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2022 International Engagement Fair

Date: Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time
Location: Outdoors at SIEPR Koret-Taube Conference Center Courtyard (366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, 94305)

We welcome Stanford students to attend the 2022 International Engagement Fair and learn about student and campus organizations that offer students international academic and professional experience abroad, academically-focused activities and other forms of international exchange. This event is hosted in collaboration with the Bing Overseas Studies Program, Freeman Spogli Institute, Global Engineering Programs, the King Center on Global Development, the Office of Community Engagement, and Stanford Global Studies.

Students are welcome to walk-in to the fair on October 12. Ice cream treats will be served, and students who attend can enter their name and email into a student raffle for the chance to win prizes.

Questions about the event? Contact Merry Pham at

For information about last year’s fair, see this page.

Participating Units

Offering Both Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities


At Home Abroad (AHA/Yost House) - International Cultural Theme House

AHA House is an intellectual & cultural crossroads where students engage in interactive & transcultural learning experiences. This year, we will be offering an International Film Series (DLCL/GLOBAL 50) in fall quarter (Wednesdays 6:30-9:30 pm in Yost lounge), a Global Gastronomies class (DLCL/GLOBAL 50) in spring quarter, and weekly language tables in French, Italian, Russian, German and Spanish (with more tables to be added based on student interest).

Contact: Hana Tadesse,


Bechtel International Center - Overseas Resource Center (ORC)

The ORC provides advice to students pursuing overseas scholarships for study and research abroad. We administer the campus application process for more than a dozen scholarships such as the Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gilman, Boren, and more. We also promote and provide guidance on a variety of other global fellowship opportunities for U.S. and international students. At Bechtel International Center, we also offer many social and cultural programs.

Contact: Diane Murk, 


Brazilian Students Association

Our mission is to promote the richness of the Brazilian culture, history, and language, while bringing together and supporting both Brazilians and interested non-Brazilians at Stanford.

Contact: Isadora Schulz dos Passos,


Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH)

In the pursuit of wellbeing, worldwide, we share knowledge, equip leaders, and build interdisciplinary, multisectoral teams to address urgent global health challenges. We teach global health courses to undergraduate and graduate students. We also host global-health related events on campus.

Contact: Yosefa Gilon,


Colombian Student Association at Stanford

The purpose of the association is to create a supportive environment that will improve the experience and impact of all the Colombians at Stanford. We normally have a variety of cultural and academic activities to exchange ideas and create a sense of community on campus. 

Contact: Sofia Mantilla Salas,


Division of Literature Cultures and Languages

Our departments include French, Italian, Slavic, Spanish, German, Hebrew, and ILAC.

Contact: Charo Robinson,


Dutch Society at Stanford

We're the society representing Dutch culture on campus. We organize lots of social events on campus, with a focus on Dutch culture.

Contact: Abel Ribbink,


Global Engineering Programs

Global Engineering Programs (including Global Engineering Internship) aim to enhance engineering education by providing students with an opportunity to learn about technology and engineering globally, to build professional networks and to gain real-world work experience in a culturally diverse and international environment.

Contact: Ming Luo,


Global Risk Management, Office of the Chief Risk Officer

We support the health, safety, and security for Stanford travelers abroad. We advise on travel preparation, safety; provide risk assessments, mitigation strategies; and during travel provide 24/7/365 global incident response. Learn more here.

Contact: Hilary Douglas,


King Center on Global Development

The King Center provides undergraduate students with opportunities to engage in world-class research, gain international experience, and get involved in the center's work. From conducting field research in low- and middle- income countries on faculty-led projects to taking part in King Center events, Stanford students are important participants in the King Center’s mission to produce significant research on global poverty and development and have real-world impact. The King Center contributes to training the next generation of global development scholars by providing funding and opportunities for Stanford graduate students working on critical issues in global development. Learn more here.

Contact: Neil Pedreira,


Southeast Asia Forum

The Southeast Asia Forum is a home for Stanford students interested in Southeast Asia, hosting discussions and events with experts and scholars who work on the region, while providing members with various academic and internship opportunities. The Forum publishes the Stanford Southeast Asia Journal and is currently recruiting editors and peer reviewers. The Forum is also hosting its flagship hackathon event to create innovative solutions to the region's pressing issues. Learn more here.

Contact: Chern Xun Gan,


Stanford Global Studies Division

By facilitating research and data collection across fields and boundaries, SGS enables the next generation to creatively address regional and global issues and advance our understanding of the world. SGS provides pathways to global perspectives through undergraduate programs, graduate programs, language fellowships, global internships, and courses. SGS partners, across campus, to provide resources and professional development opportunities for K-14 educators to strengthen foreign language training and education about the world. Learn more here.

Contact: Stefanie Pietkiewicz,


Stanford India Policy and Economics Club

We are a student group dedicated to facilitating thoughtful discourse on India/Indo-American-centered issues ranging a wide variety of political and economic spheres through speaker series, debates, and other related means.

Contact: Devansh Sharma,


Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (Stanford Seed)

Work closely with talented entrepreneurs in Africa and South Asia. Gain high-level work experience while making a social impact. Experience all that and more through a funded Stanford Seed internship. By working directly with a Seed Network company, you help implement new ideas designed to facilitate both the growth and the scaling of businesses in emerging markets. Learn more here.

Contact: Daniel Zussman,


Stanford Language Center

The Stanford Language Center offers language courses in over 40 languages! We prepare Stanford students to have a foreign language capability that enhances their academic program and enables them to live, work, study, and research in a different country, should they choose.

Contact: Tracey Riesen,

Stanford Language Learners

Stanford Language Learners serves as a forum to connect Stanford students passionate about multilingualism. We host events that foster community and make language learning approachable, even for non-majors. Specifically, we organize language conversation/study groups, host language-related book clubs, and host speakers with expertise on multilingualism and language learning.

Contact: Zackery Edwards,


Stanford Travel

The Stanford Travel program offers multiple booking channel options for students to utilize when planning their international travels.

Contact: Yvonne Fenton, 


The Center for Human Rights and International Justice

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice equips a new generation of leaders to protect and promote human rights and dignity for all. The Center is engaged with interdisciplinary, policy-oriented programs and research initiatives domestically and internationally, which focus on issues including human trafficking, trauma mental health, justice and reconciliation in post-conflict societies, and atrocities prevention and response. The Center offers a Minor in Human Rights for undergraduates. Learn more here.

Contact: Denise Fernandez, 


Vaden Health Center Travel Clinic

Vaden's Travel Clinic provides you with pre-travel consultation specific to your health history, destination, potential activities, and the health and safety issues of the destination. Our goal is to help you stay safe and healthy during your trip so you can enjoy your experience to the fullest extent. We can also help coordinate a Medical Services evaluation for travelers with self-identified risk factors and/or disease symptoms.

Contact: Nancy Stoll, 


Offering Undergraduate Opportunities


Affiliated Stanford Entrepreneurial Students - Global (ASES)

ASES is Stanford's premier global entrepreneurship society, so we work with international VCs, entrepreneurs, and students as well as anyone interested in global problems or solutions.

Contact: Nathan Lam,


American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford (AMENDS)

AMENDS is a student-led initiative hosted under the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) that organizes an annual conference for youth leaders across the Middle East, North Africa, and the United States. We aim to support their social change initiatives by providing them with opportunities for developing key skills, networking with established leaders and sharing their initiatives with a larger audience.

Contact: Tiffany Saade and Sohayla Deeb, StanfordAMENDS on Facebook


Arab Students Association at Stanford

The Arab Students Association at Stanford is a platform for Arab students and those interested in Arab culture to foster social, academic, and extracurricular activities, to connect with other students on campus.

Contact: Zakaria Doueiri,


Bing Overseas Studies Program

The Bing Overseas Studies Program offers a wide range of academic and cultural experiences for students, including the opportunity to study at 12 different global centers or on a short-term, faculty-led program. We invite you to meet our staff, learn more about our programs, and discuss your future study away plans and questions.

Contact: Ashley Landwehr, 


Haas Center for Public Service

Cardinal Quarter is a campus-wide initiative that offers undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in a full-time, quarter-long public service experience designed to integrate academic learning with field-based experience. Students can pursue prearranged placements or self-designed opportunities in both domestic and international settings.

Contact: Jon McConnell, 


King International Development Association

The King International Development Association (KIDA) is a student organization that fosters collaboration and community among young leaders committed to addressing international development challenges. Affiliated with the Stanford King Center on Global Development, KIDA harnesses Stanford's unique interdisciplinary resources to help undergraduates translate their interest in international development issues into informed and meaningful action.

Contact: Aleena Anand,


The Program in International Relations

The Program in International Relations (IR) offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate major, minor, and honors program allowing students to explore how global, regional, and domestic factors influence relations between actors in the modern state system. IR students may focus on a range of global issues including security, trade and finance, political and economic development, human rights and humanitarian policy, democratization, climate change, health, and politics, history, and cultures of world regions. Learn more here.

Contact: Paul Festa, 


Society for International Affairs at Stanford

The Society for International Affairs at Stanford (SIAS) is a student-run organization devoted to providing a community and an extracurricular outlet for students interested in international relations. We are the parent organization for several programs and groups, including the Programming branch, Model United Nations travel team, Global Service branch, and Stanford Model UN Conference.

Contact: Ethan Lee,


Stanford Archaeology Center

The Stanford Archaeology Center is an interdisciplinary hub focused on innovative research and education in archaeology and heritage. Each of our field schools is part of one of our faculty members' ongoing research projects, and is a deep dive into the realities and complexities of archaeological fieldwork. Field schools take place over 4-6 weeks of summer quarter (depending on the project), and are not offered for credit. Learn more here.

Contact: Maria Kristina Guillen,


Stanford in Government

Stanford in Government (SIG) creates a culture of civic and political engagement on the Stanford campus by offering opportunities for Stanford students to engage with and pursue policy as public service. SIG funds more than 60 fellowships for students each year at policy-related organizations, including around 10 international fellowships, connects students with opportunities to hear and learn from policymakers, and coordinates a variety of civic engagement education initiatives. Learn more here.

Contact: Evian Jiang, 


Stanford Japan Exchange Conference

Stanford Japan Exchange Conference is a student-led initiative with the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies that hosts a 1 week cultural exchange program between Stanford students interested in Japanese culture and 15 visiting Japanese exchange students from Keio, Doshisha, and Kyoto University.  We look forward to welcoming new members to help us organize the conference and realize our goal of understanding and friendship between the U.S. and Japan through cultural interaction.

Contact: Mehak Parwani,