(441) 292-5570
48 Church Street, Hamilton Bermuda
48 Church Street, Hamilton Bermuda

Calling All Students!

Want to start your own business this summer? Apply to be a part of the Summer Student Entrepreneur Program!

Program Date: July 4th - August 26th









Application Deadline: Sunday, June 5th

About the Program

The Summer Student Entrepreneur Program (SSEP) is an eight-week program designed to develop young Bermudians into the Island’s next wave of entrepreneurs. Participants ages 16 – 23 will learn practical business skills like, earning revenue, creating a business plan, conducting SWOT analysis, and much more! You’ll even get paid for attending each meeting!


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Earn Money & Win Prizes

Earn your own money by selling your products and services. Compete with your peers! The three participants with the most profit will earn additional 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place financial rewards.

Be Your Own Boss

Why spend the Summer working on someone else’s dream when you can be building your own! Learn how to be your own boss and build your own business.

Receive Start-Up Funding

All students will receive a weekly financial stipend and startup funds to get their businesses started.

Receive Support & Training

All students will receive, quality educational training, resources and support to launch, grow and sustain their own enterprises.

Important Dates:

June 5th, 2022 Application Submission Deadline All applications must be submitted by this date to be considered for the program.
June 6th - June 8th, 2022 Application Reivew Dates All submitted applications will be reviewed by a panel for completeness.
June 10th - June 15th, 2022 Interview Dates Applicants will be called in for Interviews if their applications make it through the first round of review.
June 17th, 2022 Acceptance Date All applicants will be notified if they have been accepted or denied entrance into the program.
July 4th - 15th, 2022 | 9am - 3pm Education & Training Sessions All successful applicants will be required to attend the education and training sessions held at the BEDC Offices from 9am - 3pm, Monday - Friday.
July 22nd, 2022 City Hall Launch Event All successful applicants will be required to attend the public launch event for program.
August 26th, 2022 Close-Out Ceremony All successful applicants will be required to attend the Close-Out Ceremony for program.