FOR STUDENTS

What to Expect

 
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Why Startable

Are you a teen in Allegheny or Greene County who is interested in entrepreneurship and gaining valuable skills and experiences? Startable students gain a wide rage of skills through the course of the program, all while getting paid.

If you are interested in any facet of the business or technology industries, then this program is for you! You'll be partnered with a team of students who have a range of skill and experiences to share. Startable mentors will work with you, and your Cohort Lead, who will be a teacher or leader from your community, to help you grow your skills, while starting a business. And did we mention you get paid? 

What to Expect

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Workshops

Lean Startup Methodology, Democratic workplace tools, Parliamentary procedure basics, Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering, fabrication, design, marketing, and more.

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Networking

You'll get to network with the cohorts from the Nationally ranked accelerators AlphaLab and AlphaLab Gear, and their network and mentors. 

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Technology

You'll get cutting edge technology tools to use in your planning and prototyping efforts, including the use of a LiveScribe Pen, the AlphaLab Gear Prototyping Library, and bin wall (think MythBusters' wall of useful junk). 

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Parts & Materials

Best of all, you get to create your own supply list and we pay for all your product parts and materials!

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What’s Included?

  • Bus Passes

  • Lunches & Snacks Provided

  • Business Mentoring

  • Maker Classes

  • Cash Stipend

  • Internship Opportunities

 
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How Can I Sign Up?

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