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Young Entrepreneurs!

17 Nov

What’s in it for me?

• Start your business right out of school or find a business to purchase

entren• Receive incentives from communities who want your business located there

• No cost business consulting from the day you sign up, through your business launch, and as you grow

What can I expect?

• Young Entrepreneur Expo on April 17, 2014

Pitch your idea to Indiana business decision-makers

Meet one-on-one with community leaders who want to help

Demonstrate the impact you can make in a community with your business

• Assistance in preparing your business plan – critiques from professionals and college faculty

• Information about buying an already established and thriving business

How do I sign up?

• Find us on Facebook – facebook.com/youngentrepreneursprogram

• Check out our website – isbdc.org/yep

• Contact Noelle Dunckel – [email protected]

Community Engagement Week

11 Nov

November 18-22 is Community Engagement Week at IPFW.  The goals of the week are to increase opportunities for the community to engage and connect with the campus community.  Here are some of the events going on:

1) Community Service Fair, Tuesday Nov 19 in Walb  ballroom from 12-2.   Come learn about how you can volunteer in the community.  Remember you earn passport points for community volunteer activities that are done on a regular basis!  (Earn 20 points just for going to the fair.  Remember to take your form to have someone sign.)

2 ) NOH8 Campaign (in support of equality and fair treatment for all) on Wednesday, November 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. in Walb Student Union Ballroom.   Free food and photographs and give-aways.

3) Diversity Showcase on Thursday, November 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Walb Student Union Ballroom

4) Dance Marathon on Friday, November 22 from 7 to 11 p.m. in Walb Union International Ballroom. For more information about the Dance Marathon, please stop by IPSGA office, Walb 225. (20 passport points for participation)

Networking 101!

14 Oct
Learn How to Network!
Being a Good Steward of Your Connections: Networking 101!

We have all be told, “its not what you know, its who you know!” This being said you need to learn all the skills involved with networking and the benefits that result from its use.

Take advantage of this online workshop and learn the necessary tools that will help you navigate the job market and create opportunities for you now and later!

This Webinar will be held on October 17, 2013 from 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. EST.

Presenters: Amy Johnson – Shurley, Northwestern Mutual & Pone Vongphachanh, Government Affairs Director at Fort Wayne Area Association of REALTORS

Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research Call-out Session!

23 Sep

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research (JPUR) is sponsoring a call-out session for anyone


interested in undergraduate research.

• Learn about the benefits of publishing, JPUR, and the submission process.

• Get practical advice on submitting an abstract of your research to JPUR.

The event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2, between 2 and 3:30 pm in the Learning Commons on the second floor of Helmke library.

The call-out is free and open to the public; coffee and dessert will be served. For more information, contact Dr. Todor Cooklev, member of the JPUR faculty advisory board, at 260-481-0151 or [email protected]

Interns for Indiana Internship program Deadline is March 6th

25 Feb

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—High-tech startup companies interested in taking part in the Interns for Indiana project face a March 6, 2013, deadline. Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is looking for companies to participate in the program that assists startups by matching them with high quality undergraduate student interns.

Companies accepted into the Interns for Indiana summer program are matched with juniors and seniors at IPFW and other Purdue campuses who work a minimum of 400 hours during the summer session, and who receive a stipend of $4,500 for successful participation.

Company requirements:

  • High-tech start-up
  • For-profit
  • Able to define and manage an appropriate and challenging internship experience
  • Able to provide entrepreneurial experience through regular in-person interactions
  • Able to contribute $2,000 membership fee

Student requirements:

  • Purdue University juniors and seniors enrolled in first B.A. or B.S. degree program
  • Any majors eligible
  • Interested in entrepreneurship
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA

Companies and students interested in being part of the Interns for Indiana program may contact Deb Barrick at 260-481-5471 or [email protected].


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