Inclusion Programs for Students
Stanford University’s Office of Science Outreach (OSO) encourages and assists Stanford faculty to engage in science outreach—organized activities targeted at our nation’s youth, school teachers, and general public that will increase their interest and involvement in math, science, and engineering.
Stanford 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. Stanford ADVANCE Summer Institute
Student Outreach to Alumni Resources (SOAR) Mentor Program
The mission of the SOAR Mentor Program is to foster mentorship opportunities across the Stanford Biosciences community. This comprehensive mentoring program exposes students and postdocs to a breadth of career options and pathways, promoting greater community and collaboration with faculty and alumni.
Visibility and Representation Gathering
This program provides graduate students who are interviewing with the opportunity to learn about Stanford’s graduate student experience, the School of Medicine’s commitment to diversity, and campus organizations and university resources that support diversity.
Stanford Summer Research Program in the Biosciences (SSRP)
SSRP is a research-intensive residential program for undergraduates that takes place on Stanford’s beautiful campus over a nine-week period. Stanford Summer Research Program website
ADVANCE Undergraduate Institute (AUI)
ADVANCE Undergraduate Institute (AUI) is a three-day program sponsored by the Stanford Biosciences and the Stanford Black Bioscience Organization. The program is designed to introduce diverse sophomores and juniors to the Stanford University campus and provide guidance in the graduate school admissions process. Eligible applicants should be interested in pursuing a PhD in the Biosciences. ADVANCE Undergraduate Institute