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 Marketing Assistant
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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 Marketing Assistant
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Career Outcomes

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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

NetWerx Program

The Werth Institute NetWerx Program builds bridges between current students and UConn alumni through multiple engagement opportunities centering around how …

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 …
Werth Institute

Under University leadership, the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation brings together myriad programs that foster entrepreneurship and …

Women’s Business Development Council

Women’s Business Development Council is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing the tools and resources to help …