Since 1963, SEO (Sponsors for Educational Opportunity) has made a lifetime of achievement possible for more than 14,000 talented young people from underserved and underrepresented 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 Scholars are accepted to four-year colleges and 85% are first-generation college graduates. Over 75% of current SEO Scholars are attending competitive colleges
is the nation’s premier professional development program, providing Black, Hispanic, and Native American undergrads with everything they need to land an internship: industry exposure, career guidance, interview skills and training. 80% of SEO Career interns receive full-time job offers from SEO partners. SEO Interns earn an average of $10,000 per summer. SEO Career partners with 60+ organizations offering summer internships
The SEO Law Fellowship
is the only program of its kind to offer talented incoming law school students of color the opportunity to receive a paid internship at a top law firm during the summer before law school. 1,500+ network of SEO Law alumni. Alumni 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 Law partners with more than 30 law firms in 10 cities across the U.S.
SEO Alternative Investments
SEO Alternative Investments mentors and trains top, underrepresented analysts to compete for coveted positions in private equity and alternative investments. SEO partners with leading alternative investments firms to promote diversity, and hosts the annual SEO Alternative Investments Conference in New York City.