The Management Apprentice Program or “MAP” helps undergraduate students from the community’s leading universities prepare to enter the business world.
What is MAP?

Held semi-annually, college students will have the opportunity to network and obtain invaluable career advice from BEC members.

Map Charter

Is to guide students how to navigate their future, from some of the top business leaders in our community today, maximizing opportunities and minimizing missteps!

Why the Need?

MAP was designed to help underclassmen as well as seniors preparing to enter the business world. MAP’s focus is to better understand the students’ career goals, and then the leaders will show them how to navigate their course for success, beginning today.

Benefits to the student:
  • Meet with business executives in their field of interest and ask candid questions

  • Gain invaluable career perspective and advice

  • Develop a relationship with a business mentor

Benefits to the BEC Member
  • Share your career perspective and all the things you have learned along the way

  • Help current undergraduate students make better career decisions

  • Give back to the business community by helping to develop future leaders

Feedback from Students
  • "Fantastic opportunity to learn from successful individuals and hear about their journeys."

  • "The opportunity to talk with executives in different industries was amazing. Gained valuable information."

  • "Great opportunity to get advice from professionals no matter what your career path is."

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Sponsors of the Business Executives Council receive unmatched community branding and exposure to the region's leading business executives. Our sponsors receive benefits year-round, including monthly name/logo recognition and high profile placement at all of our events (depending on sponsor level).


Whether your firm is looking to increase its name recognition, create relationships with new clients, or simply state your commitment to regional business growth, a sponsorship with the Business Executives Council is a way to make others aware of your involvement in, and support of, San Diego's thriving business community.

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