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You can make a world of difference.

Recruit students, nominate an alum for an award, or build community near you. Engage in one of these opportunities or share your own idea.

Hire Stanford students and alumni

Recruit students for internships and hire alumni for full-time employment by posting to the school’s job board.

Mentor a Stanford student

Stanford Alumni Mentoring (SAM) is a strong networking platform to connect students and alumni to share workplace and educational experiences. Mentorship from alumni helps students identify career goals and build life-long connections.

Nominate an alum for an award

These awards are the highest honors the school can give to our alumni, recognizing their outstanding contributions to tackling today’s sustainability challenges. 

Submit a nomination

Get your hands dirty at the Farm

From workshops to wellness classes and open volunteer hours, we provide opportunities for hands-on engagement in sustainable food production and local food systems.

Host or volunteer at a Stanford Sustainability event in your city

Our community spans the globe. Help build community where you are by hosting a social gathering or by helping plan a faculty or alumni event near you.

Share your story in the classroom or through the alumni lecture series

Hearing directly from alumni can illuminate possibilities and spark ideas for current students. Share your story and engage in conversation with students either in person or virtually throughout the year.

Submit a “Shout Out”

Share news and accomplishments about yourself or one of your peers and you may see it on one of our social media platforms.

Share your own idea

Have an idea of your own? Let us know how you’d like to become more involved in the alumni community.

Interested in other opportunities to volunteer with Stanford?
Check out the Stanford Alumni Association website

Join in the conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community for all. As an alum, your voice is important to the conversation.

Join in the conversation 

Professional development with Stanford

Learning doesn’t stop when you leave Stanford. Whether you’re looking for new opportunities, developing skills, or seeking connections, we have resources to help.

Advance your career & education

Paula Welander Mentoring students

Did you know?

Students working on the Farm

Stanford hosts an annual, Global Day of Service for all Stanford alumni to make a difference in their communities. Beyond the Farm brings Stanford's spirit of service to communities around the world. As an alum, you can participate by volunteering for an existing project or leading your own. Past projects include cleaning up beaches, serving food at homeless shelters, and providing college-readiness workshops.

Learn more about Beyond the Farm