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Global Perspectives, Global Careers: Stanford Fair for Community College Students

Sat April 22nd 2023, 10:00am - 3:45pm
Event Sponsor
Stanford Global Studies
Virtual event on Zoom

This day-long event is designed for community college students who are interested in global studies and/or global careers. The event will consist of workshops and presentations facilitated by Stanford faculty and scholars.

  • Explore global topics and consider career paths in academia, business, government, public policy, tech, and more! 
  • Hear from leading Stanford faculty on topics including international justice, global security, environmental studies, and engineering/technology. 
  • Attend a panel featuring global studies students who have successfully transferred from a community college to a four-year institution in California. 
  • Learn about the benefits of studying abroad and adding a global perspective to your studies. 

*The Global Perspectives, Global Careers: Stanford Fair for Community College Students is made possible through the support of U.S. Department of Education Title VI funding.

Register Today

To attend this event, you are required to complete an application form and Zoom registration. The application deadline has been extended to 11:59 p.m. (Pacific) on Friday, April 7, 2023. You will be notified of your enrollment by Friday, April 14, 2023. 

Students must attend the event all day. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation. 

Faculty and counselors are also welcome to attend the event (if you are faculty/staff, please use the separate Faculty/Staff Form linked below). 

Complete Student Form

Complete Faculty/Staff Form


10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Introduction and Keynote Address

  • Keynote speaker: Erika Nguyen, Workplace Dignity Program Manager, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights

11:10 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Concurrent Faculty Seminars

  • Business & Technology: Saumitra Jha, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Environmental Science: Rodolfo Dirzo, Associate Dean, Doerr School of Sustainability; Bing Professor in Environmental Science; Professor of Earth System Science; Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University
  • Government & International Affairs: Rose Gottemoeller, Steven C. Házy Lecturer at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Deputy Secretary General of NATO (2016-2019)
  • International Law: Allen S. Weiner, Senior Lecturer in Law; Director of Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law and Director of Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation, Stanford Law School

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | "Design Your Global Career" Workshop

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. | Student Panel: The Transfer Process and Studying Abroad