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.  

Get Your Start in Entrepreneurship and Innovation!

Interested in a career in entrepreneurship and innovation? This free virtual experience program is perfect to give you critical skills and information about the challenges that come with being an entrepreneur!

By Michelle Shavnya
Michelle Shavnya
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Spotlight: Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Explore the Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the many opportunities it provides for students.

By Michelle Shavnya
Michelle Shavnya
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Whatever It Takes: Yak Cheese and UConn Research, at 17,000 Feet

Somewhere near the top of the world, a UConn professor, undergrad, and alum help a ‘risky’ venture become a success.

By Jaclyn Severance
Jaclyn Severance University Public Relations Associate 2
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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
Anna Zarra Aldrich TEMP UNIV Spec
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Career Outcomes

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  • 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.

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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 …