NFTE BizCamp Sprint
Learn how to think like an entrepreneur
NFTE BizCamp Sprint
In this course, students develop an entrepreneurial mindset as they develop an original business plan and a pitch. They learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and develop their business plan, they learn how to think and act entrepreneurially within any career they decide to pursue.
Courses are held at 3675 Market Street, 5th Floor (In-Person) in the FirstHand lab. Courses are held twice weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Tuesday, April 25th and ending on Thursday, June 8th.
This program is open to students in Grades 9-12, and is a great fit for those interested in entrepreneurship, developing a unique business idea, or learning how to think like an entrepreneur.
Skills & Topics
Entrepreneurial mindset: Presentation, Business Planning, Pitch Presentations
Entrepreneur, Small Business Owner
This program is a great fit for any professional who has experience running a small business or other entrepreneurial endeavors.
About FirstHand Sprints
FirstHand Sprints are collaborations between industry mentors and FirstHand.
Each curriculum is co-designed and
co-delivered by the mentors and the FirstHand team to reflect the skills
and topics of the emerging industry while centering the needs of
Philadelphia students. Sprints range from 16-36 hours of instruction time, occurring outside of regular school hours.
how to participate:
- Students are selected through an application process
- Open to all Philadelphia high school students
Why you should participate:
- Sprints are FREE and participating students will earn a stipend!
- Sprints offer an opportunity for high school students to connect with credentials and internships.
Interested in being a FirstHand Mentor?
Inspire the next generation of STEM professionals by serving as a mentor to our FirstHand students. Our mentors are scientists, designers, entrepreneurs, and engineers, but we welcome mentors with all types of backgrounds and skill sets.