• 6one7 Productions

A Day in the Life: Ace Gershfield of 6one7 Productions [Video]

As a freshman at Northeastern University in 1997, Ace Gershfield lost $500 coordinating his first event in the Boston Nightlife & Entertainment scene. Today, he not only serves as the Partner & Founder for 6one7 Productions but is an active restauranteur as well. With the second installment of their "A Day in the Life" video [...]

  • Scott Bailey, MassChallenge

A Day In the Life: Scott Bailey of MassChallenge [Video]

Founded in Boston in 2010, MassChallenge has grown to become one of the largest startup accelerators in the world. In roughly seven years, the organization has expanded to five cities, accelerated over 1,200 startups and created over 60,000 jobs. Scott Bailey, Executive Director of North America for MassChallenge, has helped elevate the non-profit since its [...]

  • BC's Shea Center provides alumni mentoring to student entrepreneurs

The Newest BC Initiative Shaping Future Entrepreneurs

Recently ranking 20th for Best College Value among all U.S. private universities, Boston College is nationally recognized for continued excellence and academic acclaim. Though BC may best be known for its research centers and esteemed liberal arts education, the school is diversifying its offerings to appeal to an increasing number of students interested in becoming [...]

  • Boston College Mentoring

How Formalized Mentoring Advances BC Entrepreneurship

The following post explores the Boston College Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship's decision to partner with CampusTap and implement the company's alumni mentoring and career networking platform. Since launching in September of 2015, the Boston College Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship has incorporated a wealth of diverse, successful alumni entrepreneurs to [...]

  • Cornell Entrepreneurs

Leveraging Alumni Mentors for Young Entrepreneurs

Degree offerings in entrepreneurship have increased five times in the last 40 years in response to the growing number of students attending college with the goal of starting their own business and becoming entrepreneurs. However, experiential learning is just as important for students’ entrepreneurial career pursuits as it is for their peers seeking a job in [...]

  • Entrepreneurship at SAIC

#NACE16 Takeaways: Entrepreneurship & Career Services

From a young age, students desire a career in entrepreneurship. According to a Gallup-HOPE study, 77 percent of students in grades five through 12 want to be their own boss, and 45 percent plan to start their own business. In addition, the skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur align with what employers seek in [...]

June 15th, 2016|Categories: Career Services, Entrepreneurship, NACE 2016|Tags: , , |
  • Millennial entrepreneurs

The Impact of Mentors on Millennial Entrepreneurs

Mentoring can be viewed as a relationship reserved for helping students achieve their academic or professional aspirations. But mentoring is just as important after an individual has reached the professional level, especially for a millennial entrepreneur. Mentors can help individuals grow in any professional field, but have more of a dramatic impact on young entrepreneurs growing [...]