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CareerEd, Stanford Career Education prepares students and recent alumni to pursue and secure fulfilling careers. Stanford Career Education understands that the undocumented student community faces a unique set of challenges in their career journeys and is committed to providing individualized strategies to ensure students are able to overcome these challenges.

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  • A Career Catalysts team, in particular, focuses on the intersections of identity and career and can help you navigate questions, concerns, or fears around career opportunities as an undocumented student. Any undocumented students seeking career support may schedule an individual appointment with a member of the Career Catalysts team. In addition to the Career Catalyst team, their support systems range from 1-unit courses that explore different careers, career fairs, practice interviews on campus, as well as one-on-one advising sessions for internships and careers. If you have any questions for Stanford Career Education, use this link to ask them anonymously. 
  • For graduate students specifically, the Vice Provost for Graduate Education acknowledges that the undocumented graduate student community at Stanford experiences unique adversities in the career planning process. The VPGE offers a variety of professional development workshops and funding opportunities to help undocumented and DACAmented students in their planning process for post-graduate life. To get a preview of the career resources the Vice Provost for Graduate Education offers, click here to explore the interactive GradGrow tool.