Career Experience Opportunities (CEO) – The Universities at Shady Grove ( provides low-income and underrepresented students with experiential learning and career exploration opportunities to build competencies and skills necessary for career success. Through CEO, employers can help shape student experiences and equip students to meet their specific industry requirements.

Headquartered: Rockville

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  • $250 covers a job shadowing/career exploration day for five students.
  • $1,000 covers a career skills training session for 20 students.
  • $10,000 covers scholarships for 10 students.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • One day: Host CEO students for a tour of your company.
  • Ongoing: Sponsor an internship and/or mentor a student.
  • Internships