Category Archives: Networking

Guys Night Out – Rebuilding My Life

After my wife and I moved to the US, my wife started working at Stanford and I was in our new house without a job. So I needed to rebuild my life. In the first few weeks I was busy with settling down. I needed to buy … Continue reading

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Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity

When we moved to the Bay Area in 2010, I was finishing a post grad and did not intend to find a job as we only planned to stay for six months. I had always wanted to work on a … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Strategies for Bay Area Newcomers

I’m not an expert, and I don’t know the best strategy, but here I will share my personal experience in job hunting. In August 2013 I and my wife moved from the Netherlands to the Bay Area, because she had … Continue reading

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Resources at Stanford’s Career and Development Center

We try to promote bay area resources that are open to the public, however, the Stanford Career and Development Center (CDC) is only available for Stanford affiliates and their spouses. If you are lucky enough to be a part of … Continue reading

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Deborah’s Palm – A Community for Women

  I’ve been living here in the Peninsula for nearly two years now, and I’m still discovering new things every week. This weeks’ discovery was ‘Deborah’s Palm’. A fellow CCIS volunteer at Stanford pointed me in their direction. I met … Continue reading

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