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. To learn more about JA Business Week, read the Colorado Parent article about JA Business Week titled Teens Focus on the Future.
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 closer to $1,000. 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 the Denver 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
For 2013 JA Business Week Students: learn more about the Denver Business Journal Power Book Lunch opportunity in October and apply to attend for free here.
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