. 29 (available with SUNet ID).  Read More.
   Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 12:00-pm - 1:00pm | 
Tresidder Union Oak Lounge

Letters to a Young Engineer: Janna Glaze, Mechanical Engineer (Intel)

Dr. Janna Glaze is a mechanical engineer researcher working for the Intel Corporation in the San Francisco Bay Area where she develops sensors that allow for a variety of worldwide technologies to work. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with honors from UC Merced (2012) and her master’s and doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University (2016 and 2018). In 2012, while working for UNICEF Africa, Janna developed a pneumonia sensor that has become part of pneumonia-prevention kits now used. In 2017, Janna was recognized as one of the Remarkable Women of the University of California from the Office of the President. In 2018, Janna developed part of the Intel technology that will be implemented in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. In 2018 and 2019, Janna and her husband Grant endowed two scholarships at UC Merced to do her part in closing the gap among minorities and underrepresented students. Janna is also the co-owner of a local community restaurant, J&R Tacos, in her hometown of Merced. When she’s not designing the next technical solution, she enjoys summiting mountains around the world. Read more.
Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 4:30 pm - 5:20 pm |
Mitchell B67, Stanford University

Community Service Work-Study (CSWS) InfoSession
The Community Service Work-Study (CSWS) Program provides academic year and summer employment opportunities for currently enrolled students who receive financial aid at Stanford. It allows them to combine the financial need to work with the personal goal of helping the community.

Eligible students have the freedom to design a service experience in collaboration with a partnering organization. Placements during the academic year are on campus or in the local community. Summer placements can be at qualified organizations anywhere in the United States. Read more.

Friday, January 31, 2020  | 12:30 pm -1:30 pm |
Women's Community Center Lounge

HAI Weekly Seminar with Lucy Suchman - Demystifying AI as an Ethical Project

This talk develops the proposal that a central – and neglected – ethical challenge for the field of AI is demystification of the techniques and technologies that constitute it. Demystification goes beyond questions of fairness, accuracy and transparency (although those are certainly relevant), to the problem of how we might set out clearly the prerequisites for the efficacy of AI’s operations. To make more concrete what she means by demystification, Lucy will examine the case of so-called ‘pattern of life’ analysis in the designation of persons and activities identified as posing a threat to the security of the US homeland. ‘Human-centered AI’ takes on a darker meaning in this context, as the human becomes centered in the cross hairs of a system of targeting, whether for assassination or incarceration. Lucy will close with some suggestions for how we might proceed with the project of demystification, beginning with an articulation of the limiting conditions as well as the unprecedented powers of contemporary algorithmic systems. Read more.

Friday, February 14, 2020  | 11:00 am |
Gates Computer Science Building, Room 219


Beyond the Bomb
 #FutureFirst Spring 2020 Fellowship

to work with local groups and their representatives and create positive change in the nuclear space.  For us, this means working towards policies that limit the use of nuclear weapons, and towards restorative justice for the people and land impacted by nuclear weapons. 
This is a fellowship position that comes with a stipend and other benefits, and we ask that fellows commit to around four hours a week, meaning fellows make approximately $15.50 hourly. For more information, please visit
Tristan Guyette, They/She
National Field Manager - Beyond the Bomb (419) 407-7586 -
Applications close January 30
TechnoServe Labs
NYC Internships

The TechnoServe Labs team is hiring interns to join our New York office in 2020! TechnoServe partners with multinational corporations to improve the livelihoods of thousands of farmers and businesses across their supply chains in emerging markets. Our team works to introduce technological innovation into our model to reduce cost and open up paths to scale solutions across our field offices in Latin America, Africa, and India.  

We're looking for passionate, mission-driven individuals with strong backgrounds in international development to join us in creating innovative business models to bring people out of poverty.

Apply here through our UltiPro system. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

More information about this STS alumni company


Exhibit Development Intern
Ignite your curiosity this summer-apply for hte Exploratorium's Welcome to Work Internship Program. The Exhibit Development Intern will work with various project teams in the Design and Development department, which hproduces assets and experiences that inspire visitors, empower educators, and contribute to our global impact. Largely a research, development, and production operation, Design and Development staff produce interactive exhibits, architectural elements, graphics collateral, and more, for our museum, local community, and partner organizations around the world. 

Completed applications are due Monday, February 24, 2020 (midnight PST)

Legal Intern (Summer 2020)

As a Legal Intern at Mozilla, you will work on cutting edge product, commercial, policy, and business issues at a company that creates products aimed at maximizing the value of the open web as a global public resource for the benefit of all, such as Firefox. We are a small, diverse, elite team of people working on complex and varied legal issues across the entire company. Your daily responsibilities will touch on multiple areas of law, from intellectual property, privacy, and litigation to contracts, corporate governance, and employment issues. 

Applications close on March 31st, 2020 at 11:55 pm
Program Assistant -
Stanford Humanities Circle
Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies (SPCS) is looking to hire Program Assistants for the 2019-2020 Stanford Humanities Circle! Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies advances the education of academically talented, intellectually curious, pre-college students. For this school year, we are specifically looking for undergraduate students that are excited to work with local middle and high school students as they read and discuss important concepts in the humanities, in a structured after-school format, throughout the winter and spring terms. Stanford Humanities Circle meets on Tuesday and Wednesday nights from 5pm-9pm on Stanford’s main campus and follows the Stanford academic calendar.
Applications close on March 11th, 2020

We are hiring a data student assistant at the Stanford Business Library. Reporting to the operational data manager, the student assistant will help with data collection, data cleaning, Tableau dashboard updates, and data governance documentations. Work hours and start/end dates are flexible. 
Desired qualifications:
Knowledge of Tableau Prep Builder, Tableau Desktop
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
Applications close on January 31st, 2020 at 5:00 pm
Additional job and internship postings can be found at Handshake and
Stanford BEAM

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