Undergraduate Opportunities in Education

The Undergraduate Minor in Education

The Graduate School of Education awards an undergraduate minor in the field of Education. The minor is structured to provide a substantial introduction to education through a broad-based and focused study of educational research, theory and practice. The goals of the minor are to allow undergraduates to develop an understanding of the core issues facing educators and policymakers, to make connections to their major programs of study, and to provide rigorous preparation for graduate studies in Education.
Students interested in pursuing an undergraduate minor in Education begin by contacting the minor director (Jennifer Lynn Wolf, jlwolf@stanford.edu, who is responsible for advising all candidates and approving each student's minor plan of study. Applications for the minor are due no later than the second quarter of the junior year.

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The Undergraduate Honors in Education

The Graduate School of Education (GSE) Honors program provides a small number of students each year with the opportunity to pursue independent inquiry under the close mentorship of Stanford GSE faculty.
Honors students pursue a wide range of thesis projects with intellectual tools from a variety of academic disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. They often engage directly with communities of practice, working alongside educators and reformers on and off campus.

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The Undergraduate Research Program at the Center for Education Policy Analysis

The Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA) will be seeking undergraduate research assistants (RAs) to work directly with CEPA faculty on active research projects during the 2014 Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters. Applications will be reviewed as received and the interview process will begin immediately. Once decisions have been made, applicants will be notified and work will begin immediately.

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* Updates for the 2015 Undergraduate Research Program coming this quarter