Developing Next Generation Career Services

Strategies for Increasing Alumni and Employer Engagement

Topics: Internships and Co-Op Programs, Career Services, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Student Employment, Experiential Learning

"Treating Entrepreneurship as a Job"

The Launch Pad at the University of Miami

A focus on innovation and entrepreneurship led the University of Miami to create the Launch Pad, a venture coaching program embedded in the institution’s career center. The program is open to all students and alumni regardless of major. Interviewees emphasized how the Launch Pad’s goal is to give participants the long-term skills needed to identify and analyze their potential business ideas.

Treating Entrepreneurship as a Job

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Introducing My Fresh Maine

Connecting Entrepreneurs to Resources at the Right Time