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.  

Nidhi Nair ’23 Named UConn’s First Schwarzman Scholar

Chosen from over 3,000 applicants, economics major, Nidhi Nair, will join 150 fellow scholars in Beijing. She has been named the first Schwarzman Scholar in the history of the institution.

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright Media Services Associate
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Telehealth Delivery Successful for Movement Interventions in Children with Autism

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when some medical care shifted to a telehealth delivery model, Sudha Srinivasan, assistant professor of kinesiology in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, was just beginning a new multi-site study …

By Anna Zarra Aldrich
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Networking Tips for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities 

Why is networking beneficial? What kinds of barriers do entrepreneurs with disabilities face when trying to network? Learn the answer to both these questions and more tips on networking as an entrepreneur with a disability.

By Lily Guberman
Lily Guberman
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TIP Fellowship Program Gives Students Hands-On Research Experience

UConn students gained real-world experience and engaged in cutting-edge research through UConn’s Technology Innovation Program Innovation Fellowship Program.

By Jennifer Eburg
Jennifer Eburg Writer/Editor
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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans

Learn about the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans, a no-cost program dedicated to helping veterans with disabilities gain small business training and experiential learning.

By Lily Guberman
Lily Guberman
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Husky Mentors

  • Senior Associate, Market Insights & Consulting Consortium Health Plans
  • Senior Associate, Development Competitive Power Ventures
  • Blacksburg, VA
  • Director of Research & Innovation CC Industries, Inc.
  • Senior Manager - R&D Global B2B Duracell Inc.

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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.

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 …

CyberSEED

Hosted by the Comcast Center of Excellence for Security Innovation at the University of Connecticut (CSI), CyberSEED brings together top …

Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation helps UConn students and faculty develop the skills needed to become successful entrepreneurs. …