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Career resources for Stanford students

Thinking about your next professional step? Get closer to your goals by making connections you can carry with you even when you’re off the Farm.

For students

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Your SAA username

First things first: create your SAA username (it’s different from your SUNet!). You’ll use this to access the Alumni Directory, register for alumni events, join groups and more.  

Register now

Alumni Directory 

The industry you want to try, the conversation you want to have, the colleagues you want to meet—achieve your goals with the help of the Alumni Directory.

View the directory

Watch video on how to use the Alumni Directory

Stanford Alumni LinkedIn group

Share jobs and event opportunities on our private LinkedIn group exclusively for Stanford students and alumni. Students can automatically join with their email address.

Join alumni on LinkedIn

Watch video on how to find alumni using LinkedIn

Advice and mentorship

Match your goals with a mentor or chat with someone who’s been where you are—or where you want to be. Alumni are ready to help you with advice from their own career journeys through the Stanford Alumni Mentoring (SAM) program.

Learn about SAM


You can join a Stanford community anywhere! Search a wide range of professional, regional, identity and interest-based alumni groups so you can continue building new relationships well after graduation. (Student access to Stanford Alumni Groups platform coming soon.)

Search professional groups

Search regional groups

Search diverse & multicultural groups


Career education and coaching with BEAM and Haas

Learn how to ace interviews, navigate salary negotiations and more with curated resources designed for students. 

View BEAM resources

View Haas resources

Grad school planning

Read tips or contact an advisor to help you create a path to graduate or professional school that fits your needs and interests.

See planning tips

Graduate student and postdoc career planning

Explore your options for faculty and non-faculty career paths, plus opportunities to develop your professional skills.

See planning resources