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We encourage you to check out these recommended resources for career exploration, internship and job searches.
- Series A, B, C Funding: What It All Means and How It Works
- Wall Street Journal Small Business Section — Industry-related information and how-to guides on financing, operating, and maintaining a small business in today’s economy.
- U.S. Small Business Administration — Detailed, step-by-step information on how to start a small business. Everything from how to finance your small business to the creation of effective signage is discussed.
- BizMove — Small business specific site with guidelines and tools you need to start, operate, and succeed in a business of your own. Highly recommended.
- Venture for America — A program for graduate students to spend 2 years at a start-up with the goal that these graduates will become socialized and mobilized as entrepreneurs moving forward.
- Career Fuel — Helpful tips for starting a business, from developing an idea to securing funding, & more
- 5 Ways to Know If Joining a Startup is Worth the Risk
- How to Know if Joining a Startup is Right for You (Harvard Business Review)
- 5 Questions to Ask Before Joining That Startup (Harvard Business Review)
- Startupers — Website dedicated to jobs in start-ups.
- Mashable — Social media news and jobs.
- VentureLoop — Job listings in venture-backed companies.
- Bain Capital Ventures StartUp Academy — Receive exposure to entrepreneurship, building a business, and creating and working with innovative technologies through news and press releases.
- Business Bridge Programs — these 3-4 week programs are designed for liberal arts, science and engineering students who are interested in strengthening their business backgrounds. They feature courses in finance, accounting, management, marketing and leadership. The following is a sample of programs to consider as you research options.
- Entrepreneur.com — Designed to meet the informational needs of new entrepreneurs. This site contains weekly articles and tips and lists other essential links.
- Score — Retired executives offer their services as “Counselors to America’s Small Business.” With more than 11,500 volunteer business counselors, SCORE provides small business mentoring and advice on the full range of business topics. For students, the most practical resource may be their searchable article database.
- Small Business Information — General business news and advice. Links to other small business sites in electronics, human resources, management & marketing. Contains an entrepreneur’s glossary, how-to guide, and an archive of articles on the subject.
- Manta — Information on small businesses.
- Debt.org — An article on sources of financing for small businesses.