November 2010

“The Ignitor Course targets entrepreneurs who have focused business ideas and are committed to moving forward. The instructors at Sierra Commons understand that it takes a high level of commitment to start a business, so the sessions are geared accordingly. It will be an intense six weeks, but in the end, graduates have the opportunity to transform from aspiring entrepreneurs to inspired business owners”

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Robert Trent, Executive Director, Sierra Commons more

Sierra Commons is Nevada County’s business incubator and co-working environment. The Commons energizes our local economy by connecting entrepreneurs with the tools they need to achieve success and create new jobs. Entrepreneurs get turn-key access to professional office infrastructure, and become part of a simmering creative community in Nevada City’s vibrant downtown. more

What creates excitement all day?

New Products, Internet Marketing, Social Media, Being an employer, New technology…

What keeps you awake at night?

The Economy, Sales, Marketing, Raising Capital, Hiring…

Come share your thoughts, hear what other local business owners are thinking about and doing to create opportunity in a challenging time. Join the local facilitators from The Alternative Board as they lead a powerful discussion with local business leaders about the challenges that exist for many businesses in this interesting climate. Your expertise and experience are requested. Click Here to RSVP or contact Ruth Schwartz at 530 288- 0180 or

November 16th
Lunch is Free: Noon – 1:30

Sierra Commons 107 Sacramento St., Suite 300 • Nevada City, CA 95959

Nevada County’s only free Business Executive Learning Lunch
Sponsored by Robertson, Woodford and Summers, CPAs and
The Alternative Board

Information Technology/ Networking Inter Job The IT/Networking internship is targeted at people interested in deploying their skills in a high-demand professional office network environment. The intern assists with all aspects of network and IT administration including but not limited to servers, desktop systems, tele/videoconferencing hardware and IP telephony systems. Regular duties include backups, security management, software maintenance, and user account and email management. Requires prompt problem-solving when LAN or WiFi network errors occur. Analyzes technology needs and deploys newly purchased hardware and software as needed.

These is a non-paid internships

To Apply

Please contact Robert Trent, by emailing