Get a leg up on your career alongside the most talented high school and undergraduate students in the world via this highly selective and rigorous program designed for future technology leaders
Our course was designed for students at some of the nation's best universities. We are now opening it up to high schoolers!
Horizons is not just a School of Technology. We are a group of entrepreneurs (Y-Combinator, DreamIt Ventures, Wharton), former engineers in technology (Khan Academy, Salesforce, NerdWallet), and Investors (Investors in over 80+ companies including SpaceX, Reddit, and Built Robotics) who are passionate about bridging the gap between traditional education and the tech world.
The unique offering about our high school program is that you'll apply the programming skills you gain by interning for a Horizons portfolio company/project, putting your skills to real use in opportunities once reserved only for experts and industry insiders!
For those aspiring entrepreneurs, you can use this time to build your own products under the mentorship of our world-class team.
Getting access to Silicon Valley's tech elite at such a young age can be a transformative experience. We broaden students perspective and knowledge by bringing in successful entrepreneurs, engineers, operators and investors. Students will learn about new industries, building companies, and career paths. Prior students rave about the lessons they learned about technology, business and life.
Speakers include Cory Levy (Creator of AfterSchool), Matt Cohler (Employee #5 at Facebook and Co-Founder of LinkedIn), Jeff Jordan (President at PayPal and CEO at OpenTable), Keith Rabois (Vice President at PayPal and Founding Team at Square).
Our flagship program was created for high-achieving university students interested in technology. You'll be treated as equals with students who were in your shoes just a few years ago. Your peers will include National Mathematics Olympiad winners, Y-Combinator finalists, and Perfect scorers on the ACT/SAT and Formula 1 Racecar drivers.
Build a technical portfolio of projects and a new set of perspectives to stand out in your college applications.
Show admissions officers that you're passionate, capable and years ahead in your thinking. You'll be able to talk about first hand experiences from world class entrepreneurs and investors, show that you spent >500 hours of coding in a single summer and leverage insider knowledge from students who go to your dream school.
Not to mention an internship experience with companies created by top-tier investors in Silicon Valley.
Interactive & Live coding focused lectures
Work in pairs and small on projects in a very hands-on, high touch learning environment (10:1 student to teacher ratio).
Projects start out as a few hours long, but span days as the course progresses.
M, W, F: Have instructors code in front of you to review the hardest problems of the day. You will learn best practices and start to develop an eye for code style.
T, TH: We will bring in world class entrepreneurs, investors and technology leaders to share their stories with you.
Grab a bite with your newfound friends and take some time to sneak in a gym session before you rest up for the next day!
106M raised, 471M valuation
Forbes 30 under 30. Partner by 26
Founder of Stealth Worker, Former VP Security Wells Fargo
Raised $50M, Formerly @ Youtube
Vine superstar, > 3bn video views
Note: We are not affiliated with any of the universities above.