Entrepreneurship

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.

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 (she/her)
Laura von Stockhausen (she/her) 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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The Proactive Job Search

It can be easy to get caught up in the reactive job search, which involves perusing job boards and simply applying to jobs that are currently posted online. However, this approach limits your opportunities and can be a frustrating and …

By JD Van Alstyne (he/him)
JD Van Alstyne (he/him) Graduate Career Advisor
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Interviewing – Practice Makes Progress

I work with a lot of students who spend hours and hours on their job application materials (resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, etc.) all with the goal of landing an interview. Then they land an interview and panic because they …

By Jessica Best (she/her)
Jessica Best (she/her) Director, Career Strategy
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1.61 vs 0.95 vs 0.77

NACE is an association that does a lot of research on higher education student careers. Their most recent survey results show that “those who have done a paid internship receive an average of 1.61 job offers compared to 0.95 job …

By Gene Rhee
Gene Rhee Executive Director
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Running a Design Business: Pricing and Estimating

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
Do you know what to charge for your design services? Too much and you risk scaring away potential clients; too…

Using Generative AI for Performance Management

Taught by Shweta Mogha
AI is redefining the face of HR, and its use for performance management is no exception. A real game-changer, generative…

Small Business Secrets

Taught by Dave Crenshaw
Are you thinking about starting a small business, freelancing, or turning a hobby into a full-time job? Or perhaps you’re…

Graphic Design for Business Professionals

Taught by Justin Seeley
Not a graphic designer? No problem. In this course, staff author and designer Justin Seeley shares graphic design secrets anyone…

Solving Business Problems

Taught by Mike Figliuolo
Do you have a business problem that you are having trouble solving? Mike Figliuolo has a simple five-step process for…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Super Fans: The Future of the Music Industry

Taught by Benji Rogers
Who are super fans? They’re the fans who want to connect on a deeper level with recording artists—and are willing…

Developing Ideas and Advertising Concepts

Taught by Craig Smallish
After landing a client, the designer’s first chore is to communicate and develop the initial idea, whether it’s a storyboard…

Management Tips

Taught by Todd Dewett
In this series, Todd Dewett, PhD, shares the tips respected and motivated managers use to improve rapport, navigate tricky situations,…

Pinterest for Musicians and Bands

Taught by Bobby Owsinski
Pinterest may not seem like a natural spot to share your music, but it’s actually a great promotional tool—it supports…

Bookmarking Sites for Musicians and Bands

Taught by Bobby Owsinski
Get some quick tips from Bobby Owsinski on sharing your music, website, and blog with dedicated readers on platforms like…

Creative Inspirations: Margo Chase, Graphic Designer

Taught by Margo Chase
Margo Chase is one of the most influential graphic designers of our time. Over the past 20 years, Margo’s highly…

Running a Design Business: Designer-Client Agreements

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
As a freelance creative, you need to know how to write proposals and contracts for client-commissioned projects. Learn the basics…

Video Journalism: Storytelling Techniques

Taught by Jeff Sengstack
How you choose your shots, craft your story, and edit your footage is what draws attention to your videos. The…

Running a Design Business: Creative Briefs

Taught by Terry Lee Stone
Learn to write a creative brief for client-commissioned projects and ensure you have a roadmap for developing great design, in…

Learning Graphic Design: Techniques

Taught by John McWade
Take a creative refresher course with these 18 simple design techniques that will immediately improve your layouts, brought to you…

Design the Web: Clipping Masks

Taught by Chris Converse
In this course, author Chris Converse shows you how to use clipping masks to create interesting web design effects in…

Learning Graphic Design: Things Every Designer Should Know

Taught by John McWade
Appearance may not be everything, but how something looks has a fundamental impact on how it’s perceived, what it communicates,…

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Taught by Ray Villalobos
This series offers 10-minute projects on intermediate and advanced web design topics, covering technologies such as HTML, PHP, jQuery, and…

Creative Inspirations: Kit Hinrichs, Graphic Designer

Taught by Kit Hinrichs
Kit Hinrichs is one of the most accomplished and respected graphic designers and illustrators of the last fifty years. A…

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