While the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship's undergraduate and graduate courses provide a strong foundation for students who study entrepreneurship at Carnegie Mellon, serious students must supplement their academic work with the plentiful experiential learning opportunities available within Carnegie Mellon and the Pittsburgh region. Our programs give participants valuable, practical and unique perspectives on careers in entrepreneurship and venture capital.
The Tepper School's graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship, venture capital and various business clubs further enhance the experiential learning possibilities at the Tepper School
The CMU Cross-Campus Venture Competition and the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship's annual intercollegiate McGinnis Venture Competition allow students to put their venture ideas to the test.
Our annual Entrepreneurship Boot Camp and workshops are designed to further the experiential education of students interested in starting a company, working at a startup or innovating within a large corporation.
The i6 Agile Innovation System is a joint grant between Innovation Works and Carnegie Mellon University. i6 helps accelerate the commercialization of technologies being developed within the region’s universities and small businesses, and can be duplicated throughout the nation.
The Swartz Fellows Program fast-tracks careers of high impact leaders who have a passion for entrepreneurship and technology.
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Leadership Series provides a forum for the Tepper School and Carnegie Mellon to bring entrepreneurial thought leaders to campus to discuss issues central to entrepreneurial leadership.