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Come learn about Summer Company Program!

P lease note: this information session and program are only available to students located within the Waterloo Region. If you are a student located in Ontario and are interested in Summer Company, please reach out to a business centre in your area for more information.

Are you looking for an exciting employment opportunity this summer? Do you have an idea or passion you would like to share with the world? Why not turn it into a business? Applications are open for the 2024 Summer Company program!

This provincially funded program offers students aged 15 – 29 the opportunity to work for themselves and start a business over the summer. The program provides:

  • Up to $3000 in grant money to help fund the business
  • Training on real-world tools and best practices for running a business
  • Mentoring and coaching from experienced business owners
  • An opportunity for you to make money and be your own boss

The Waterloo Region Small Business Centre with be holding an information session on April 17 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. During this session, you will:

  • Review Summer Company eligibility and program guidelines
  • Learn details and tips on completing the application
  • Meet the program coordinator and get the chance to discuss your idea

Attending this info session will be highly beneficial for any students interested in applying for Summer Company!

For more information about the program, deadlines, and to apply visit: https://www.waterlooregionsmallbusiness.com/starting/programs-sab/summer-company/

Please note this event is hybrid – all registrants will receive a Zoom link, limited in-person spots are available.

The in-person session will be held at our Downtown Kitchener Office at the SDG Idea Factory (2 King St W., Kitchener)

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