Career Opportunities

Entrepreneurship

 

Earning an associate in science degree in entrepreneurship from Allan Hancock College will provide you with the skills necessary to start your own business. The possibilities are limitless. What is your passion? 

Why Choose a Career as an Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurship is a national focus. Recently the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship was established by President Obama’s Department of Commerce to bolster startup companies. The new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship was started specifically to help entrepreneurs reduce red tape while developing great ideas into workable business plans by giving them training, funding, advisement, and access to data.

How about starting a

  • Restaurant
  • Retail or wholesale business
  • Event planning or catering business
  • Online retail business
  • Consulting business
  • Service business such as auto repair, construction, landscaping or a florist shop

Resources for students interested in starting their own business are available at AHC's Small Business and Entrepreneurship Center (SBEC) including: assistance creating a business plan, small business workshops, resident business mentors, and business networking.

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Jesus Vivar

Jesus Vivar
Computer Science Student

The first engineering class I took at Allan Hancock College was really challenging for me, but I thanked the counselor who showed me the way to the MESA program. There I was overwhelmed by all the resources offered and especially by all the students taking the same classes. Study groups with MESA students really made it easier for me to achieve. I am happy to say that I made it this far not only because of my determination to achieve a higher education, but also because of the wonderful people that I met at Hancock who encourage students to go the extra mile and accomplish their dreams.
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