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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.

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Stanford Pass

To get started, create your Stanford Pass account. You’ll use Stanford Pass to access the Alumni Directory, register for alumni events, join alumni groups, and more. 

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Stanford Alumni Groups

Once you’re set up, you’ll have access to alumni-hosted events and over 500 Stanford alumni communities. Complete these steps to access Stanford Alumni Groups as a student:

Go to the opt-in page in Axess. Read the information and slide the bar to "Y" to indicate that you would like to opt in to Stanford Alumni Groups. You will receive a confirmation email with login instructions. It will take 24 hours to process your opt-in request.

Note: You’ll need a Stanford Pass account to access Stanford Alumni Groups. To avoid delays, include your SUID number when creating your Stanford Pass. Need help? Contact us.

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Alumni Directory

Your alumni network is just a click away. Explore the private Alumni Directory to find professional contacts, friends, classmates, and more.

Explore the Alumni Directory

Watch video on how to use the Alumni Directory

Your Alumni Profile

Keep your Alumni Profile up to date. You can select the info you want to make public, and you’ll receive more relevant updates from SAA by keeping your Alumni Profile current.

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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

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.

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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