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Stanford platform offers central location for off-campus learning programs

November 03, 2017
Image credit: Courtesy Celine Wang
By: Kathleen Sullivan

Students interested in pursuing internships, research projects, public service gigs and study tours – across the United States and around the world – will find an ever-growing list of activities listed on the new platform, Stanford Off-Campus Learning Opportunities.

Undergraduate and graduate students alike are invited to search the platform – known as SOLO for short – by keyword and/or by location – for programs off the Farm.

A search for “women’s rights,” for example, yields several international opportunities for Stanford undergraduates, including Project Dosti 2018 in India.

A search for “health care” and “China” yields a description of a 2018 fellowship at the Center for Experimental Economics in Education in Xi’an, China, for an undergraduate student with advanced proficiency in Mandarin.

A search for “sustainable agriculture” and “United States” yields a description of a 2018 internship at the TomKat Ranch – an 1,800-acre cattle ranch producing grass-fed, grass-finished, pasture-raised beef – in nearby Pescadero, for undergraduates and students earning coterminal degrees.

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