The objective of the Futuros Empresarios (Fé) Program is to deliver “life skills” and entrepreneurial training to Latino high school students aiming at increasing their rate of educational, economical and social success.
Participating students are selected from public schools in the Lehigh Valley, including charter schools. In the summer of 2012, thirty-four high school students received two-weeks of “life skills” / office skills training at DeSales University, Center Valley, PA followed by four-weeks of paid internship/ mentorship at local Lehigh Valley businesses.
2013 Key Dates (Tentative)
March 30 – Information Session for Students & Parents
April 15 to May 15 – Application Period
May 20 to May 24 – Application Review and Selection
May 28 to May 31 – Notification to Selected Students
June 3 to June 7 – Personal Interviews with Selected Students
June 11 – Mandatory Orientation for Accepted Students and their Parents
June 16 to June 21 – Academic Program at DeSales
June 24 to July 19 – Internship Program
June 28 – Field Trip
July 12 – Field Trip
July 21 – Graduation Ceremony at DeSales University