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Program Leader Opportunities

The Office of Graduate Education (OGE) offers opportunities for paid program leader positions and volunteer roles with our programs. There are several opportunities for graduate/medical students and postdocs who are enthusiastic about building a mentoring and advising relationship with undergraduate, postbacs, and/or incoming graduate students pursuing a path in Biosciences.

Learn more about the programs below.

If you are interested in serving as a Program Leader for ADVANCE, SSRP, and/or REACH, please complete this Interest Form by December 1.
Detailed information about each program leader position is provided in the form.

If you are interested in serving as a graduate assistant for the Biosciences Interview Session, please complete this Application by December 20.

Open Positions

Stanford Biosciences Interview Session

The Office of Graduate Education plans and coordinates activities related to the in-person interviews and on-campus visit for the the 14 Biosciences Home Programs with a shared admissions process. We are looking for current graduate assistants to assist with the planning and execution of this process. Planned timeline is January 16 – March 31, with a flexible weekly time commitment between 4-8 hours.

  • Submit your application of interest here.

ADVANCE Summer Institute

ADVANCE is an eight-week summer transition program designed to give incoming graduate students early exposure to research in their Biosciences Home Program over the summer. Participants attend workshops that acclimate them to Stanford University and develop academic, professional, and leadership skills.

REACH Postbaccalaureate Program

REACH offers a one-year postbaccalaureate program with research opportunities and professional development training to enhance scholar’s applications to graduate and medical school. Operating in tandem with Stanford Medicine’s Commission on Justice and Equity, the Racial Equity to Advance a Community of Health (REACH) Initiative at Stanford Medicine is dedicated to training a new generation of leaders in medicine and science who will actively promote health equity, racial equity, and social justice and work to reduce our society’s devastating health disparities.

Stanford Summer Research Program (SSRP)

SSRP-Amgen Scholars Program is a fully-funded research-intensive residential program that takes place on Stanford’s beautiful campus for a eight-week period.

Currently Filled

ADVANCE Undergraduate Institute (AUI)

ADVANCE Undergraduate Institute (AUI) is a three-day intensive institute sponsored by Stanford Biosciences. AUI is designed to introduce aspiring scientists to the Stanford University campus and provide guidance on the graduate school admissions process. After completing the three-day institute, students have access to the AUI network and can engage with previous participants who are currently pursuing and/or enrolled in PhD and/or MD-PhD programs.