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Summer Business Institute

2014 dates: June 16, 17, 18, and 19 from 9 am - 4 pm

The Summer Business Institute is a unique opportunity for high school students to explore the world of business with Portland State business faculty and local business leaders. The Institute will focus on diversity within the business community and sustainable business practices here in Oregon. The institute is especially designed for students with culturally diverse backgrounds.

Over the course of four days, students will:

  •     Participate in classroom case studies and lectures with faculty and local business leaders
  •     Discuss ethical issues affecting today's corporations
  •     Explore businesses supportive of sustainable business practices
  •     Explore business career opportunities available with a college education
  •     Participate in a business simulation project
  •     Earn your first college level business credit

The Business Institute will be held from 9 am until 4 pm each day and will include visits to local businesses in the Portland area.

 

Application Materials

 

The Summer Business Institute has limited space availability. All applications are processed based upon date of receipt.

 

To apply please fill out the following application:


Applications should be mailed to:

Portland State University
School of Business Administration
Student Services Office
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Contact the Summer Business Institute

Contact Information for Students

For more information on the Summer Business Institute, please contact:

 

Rahel Yared
Manager of Student Programs & Diversity
Portland State University
School of Business Administration
503-725-3792
rahel@pdx.edu

Contact Information for Employers

For more information on how to participate or sponsor part of the Summer Business Institute, please contact:

 

Brian Federico
Director of Development
Portland State University
School of Business Administration
503-725-3766
federico@pdx.edu