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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.

What and Who is an Entrepreneur?

Fall 2019 Innovation Expo

Many of us hear the word “entrepreneur” when we discuss an individual who has “made it big” with their idea. Some household names who began as entrepreneurs, such as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Oprah Winfrey are now the leaders of …

By Chrys Tsilibes
Chrys Tsilibes Assistant Director, Corporate Partner Relations, Fairfield County Chrys Tsilibes
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Free Coursera for University and College Students

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Online learning has grown exponentially more popular throughout recent years, especially in the current climate of physical distancing due to COVID-19. In addition to colleges and universities converting some or all of their instruction to virtual settings, online learning platforms …

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25 Quotes from Entrepreneurs to Help You Get Your Idea off the Ground

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Starting your own business is like planting a new garden. There’s an upfront investment of time and money. Early …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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Entrepreneurship Defined: What It Means to Be an Entrepreneur

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The road to entrepreneurship is often a treacherous one filled with unexpected detours, roadblocks and dead ends. There are lots of sleepless nights, plans that don’t work out, funding that doesn’t come through, and customers that never materialize. It can …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Assistant Director, Career Development, Stamford Campus Tara Malone
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How Apziva’s Director of AI broke into Machine Learning

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We interviewed Apziva’s Director of AI & Springboard mentor, Semih Yagcioglu. Here are our key takeaways — diving into how Semih broke into Machine Learning, his role managing a team of engineers & researchers, and his advice for students getting started …

By Julia Anghel - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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