Visitor's Day - San Jose Unified School District Summer Site
Jul
11
9:00 am09:00

Visitor's Day - San Jose Unified School District Summer Site

  • Santa Clara University

Visitor's Day is an interactive, informational event where visitors tour classes, meet students and teachers, and leave inspired by the energy and enthusiasm of everyone involved with Breakthrough Silicon Valley. There are two days to choose from: July 11 and 13. Please note these are tentative dates. Enrollment details are coming soon.

Visitor's Day - Franklin McKinley School District Summer Site
Jul
13
9:00 am09:00

Visitor's Day - Franklin McKinley School District Summer Site

  • Silver Creek High School

Visitor's Day is an interactive, informational event where visitors tour classes, meet students and teachers, and leave inspired by the energy and enthusiasm of everyone involved with Breakthrough Silicon Valley. There are two days to choose from: July 11 and 13. Please note these are tentative dates. Enrollment details are coming soon.

STEM Challenge
Jul
21
9:00 am09:00

STEM Challenge

  • Silver Creek High School

Do you want to:

  • Inspire low-income kids in our community to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math?
  • Provide young girls and boys with the pathways to success in these fields?
  • Network with other professionals in Silicon Valley?

This event will give you the opportunity to share your passion for STEM with students in our community via STEM-based hands-on activities and round-table discussions.

Please note this is a tentative date.

STEM Challenge
Jul
28
9:00 am09:00

STEM Challenge

  • Santa Clara University

Do you want to:

  • Inspire low-income kids in our community to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math?
  • Provide young girls and boys with the pathways to success in these fields?
  • Network with other professionals in Silicon Valley?

This event will give you the opportunity to share your passion for STEM with students in our community via STEM-based hands-on activities and round-table discussions.

Career Exploration Day
Aug
1
10:00 am10:00

Career Exploration Day

Career Exploration Day connects our students’ dreams with a very real experience. By seeing what it looks like to work in Silicon Valley, they are taking the first step in creating a personal vision for their success. While their dreams may change, it is important that every student meets individuals who are successful in their chosen profession. Let us know if you or a colleague would like to host a small group of middle school students for a morning at your place of work.


Career Exploration Day Field Trip
Apr
19
10:00 am10:00

Career Exploration Day Field Trip

By seeing what it looks like to work in Silicon Valley, our students take the first step in creating a personal vision for their success. Let us know if you or a colleague would like to host a small group of high school students for a morning at your place of work.

Career Exploration Day Field Trip
Apr
11
10:00 am10:00

Career Exploration Day Field Trip

By seeing what it looks like to work in Silicon Valley, our students take the first step in creating a personal vision for their success. Let us know if you or a colleague would like to host a small group of high school students for a morning at your place of work.

Dine-in Fundraiser, Super Duper Burgers
Apr
5
10:30 am10:30

Dine-in Fundraiser, Super Duper Burgers

  • Super Duper Burgers

All day on Wednesday, April 5th dine at Super Duper Burgers in Los Gatos and support Breakthrough Silicon Valley students and alumni! Present this flyer at checkout, and Super Duper will donate 20% of the sale to Breakthrough. Your contribution goes straight into supporting our summer program, ensuring an enriching and immersive experience for well-deserving students.

Mock Interviews
Mar
11
9:00 am09:00

Mock Interviews

  • Google Tech Corners

Do you remember your first interview? Help our high school sophomores learn how to break the ice, convey their strengths, and get the job or internship they desire through direct interview practice. This is a great volunteer activity for corporate groups or anyone with interviewing experience!

Resume Writing Workshop
Feb
13
6:00 pm18:00

Resume Writing Workshop

  • Hoover Middle School

Help Breakthrough's high school sophomores develop their professionalism skills by reviewing their draft resumes and providing valuable feedback on how to promote themselves when applying for a job or internship.

Resume Writing Workshop
Feb
9
6:00 pm18:00

Resume Writing Workshop

  • Franklin McKinley School District Office

Help Breakthrough's high school sophomores develop their professionalism skills by reviewing their draft resumes and providing valuable feedback on how to promote themselves when applying for a job or internship.

Are You Smarter Than a Breakthrough Student?
Oct
6
6:00 pm18:00

Are You Smarter Than a Breakthrough Student?

  • Computer History Museum

Test your knowledge and join Breakthrough for an intensely fun competition of wits – an academic trivia contest – that raises money to support existing Breakthrough Silicon Valley programs and fuel our expansion. Join us for the biggest and liveliest fundraiser of the year!

To & Through College - BSV Alumni Networking Night
Jul
28
6:00 pm18:00

To & Through College - BSV Alumni Networking Night

  • LinkedIn

Breakthrough Silicon Valley's first ever Alumni Networking Night will help our new graduates and alumni learn how to professionally network and tap into the power of the social capital within Breakthrough’s community. Join us at LinkedIn's Sunnyvale campus to help Breakthrough's phenomenal young professionals practice their skills. For more details or to RSVP, click here.

Educators' Day - 9th Grade Summer Site
Jul
22
10:30 am10:30

Educators' Day - 9th Grade Summer Site

  • Notre Dame High School

At this fun and informational event for our public school partners, visitors will tour classes, meet with students and teachers, and leave inspired by the energy and enthusiasm at Breakthrough Silicon Valley. 

Career Exploration Day Field Trip
Jul
19
10:00 am10:00

Career Exploration Day Field Trip

By seeing what it looks like to work in Silicon Valley, our students take the first step in creating a personal vision for their success. Let us know if you or a colleague would like to host a small group of middle school students for a morning at your place of work.

STEM Challenge
Jul
15
9:00 am09:00

STEM Challenge

  • Hillbrook School

By sharing your experience in a STEM career, you can inspire young girls and boys. Hands-on activities and round-table discussions at this event provide students with detailed pathways to success.

STEM Challenge
Jul
5
9:00 am09:00

STEM Challenge

  • Santa Clara University

By sharing your experience in a STEM career, you can inspire young girls and boys. Hands-on activities and round-table discussions at this event provide students with detailed pathways to success.

Senior Celebration
Jun
7
6:00 pm18:00

Senior Celebration

  • Hyatt Place San Jose Downtown

At this festive event, our seniors announce where they will attend college, as well as share their future aspirations and the challenges they have overcome. Please note that this date is tentative.

After School Program Showcase
Apr
26
4:30 pm16:30

After School Program Showcase

  • 1635 Park Avenue San Jose, CA, 95126 United States

Experience the Breakthrough Silicon Valley After-School Program in action. Join us to see what our After-School Program is all about.

  • Hear from our students and staff
  • Take a tour of a rigorous and engaging class
  • Interview our teachers about their experience

We promise you'll be inspired by our students' stories and leave knowing how Breakthrough is helping to create a new generation of leaders. 

Career Exploration Day Field Trip
Apr
13
10:00 am10:00

Career Exploration Day Field Trip

By seeing what it looks like to work in Silicon Valley, our students take the first step in creating a personal vision for their success. Let us know if you or a colleague would like to host a small group of high school students for a morning at your place of work.

Career Exploration Day Field Trip
Mar
29
10:00 am10:00

Career Exploration Day Field Trip

By seeing what it looks like to work in Silicon Valley, our students take the first step in creating a personal vision for their success. Let us know if you or a colleague would like to host a small group of high school students for a morning at your place of work.

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