Innovation & Entrepreneurship

This page has been tailored to this specific community and entrepreneurship and innovation opportunities for students and alumni. Browse this page for alumni to engage with, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, opportunities to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and blog posts to deepen your understanding. To discuss career opportunities and how to prepare for roles in this industry, consider meeting with a career coach. Meetings can be scheduled by clicking here.

Welcome to the Innovation & Entrepreneurship career community!

3 Alternative Experiential Learning Resources for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Students

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Going to college, many students hope to gain practical experience in their field. One way of achieving this goal is by taking part in experiential learning, which consists of internships, co-ops, research, clinical, part-time jobs, and more. Many students are …

By Lisa Martelli
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For Undergraduates, Early Research Experience Pays Off

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Rahul Kanadia, associate professor of physiology and neurobiology, speaks with biology undergraduates in the Leveraging Mentoring and Early Research to Advance Academic Potential (LEAP) program in the Gant Building on March 18, 2021. (Bri Diaz/UConn Photo)

Participating in research is …

By Katarzyna Paszek
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$100 and a Dream: A Small Business Owner’s Journey

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Brittany Harrington, President and Owner of Harrington Diving & Marine Services, shares her story of how she started a successful business with her husband, Peter. With hard work and determination, they achieved their dream and you can too!

My husband, …

By Tara Malone
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Become A Werth Innovator and get a 3k Scholarship

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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
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Student Success Story: Isabella Montenegro

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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 Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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