At EMERGE, we live by our Core Values:

Equity grounds us
Diversity defines us
Talent mobilizes us
Meaningful relationships fuel us
Results 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 over 1,400 college scholars at over 100 selective colleges and universities across the country.

The EMERGE nonprofit is a partner to EMERGE Houston ISD, EMERGE Spring Branch ISD, EMERGE Spring ISD, EMERGE Aldine ISD, and EMERGE 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, Program Assets Team, Finance, Operations & HR team, and Development 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