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My Career Development

Career management is a lifelong process of exploration and discovery. That is why we strive to provide many opportunities to help you get the education, experience and exposure you need to succeed in your career goals. 

Explore each of the resources below to learn about the opportunities available to you as a Stanford employee.


Career Advising Appointment

Career Counseling Network

Individual career development assistance from independent, confidential career counselors.

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Career Education

Classroom sessions that take a deeper dive into career development.

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Career Development Resources

Articles, books and online tools to help you manage your career.

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Professional Development

Courses and programs designed to support continuous learning and growth.

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Leadership Programs

Development programs for university managers and leaders.

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Career Opportunities

A searchable listing of current Stanford staff openings.

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Networking Workshops

Opportunities to practice networking skills with fellow Stanford staff members.



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Career Development Meetups

Casual and comfortable gatherings to meet with colleagues and discuss career development topics.


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3E Development

Information about the 3E’s of development and growth.



Eligibility for each of these opportunities varies. If you are uncertain whether you are eligible for an opportunity or if you need assistance, contact us.

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