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High School Students Sought for Free Summer Business Residency Program at UVI; June 5 Is Deadline to Apply

Applications are being accepted for the Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI), a free, three-week summer residency program for Virgin Islands high school students at the University of the Virgin Islands St. Thomas campus. Sponsored by International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) and hosted by UVI's School of Business, EBI is designed to promote entrepreneurship in the Virgin Islands. The Entrepreneur Business Institute invites students to expand their horizons by providing a comprehensive overview of business development from distinguished UVI faculty members and ICMC corporate partners.

The program begins on June 23, and runs through July 12. It is filled with business classes such as Understanding the VI Economy, Ideation, the Art of Public Speaking, Developing a Winning Business Plan, and Strategizing and Maintaining a Business, to name a few. The program schedule also includes fun activities and a community service project.

For more information call (340) 693-1300. Details are also available from this EBI Brochure and this ICMC news release. The deadline to submit applications is June 5, 2013. Click here to download the EBI Application Form.