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.  

If you have questions or need help, please schedule an appointment with a Career Coach. Click here to schedule an appointment. 

Become A Werth Innovator and get a 3k Scholarship

UConn rising sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the next cohort of Werth Innovators of the WILD Program!

Are you an inventor, artist, or builder? Do you find yourself creating solutions to problems? When you hear the word …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Student Success Story: Isabella Montenegro

Isabella Montenegro (she/her/hers) earned a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Design, a concentration in Digital Media Strategies for Business, and a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the School of Fine Arts in December 2019. Since graduation, …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Goldman Sachs Undergrad Virtual Insight Series

Goldman Sachs Undergrad Virtual Insight Series is an interactive multi-day, flexible program to accommodate with your schedule. This program is for current college freshman and sophomores. The program is open to all majors and provides to students an introduction to …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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Synchrony Business Leadership Program Sophomore Summer Externship

Ready to show yourself what’s possible at the end of your sophomore year? Check out Synchrony’s four-day immersive program! You’ll learn a lot, including their innovative approach to customer engagement.

This BLP-Sophomore Externship is designed specifically for rising juniors. This …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Supporting Black-Owned Businesses: Let’s Extend Beyond the Trend

Black-owned businesses have historically faced financial challenges, which are rooted in racial discrimination and resource inequity. Today, through increasing social awareness and the call for justice motivated by the Black Lives Matter movement, activism has encouraged the public to support …

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

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  • Senior Managing Director Connecticut Innovations
  • Founder & CEO Greater Good Consultants, CareerInSTEM
  • Chief Executive Automation Connection

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Featured Resources

NetWerx Mentor Program

The Werth Institute NetWerx Program builds bridges between current students and UConn alumni through multiple mentorship engagement opportunities that center …