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Entrepreneurship

UChicago is a premier destination for young entrepreneurs and their future ventures. Positioned in Chicago, a city recognized as one of the best for entrepreneurship, Career Advancement’s UChicago Careers In Entrepreneurship engages with hundreds of students every year. Students have access to role models and success stories, including founders from over 200 startups, leading investors in innovation, and companies with more than $13 billion in mergers and exits, including household names such as Grubhub, Braintree/Venmo, and Simple Mills. Our students benefit from the great partnership with the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Booth School of Business. The Center, ranked as a top university incubator provides access to a wide range of coaches, programming and pitch competitions.

About the Entrepreneurship Program

Students have access to personalized advising from experienced professionals who can help students articulate and refine their innovative ideas, identify career fields and industries that match their entrepreneurial interests, find job and internship opportunities, and prepare application materials.

Stay updated on entrepreneurship events and opportunities by joining the program listhost