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Pursuing a career in academia means connecting your passion with purpose. Begin your journey with us, and you will play a critical role in our mission to transform medical care, research, and training around the world. You will work alongside our globally renowned faculty and staff at the summit of discovery while benefitting from being part of the larger Stanford Medicine ecosystem. From our research roles to positions in finance and administration, learn just how far a career at Stanford School of Medicine can take you.


New Grad Recruiting Program

Through the program, participants will get the opportunity to connect with our distinguished faculty and staff to learn more about the different studies conducted at the School of Medicine. Our full-time staff opportunities will expose you to diverse skills and experiences needed to further your professional or academic careers.

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Post-Baccalaureate Program


The Racial Equity to Advance a Community of Health (REACH) Initiative at Stanford Medicine is dedicated to training a new generation of leaders in medicine and science who will actively promote health equity, racial equity, and social justice and work to reduce our society’s devastating health disparities.

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Career Path

Learning is lifelong, and we are committed to providing and fostering experiences that will empower you to grow and discover your professional path. You’ll be guided by some of the best, most cutting-edge leaders in the country who relish the opportunity to share their knowledge. Working with these teams allows you the opportunity to ask questions, make connections, and uncover potential career paths, all within a collaborative, supportive environment.

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Basic Science Departments

  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Data Science
  • Chemical & Systems Biology
  • Epidemiology & Population Health
  • Genetics
  • Health Policy Research
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Molecular & Cellular Physiology
  • Neurobiology
  • Structural Biology

Clinical Science Departments

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Comparative Medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Neurology & Neurological Sciences
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopeadics Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Surgery
  • Urology


  • Maternal & Child Health Research Institute
  • Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
  • Cancer Institute
  • Cardiovascular Institute
  • Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, & Infection
  • Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Stanford Medicine is an ecosystem comprising the School of Medicine and the pediatric and adult health care delivery systems. Together, we harness the full potential of biomedicine through collaborative research, education, and clinical care for patients of all ages. For more information, please visit the Stanford Medicine Collective (opens in new tab).


My experience with the New Grad Recruiting Program at Stanford School of Medicine was extremely smooth. I applied for a position in a Research lab, and the Recruiting team took the time to review my resume and find the lab that perfectly matched my previous experience. The recruiting team did their best to ensure that I was comfortable and felt welcome during the interviews. Post the interview, the recruiting team kept me updated on the progress of my application along with promptly replying to any of my questions or concerns. Upon my acceptance of the job offer, the onboarding process was concise and straightforward.

–Sneh Patel, Life Science Research Professional 1 - Medicine

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