Welcome to the Innovation and Entrepreneurship community!

The Innovation & Entrepreneurship community will provide resources, information, and a virtual space for students and alumni interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.  As a follower of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship community, you will get timely alerts on internships, co-ops, jobs, blogs, and events posted on the page.  

Career and self-development are life-long processes that evolve as new experiences and information are obtained. Use this page to design your career and self-development strategically. Review the list of student and professional organizations and decide which opportunities best align with your career goals. Connect with a Husky Mentor to engage in career conversations that will expand your network and give you an on-the-job perspective. Explore your options by reviewing Job Market Insights and the UConn Undergraduate Outcomes.  


Simone Morris: Empowering Women in Entrepreneurship

Have you ever considered becoming an entrepreneur, but don’t know where to start? Read on to learn about Simone Morris’s journey of entrepreneurship and discovery of passion!

By Jennifer Criollo
Jennifer Criollo
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Undocumented Entrepreneurs in Growing Industries: Service Industries 

Entrepreneurship is a great option to help overcome some of the obstacles an undocumented person faces when seeking employment. The growing service industry covers a variety of fields and offers different options for undocumented entrepreneurs to start their own business!

By Jonathan Bustamante
Jonathan Bustamante
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Undocumented Entrepreneurs in Growing Industries: Construction 

While generating income in the U.S. is a huge challenge for undocumented individuals, there are several ways to earn an income that do not require individuals to apply for a work permit. This blog explores the construction industry in the U.S. and how they can be used to one’s advantage.

By Jonathan Bustamante
Jonathan Bustamante
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The Importance of Black Owned Business 

Black Owned Businesses are important community staples that create new jobs and improve the relationship within them. Read on for a list of local Black Owned Businesses and how you can support them.

By Mya Davis
Mya Davis
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Latinx Heritage Month Spotlight: Noëlle Santos

Introducing Noëlle Santos, an Afro-Latina entrepreneur. Noëlle owns and founded The Lit. Bar, a wine bar/ bookstore! It is also the only independent bookstore in the Bronx. Read on to know Noëlle’s full journey!

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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Career Outcomes

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First Destination refers to undergraduate outcomes within the 6 months following graduation. The data is collected through a survey distributed to students at graduation, and again in the months following, to gain insight on their lives post-graduation.

Student/Alumni Success Stories

Featured Resources

NetWerx Program

The Werth Institute NetWerx Program builds bridges between current students and UConn alumni through multiple engagement opportunities centering around how …

Résumé Samples by Career Community
Career Search Engines
In addition to engaging in networking, searching online can be a viable option to supplement internship and co-op efforts. In …
Werth Institute

Under University leadership, the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation brings together myriad programs that foster entrepreneurship and …

Women’s Business Development Council

Women’s Business Development Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing the tools and resources to help …

U.S. Small Business Administration

We support America’s small businesses. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) connects entrepreneurs with lenders and funding to help them plan, start and …