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Undergraduate students

The Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development provides undergraduate students with opportunities to engage in world-class research and to get involved. From working in low- and middle- income countries on faculty-led projects to taking part in Center events, Stanford students are important participants in the Center’s mission to produce impactful research on global poverty and have real-world impact.

Learn more about some of the resources for undergraduates:

●      The summer undergraduate RA program enables students to gain experience in field research by spending the summer in a developing country, working on Stanford faculty projects.
●      Stanford Seed internships offer hands-on work experience either on the Stanford campus or in a developing economy.
●      The Ronald McKinnon Memorial Fellowship is open to undergraduates majoring in economics, writing undergraduate theses in international economics, international finance, and economic development.
●      Student-oriented events throughout the year foster community and collaboration.