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Career and Alumni



BEAM engages with students to help them design their career pathways, venture into new opportunities, and pursue their job search. They host job panels, offer workshops, provide career coaching, and more. Check out BEAM's resources for the School of Engineering and School of Earth here


Handshake is BEAM's online platform that provides Stanford students with opportunities, connections, events, and content related to their career aspirations and interests. Employers also access Handshake to post positions, create events, and connect with students.

Cardinal Careers

Cardinal Careers can prepare you to begin your post-Stanford career serving the public good. Networking with government and nonprofit organizations, applying for post-graduation public service fellowships, attending workshops and events—whatever your needs, you can find Cardinal Careers opportunities, advising, and resources to help you on your way.

Career Guides - MyGSB

Under the Center for Social Innovation Industry Report section, check out the Powering a Sustainable Future: A Navigation Guide: Energy, Climate, and Sustainability guide. This comprehensive guide reviews developments in the energy industry, showcases GSB alumni profiles, and shares resources across campus.

Stanford On & Off-Campus Learning Opportunities (SOLO)

The Office of International Affairs launched SOLO as part of an initiative to simplify the search, application and travel preparation for on- and off-campus learning opportunities, including internships, study abroad, research, and public service.

Stanford Energy Club Job Postings

The Stanford Energy Club is a student organization whose mission is to become the energy leaders of tomorrow. They have a job board for energy and sustainability-related jobs that is managed by BEAM on Handshake.

TomKat Sustainability Career Landscape

The Sustainability Career Landscape is a list of established and early stage companies at the nexus of energy, food, water, and the environment.


Interested in connecting with alumni who work in energy? Join Explore Energy's Alumni Speaker Forum.

Stanford Professionals in Energy (SPIE)

SPIE is an alumni organization that aims to build on Stanford’s leadership in energy research by providing a platform for real-world professional development and engagement. SPIE is open to all Stanford alumni.

Stanford Alumni Mentoring (SAM)

SAM is a database of over 3,500 alumni from a wide-range of backgrounds. You can connect with alumni based on your needs  (job shadowing, mock interviewing, etc.) and join mentorship groups.

Stanford PlusFive 

Stanford PlusFive is a new program that provides career-focused support to Stanford alumni for 5 years following graduation.

Young Professionals in Energy (YPE)

VPE aims to facilitate the advancement of young professionals in the global energy industry by providing a forum for networking and career development through social, educational, and civic service opportunities. Join your local chapter! YPE San Francisco Bay Area also has a local job board.