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Bentley College Announces Summer Business Camps for High School Students

February 21, 2001

 

WALTHAM, Mass.- Bentley College announces three 2001 Camp Bentley summer business camps for high school students: Get Wired, Get Hired; Wall Street 101; and the Leadership Institute. The one-week residential summer programs, held on the Bentley College campus in Waltham, Mass., combine learning and fun, adding a captivating twist to business and technology.

While learning about such topics as women in business and the ins-and-outs of Wall Street, students also get a taste of college life by living on campus, as they dine in the cafeteria, use the athletic center, and join in social events such as barbecues, movie nights, and field trips into Boston. The details, dates and costs of the camps are outlined below and can be found by visiting www.bentley.edu/camp. Costs cover tuition, room and board and related fees.

Wall Street 101

 

July 29 to August 4

Cost: $650

Eligibility: High school students who complete their freshman, sophomore or junior year by June 2001

Wall Street 101 is a one-week residential summer program that offers students a fun and interactive opportunity to learn about investments and risk management. From NASDAQ to IPO to Dow Jones, students will learn more about the financial industry and other business fields.

Through classroom participation and hands-on exercises, participants explore the stock market and discover the process of investment. Students will experience the excitement and challenges of working in a real trading room environment, and will conduct simulated trading sessions. The application deadline is May 15.

Get Wired, Get Hired

July 15 to July 20

Cost: $375

Eligibility: Girls entering the 10th and 11th grade

Get Wired, Get Hired is a one-week residential summer camp for young women entering their sophomore and junior year in high school. Within a fun and interactive setting, young women are exposed to career options and role models in business and information technology. Through classroom participation and hands-on exercises, participants will explore the many ways that technology permeates today's business world. The application deadline is May 15.

Leadership Institute

July 8 to July 13

Cost: $375

Eligibility: High school students who complete their sophomore or junior year by June 2001

Leadership Institute is a one-week residential summer camp for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in learning more about the world of private enterprise. Within a fun and interactive setting, students learn more about what it means to establish a business from beginning to end. Through classroom participation and hands-on exercises, participants spend their days wrestling with challenging issues regarding business operations and decision-making. During the week, students form fictitious companies and engage in friendly competition. Each company, guided by business professionals and advisers, designs an advertising campaign for their product. At the end of the week, prizes are awarded to companies with the best presentation. The application deadline is May 15.

For each camp, space is limited and advance reservation is required. For information about Camp Bentley, please visit www.bentley.edu/camp or call Issa Beltran, director of Pre-Collegiate Outreach, by phone at 781/891-2598 or by e-mail at ibeltran@bentley.edu.

BENTLEY UNIVERSITY is one of the nation’s leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader – one with the deep technical skills, broad global perspective, and high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. Our rich, diverse arts and sciences program, combined with an advanced business curriculum, prepares informed professionals who make an impact in their chosen fields. Located on a classic New England campus minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers. The Graduate School emphasizes the impact of technology on business practice, in offerings that include MBA and Master of Science programs, PhD programs in accountancy and in business, and customized executive education programs. The university enrolls approximately 4,100 full-time undergraduate, 140 adult part-time undergraduate, 1,430 graduate, and 43 doctoral students. Bentley is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; and the European Quality Improvement System, which benchmarks quality in management and business education. For more information, please visit www.bentley.edu

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