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.  

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
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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
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Student Success Story – Noah Sobel-Pressman

Noah Sobel-Pressman ‘21 (BUS) grew up surrounded by entrepreneurs.

“I’m lucky to have a lot of examples in my family of successful entrepreneurs,” says Sobel-Pressman, who is from West Hartford. “From a young age, I was interested in entrepreneurship because …

By Anna Aldrich
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Student Success Story – Lauren Boulay

She likes podcasts, Broadway musicals, robotics, and underwater lasers – meet UConn electrical engineering major Lauren Boulay ’21, part of the next generation of makers and a member of the inaugural cohort of Werth Innovators, student ambassadors for entrepreneurship and innovation …

By Angelina Reyes
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Meet the Researcher – Tannin Schmidt

 

Tannin Schmidt has dedicated his life to the pursuit of research centered around lubricin, a protein that plays a critical role in lubrication.

“We’re constantly trying to make discoveries that lead to new opportunities,” Schmidt says.

Schmidt was attracted …

By Samantha Korittke
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Career Outcomes

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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 …