Entrepreneurship at Bates
One of the things I consistently hear from employers such as McKinsey is the value they place on the entrepreneurial spirit of their employees. Becoming an entrepreneur can mean setting up your own business but it can also mean developing the skills and capacities you need to succeed in any career. An entrepreneurial mindset can allow you to make transformative changes in your community and in the wider world. David McDonough, Director of Career Development at Bates
Review the 3 secrets of Highly Successful Graduates from Linkedin’s founder Reid Hoffman.
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Take the Entrepreneurial Aptitude Test (E.A.T.)
In February 2013 Bates students had the opportunity to meet with Tony Tjan, CEO of Cue Ball and author of the NY Times bestseller Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck.
30 Entrepreneurial Summer Internships Now Available (Paid up to $4000)
We are looking for motivated, innovative Maine college students who want to make a difference in our state while gaining valuable work experience with Maine’s most entrepreneurial companies.
Innovate for Maine is an internship program that connects students with companies that want to grow and create jobs in Maine.
Innovate for Maine interns:
- Get paid for working with innovative Maine companies
- Get training in innovation and entrepreneurship
- Gain real-world job experience
- May receive academic credit
- Network with other students and Maine businesses
- Join the cutting-edge team leading Maine’s future
- Entrepreneur Magazine
- Harvard Business Review
- Fast Company
- Echoing Green
- Kauffman Foundation
The Kauffman Foundation is often referred to as one of the largest foundations in the United States – or as the world’s largest foundation devoted to entrepreneurship.
- William James Foundation
All of our projects exist to educate and support entrepreneurs who are starting or expanding for-profit businesses that have built social and/or environmental values into how they make money.
- Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development
- Foster Center for Student Innovation at UMaine – foster.target.maine.edu
Innovate for Maine interns are innovative Maine college students who want to make a difference in our state while gaining valuable work experience with Maine’s most entrepreneurial companies. 30 paid ($4000) opportunities over the summer.