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FEATURED

Shea Center launches CampusTap to link students and mentors

Mentoring at Shea Center
Claudio Quintana ’16 & Andrew Bernstein ’17

Imagine if there were a website that made finding a mentor as easy as Facebook makes connecting with friends. Aspiring student-entrepreneurs at Boston College don’t have to dream. Thanks to the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship, that website exists: it’s the Center’s new online mentorship platform, CampusTap. Read more about CampusTap »



 

INTERNSHIP SPOTLIGHT

Shea Center’s summer stipends help students intern with startups

Mike Perry, 2018

New York City, as everyone knows, is notoriously expensive—so costly that, after Mike Perry ’18 landed an internship there last summer, he considered commuting daily from his hometown, Freehold, N.J., rather than renting a room in the city. That’s no easy trek—it takes an hour and a half each way on a bus. But a summer-internship stipend from the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship let him skip the long slog and live in New York. Read more about the Shea Center's Internship Program »



 

CURRICULUM UPDATE

IDEA2LAUNCH TEACHES MARKETING VIA HANDS-ON, SEMESTER-LONG PROJECT 

Idea2Launch Classroom

American educational philosopher John Dewey pioneered the idea, in academia, of learning by doing. Make students do something, not just listen to lectures, Dewey said, and “learning naturally results.” The same sort of thinking undergirds Idea2Launch, a new marketing class in the Carroll School of Management. Read more about Idea2Launch »



 

ACCELERATOR HIGHLIGHTS

Accelerate@Shea gives a boost to student ventures

CampusTap_Newsletter

Cars have turbochargers. Rockets have booster engines. And student at Boston College have Accelerate@Shea. Like its technological cousins, Accelerate@Shea, the business accelerator at the Shea Center, aims to give an extra push: it helps student entrepreneurs move forward faster in turning their business ideas into companies. Read more about Accelerate@Shea »