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Entrepreneurship Career Panels

Career panels help students understand the wide range of roles entrepreneurs pursue.

A Hope Entrepreneurship Initiative career panelEach semester, a variety of alumni and professionals come to campus and share their entrepreneurship story. Students consider innovation through a variety of perspectives, helping them consider their own calling and career interests.

Career panels are uniquely designed to help you:

  • Discover the full breadth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem (including but not limited to startups)
  • Gather insight as you consider your own calling and role within entrepreneurship
  • Network with entrepreneurial professionals in a small, personalized setting
  • Consider the joys and challenges of entrepreneurship from those who understand it best
  • See themes of marketing, finance, operations (and more) through the lens of startups and innovation

Entrepreneurial firms that have engaged with our students:

  • Comfort Research (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
  • Gazelle Sports (Holland, Michigan)
  • Open Systems Technologies (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
  • Starbucks (Seattle, Washington)