PART 3:

NAVIGATE YOUR NEXT CHAPTER

Part Three

Post-secondary Program

So, what do you want to do after high school? This can be an overwhelming time for any student. That's why we've expanded our program to support our students into adulthood. Partner with us to navigate toward your post-secondary dreams. 


Summer Searchers explore many different post-high-school pathways. Students receive individualized support, financial aid advising, and college/career guidance as you determine which path is best for you and your goals.

Post-secondary programs: College and Beyond

There are many paths to success! Summer Search students continue to receive individualized support as you transition from high school to the post-secondary path of your choosing. Let's find your purpose together!

LET'S GO TO COLLEGE

We Help You Get In & Succeed

If your goal is to complete college, our Post-Secondary mentors provide support with financial aid, adjusting to campus living, networking, mental health, and much more.

  • THRIVE IN COLLEGE

CAREER EXPLORATION

You Have Options

As a Summer Searcher, you are CONNECTED to our national network of staff, alumni, board, and corporate partners. If you're thinking about trade school, culinary school, or the arts, we can help you find the right path for you. Enjoy career-based coaching, job shadow days, internships, and job opportunities.

  • YOU'RE A CAREER PERSON

FINANCIAL WELL-BEING

Secure Your Future

Together, we're creating cycles of abundance. No matter what path you're on, you’ll receive access to resources including our CONNECT community that support you with managing and taking charge of your finances.

  • LEADER IN ALL AREAS OF LIFE

SUPPORTING YOU AT EVERY LEVEL

Our post-secondary students told us that they needed continued support after High School and we heard them loud and clear. This is why we've expanded our program to include:
  • Continued individualized mentorship and guidance. Having trouble finding your way on campus? Questions about how to make the next big life decision? We're there for you. 
  • Targeted programs that help you navigate financial aid, enrollment, mental health, and goal setting.  
  • Access to Summer Search Connect - our national platform to help you network with peers, staff, alumni, board and corporate partners for professional development opportunities, including career-based coaching, job shadow days, internships and targeted job opportunities

What Our Alumni Say

— Derek Duplessy

Alumnus and Summer Search Boston Board Member 

“My Summer Search journey was never about educational attainment. It was about upward mobility.”

—Mysonne

Summer Search ALUMNUS

"Summer Search, in no light tones, has meant the absolute world to me. Their sheer compassion and empathy have allowed me to flourish on my journey."