Business and Leadership

Program Name Deadline Program Length and Costs Program Description


Dates: 6 week long program (June - August, 2019)

Cost: $500

The Summer 2019 AcmeEntrepreneur program will be 6 weeks long - Lectures will be held Saturday mornings from 10am-12pm. They will be very fast paced 6 weeks for the students where the students will learn many things with regard to how to create a business or value for a business. This will increase the intrinsic value of the student in the market for life.

February 1, 2019

Dates: 8 week paid internship and 1 week long summit in Washington DC

Costs: Free


  • Currently be a junior or senior in high school
  • Be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship through the end of September 2019
  • Be a student in good standing at your school
  • Obtain a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or school administrator.

Every year, through our Student Leaders program we help connect 225 community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They're awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits such as Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Habitat for Humanity and participate in a national leadership summit in Washington, D.C. The Student Leaders Summit focuses on skill building and creating a more civically engaged society.

February 9, 2019

Dates: April 3- April 5, 2019

Costs: FREE


• Applicants enrolled in an educational system under the laws of the State of California.

• High School student who arein their Junior year from selected high schools in the communities supported by this ELC Program.

The enterprise Leadership Conference in Silicon Valley is offering this FREE conference to 60 junior high school students. This will be a two day event and students will learn about building their own business, marketing techniques, team building and more! The deadline to apply is February 9th.

Application opens January, 2019, closes March 1st

Dates: July 6- August 4, 2019

Cost: $8,500 (Includes room&board, tuition, activities, and more)

Eligibility: All applicants must be age 16 or older by start of program and graduate in 2019 or 2020 in order to be eligible.

Residential program for rising high school juniors and seniors that gives you real-world experience while building your business knowledge and entrepreneurial skills.

April 30, 2019

*Suggested to apply before this date. Rolling Admissions.

Dates: July 6 - July 20, 2019

July 20 - August 3, 2019

Cost: $5,500

The Berkeley Business Academy for Youth introduces youth from around the world to the disciplines and skills that make business work. B-BAY students learn from professors who are at the top of their field and from youth mentors. Class projects and presentations give students hands-on experience in a safe learning environment-all on the vibrant UC Berkeley campus.