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. Also, connect with the Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship to find people and resources with similar interests.

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.

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Don’t miss the Involvement Fair this Friday in the Lillis Atrium. Learn more about the Lundquist Clubs, a great way to jump start your involvement here at the UO. Clubs offer opportunities to meet people with similar interests, learn more …

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Application Deadline: Submit Your Resume for Internship and Analyst Roles at Target!

Top recruitment leadership at Target, one of the largest retailers in the United States and a member of the Fortune 500, has offered a special opportunity for Ducks to submit their resumes for consideration for internship roles and analyst positions.

By Keith Dussell
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Mohr Career Services Welcomes You to Fall 2023!

Mohr Career Services would like to welcome you to Fall 2023 at the Lundquist College of Business! As you prepare for a great quarter of study, work, and play, we have some “don’t miss” events coming up – make sure you …

By Josh Pritchett
Josh Pritchett Client Services Manager
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Apply Now for Internship Opportunities at Accenture!

We have a unique opportunity brought to us by a Lundquist College of Business alum, Accenture is interested in receiving applications from Ducks for their 2024 summer internships.

If these internships align with what you’d like to pursue, apply soon! …

By Josh Pritchett
Josh Pritchett Client Services Manager
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Make the most of your Summer… Network!

Summer can be a great time to Network and narrow down your career goals! Even if you already have a job or internship lined up, remember networking is just as much about exploring your career curiosities and learning from direct …

By Laura von Stockhausen
Laura von Stockhausen Career Advisor
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Career Resources

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Lundquist College of Business
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