Summer Company is now open for 2013.
Create your DREAM JOB and get up to $3,000 to run it! Get ready for 2013. Applications opening soon.
Ready to begin your new career? Check your eligibility and register.
Summer Company helps full-time students who are 15 to 29 years of age and returning to school in the fall run their own summer businesses. It offers opportunities for enterprising students looking for a challenging summer entrepreneurial experience and provides a great way for students to take charge of their future.
Students! All you need is a great idea, a little initiative and the desire to be your own boss. Your business idea may involve setting up a recreational day camp, an organic vegetable store, a clothing design business or capitalizing on your favorite hobby.
Summer Company provides hands-on business training and mentoring, plus awards of up to $3,000 to help you. For eligibility details, please contact us.
Students who qualify receive:
- an award of up to $1,500 to help with business start-up costs and
- a $1,500 award on succesful program completion
Summer Company awards opportunities to students whose business ventures ranged from landscaping to a traveling tack shop. At the end of the summer, many of the students who haven taken part in the program said that ‘the entrepreneurial skills they developed were more valuable than the money that they earned’.
Summer Company is offered through the Government of Ontario’s Young Entrepreneurs Strategy. It is part of the government’s commitment to raising awareness about the importance of entrepreneurship as a career option and the value of entrepreneurial skills in personal and career endeavours.
Applications are reviewed on a first come, first served. Applying to Summer Company is a competitive process. Space is limited and the program reaches capacity quickly - APPLY EARLY!
This program is available to any residence of Prince Edward, Hastings and Lennox & Addington Counties and the Quinte Region.
Note: Once you register, a notification is automatically sent to us and we will contact you to set up an appointment.
Need more info, just contact us.
Check out some of our past participants!