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Owning Your Career@Stanford


Owning Your Career@Stanford: A Roadmap to Success

Do you want to be the driver of your career at Stanford? Whether you are interested in enriching your current position or planning your next Stanford career move, this comprehensive and customizable career management program offered by Staff Employment and targeted to staff employees in current benefit eligible positions is for you. This ongoing, multi-faceted program includes:

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OYC Overview Session (OSE-1140).


Owning Your Career @ Stanford: Overview Session (OSE-1140)

In this interactive session, you will take a closer look at your career development at Stanford University. Our agenda is divided into three components. In our first section we will take a look at interests, values, and competencies. Our second section focuses on navigating your career at Stanford, including career direction, information sources, and the career roadmap tool. Our third section takes a closer look at some of the technical issues of career development including resume, cover letter, interviews and networking. 

Upcoming Sessions

Check the STARS training tab in Axess for full course description and dates.


One-on-One Career Coaching

Schedule one-on-one time with a member of the Staff Employment team to discuss career topics of your choice. Example topics:

  • Resume critique
  • Preparing to apply to a particular job posting
  • Career planning
  • Job enrichment

Contact Jeanette Lindsay at regarding scheduling.

Semi-Monthly Brown-Bag Sessions

Bring your lunch and join us for career-related discussions. These brown-bags are casual, interactive sessions where you can meet with your peers to explore topics, such as:


  • Group resume review
  • Networking
  • Goal setting
  • Accomplishment statements/
    behavioral interviewing
  • Job enrichment
  • Competencies
  • Difficult interview questions
  • Rational positive thinking,
    emotional intelligence
  • Career roadmap
  • Personal branding
  • Cover letters


Specific topics are announced prior to the session, contact Jeanette Lindsay at to be added to email distribution list.

Career Services Workshop

This group utilizes the accountability and support of like minded people to make progress toward implementing career goals and strategies. Each workshop consists of a series of eight group meetings conducted over a 15-week period. Please send an email to to request further information regarding participation.

Upcoming Brown-Bag Sessions


Date Time Location
Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Y2E2 Building
Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3160 Porter Drive
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Y2E2 Building
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3160 Porter Drive
Monday, May 19, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3160 Porter Drive
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Y2E2 Building
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Y2E2 Building
Friday, June 20, 2014 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 3160 Porter Drive