Happy New Year! As we dive into 2022 and all of the opportunities it will bring, we want to keep you in the know about the top startups making waves in their industry (plus, they’re all hiring)! First up is our partner, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, better known as SEO. Keep reading to learn all about their mission and make sure to check out their open positions as well! SEO is looking to scale their team majorly in 2022, and you won’t wanna miss out: 


About SEO 

For the past 50 years, Scholars for Educational Opportunity has been working to close the academic & career opportunity gap for underserved communities. Their free, eight-year academic program gets low-income public high school students to and through college–with a 90% college graduation rate — forging paths and opening doors to lifelong-lasting opportunities. 

Their Open Positions 

As they work to create even more opportunities for students this year, SEO is looking to scale their team across Project Management, Human Resources, and more! If you're ready to make a real difference with a rapidly-growing team, check out these openings below & make sure to apply before it's too late: 


Alternative Investments Resident (New York, NY) — Apply Now!

As an Alternative Investments Resident at SEO, you’ll work to promote diversity in the alternatives sector, providing education, access, and career development opportunities to young and experienced professionals who are traditionally underrepresented in this sector. The ideal candidate for this opportunity is a strategic, mission-driven problem solver with at least 2 years of experience in Investment Banking and Private Equity. To get the rest of the details about this position and apply, make sure to head over to Planted with this link now. 

Career Development Advisor, Tech (New York, NY) — Apply Now! 

As a Career Development Advisor in the Tech sector at SEO, you’ll have the opportunity to join the SEO Career Programs Team — mentoring and assisting college students in the Tech track. Through a combination of individual and group consultations, you will aid students in areas for development to help them land internships with SEO partner companies and to help them grow professionally. The ideal candidate for this opportunity is a passionate and organized coach with at least 3 years of experience in the tech industry. To learn more and secure your chance to work with SEO, hit this link and check out the details now! 

COVID Safety Coordinator (New York, NY) — Apply Now! 

As a COVID Safety Coordinator at SEO, you’ll work alongside the SEO Safety Committee and HR team to develop and implement new COVID-19 related processes as SEO’s high school scholars return to in-person programming. The ideal candidate for this opportunity is a public health expert with at least 1-2 years of experience in environmental health with a strong working knowledge of COVID safety protocols and CDC guidelines. To get the rest of the details and apply, follow this link over to Planted now. 

Program Manager, Alternative Investments (New York, NY) — Apply Now! 

As the Program Manager of Alternative Investments at SEO, you’ll have the opportunity to support various aspects of the SEO Alternative Investment Program programming with a primary focus on relationship building and program development. The ideal candidate for this opportunity is an Excel and Salesforce wizard with at least 3 years of experience working in program development. Don’t miss out on this must-see opportunity! Make sure to apply on Planted before this position is taken. 

Recruiting Manager (New York, NY) — Apply Now!

As a Recruiting Manager at SEO, you’ll have the opportunity to build a strong undergraduate pipeline of diverse talent from colleges and universities in specific US regions while developing a strong understanding of the SEO Career partners, industries and available internship opportunities. The ideal candidate for this position is a strong project manager and interpersonal communicator with at least 2 years of experience recruiting in a similar role. To get the rest of the requirements and submit your application to SEO, head over to Planted with this link! 



Just hit the Apply Now links above to apply to any of the positions we mentioned here! SEO is reviewing new applicants right now, so make sure to submit your application right away. If you didn’t fall in love with any of the positions above, no worries! We’re adding new opportunities to the platform all the time, so make sure to sign up to check out all of your potential job matches on Planted now.