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Carson College of Business Center for Entrepreneurial Studies 

Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Applying innovative methods to foster entrepreneurial skills

Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Carson College of Business enables students to learn the hands-on skills and teamwork necessary to go from creating a prototype to developing a business plan to ultimately launching a commercially viable product and business. Students learn by doing–building analytical and leadership skills so that they’re ready for success in existing companies and new ventures alike.

Programs

  • Business Plan Competition
    Vying for more than $50,000 in prize money, multidisciplinary student teams present their entrepreneurial ideas to real investors.
  • Terry Sparks Proram
    This program offers freshmen and sophomores the opportunity to start their own small business with the support of a team of mentors and a little money to get their project off the ground.
  • Jones Milestone Accelerator
    The WSU Herbert B. Jones Milestone Accelerator is a six-month program that helps student-led companies set a path to success.

Scholarships

Intern Opportunities

If you are interested in an internship please contact Judy Hopkins

 

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      Marie Mayes

      Marie Mayes, director
      WSU Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
      mmayes@wsu.edu
      509-335-5628
      Fax: 509-335-2182

      Allison P. Sellers
      Student Venture Manager, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
      allison.sellers@wsu.edu
      509-335-7876

      Washington State University