Stanford University Overview

  • Stanford, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1891
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $10+ billion (USD)

Stanford is one of the world's leading research universities, boasting respected and entrepreneurial programs in business, earth, engineering, law, medicine, education and humanities and sciences. Stanford serves approximately 7,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 graduate ...
Mission: Stanford University's Founding Grant states the university’s objective is “to qualify its students for personal success, and direct usefulness in life” and its purpose “to promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." We solve ...

Company Updates

May 6, 2019
Stanford is proud to be ranked #7 on the 2019 Forbes: America’s Best Large Employers list. Learn more about career opportunities at our new Redwood City location. Please visit
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Oct 30, 2020 - Teaching Assistant


This university is awesome and I love it.


I really cannot think of anything bad.
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Stanford University Interviews

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Applied online62%
Campus Recruiting10%
Employee Referral10%

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    amazing experience, friendly people, the process was very welcoming and they wanted you to succeed. I give it a 10/10 , all was done over zoom and there were 2 interviews with two different people

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Stanford University Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Large EmployersForbes2019
  • Platinum AwardThe League of American Bicyclists2016
  • Gold AwardsAssociation for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)2016
  • Work-Life Seal of DistinctionWorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress2015
  • Best Places to WorkSF Business Times2015

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Registered Apprenticeships

    Offers federal/state recognized on-the-job training program(s)

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What is paid time off like at Stanford University?

...Great benefits with a good amount of time off...

October 5, 2020

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