“Working here you are not treated like an intern. When you come to the table you are just as important and valued as the others. You have just as much as space to speak as someone who has been here multiple years.” – MJ Horinek, previous LEC Innovation Intern
Find the Innovation Intern Description Here!
The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a focal point for entrepreneurship education and programs that impact UWM students, businesses, and our region’s economy. Programming is designed to engage UWM students and faculty across disciplines – giving them skills in innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurial thinking to enhance their success.
What does the LEC offer?
- Innovation & Entrepreneurship(I & E) Programming – Startup Challenge where students learn from the entrepreneurial experience; the National Science Foundation I-Corps (Innovation Corps) program where researchers explore markets for their work; the LEC Entrepreneurs in Residence offering coaching and real-world perspectives; Social Innovation and Diverse Ideas talks and programming that explore innovators and models for sustainable change;
- Student Support – scholarships for innovative students and a diverse, underrepresented student population; pop up classes to help broaden awareness; Fresh Ideas programming to inspire; and the University Innovation Fellows program where students become change agents;
- Faculty Support – Ideas Challenge instructors who are adapting and connecting their courses to include innovation and entrepreneurship themes, and Curriculum Innovation Awards that provide professional development and a cohort of innovative instructors.
Please upload your information, a copy of your resume and answer the prompt using the form at the bottom of this page.