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.  

Laying a New Foundation Before Building Up

UConn’s first integrative studies student bridges passion for art, engineering in research and life. Learn about Arpita Kurdekar, an integrated studies Ph.D. candidate in the School of Fine Arts, the Neag School of Education, and the School of Engineering at UConn.

By Kimberly Phillips
Kimberly Phillips University Public Relations Associate 2
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Black History Month Spotlight: Ade Adesanya

February is Black History Month, and to celebrate today we’ll be highlighting Ade Adesnya, entrepreneur and founder of Moving Analytics!

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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What is UConn BUILD?

Do you have a desire to solve real-world challenges as a college student? Explore the UConn BUILD program where you can tackle real-world problems as part of a team.

By Jessica Esposito
Jessica Esposito
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Black History Month Spotlight: Angela Benton

February is Black History Month, and in honor of Black History Month today we are highlighting a trailblazing Black entrepreneur, Angela Benton.

By Avery Caya
Avery Caya Graduate Assistant, CLAS/Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (They/Them/Theirs)
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UConn Researcher Invents ‘Plant Factory’ for Urban Agriculture

GREENBOX can grow high-quality food in existing indoor urban spaces and meet the need for local, sustainable food.

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
Anna Zarra Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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Husky Mentors

  • Account Manager Impact Networking, LLC
Meet Marshe >
  • Boston, MA
  • Small Business Owner Vanika Jethwa Nutrition LLC
Meet Vanika >
  • Enfield, CT
Meet Katie >
  • Coventry, CT
  • President Swift Scientific
Meet Owen >

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
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Podcasts for Your Career Community

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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 …