UConn Launches Internship Program for Student Entrepreneurs Interested in Technology Transfer

STORRS, CT (February 17, 2020) – This week, the University of Connecticut School of Engineering launched a new program called Experiential Entrepreneur Research Experience for Undergraduates (or more simply, E²REU). The program is designed to give entrepreneurial-minded college juniors and seniors in any Connecticut institution the chance to innovate as a summer fellow in a technology-based research laboratory for 10 weeks.

E²REU provides STEAM majors thinking about a career as an innovator and entrepreneur hands-on experience in creating commercializable technology. Working in collaboration with faculty, graduate and post-graduate researchers, students will learn and experience how tech-based research gets translated to the marketplace.

Fellowships are available with labs associated with UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources; College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; School of Engineering; and the School of Nursing.

The application deadline is March 16, 2020. For more information and to apply online, visit https://ee-reu.engr.uconn.edu/.

Media Contact:

Eli Freund, Editorial Communications Manager, UConn School of Engineering – (860) 486-1734, eli.freund@uconn.edu

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