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.  

UConn Stamford Women Alumnae Share Their Career Journeys

Students at the UConn Stamford campus were treated to an amazing event on November 12, 2020. A virtual panel discussion featuring UConn Stamford alumnae who majored in social sciences (COMM, ECON, HDFS, and POLS) called “Breaking the Mold: Women in …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Interested in Starting Your Own Business? 

So, you’re interested in starting your own business? You don’t know where to start, and that’s okay. Starting a business or taking a delve into forming an entrepreneurial mindset can be intimidating, but that doesn’t mean that you need to …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant | Pronouns: they/them/theirs
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Create Your Own Internship & Get $4000

What if I told you that you could create your own hands-on experience designed specifically to help you achieve your post-graduation dreams. Then, what if I told you that UConn would not only guide you through the process of developing …

By Caitlin Cincotta
Caitlin Cincotta
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Thinking Outside the Cubicle: Benefits of Creative Thinking in the Workplace

Gone are the days when you can go into work, sit down at your desk, and make an impact by doing everything the way it’s been done every day before. Employers, now more than ever, are looking for ways to …

By Clarice Pennock
Clarice Pennock Career Intern
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Earn a Certificate in Design Thinking with IBM!

UConn Stamford is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to participate in an IBM Design Thinking training experience.

Design Thinking is considered a transdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Types of design thinking methodology are popular within the design, engineering, entrepreneurship, science, and …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Pronouns: she/her/hers
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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

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Career Outcomes

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  • 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

BOLD Women’s Leadership Network

BOLD focuses on facilitating opportunities for women’s career development and networking through scholarship funding, programming, and post-graduation fellowships.

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 …
Podcasts for Your Career Community

Listening to podcasts can give you a window into the career and work habits of people in every kind of …

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 …

Greenhouse Studios

Greenhouse Studios forges diverse and democratic collaborations that build humanities scholarship in new formats to engage new audiences. The design-thinking …