Employee Engagement

Whether you are an entrepreneur, executive or employee, getting involved at Young Entrepreneurs Business Week is good for Oregon business…

- Mentor youth and make a lasting impact in their lives.
- Engage employees, partners and clients in a meaningful way.
- Network and establish new connections with local business leaders.


Roles at YEBW



At YEBW, guide and mentor a team of students as they create mock companies, run business simulations and develop business plan presentations. The Advisor role is a one-week commitment.

University of Oregon (UO): July 11-18, 2020
University of Portland (UP):
July 25-Aug. 1, 2020
OSU-Cascades: July 25-Aug. 1, 2020
Oregon State University (OSU): Aug. 8-15, 2020



Toward the end of YEBW, evaluate student business presentations and provide valuable feedback...

This is a one-day commitment, set the Friday of each program week.

University of Oregon (UO): July 17, 2020
University of Portland (UP):
July 31, 2020
OSU-Cascades: July 31, 2020
Oregon State University (OSU): Aug. 14, 2020



Mid-week, meet with students one-on-one to help them gain practical job interviewing experience. The socializing continues afterward, as Mock Interviewers are invited to YEBW’s Etiquette Dinner.

This is a half-day commitment on Wednesday of each program.

University of Oregon (UO): July 15, 2020
University of Portland (UP):
July 29, 2020
OSU-Cascades: July 29, 2020
Oregon State University (OSU): Aug. 12, 2020


event guest

Throughout the week, interact with students at a variety of events. The time commitment is a few hours.

  • Sunday: Join YEBW at Opening Kick-Off

  • Wednesday: Be part of our networking-etiquette events

  • Through the week: Attend a speaker session or schedule a live tour of YEBW

  • Saturday: Participate in the Tradeshow and Closing Ceremony



In this highly selective role, accomplished entrepreneurs and company executives share insight and experiences to inspire students throughout the week.

This role is by invitation only and the time commitment is a few hours.


YEBW welcomes you to get involved and engage with students at the program:

University of Oregon (UO): July 12-18, 2020
University of Portland (UP):
July 26-Aug. 1, 2020
OSU-Cascades: July 26-Aug. 1, 2020
Oregon State University (OSU): Aug. 9-15, 2020

To discuss opportunities, please contact Kyle Kavas, Communications and Volunteer Relations Director.

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