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10 Ways for Students To Explore Their Potential in 2018

Posted: January 11, 2018

Do new ideas fire you up? Or do you daydream of creating your own job? Entrepreneurs Make It Happen. They see a solution to a problem, go for it and don't give up. Students have many options to connect with us and explore entrepreneurship. Here are 10.

1. Connect with the Make It Happen student team. Contact E&I student liaison

The Make It Happen team (L to R): Monica Caldwell, Mike DeVito, Dr. Mark Gagnon, Sarah Giegerich.

2. Take a class in entrepreneurship:

  • Entrepreneurial Mindset (MGT 215),
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership (ENG 310),
  • New Venture Creation (MGT 425) and
  • Ag Tech Entrepreneurship (AGBM 445)

3. Think about a Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

4. Get advice or find a mentor. Contact .

5.  During Penn State Startup Week, watch for a student pitch contest, Ag Sci Food Innovation day on March 29 and more skill- and network-building events.

6. Follow @MakeItHappenPennState on Facebook for news and opportunities.

7. Drop into the Happy Valley Launchbox, 224 South Allen St. to check out co-working space, resources for entrepreneurs and so much more.

8. Check out Invent Penn State.

9. Explore this website for the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program at the College of Agricultural Sciences.

10. Visit us on campus at 6 Armsby Building.