Silicon Valley Summer Institute

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Silicon Valley Summer Institute engages participants in opportunities to experience first-hand the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the Valley. Our Summer Institute offers short-term programs in innovation, entrepreneurship, and occupational therapy.

The Details:

  • Two-week non-credit summer programs
  • Participate in sessions, workshops, company visits, and panel discussions led by SJSU professors and industry professionals
  • Explore the local area with arranged excursion and free time during the program 

Ready for a global summer experience? Do not wait! Click on the links below to learn more about the summer programs we offer and submit your application!

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Innovate and Create in Silicon Valley

2019 Dates Coming Soon!

Explore the culture, history and entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley.


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Empowering Lives through Occupation in Silicon Valley

2019 Dates Coming Soon!

Develop a global perspective of occupational therapy, health, and well-being.


Get to Know:

sjsu tower lawnSan José State University (SJSU)

San José State University (SJSU) stands as a crucial supplier of entrepreneurial and innovative graduates for the companies in the Silicon Valley and worldwide. SJSU is the perfect environment for your group to explore various industries in Silicon Valley's unique culture.  

Visit our Points of Pride page to learn more about why SJSU is your destination this summer!


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San José

The city is:

  • the 3rd largest city in California
  • the 10th largest city in the United States
  • one of the “Safest Big Cities” in the nation (Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation; 2014)
  • sunny more than 300 days each year! Average 10° C in January, 21°C in July
  • home to the largest concentration of technology expertise in the world with more than 6,600 technology companies employing more than 254,000 people


Application Process

Withdrawal Policy

Plan Your Summer:

Visit our Plan Your Summer page to view more information on:

  • Housing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Entering the U.S.
  • What's fun in San Jose this summer? 


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If you have questions about the program, send an email to us at: