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!

Looking for an Internship? Consider TIP Summer Research & Innovation Internships


Looking for a summer internship and hoping to gain more experience in research or innovation in the field of STEM and/or business? The TIP Innovation Fellows Program might be the perfect opportunity for you. 

The TIP Innovation Fellows Program offers mentored summer …

By Jessica Buller
Jessica Buller Career Consultant Jessica Buller
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Got an IDEA? Imagine, Develop, Engage and Apply!


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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Launch Your Startup with Summer Fellowship


Do you want to spend your summer working on a business you created? How about receiving a $15,000 award for your business, $5,000 of which you can elect to take as a stipend for the summer?

The Connecticut Center for …

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!


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!


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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