Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Design

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Interested in starting something new, creatively solving relevant problems of today and impacting disciplines like social, environmental, and health, then the Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Design Community is for you! Whether you are curious about exploring a venture or like the startup scene, this community can connect you with engagement opportunities, resources, and industry knowledge. It can also support you in designing, prototyping, and testing your ideas to drive change. Start following today.

Operations Manager Opening at Spring and Mulberry

Local chocolate start up Spring and Mulberry is looking for an Operations Manager. Apply today!

Position Overview

As the Operations Manager at Spring & Mulberry, you will play a core role in our high-growth startup – fulfilling orders, managing inventory, purchasing …

By Christina Plante (she/her)
Christina Plante (she/her) Assistant Director of Career Services
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Goldman Sachs is welcoming applications for the 2024 Emerging Leaders Series

The Emerging Leaders Series is a five-month educational program, taking place between October 2024 and February 2025, designed for undergraduate students from all fields of study who are interested in learning more about a career in Asset Management, Controllers, Engineering, …

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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27 Fast-Growing Early-Stage Startups Hiring REMOTELY 🚀

Reposted from Kevin Jurovich, Co-founder, CEO at Circles | Startups & VC on LinkedIn

If you like working remotely and want to join a growing startup, this is for you. Each company listed has fewer than 50 employees. Also, top venture …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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2024 NIH Career Symposium

The 2024 NIH Career Symposium will take place May 14-17, 2024. The event is virtual and held online via the Whova event platform.

The NIH Career Symposium is a virtual event highlighting the diversity of career choices available to biomedical …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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5 ways to start a business in the U.S. as an immigrant

This article was originally published on Unshackled by Soundarya Balasubramani.

Does the U.S. have a startup visa?

A startup visa is a special visa for foreign entrepreneurs who want to move to a different country and start a business. It …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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