Undergrads: Entrepreneurship Information

THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS!

ATTEND: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship In-Person Information Session

Thursday, February 6 | 4:00 to 5:00 PM | Dempsey 333 | Register Here
Join the MS in Entrepreneurship team for an information session to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, they will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have.

ATTEND: Build Your Own Business (BYOB)

Thursday, February 6 | 6:00 to 7:30 PM | Dempsey 211

BYOB is a workshop for undergraduate students who are ready to hit the ground running. Maybe you have a startup in the works or need a place to brainstorm with other students– this is the place to discover your next step and share your journey. Hosted by serial entrepreneur, Jana Kleitsch.

Open to all undergraduate students only, all disciplines.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES!

APPLY: Competition Entry Deadlines!

College students from across Washington state are invited to apply for student innovation and new venture competitions hosted by UW Foster School of Business’ Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship.

Feb 10 | Hollomon Health Innovation Challenge Questions? Terri: TLButler@uw.edu
Feb 20 | Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge Questions? Lauren: brohal@uw.edu
Apr 02 | Dempsey Startup Competition, Questions? Sarah: Sstuder@uw.edu

APPLY: Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge

Maybe the idea came to you in the lab, in class, or on a hike. Whatever the source, the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge student competition is the place to showcase your solution to our pressing environmental problems. Form a team. Shape the future. $15,000 Grand Prize!

Apply Here: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//eic20

Deadline February 18, 2020 by 12 PM PST

APPLY: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Applicant Deadline (for domestic applicants) – Monday, March 9, 2020

This 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship attracts a diverse set of students who are exploring entrepreneurship in all its forms. This is a transformative experience blending academic frameworks, practical knowledge, and rich mentoring to help students build their entrepreneurial capabilities while developing their business.

Apply Here

APPLY: Entrepreneurship Certificate (non-MBA graduate students)

Open to all non-MBA graduate and PhD students.

The Buerk Center’s certificate in entrepreneurship prepares University of Washington graduate and PhD students for the world of start-ups and new technology enterprises. Our emphasis on cross-campus involvement means you’ll take entrepreneurship courses alongside students from other disciplines, work with UW inventors on their market-ready applications, and have the opportunity to apply for fellowships in UW technology ventures or local angel funds. Certificate students, whose disciplines range from engineering and architecture to drama and medicine, take classes, gain real-world experience, and network with the region’s most innovative entrepreneurs. Working together, students bring ideas to life. Rolling admissions.

Learn more: startup.uw.edu/entrepreneurship-certificate/

 

EVENTS AND PROGRAMS

ATTEND: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Online Information Session

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 12:00 to 1 PM | Register Here
Join the MS in Entrepreneurship team for an online information session to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, they will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have.

FIND YOUR PEOPLE! Team Formation Opportunities

Have an idea? Great! Meet other students who want to join your team.

UW StartupTree website

Looking for a team member to enter a competition or work on a startup project?  Do you have skills and want to join an existing team? Check out our UW StartupTree page to browse for a team to join or to find team members.

Sign up for the Buerk Center’s Entrepreneurship Newsletter!