Entrepreneurships & Startups
The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.
- 10 Video Resources Every Entrepreneur Should Know: Great list of videos compiled by Endeavor.
- 500 Startups: Resources and funding for entrepreneurs, events, networking opportunities and sites to search for startups.
- An Entrepreneurial Life: This student-friendly website provides helpful resources and articles such as starting your own company, skills needed for entrepreneurs and more.
- Ashoka: Largest network of social entrepreneurs, which has provided startup financing, professional support and global connections across the business and social sectors.
- CandidCareer: Watch videos of entrepreneurs in various industries and fields.
- Careers-in-business: Resources and links for entrepreneurs.
- Entrepreneur: Resources for starting your business for college-aged entrepreneurs.
- Entrepreneur’s Organization: A global network of more than 8,000 business owners in 35 countries.
- Gaebler: News and information for entrepreneurs from starting to maintaining your business.
- Inc.: Articles and resources for starting your own business.
- MindTools: Article about skills and knowledge you need to start your own business.
- Startup Journal: This section of the Wall Street Journal is dedicated to small business.
- U.S. Small Business Administration: This independent agency of the federal government was created to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small-business concerns, providing financial assistance and online training.
- Mashable: This article lists a number of startup job posting sites.
- StartUpHire: Job search site for startup positions, as well as blog postings about the job search.
- Startuply: Additional job search site for positions at startups.
- Venture Loop: Job-search site for positions at venture-backed companies.
Selected Professional Associations
A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership- based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.
- National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE): Founded by small business owners who realized that they could enjoy the same economies of scale for purchasing goods and services simply by banding together.
- National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO): National organization for women who own their own businesses.
- National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB): This large advocacy association represents small and independent businesses.
- United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE): National association designed to advance the discipline of entrepreneurship.