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

Sat April 27th 2024, 10:00am - 4:15pm
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 in emerging technologies, global health, international affairs, and political economy.
  • 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 transfer process, 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 extended application deadline is 11:59 p.m. (Pacific) on Friday, April 12, 2024. You will be notified of your enrollment by Tuesday, April 23, 2024. 

Students must attend the event all day. Attendees will receive a digital 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

  • Brooke Beyer (International Relations, '22), Program Specialist, Survivor Engagement, U.S. Department of State

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

  • Business: Saumitra Jha, Associate Professor of Political Economy, Stanford Graduate School of Business
  • Government & International Affairs: Kenneth Schultz, William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
  • Medicine: Stephen Luby, Lucy Becker Professor of Medicine; Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University
  • Technology: Ariam Mogos, Emerging Tech and Education Lead, Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (, Stanford University

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

3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. | Overview of the Transfer Process

  • Alice Petty, Associate Dean for Residential Academic Advising and Undergraduate Advising Director for Transfer Advising, Stanford University