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Careers

A versatile foundation

Stanford Earth students leave Stanford for careers in the corporate, government, and nonprofit sectors. They work as scientists, data experts, conservationists, policy makers, engineers, attorneys, academics, and physicians, among other professions. The data analytics and observational skills students acquire in our programs are in high demand across a variety of careers.

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Stanford Earth professional development programs

We want our students and postdocs to be ready for the next step when they finish their academics. We prepare them with three kinds of co-curricular training:  Skillshares, Workshops, and Pro-Seminars, as well as personal development courses.  Check out our offerings.

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LinkedIn user and PhD candidate Zack Burton

LinkedIn best practices

Geological sciences PhD candidate Zack Burton gives practical tips on how he uses LinkedIn to develop career connections in this 2019 issue of The Professional Geologist magazine, published by the American Institute of Professional Geologists.

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Not your mother's mentor

Modern mentorship moves fast. How (and why) to join in. Stanford alumni advise, including Stanford Earth's Margot Gerritsen.

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When the career path takes a sharp left

Three E-IPER alumni share what led them to take a chance on a less conventional job change.

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Networking

Search the Stanford Alumni directory for informational interview contacts.

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