Student Opportunities

From jobs and internship connections to clubs and fellowships, CWRU has plenty of opportunities for you to start exploring and building your path towards becoming an entrepreneur! 

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    Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition

    The Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition gives entrepreneurs the chance to win up to $25,000 to grow their ventures.

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    Innovation Fellows

    The Innovation Fellows Program is a paid semester-long program that brings together Case Western Reserve and Cleveland Institute of Art students to work as a team on moonshot projects provided by a sponsoring company. 

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    Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC)

    Global VCIC is the world’s largest venture capital competition with over 120 university and graduate school teams competing. VCIC is the only place where students get to be VCs for the day and startups get an accelerator for the fundraising process.

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    Program Rewarding Innovation in STEM Entrepreneurship (PRISE)

    The Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable (WISER) seeks to imagine and influence the future by supporting undergraduate students interested in STEM innovation, discovery, and creativity through PRISE.

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    Venture for America

    Founded by former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, Venture for America (VFA) is a 2-year fellowship program that connects recent graduates with jobs at startups. Upon completing the program, fellows have access to VFA’s resources, including a crowdfunding competition, accelerator, and seed fund, to start their own company.

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    Join a Club

    If you're looking to get more involved in entrepreneurship at Case, check out our clubs! The Weatherhead School of Management also has a dozen student organizations, including Innovation / Design / Entrepreneurial Association (IDEA) and Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund.

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    Remote Entrepreneurship Project (REP)

    The REP Program was created in response to the delays or disruptions many Case Western Reserve University students experienced to their planned summer jobs and internships as a consequence of COVID-19.

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    West Coast Trek

    Undergraduates from Case School of Engineering and Weatherhead School of Management have the opportunity to participate in West Coast Trek. The expedition is underwritten and hosted by CWRU alumni and aims to educate students on career opportunities and facilitate alumni-student engagement in the area.