SWT Entrepreneurship Academy

If you are a natural leader  and you have your own idea of sustainable business, that inspires you and you aspire to bring it to life, regardless of the difficulties, if you are a team player and an adept motivator – then the Entrepreneurship Academy of the Summer Work and Travel (SWT) Alumni Association is the right initiative for you!

Being a successful entrepreneur is one of the most challenging tasks, as it requires expertise in multiple spheres – finance and management, marketing and law. You need to be able to analyze, to seek opportunities and to attract like-minded parties with your excellent presentation skills. Such expertise is of key value to becoming a great entrepreneur. The SWT Entrepreneur Academy, which combines lectures of inspirational speakers and entrepreneurs, role play, teamwork and networking will give you a unique opportunity to develop and gain such skills.

The primary goal of the Academy is to help and support the establishment of a conductive entrepreneurial environment for aspiring Bulgarian youth, and to offer a platform for acquiring and enriching the necessary knowledge for entrepreneurship. The Academy takes place over 5 weekends in the period November 2015 – March 2016 at the study center of the National Revenue Agency in Bankya, Bulgaria.
The first part of the Academy will take place on 6-8 November 2015.

Working languages: Bulgarian and English

Candidates should be:

– Work and Travel USA program alumni
–  Under 30 years of age
– Fairly proficient in English (the Academy introduces international lecturers)
– Interested in entrepreneurship and willing to develop in that sphere
– and they should also propose a viable business idea, that could be developed throughout the duration of the Academy

Please submit your applications HERE by 25th of October 2015


Participation in the academy is FREE.