Career, Industry, and Entrepreneurship

A Mason Impact (MI) + Career, Industry, and Entrepreneurship (ENTR) experience provides the opportunity for students to identify and address problems and challenges within a professional context.

With a MI+ENTR experience, students see a problem as an opportunity to recommend a policy, start a business, create a prototype, or participate in their future profession.

Students may engage in

  • The application of theory, skills, or ideas in a new or innovative way to solve the grand challenges of the world 
  • Professional experience opportunities through internships, practicums, or student teaching 
  • The expansion of the student’s professional network 

Student projects may come in the form of a

  • New invention or product
  • Roadmap to a new business, organization, or initiative
  • Portfolio or reflection completed while taking part in a professional experience
Bee Initative
Honey Bee Initiative

German Perilla, fellow in the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and faculty member with the Costello College of Business and College of Science, works with Fairfax County for the Honey Bee Initiative installing an apiary and planting wildflowers to rehabilitate part of the I-95 landfill. 

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Evan Cantwell/Creative Services/George Mason University