Impact on Bay area Communities

At Summer Search Bay area, we:

Provide 453 high school students in the Bay Area with professional mentoring and transformational summer experiences.

Provide 967 post-secondary students with on-going supports in navigating all aspects of college life, career coaching, and internship placement.

Have 2,210 incredible alumni in our network thriving in school, work, and life.

Bay Area School and

Community Partners

Our school and community partners are the behind-the-scenes heroes and the starting place for every Summer Search journey. They introduce us to students who demonstrate self-reflection, agency, empathy, follow-through, and adaptive skills — the seeds for success in school and life — which are cultivated throughout our program.

Bay Area

10,000 Degrees

Aim High

American Canyon High School

ARISE High School

Calistoga High School

Coliseum College Prep Academy

Contra Costa County

De Anza High School

Elsie Allen High School

Envision Academy of Arts and Technology

Galileo Academy of Science and Technology

Hayward High School

Life Academy

Lincoln High School

LPS Richmond

Madison Park Business & Art Academy

Mission High School

MIT Academy

Montgomery High School

Mt. Eden High School

Napa High School

Novato High School

Oakland High School

Oakland International High School

Oakland Technical High School

San Leandro High School

San Rafael High School

Santa Rosa High School

Sonoma Valley High School

St. Helena High School

Richmond High School

Tennyson High School

Terra Linda High School

Thurgood Marshall High School

Vintage High School

W.C. Overfelt High School

Select Dynamic field

Ways To Get Involved

SERVE ON OUR BOARD

There are many groups that are active in working to advance our mission for Summer Search Bay Area: Advisory Board of Directors, the Alumni Board, and the Associate Board.

PARTICIPATE ON AN EVENT COMMITTEE

We rely on our committees to help us execute thoughtful and successful events. Events currently include both digital and in-person activities.

VOLUNTEER AS A CAREER COACH

Our Career Coaching program offers the opportunity for experienced, professional volunteers to work directly with Summer Searchers by supporting their career exploration and helping them develop the skills to secure an internship or job.

PROVIDE IN-KIND EXPERTISE & NEEDS BASED PROJECTS

Volunteers are essential in helping us complete projects beyond our reach. Provide your vital skills to Summer Search in your field of expertise for specific projects or needs.

BECOME AN ANNUAL DONOR 

Our work would not be possible without the support of our generous community of donors. Your annual gifts enable us to continue this work and provide professional mentoring and summer experiences to more and more students each year.

INTRODUCE US TO YOUR NETWORK

As our program grows, so must our community of support! Host a table at our Leadership Dinner or your own cocktail party. Introducing us to your network is an invaluable chance for us to meet friends as driven to support students as we are. 

Bay Area Alumni Network

  • Advance your career and help others do the same.
  • Make a positive impact on Summer Search through leadership and philanthropy.
  • Support current students in their Summer Search Journey.
  • Catch up with people you miss.