JA Business Week
What is JA Business Week?
During this one-week “crash-course” in business, high school students meet new friends from across Colorado, live on a college campus, work with local companies on an “Apprentice”-style project, learn how local business got their start, and find out more about themselves and their future.
Click here for the JA Business Week Acceptance Packet with maps and a packing list.
Accepted students: sign up for text alerts to receive JA Business Week updates by texting @jabu to 720-358-5879.
Students: JA Business Week is currently full. We are no longer accepting applications. If you already applied to JA Business Week, be sure to complete the Signature/Verification form.
Click here for the JA Business Week Signature/Verification form and scholarship application. Print, complete, and send off to JA via scanned email, fax, or snail mail.
Interested in volunteering at JA Business Week?
- Read the entire list of JA Business Week volunteer opportunities. Sign up to be a JA Business Week volunteer using Sign Up Genius.
- Be a Company Advisor and change lives! Read the JA Business Week Company Advisor Volunteer Overview
- Join us for short, engaging sessions with some of the brightest youth in Denver. Please contact Megan Silbert at 303-628-7369 for times and locations.
Where: Johnson & Wales University Campus, Denver, CO
When: June 9-14, 2013
Cost: The non-refundable registration fee is $250, which covers programs, meals, and lodging. Scholarships are available. To apply, click here for the JA Business Week Signature/Verification form and Scholarship application.
Note to participants: The actual cost per student is significantly more than $250. We appreciate our generous sponsors who contribute their time and funds so that the cost to participants is only $250. Sponsors include: Accenture, CBIZ MHM, Denver Cuttthroats, Edward Madigan Foundation, First Western Financial, Inc, Frito Lay, Jamba Juice, Johnson & Wales University, JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek, Microsoft, Nelnet, North Highland, Pepsi Beverages Company, Sage Hospitality, Schlessman Family Foundation, Second Home Kitchen + Bar, Sherman & Howard, SM Energy, Supercuts, Solstice Foundation and Staples.
This year’s JA Business Week projects:
- 1st year students will be creating a marketing campaign for a new flavor for Jamba Juice. The winning flavor will be sold in all 15 local stores during the month of September, with 20% of the profits going back to the students.
- 2nd year students will partner with theDenver Cutthroats Hockey Team to plan and market a community hockey day.
- 3rd and 4th year students will work with the Microsoft Store to promote and organize a midnight launch party for an xBox game.
Questions? Please contact Emily Milian at 303-628-7377.
“As a mom, one of the things that makes me happiest in the world is to see my children excited, inspired and engaged in life. Thanks so much for providing the perfect container, curriculum and team to create a memorable experience, not just for our son, but for our whole family.” -Parent of JA Business Week student
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