Teen Summer Employment And Its Importance

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship announced a new collaboration with Citi Foundation as part of their $50 million Pathways to Progress investment in career readiness and summer jobs.

March 31, 2014  |  15 comments

By Brandee McHale, COO, Citi Foundation
Amy Rosen, President and CEO, NFTE

Whether your summer job was career-launching, fun or just different, it’s likely that the experience helped shape who you are today. Everyone who’s had one knows summer jobs are great opportunities to uncover or polish job skills, begin to build a network and maybe most important truly discover your passions and interests.

For many, a summer job is a gateway to a career. For others, they are a financial necessity.

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January 28, 2014  |  14 comments

Last week, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s (NFTE) Amy Rosen sat down with NFTE Equity Investor MasterCard at the World Economic Forum for a series of short interviews. Topics ranged from financial inclusion to youth unemployment.

Watch the interviews below:

 

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St. Louis Volunteers

Welcome to the NFTE St. Louis Volunteer Page!

November 14, 2013  |  27 comments

The World Entrepreneurship Forum named Ashish J. Thakkar the world’s best young entrepreneur this week.

At NFTE, we work every day to teach, spark and nurture the entrepreneurial mindset in young people that leads to success. So, we take special note of successes such as Thakkar.

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November 11, 2013  |  19 comments

This year’s World Series of Innovation is the biggest and most competitive World Series we’ve ever held. Students from around the world had the opportunity to submit their innovation to 11 challenges, ranging from beverage marketing plans to new technologies for education, in the hopes of winning the grand prize.

Students from nine nations including Algeria, Haiti, Austria, Chile and Thailand – more than 700 entries overall – shared their innovations this year and could win up to $10,000 in cash and prizes in the challenges.

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October 17, 2013  |  5 comments

Jesus Fernandez and Toheeb Okenla were recently named winners of NFTE’s annual National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (NYEC) for their business T&J Soccer, a retail business that sells soccer socks to protect player’s shins during game.

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