Since 1963, SEO has made a lifetime of achievement possible for more than 21,000 talented young people from underserved communities.
is a free, eight-year, academic program that gets low-income public high school students to and through college – with a 90% college graduation rate. 100% of SEO Scholars are accepted to four-year colleges, with more than 80% being first-generation college graduates. Approximately 80% of SEO Scholars are attending colleges and universities ranked as top 100 in a U.S. News & World reporting.
is the nation’s premier professional development program, providing underserved undergrads with everything they need to land an internship: industry exposure, career guidance, interview skills, and intensive training. Approximately 80% of SEO Career interns receive full-time job offers from SEO Career partners before they graduate college.
SEO Tech Developer
a new initiative of SEO Career, is an intensive, free immersion program designed to propel underserved Computer Science and Engineering college sophomores to the next level of technical and problem-solving skills. Launched with the guidance of tech industry leaders, this program closes the preparation gap through knowledge, training, and experience – with an emphasis on the application of programming tools in addressing real-world problems.
SEO Alternative Investments
educates, mentors, and provides access to first-, second-, and third-year investment banking analysts and management consultants traditionally underserved in the alternatives industry. In addition to the AIFP, SEO Alternative Investments offers numerous educational initiatives and networking opportunities, including the annual Alternative Investments Conference (AICON), which provides a day of educational panels and networking, increasing access and career development opportunities for professionals in the sector.
is the only program of its kind, offering talented, incoming, underserved law school students the opportunity to receive a paid internship at a top law firm the summer before law school. The SEO Law Fellowship program has an impressive network of more than 1,700+ SEO Law alumni, who have gone on to work as Chief Legal Officers, U.S. District Attorneys, Deputy/Assistant Attorneys General, U.S. District Court Judges, and U.S. Cabinet/Congress Members.
SEO Leadership Institute
The SEO Leadership Institute supports SEO alumni in their career development and in increasing their societal impact as part of SEO’s mission of creating a more equitable society. Our Leadership Institute provides the opportunity to connect, ask for advice, mentor and be mentored, as well as access a host of professional resources through SEO partners. The SEO Leadership Institute is a forum for SEO alumni to gather their collective wisdom, experience, and influence to address the problems that inordinately affect underserved communities.