The application process for Stanford Ignite requires you to complete five components: the online application, short essays, your résumé, a professional recommendation, and an online video interview.
|Online Application||The online application requires you to provide basic personal contact and professional background information, as well as the following components: short essays, your resume, a professional recommendation, and an online video interview.|
|Short Essays||You will complete statements that describe your background and experience level and explain how your personal and professional goals align with the program offering.|
|Résumé||You will upload a copy of your most recent professional resume. A PDF file is recommended.|
|Professional Recommendation||You will need to request one professional recommendation through our online system from a stakeholder in your professional success, such as a supervisor, academic advisor, or professional mentor. Your recommender will submit an online form; no formal letter is necessary. Only one professional recommendation will be accepted for this application.|
|Online Video Interview||Within the application, you will be directed to our online video interview system. You will have an opportunity to walk through the computer setup process and answer practice questions before recording your final interview responses.|