Emotional intelligence is defined to guide behavior, thoughts, effective communicating with family and within organizations. The present study aims to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and entrepreneurship of trainees in vocational and technical organization of Zanjan in 2014. Method of this study is practical and survey method has been conducted for data collection. The population of the survey consists of 500 trainees and the study selects a sample of 300 people. The study uses two questionnaires, one for emotional intelligence based on Bar-On questionnaire and the other for entrepreneurship, which was made by authors. Reliability for Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire was calculated 0.85 by Cronbach & apos; s alpha and for entrepreneurship was 0.81. Data analysis was performed by using SPSS software and the results showed that there was a meaningful and positive relationship between entrepreneurship and all five dimensions of emotional intelligence, including intrapersonal, interpersonal, mood, impulse control and compatibility.