BEAM, Stanford Career Education is committed to its mission of supporting Stanford students on their journeys to find meaningful work. Part of that commitment is supporting students around all facets of the intersection of career and identity.
BEAM 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. At BEAM, the 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 setting up an appointment with Career Catalysts on Handshake or via email, please take advantage of the following resources:
- Learn more about income and career options that are available to undocumented students through THEDREAM.US webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8XqnQZjarw
- Learn more about fellowships, grants and internship opportunities:
- Learn more about the employment rights of undocumented employees in California: https://legalaidatwork.org/factsheet/undocumented-workers-employment-rights/
Beyond your career support system at BEAM, consider joining a national network of support:
- National Organizations
If you have any questions that you would like to ask BEAM anonymously, please use this form. BEAM will be using this form to create an FAQ page.