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 – Peter Goggins

As a kid, Peter Goggins spent lazy summer days trawling a dragnet along the shore in Clinton, scooping up minnows, baby bluefish, and sea robins.

As he got older, he bought a dinghy and a fishing pole and continued his …

By Claire Hall
Claire Hall Professional Staff
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5 Professional Organizations for Building on Your Business Experience

One of the most important parts of excelling in the field of business is networking. No matter which type of business you find yourself working in, joining a professional organization can be a fantastic way to connect with other business …

By Victoria
Victoria
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Experiential Entrepreneurship Research Experience for Undergraduates

Are you a rising junior or senior interested in tech-based research and how it is translated to the marketplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to conduct this research in collaboration with faculty in a research lab? If so, the …

By Charles Penny
Charles Penny
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Launch your business in this 8-week entrepreneurial experience!

Launch your business in this 8-week entrepreneurial experience!

Apply to the CCEI Summer Fellowship Program!

The top ten startups from across the University are selected to participate in the Summer Fellowship experience. This program takes place 3 days a week …

By Hannah Halloran
Hannah Halloran Graduate Assistant, Programming
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UConn Entrepreneurship Program Celebrates Major Milestone

 – Jessica McBride – Office of the Vice President for Research

Accelerate UConn, an entrepreneurship program that helps students and faculty commercialize business ideas, reached a major milestone at the end of last year. Launched in 2015, …

By Career Technology
Career Technology Associate Director, Technology (He/Him/His)
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Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Husky Mentors

  • Boston, MA
  • Small Business Owner Vanika Jethwa Nutrition LLC
Meet Vanika >
  • Enfield, CT
Meet Katie >
  • Coventry, CT
  • President Swift Scientific
Meet Owen >
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Senior Supervising Editor NPR
Meet Fernando >

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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

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 …