The Paid Start-Up Program is recruiting participants between 18 and 30 years old, both locally and from across the country, to develop their business idea in Saint John.
The program provides a structured system that supports participants from idea validation to launch while providing them with a financial incentive through a 6-month paid internship. The next program begins on September 13, 2021.
Application Process Overview
Complete and submit personal information required, including:
- Up-to-date resume.
- Written overview of business idea information OR a personal video including business idea information. If a video is submitted – provide link to video for viewing.
Submit completed applications by August 20, 2021 (extended from August 9 deadline) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicant Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed and short listed based on selection criteria as there are only 9 seats available for the program.
Short listed applicants will be contacted and an in person or on-line interview will be arranged.
- Business viability.
- Applicant’s commitment and passion to make their business a success.
- Applicant’s skill set acquired from their education, work and volunteer background.
- The potential for business growth and export.