Internships last one semester fall, spring or summer, and at least two student interns are in each location full time. They work with a local company or program official to find potential entrepreneurs who have business opportunities. Interns will teach business development courses, mentor and coach and help existing businesses funded by SEED partners.
Students that are selected for internships complete an orientation course prior to leaving for their destination country. In this course they review:
Once in the country, students will participate in teaching curriculum, writing simple business plans and financial statements, funding and securing assets and keeping funded businesses motivated and on track.