Perkins Entrepreneurship Training and Leadership Institute
Merging the Past, with the Present, to create the business leaders of Tomorrow.
To promote entrepreneurship education and training for business education students.
To increase the establishment of sustainable wealth building enterprises that fuel economic development and job creation especially within under-served communities.
May 26, 2019 – June 1, 2019
Find a need and fill it. Successful businesses are founded on the needs of people.
A. G. GASTON
The Perkins Entrepreneurship Training and Leadership Institute provides an annual Internship opportunity to qualified business education students to study entrepreneurship education from a practical viewpoint. Students will have the opportunity to obtain first hand knowledge of how to start, grow, and manage a small business through specific learning outcomes taught by Perkins Management Services Company Chairman, President, and CEO Nicholas M. Perkins. The 7 day Summer Internship is designed to provide students with a first hand view of the importance of wealth and job creation through the development of sustainable businesses. Specific learning outcomes will target.
Blue Ocean versus Red Ocean Strategy
How to Write a Business Plan
Financing your Venture
Socially Responsible Corporate Citizenship
The Legal Environment
The African American Civil Rights Movement
Case Study: Integration and Its Impact on the African American Economy
Civil Rights Tour: Birmingham, Selma, Montgomery & Tuskegee
March 1, 2019
The PETLDI is open to Sophmore and Junior business majors.
• Applicants must be 18 years of age
• Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents
Applications will be evaluated based on:
• Relevance of completed courses in business curriculum
• Writing skills
• Interest in starting or expanding a business
• Two Letters of Recommendation
All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status as long as they have meet the eligibility criteria outlined above. All applicants will receive timely notification of status.
Open on September 1, 2018 and close on March 1, 2019
March 15, 2019
May 26 – June 1, 2019
Most participants are funded by PMSC through scholarship/internship paid to college during academic year for this purpose. The PETLDI program will fully cover the costs of participation including travel, food, housing, and materials.