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Business and Entrepreneurship


Personal Finance for College Readiness at the U of MN

Women Mean Business
Junior/senior women, in affiliation with the U of M's Carlson School of Management

Minnesosta Business Ventures - Significant Resources for Teachers 

Gopher Business at the Carlson School of Managment, U of MN 
Deadline April 1--plan ahead for next year! - small stiped for successful completion.

Junior Entrepreneurs of MN at the U of M
June / July - 100% free except transportation

We are looking for High School students: Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors to join the Junior Entrepreneurs of Minnesota (jEM) Program!  jEM is a four-week long summer program designed to introduce high school students to the basics of entrepreneurship and leadership in a fun, engaged, hands-on learning environment.  The participants will work on two ongoing projects: a presentation of a team-based business pitch, that showcases their new entrepreneurial ideas, and a service leadership project located in Minneapolis.  The program aims to build students' critical thinking and business acumen, and enhance their confidence and sense of social responsibility.

While jEM is a competitive program, any student who attends high school in the Twin Cities is welcome and encouraged to apply.  jEM is a truly unique opportunity for the most motivated and passionate young entrepreneurs in Minnesota to further develop both their professional and personal skills.  Program application and participation are 100% free (except  transportation to the program)!

Who: High School Students: Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

When: June 20, 2016 - July 15, 2016, M-F 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: Robert J. Jones Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, 2001 Plymouth Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN 55411\

Nam Nguyen
Manager of Technology Services | Business & Community Economic Development | 
University of Minnesota |
2221 University Avenue SE, Suite 136
Minneapolis, MN 55414
 612-624-8891 (office) | 612-625-9056 (fax)


GenesysWorks for Young Professionals in IT and Business 

Summer internships leading to earning a $10,000 paid internship at a top Minnesota corporation in business or IT while completing senior year.  Targeted to low-income and students of color;  2014 class had 100% acceptance into college.  Applications for 2016 closed.  Applicants interested in the 2017-18 cycle should contact the links