Entrepreneurship Immersion Week 2019

What

Entrepreneurship Immersion Week (EIW) is an intensive, one-week(ish), immersion experience for undergraduates from all disciplines to learn the skills to develop new business concepts and then apply these skills in a team-based business concept competition.

Who

Undergraduate students from any discipline enrolled for Fall 2019 at any of the 10 EEC colleges/universities are eligible to participate. Each school will send 5-6 students to EIW. 

Teams will be created from a mixture of students: by school, interest/skill area, and preferred problem-track.

When & Where

In 2019, EIW will take place from Sunday, July 28 through Thursday, August 1, at Kent State University.

Students will stay on campus free of charge. All meals and materials, as well as a stipend, are provided.

Skills & Learning

  • Develop entrepreneurial mindset

  • Practice design thinking & creativity

  • Build effective teams & work productively with others

  • Expand network of regional support resources, career contacts, & fellow university students

  • Interact & collaborate with diverse array of mentors, colleagues, advisors, community members 

  • Learn how to identify & take advantage of market opportunities

 

Learn more about the activities of EIW 2019. 

 

EIW is a signature event of the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium and funded through generous support of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.