Colleges & Universities

College and university students and instructors can explore the history and impact of technology with group tours at CHM. In addition, special tours, workshop, lectures, internships, and resources covering topics such as innovation, entrepreneurship, and the Silicon Valley ecosystem are offered through CHM’s Exponential Center.

Thank you so much for the time and energy you and your team gave our students in helping to open their eyes and fill their minds.

— Jeremy Turner, Marshall University


Facilitated workshops guide students through in-depth exploration of the Silicon Valley ecosystem and the key companies that thrive in it. Experiences can be customized to ensure high impact learning for your group.

Apple and Intel: From Founding to Pivot and Beyond

Silicon Valley 360: NetApp



Subject matter experts engage students in stimulating talks tailored to their level of understanding. Key topics include: the decades-long success of Silicon Valley’s innovative ecosystem; the birth, growth and death of iconic companies; and, the challenges and opportunities of entrepreneurship.

DNA of Silicon Valley


Group Tours and Self-Guided Visits

College and university groups can arrange docent-led tours or self-guided visits through our exhibits with special focus on topics such as innovation and entrepreneurship and the Silicon Valley ecosystem. 

Silicon Valley Icons

Exponential Innovation: The Roots of Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley

Revolution scavenger hunt

Group Tours and Self-Guided Visits


Summer internships are open to university students through our Exponential Center, dedicated to capturing the legacy and advancing the future of entrepreneurship and innovation in Silicon Valley and around the world. Interns may study everything from computer science to English lit and global studies, but they share a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation. Interns help lay the foundation for events, educational materials, and oral history interviews.

Learn more about this paid internship opportunity.


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