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Students and Alumni

POLS Talks

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College Track East Palo Alto
Bryan Tomlinson & Emma Rutland
Education Innovation

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Haas Center: Service and Purpose
Devanie Helman & Annabel Wong
Higher Education

Becoming part of the community of scholars you encounter will be one of the most rewarding and integral building blocks of your POLS experience. By building relationships with faculty, staff, and your fellow classmates, you will have a wealth of knowledge and diverse experiences to enrich your learning. You will be able to explore all sides of an issue and create innovative solutions with a group of peers who share your passion for education.

Student Voices

We now invite you to get to know some of our recent alumni and learn more about the careers they pursue following graduation.  Also, Shannon Birk Jibaja, 2013 POLS alumna, offers advice on how to make the most of your Stanford experience.

MA program in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS)
MA program in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS)
Joint MA/MPP program in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS) and Public Policy
MA program in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS)
MA program in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies (POLS)

Why Stanford GSE & POLS

Advice for POLS Students

POLS Project Reflections