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Explore career opportunities in Innovation and Entrepreneurship!

This guide is a starting point for exploring Entrepreneurship careers and developing the skills commonly needed for roles within the field.

An entrepreneur is someone who designs, launches, and runs a new business or works within an existing organization to develop new strategies and implement new ventures. Entrepreneurs use their innovation skills to identify solutions, implement their ideas, and lead their organization. Overall, the career opportunities for entrepreneurs are endless and these individuals help shape and drive new and existing markets.

Explore and Research

Entrepreneurial professionals are needed in a variety of companies and industries. Here we detail those as well as provide examples of internships and entry level jobs, and review common skills needed to excel as an entrepreneur.

Gain Experience and Develop Skills

Although you will develop many skills inside the classroom, getting involved and gaining experience will allow you to test them out, improve your abilities, and give you concrete examples to share with future employers or business partners.

Make Connections

Connecting with alumni or professionals working in entrepreneurship will serve you well. Here we detail how to engage in informational interviews and suggest organizations to join to build your network.

What to Read or Follow to Stay Current

There are hundreds of websites, social media accounts, blogs, and other resources that address topics related to innovation and entrepreneurship. Startups have made their way into mainstream culture and you can get lost in all that hype.

Underrepresented students can find community & professional development opportunities in the DucksRISE program

Through DucksRISE, the UO provides inclusive and structured support to help our students gain professional experiences, develop job seeking skills, and leverage the UO community for networking opportunities. Applications for the Spring 23 cohort are open now!

By Sara Mason
Sara Mason Assistant Director, Industry and Alumni Engagement
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5 Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Throughout my years in business, I’ve made plenty of “mistakes”—although I firmly believe there are no mistakes, only learning experiences. I’ve also picked up a few tips along the way. They’ve helped me to succeed in founding and running several …

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Paid Internship Opportunity in Nonprofit Housing & Community Development in Eugene and Sherwood, OR

CCRH’s internship program gives high priority to recent college graduates and students entering their last year of undergraduate studies at four-year universities so that upon graduating from college, they may be able to be employed in entry-level professional positions in the field. We …

By Josh Pritchett
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Grow your Value in Networking

Networking is like a bank account. You’ve got to grow your equity and make multiple deposits in an account before you can make a withdrawal. By building an authentic connection with an alumni or a professional over time, you position …

By Laura von Stockhausen
Laura von Stockhausen Career Advisor
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Recruiter Tips: Be Experienced, Be Strategic, Be Real

While connecting with recruiters on campus, on site, and on the Zooms, Mohr Career Services Career Connections team works hard to promote you, your talent, and support BizDucks in landing internships and jobs. We also seek to gather insights and …

By Sara Mason
Sara Mason Assistant Director, Industry and Alumni Engagement
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Career Resources

Find Alumni

Connect with alumni in your industry via the Lundquist Connect community.

  • Eugene, OR
  • Employer Engagement, Recruitment and Internship Development, University of Oregon Career Center University of Oregon
  • Portland, OR
  • Director, Corporate Partnerships and Programs NAIA - National Animal Interest Alliance
  • London, UK
  • Director, EMEA MTI - Mobile Technologies Inc.
  • Orlando, FL
  • Growth Consultant Bostic Consulting
  • Eugene, OR
  • Partner & CMO Revolution Design Group
  • Portland, OR
  • Owner McDonald Jacobs
  • Eugene, OR
  • Financial Advisor Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
  • Eugene, OR
  • Principal Consultant Independent Consulting

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Mohr Career Services
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Lundquist College of Business
1208 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1208

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