The Onward Yankton Education committee will create extensive opportunities to teach leadership and entrepreneurialism to those that will grow the community of Yankton, by providing an environment that fosters education and training for both entrepreneurs and leaders.
- Create a Professorship/office to coordinate the goals, education and activities of the Leadership and Entrepreneurship building
- Create a supportive, all-inclusive environment that fosters an extensive array of entrepreneurial and leadership training
- Provides extensive opportunities to teach entrepreneurism in all its forms
New! 2017 Onward Entrepreneurship Experience Program
Are you a Yankton High School or Mount Marty College student or recent grad looking for valuable summer 2017 job experience? Do you want to help a local business or learn from an entrepreneur? Do you have a great idea that benefits the Yankton community, and all you need is help to get it off the ground?
The Onward Yankton Entrepreneurship Experience, is a new program that strives to connect local students to community entrepreneurs and mentors. This experience or “fellowship” allows five candidate(s) the opportunity to gain broader business experiences, see real life application of entrepreneurship and make valuable connections throughout the Yankton community.
Want to know the best part? If you’re one of the five students selected, you’ll be awarded $1,000, with the potential to receive $2,500 at the completion of the program.