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CCCC SBC Internship - Introduction

These are DRAFT Documents for the use of those assisting in the preparation of this proposal.

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Nanobator tasks

Student intern or community-based learning activities

Referral is emailed from SBC to Nanobator email address

Intern responds: 

Student conducts a 'Pre-Business Plan Checklist' survey by phone or in  person.

Using the survey results, the student compiles a summary of standard secondary research sources (as available) consisting of:

Cover sheet

NAICS code and description

US Industry summary [precis IBISWorld Report]

US Customer profiles and trends [precis Mintel Report]

Local environment summary (e.g. list of establishments with the same NAICS code within 20 miles of the proposed location; basic local market size estimates) [NC LIVE databases: Reference USA; SimplyMap]

Attach Completed  'Pre-Business Plan Checklist'

Student submits report to faculty reviewer for quality assurance. 

Student submits report to SBC Director within x days

cc. Business Librarian

Scope note: International research is referred to the regional SBTDC.