JOB for New Graduates of College, Trade School or University that want to have their own business


ONE NS Desk Entrepreneur Apprentice Intern

Full-Time TEMPORARY Position

Spring 2016 we hosted 2 people keen to be entrepreneurs.  It was an awesome experience for both interns and South Shore Opportunities.  So, we’d like to do it all over again!

South Shore Opportunities CBDC wants to hire someone who wants to own their own business.  That’s right.  We want to hire someone, full-time but for just 3 months.  Someone who has graduated from secondary school in the past three years and has not yet found employment in their field of study.  The special someone should have the desire to be self-employed.


Applicants must be currently unemployed or underemployed ,be legally entitled to work in Canada, be under the age of 35 and have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution within the last three years (proof is required).


The intern position will be full-time, 35 hours per week, for a THREE MONTH period (in some cases an extension up to six months maximum is negotiable)

The Intern will work with South Shore Opportunities staff carrying out a variety of tasks that will teach the Intern through hands on experience, some entrepreneurial skills that are a necessary part of running a business.


This position is an opportunity for a new graduate in any field of education (eg. trade, business, health services) to supplement their industry education with entrepreneurial skills training.

The work will include but not be limited to market research, business start-up investigations, financial projections, human resource and bookkeeping.


South Shore Opportunities is a non-profit, community managed , business counselling and business lending organization that has been serving the geographic area of Queens and Lunenburg Counties since 1992.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A diploma or degree in a skill suitable for self-employment
  • The ability to work in a self-directed and      confidential environment
  • Demonstrated desire to be self-employed.
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Starting or expanding a BUSINESS in Queens County or Lunenburg County?   We can help.

  •   How to research
  •   How to do a business plan
  •   Counselling NO FEE
  •   Loans for business, decisions made locally
  •   No minimum loan, Maximum loan $150,000
  •   No application fee
  •   We continue to help once YOUR BUSINESS IS RUNNING.

“Thanks for your amazing help with securing the studio loan when others did not have the same level of confidence in me.  Perhaps we can do business again in the future. …Tim Feswick, Feswick Productions” 

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