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Our graduate students are innovators, change agents and pioneers in engineering research.

The Equity and Inclusion Initiatives team is proud to support each graduate student in their research, outreach, self-advocacy and well-being. Our aim is to provide students with the resources they need to succeed in their studies and in life beyond the School of Engineering.

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Summer Opportunities in Engineering Research and Leadership

Also known as Summer First, this program gives incoming doctoral students a jumpstart on their academic journey during an intensive eight-week residential program.

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Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Council

The goals of the student advisory council are to encourage student advocacy and to increase transparency and communication between students and Stanford Engineering leadership.

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An early introduction to research

The eight-week immersion into Stanford’s research culture is designed to help first-year PhD students find their place and thrive — personally and academically.

Student Society Spotlight: Womxn of Color in Engineering (WOCE)

WOCE seeks to create opportunities to gather Womxn of Color graduate students in the School of Engineering by supporting year-long student-led programmatic efforts and collaborations across campus. 

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NSF Research Exchange Program

This program connects graduate students and postdocs with faculty members and research scientists.