The Center for Young Entrepreneurs at Haas
After School Business Clubs Overview
6th - 8th grades
Teams of Haas students help lay the foundation for an interest in higher education with middle school youth. After School Business Club members develop a sense of confidence through engaging social enterprise activities that have a real impact on the community. Each year these clubs earn and donate thousands of dollars to the charity of their choice.
Basic business skills, teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, PowerPoint/Word/Excel skills, public speaking and opportunity recognition.
Have a general interest in business and have the desire to attend college after high-school. Preference is given to low-income, first in family to complete college and attend a public school. All are welcome to apply.
During the school year.
3:30-5:30 on either Monday/Wednesdays or Tuesday/Thursdays at the partner Middle School campuses
Five Oakland and Berkeley-based middle school campuses: In Oakland- Westlake Middle School. In Berkeley- Martin Luther King Middle School, Willard Middle School and Longfellow Middle School. In Albany- Albany Middle School
Commitment 4-8 hours per week after school
1-2 hours per week: Picking students up from school sites
Haas students (Ph.D.,MBA, Undergrad) and faculty as well as local business professionals.
September and January