We have a host of programs to support you wherever you are in your entrepreneurial journey, whether you’re looking to learn new skills, meet like-minded people, or launch and grow your own business. 


What is it?

Target Demographic

Time Commitment

Payment or Certification

Eligibility Criteria

Disruptive Thinkers Club Entrepreneurial skills training program Any student who wants to build their skills and improve their resume 75-90 minutes/week for 8 weeks. 
Offered each semester.
None; Certificate provided upon completion of all sessions None
Illuminate Entrepreneurial skills training and pitch competition Any woman or gender-diverse student Seven one-hour skills development sessions (optional); Remaining time commitment is dependant on each student. 
Offered Fall 2023.
See Illuminate page for award details Open to women and gender-diverse students.
LearnLaunch A program to validate your startup idea and go through the initial steps of launching your business Any student with an idea for a startup 3-4 hours/ week for 12 weeks. 
Offered every semester.
$1,000 upon program completion A startup idea

Entrepreneurial Work Term/Internship 

Intensive program for students who want the opportunity to rapidly advance their startup Students with a fully validated startup idea 35+ hours/week for 12-14 weeks. 
Offered every semester.
$6,000 Fully validated business idea and, preferably, having completed at least one of the above programs
Mentorship Program Long-term support program for student startups Students with a fully validated idea and who are actively building their product and/or service for sale Dependant on individual student committment. No direct payment, though may be eligible for some exclusive funding opoprtunities Fully validated business idea and, preferably, having completed at least one of the above programs

Book a meeting with one of our startup coaches and they can help you find the program that is the right fit for you!

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“In whatever you do, you’re not going to stand out unless you think big and have ideas that are truly original. That comes from tapping into your own creativity, not obsessing over what everyone else is doing.” — Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal