An invitation to all high schools in the province
MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - In order to encourage youth to develop innovative ideas and promote entrepreneurship, the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec (RCJEQ) presents the Get entrepreneurial challenge!, an entrepreneurial project idea competition for all high school students.
"This new challenge was developed specifically for the youth and it enables them to improve their knowledge of entrepreneurship and develop projects that will have positive impacts both on themselves and in their community." says Alexandre Soulières, executive director at the RCJEQ.
Under the supervision of the 98 entrepreneurship awareness and promotion officers, high school students are invited to participate, before October 16th, in this entrepreneurial competition organized as part of the National Entrepreneurship Day. To win the 2,000$ award, teams will have to complete several steps including a regional competition in front of a jury, an online ballot and a provincial finals. They will also have to create a short promotional video in which they will present their idea.
While promoting entrepreneurship early in these students' lives, the Get entrepreneurial Challenge! will allow them to develop some entrepreneurial skills such as creativity, leadership, teamwork and determination.
Registration deadline : October 16th
To participate in the Get entrepreneurial Challenge!, teams have until October 16th, 2013 to sign up on www.get-entrepreneurial.ca where they will find details about the challenge! as well as plenty of information on the National Entrepreneuship Day.
About the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec
The mission of the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec (RCJEQ) is to unite, support and represent the various Carrefours Jeunesse-Emploi of Québec. This is done in the hopes of developing, promoting, and supporting their members and orientations based on community needs. While pursuing this mandate the RCJEQ favor personal, professional, social and economic autonomy of the youth they help. The RCJEQ is financially supported by the Secrétariat à la jeunesse, under the Youth Action Strategy 2009-2014
SOURCE: Réseau des Carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec
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