Welcome to Summer Search Silicon Valley where change has begun for students in 17 East Bay, Peninsula and San Jose schools! Read about our history >
Summer Search Silicon Valley is featured on Skees.org, a website highlighting the work of the Skees Family Foundation.
Click here to read the story on one of our students, Frances
Need a summer intern? Summer Search college students are highly-motivated individuals who have proven themselves as hard-working and committed young leaders. Access this pool of driven students by posting your job description on our job board! To learn more >
On October 17th, Summer Searchers and their families gathered at Sequoia High School in Redwood City to celebrate their recent accomplishments, including the completion of their challenging summer experiential education programs. They recounted their achievements, struggles and newly discovered potential. Congratulations Summer Searchers for taking the risks necessary to grow as altruistic leaders!
Thank you to everyone who supported our fifth annual Summer Search Silicon Valley Where Change Begins dinner! With a sold out crowd and overwhelming generosity from our supporters, the evening was an incredible success, raising over $400,000 for students from San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Alameda counties. Read more >
Career Discovery Day was a huge success! On August 9th Google
hosted Career Discovery Day for Summer Search San Francisco and North Bay high
school students at its San Francisco campus. Career Discovery Day is a day of
exploring the diverse professional opportunities the Bay Area has to offer
through workshops, a career panel, and workplace visits. There were volunteers
from several organizations such as Google, Gap, Deloitte, Citi, Causes, and
The Summer Search Bay Area Quarterly is here! Check it out here >
The Silicon Valley Spring Event was featured in the Mercury News. Read the full article here >
We are excited to introduce our newest board member Conrad Voorsanger, Former Vice President of New Business Operations and Strategy at SuccessFactors.Conrad is extremely passionate about the mission of Summer Search and brings great experience and perspective to the advisory board. We are thrilled that he has joined the Summer Search family!
Click here to watch a video of Silicon Valley Summer Searchers (Class of 2013) participate in the 3-Mile Run in preparation for their summer wilderness trips.
If you're thinking of buying or selling a home, you can generate a donation of thousands of dollars for Summer Search at zero cost to you. We recently partnered up with My Broker Donates, which matches buyers and sellers with qualified, caring brokers who agree to donate a portion of their fee to Summer Search - in your name. Click here to learn more about this innovative fund-raising model.