At EMERGE, we live by our Core Values:

grounds us
defines us
drives us
Meaningful relationships
fuel us
distinguish us

Founded in 2010, EMERGE is a developmental, college-access organization changing the life trajectories of hundreds of students across the Houston area. Since its inception, EMERGE has grown from serving 14 students across four high schools, to serving over 1,600 high school students across five school districts. We also serve nearly 1,600 college scholars at over 150 colleges and universities across the country.

EMERGE serves students in Houston ISD, Spring Branch ISD, Spring ISD, Aldine ISD, and Klein ISD.

As the EMERGE’s impact has grown, our nonprofit team has grown to over 40 staff members. The staff includes our College Access Team, College Success Team, Strategy & Innovation Team, Finance & Operations Team, People & Culture Team, and External Affairs Team. You will be joining an energetic, passionate team of individuals working to propel Houston’s top talent upwards and onwards.

If you have any questions or concerns, please email

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health & Wellness

  • Learning and Development

  • Retirement