My Search Series Coordinator
What is the My Search Series?
- A maximum of 12 students share an intimate lunch with a Stanford faculty member or staff person who is asked to share a transformative moment from their life.
Who are you?
- A student who is curious, personable, excited by new ideas, organized, & detail-oriented
- A student with 3-5 hours per week to devote to this project
- A student willing and eager to use their student networks & think creatively about what kinds of Stanford students would be interested in specific opportunities
What will you do?
- Find a Stanford faculty member or staff person who has a story, a lesson, or an idea that relates to a Jewish value and/or narrative (this person does not have to be Jewish)
- Invite this Stanford community member to come to Hillel to tell their story to an intimate group of students paired with lunch
- Talk to peers to feel out what fellow students are craving to hear and learn about
- Decide on a topic for the lunch and what will follow "My Search For" (eg. My Search for Meaning, My Search for Impact, My Search for Justice, My Search for Peace, etc.)
- Plan three lunches per quarter
- Design kosher menu, order food
- Publicize event info and reach out to relevant student communities
- Track participation and participant feedback over time to learn how it can be improved
- Commit to work 3-5 hours a week
- Check in regularly with your mentor (Lia)
What do you get?
- Hillel Staff mentorship
- Incredible networking opportunities with campus resources
- Event planning and organizational skills
- A deep personal fulfillment from engaging in ideas that matter
How will you get it?