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!

Got an IDEA? Imagine, Develop, Engage and Apply!

IDEA

Is there a creative endeavor you want to engage in, or an original research project you would like to conduct? Do you have a product you would like to develop, an entrepreneurial venture you want to launch, or a service …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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Apply for Traction to Support Your Start-Up Idea!

Traction

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation has launched Traction to support UConn affiliated startup ideas as they work to validate the concept. Participants will learn the key elements of the Business Model Canvas (BMC) and the lean startup methodology. …

By Tara Malone
Tara Malone Interim Associate Director, Regional Campuses Tara Malone
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The UConn TIP Fellowship Program Is Now Open!

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The UConn-TIP Innovation Fellowship Program focuses on connecting UConn students with start-ups from the university to help develop their skills. If you are a STEM or Business Student, Read below for more information on the program and how to apply!

By Javon Adote
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UConn Student Building ‘No Bad Days’ Lifestyle Brand

UConn junior Jack Tarca ’22 (BUS), creator of the No Bad Days lifestyle website and clothing line.

UConn junior Jack Tarca ’22 (BUS) was looking to do something positive last April as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take over the lives and minds of people throughout the world.

With that thought, and the entrepreneurial spirit he has …

By Mike Enright
Mike Enright
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Landing an Internship as a First Year Student

Victoria Song, UConn 2024

As a first-year student, finding an internship can be a daunting task. It’s a chicken-and-egg problem. You want an internship to get experience, but you need experience to get an internship.

That was definitely one of my worries going into …

By Victoria Song
Victoria Song
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