Silicon Valley is the high-tech setting for an ultimate summer experience pursuing your passion for innovation! It’s sure to be filled with new friends and unforgettable experiences, located right in the heart of the world’s most celebrated high-tech hub.
Technology and innovation are the very essence of San Francisco/Palo Alto industry. From cutting-edge corporations to scrappy startups, there are breakthroughs everywhere. You’ll meet pioneers eager to share their perspectives on tech development, design and more! It’s an amazing chance to get a close look a tech-related careers that will help you build confidence for college.
Learn how to think like an innovator, test your ability to work with a team, and develop your leadership capabilities while participating in workshops and seminars on Stanford’s campus. Explore STEM components, collaboration within a group, hands-on mechanics and critical thinking. You will even get an inside peak of local tech companies during scheduled tours, getting inspiration for your own tech projects. Work with industry leaders to pursue your passion and gain exposure in the tech world!
Rest easy, because Project Endeavor understands the importance of being comfortable in your home away from home. We provide our students with private accommodations in residence halls at UC-Berkeley that offer the comforts you’d expect with the safety and security you demand. You’ll have full access to premier health and recreational facilities and meals that won’t leave you hungry for home cooking. We pride ourselves on the fact that our residential amenities, top-quality food service and fitness facilities offer Project Endeavor students the very best. Our goal is to consistently create an environment where you’ll be able to concentrate on getting the most out of your summer – staying relaxed, refreshed and ready to excel.
Project Endeavor has always been committed to absolute safety for every student. We maintain a ten-to-one student-to-staff ratio – one of the lowest in the industry – to ensure everyone gets the unmatched attention and unique personalized programs they deserve. Our luxury residence features a front desk staffed 24 hours a day with trained personnel for your comfort and convenience. As part of our commitment to student safety, Project Endeavor staff members live on every student-occupied floor, accompany students on all activities and excursions, and are always equipped with cellphones.
Project Endeavor Silicon Valley focuses on creative design and commercial model. You and your peers are divided into groups each holding a different role representing your tech start up from the CEO to CFO, COO to customer service and consumers. Each team is responsible for designing a new product, taking into account its user-friendly features and breakthrough potential. Teams are required to develop marketing strategies including doing research about competitive products, determining the sale price and advertising campaigns along with the profitability of your products.
This program will help you think like an innovator, test your ability to work with a team, and push you to develop your leadership capabilities while participating in lectures and workshops on Stanford’s campus in Palo Alto right in the hub of the tech world. Explore STEM components, collaboration within a group, hands-on mechanics and critical thinking. You will even get an inside peak of local tech companies during scheduled tours, getting inspiration for your own tech projects. Work with industry leaders to pursue your passion and gain exposure in the tech world!