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Summer Company Program 2020 Hamilton Business Centre

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Work for the best boss ever. You!

Are you a student searching for a summer job? Have you ever wanted to start your own business around your passion or skills but are unsure of where to start? The Summer Company program can help turn your vision into reality. Be your own boss while learning what it takes to manage a business.

Receive awards of up to $3,000
Open to students age 15-29
Student Landscaping Business

Program Information:

Summer Company is a key component of the Ontario government’s young entrepreneurs programs, which aims to encourage more young people to turn their talents into creative and innovative businesses. Summer Company provides hands-on, business training and mentoring, together with awards of up to $3,000 to help enterprising students start up and run their own summer businesses.

Eligible candidates must be:

  • between 15-29 years of age
  • a student returning to school in the fall of 2023
  • a resident of Ontario
  • a Canadian citizen or Landed Immigrant
  • not operating an existing business or employed full-time over the course of the summer
  • prepared to commit a minimum of 8-12 consecutive weeks full-time to the experience.

How to Apply:

Summer Company Student Painting Business

Applications for the Summer Company 2023 cohort are now closed. We thank everyone who expressed interest.

  1. Click on the “Apply Today” button above to visit the Summer Company eligibility tool or click here
  2. Complete the eligibility checklist and click “Check My Eligibility”
  3. Once completed, if you qualify you will be asked if you want to apply. If you say yes, you will be taken to the application page
  4. After the application is completed and submitted, you will be contacted by your local program provider (Hamilton Business Centre)
  5. If you have any questions, call the HBC office at (905) 540-6400 or email
Learn more about summer company

Guides & Resources:

Contact the hamilton business centre

2021 Summer Company Graduates: