Micro Businesses are student-run companies that offer various products and services to the community. Students learn how to write a business plan, perform business operations and production, and sell and market their products.
Work Teams consist of a group of students who gather for a few hours a day at a local business to experience job training in a professional work environment. A Job Coach oversees the team and is trained by the business prior to students arriving on-site.
Students in Individual Internships work for at least a nine-week period in a professional work environment in their specific career interest area after they have proven themselves at their Campus Micro Business and/or Work Team.
Acting as a
A student led, start to finish business. Students cut the trees, split the logs and bundle the wood for delivery. They also strategize and execute the product marketing plan, finding the customers and making the calls.
Allow our students to come into your business and experience what it takes to work in your industry first hand.
Sponsor a work team of 3-5 students and one Crossing Staff member to be trained in your business. The team learns to work as a unit and is supervised by a Crossing staff member.
Our student- run micro businesses require equipment and tools that are typically expensive and difficult to obtain. Equipment and tool donations keep this portion of our program going and growing.
Become a supplier of the product produced by our student-run micro businesses.