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!

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
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Student Success Story – Peter Goggins


As a kid, Peter Goggins spent lazy summer days trawling a dragnet along the shore in Clinton, scooping up minnows, baby bluefish, and sea robins.

As he got older, he bought a dinghy and a fishing pole and continued his …

By Claire Hall
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5 Professional Organizations for Building on Your Business Experience


One of the most important parts of excelling in the field of business is networking. No matter which type of business you find yourself working in, joining a professional organization can be a fantastic way to connect with other business …

By Victoria
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Experiential Entrepreneurship Research Experience for Undergraduates

Experiential Entrepreneurship Research Experience for Undergraduates

Are you a rising junior or senior interested in tech-based research and how it is translated to the marketplace? Are you looking for an opportunity to conduct this research in collaboration with faculty in a research lab? If so, the …

By Charles Penny
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Launch your business in this 8-week entrepreneurial experience!

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Launch your business in this 8-week entrepreneurial experience!

Apply to the CCEI Summer Fellowship Program!

The top ten startups from across the University are selected to participate in the Summer Fellowship experience. This program takes place 3 days a week …

By Hannah Halloran
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