Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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.  


Student Success Story: Sabrina Uva

Sabrina Uva is a senior on the Stamford Campus majoring in Human Development & Family Sciences.

Tara Malone: Please introduce yourself including your major and career interest.

Sabrina Uva: I am a senior at the University of Connecticut-Stamford Campus majoring …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Alumni Success Story: Breno Donatti

As a first-generation immigrant born in Brazil, Breno encountered some challenges when he moved to the United States without knowing how to speak English. Prior to founding Winfield Street Coffee in 2015, Breno worked in some renowned restaurants and pizzerias in New York. Hear Breno’s story and how he took advantage of the resources of the UConn Stamford campus.

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A Resource to Help You Become an Entrepreneur

Interested in starting your own business? Do you want to bring your idea to life? With 60+ member programs and a $22.5 million dollar commitment from Peter J. Werth, the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is the resource for you! 

The main …

By Jami Pandiscio
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Welcome to the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Career Community!

Are you interested in charting your own innovative and entrepreneurial career path? You are in the right place! Through the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Career Community you will discover an array of resources for guidance and support as you pursue new …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Meet Mara Silva & Maribeth Teves, Founders of the Google Student Developer Club

A new student-run organization is coming to the UConn Stamford campus for Fall 2021— the Google Student Developer Club. Founded by Computer Science students Mara Silva and Maribeth Teves, the Google Student Developer Club helps students connect theory to practice …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Husky Mentors

  • Associate Partner, Security Strategy, Risk and Compliance IBM
  • Associate, Clinical Innovation & Partnerships Consortium Health Plans
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner Nuventus LLC
  • Manager, Strategy & Planning Time Warner Inc.

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Alumni & Current Student Success Stories

Featured Resources

InsurTech Venturing and Fellowship Program

Are you fascinated by the world of InsurTech? The InsurTech Fellows Program is a fellowship that provides a variety of …

CCEI’s Traction Program

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CCEI) has launched Traction to support UConn affiliated startup ideas as they work …

NetWerx Program

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