Founded in 2015, Da Vinci Extension is a dual enrollment college program for Da Vinci seniors who opt to stay at Da Vinci to earn an AA, BA or one-year of transferable college credit for free through Da Vinci's college partners, Southern New Hampshire University, UCLA Extension and El Camino College. This program includes on-the-job work experience through internships, project consults, and boot camps in the community. Over the past two years, 29 students have received their AA degree and one student has received a BA degree. > See 19-Year-Old Earns Bachelor's Degree (Getting Smart / June 29, 2020)
Over the past two years, Da Vinci Extension students participated in a wide range of successful project consults with Da Vinci industry partners, including Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Susan G. Komen, Boys and Girls Club, Farmer Mark (South Bay farmers markets), Rock the Vote, and UPS, among others. Twenty students participated in paid internships at 72andSunny, Belkin International, and Gensler.
Da Vinci Extension recently merged with Da Vinci Connect, serving students in TK-College and beyond.