Position yourself to succeed after graduation

The future demands that emerging leaders, like you, have the professional skills, confidence, experiences and networks to boldly thrive in today’s competitive world–where some of our greatest talent remains untapped.

Our unique model is here to make that happen.

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Life changing? Yes.
Meet Braven Fellows


Dylan Dutt

Dylan Dutt

2016 Braven Fellow, San José State University

“The most valuable part of the Braven experience is the organized tools that are given to help us succeed with our assignments and apply to the real-world.”

Sae-Young Bak

Sae-Young Bak

2016 Braven Fellow, Rutgers University – Newark

“Braven is a once in a lifetime opportunity where you not only develop professional skills, but find who you are as a person.”

Antoinette Martin

Antoinette Martin

2016 Braven Fellow at San José State University

“Braven helps you become a better you. In a matter of weeks, I’ve gained the insight of Silicon Valley’s most successful leaders, obtained a solid foundation of my aspirations, and made lifelong connections.”

Jacquelyn Godbey

Jacquelyn Godbey

2017 Braven Fellow at Rutgers University-Newark

“Braven helped prepare me for graduate school by teaching me to believe in myself. I was constantly surrounded by supportive like minded individuals that pushed me to strive for myself.”

Edgar Aldeo

Edgar Aldeo

2017 Fellow at San José State University

“The best part about Braven is the friends I have made (#VibeTribe) and also building my professional networks.”

Viviana Uribe

Viviana Uribe

2017 Fellow at Rutgers University-Newark

“The best part of Braven would have to be the unconditional support, whether it was from my Leadership Coach or through Braven staff, they have been there every step of the way.”

A network of supporters fueling our work

The Braven Nation consists of individuals, institutions, and companies invested in your future.

Coaches and Volunteers

LEADERSHIP COACHES: Leadership Coaches are experienced professionals who lead our in-person small group learning labs and provide you with guidance as you complete the Accelerator Course.

VOLUNTEER AS A LEADERSHIP COACH

OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Numerous volunteers provide support such as mock interviews and professional mentorship.

VOLUNTEER FOR SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES

University Partners

Our university partners provide everything from credit to event space to program support. Together, we are able to implement innovative career teaching and learning into the undergraduate experience for low-income and first-generation college students and build a workforce as diverse as our future demands.

Read more about our partnerships at National Louis University, Rutgers University- Newark, and San José State University.

 

Employer Partners

Our employer partners fuel the Braven experience and ensure our rising leaders put their education to work. They encourage their employees to volunteer as leadership coaches, mock interviewers, and professional mentors. Additionally, they sponsor events and real-world learning experiences, provide workspace for our learning labs, and share information about available internships and jobs.

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Why Braven?

We believe that the next generation of leaders will emerge from everywhere. We empower promising college students with the skills, confidence, experiences, and networks necessary to transition from college to strong first jobs, which lead to meaningful careers and lives of impact.

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1025

students empowered by Braven.

98%

of Fellows are persisting in or have graduated from college.

76%

of Braven college graduates secured a strong first job or enrolled in graduate school compared with 56% of students nationally.