There are lots of resources in Brooklyn
and New York State that can help you get started in your
new biz. For example:
Brooklyn Public Library Business
Public Library Business Library helps entrepreneurs
start and run a business. Stop in or use the website.
Today's Teens, Tomorrow's Techies (T4)
This program, run by Brooklyn Public Library, gives you a chance to learn computer skills and gain valuable experience assisting others as a volunteer. To join the program you need to:
Visit the T4 volunteer page to learn more. To apply, follow the instructions on the website. Questions? Call 718-649-0311 x 135 or e-mail us at T4@brooklynpubliclibrary.org.
Education & Job Information Center
- Be 14 - 18 years old
- Take a 2 week course at the library
- Agree to volunteer at the library a minimum of three hours a week for 6 months
You probably need some experience and education before you go
into business for yourself. The library has located resources
to help you out.
Public Library for Teens
BPL has a special site just for teens. It offers free online Homework Help, special programs, helpful links and more.
Business Organizations In and Around Brooklyn
Chamber of Commerce
About Brooklyn is a must see for information on location and
Economic Development Corporation (BEDC)
Post your biz on the BEDC Marketplace or find classes, data,
York City Department of Small Business Services Solution Center
One stop shop for answers and assistance for NYC business owners.
Business Administration (SBA) – New York Office
Assistance for the Young Entreprenuer
Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship
Offers classes on what it takes to start and run a company.
Contact the head office in NYC to connect with local programs:
Check out the programs, classes, and websites for teens interested
in business. Contact the local chapter to get a list of schools
and organizations that work with JA: 212.907.0053. Following
are two of their online interactive programs:
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