Starting a company and launching a new product at Business Horizons (BH) is not your typical class project. BH is a hands-on opportunity to work alongside Iowa professionals and students from across the state for one week to get a taste of entrepreneurship, learn valuable life lessons, and build upon those essential skills that are key for a successful future no matter your career path.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Meet the Professionals
During the week you will hear from expert speakers, network with professionals and entrepreneurs, tour a company and work alongside Iowa business leaders.
Build Leadership & Teamwork Skills
Develop a strong team through team-building activities and a full schedule of challenges. It's up to your team to get things done, and up to you to define your role.
Prepare for Your Future
Learn tips like how to gain financial independence and what it takes to get a job after college. Business Horizons also looks great on a resume and college application!
Work toward discovering your passions and strengths during the week. Business Horizons helps you learn to set goals for your future and recognize steps you need to take to accomplish them.
Have Fun & Meet New Friends
Summer is all about fun, right? There's no shortage at Business Horizons! Enjoy awesome evening activities with over 100 new friends from across the state.
WHO: Any student currently attending an Iowa high school (in grades 9-12 during the 2016-17 school year)
WHEN: JUNE 25-29, 2017
WHERE: Central College in Pella, IA. You’ll stay in the air-conditioned dorms, eat in the cafeteria, and experience the college life for the week.
COST: $385 covers all program materials, activities, room and board. Discounts are given to early applicants: April 20 ($60 discount) & May 20 ($35 discount)
HOW TO APPLY
Applying for Business Horizons is simple! Follow these few steps to be on your way to joining us this summer: