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News and Announcements
Youth Impact Conference: Unleashing the Power of Youth to Deliver on Global Goals

Thursday 10/12
Location: Lohrfink Auditorium


Join the Beeck Center for an afternoon of big discussions and small breakouts with youth from around the world. Come and meet peers driving change to deliver on sustainable development goals, hear from students and the keynote speaker, Sheldon Smith, founder of the Dovetail Project.

Register here today as space is limited!


Red House Dinner Series: Professor Charles Skuba

Tuesday 10/9
6:30 PM - 8 PM
Location: The Red House (1237 37th St)


Join the Red House for the second Dinner Series event of the semester! Sit down with us over a plate of some of DC's favorite fare and engage in a conversation with fellow students and MSB favorite Professor Charles Skuba. Dinner is free, but space is limited, so sign up today!

Sign up here


KEEN is Bringing the World's Smallest to Georgetown!

Friday 10/12
11 AM - 4 PM
Location: Intercultural Center (ICC)


KEEN is a shoe startup that uses the UNEEKBOT to make custom shoes. KEEN is taking their bot on tour and stopping at Georgetown!

The UNEEKBOT can build a custom pair of shoes in under eight minutes. Come visit the UNEEKBOT for chances to win free shoes, swag and learn about our 2019 Paid Internship Program (housing included)!


Entrepreneurship Career Counseling is Kicking Off

Cawley's Entrepreneurship Counseling Program is kicking off this week! Attend 30 minute one-on-one sessions in one of Cawley’s free offices or in the Cawley library. Phone or video sessions are also an option. The hours at Cawley will be posted under the Entrepreneurship Career Counseling header on the right side of our weekly newsletter.


Startup Nation Technology Fair

Tuesday 10/16
5:30 PM - 8 PM
Location: Healey Family Student Center


The Start-Up Nation Technology Fair at Georgetown is a professionally organized expo floor featuring early-stage Israeli companies exhibiting innovative products and technologies.

The fair also features internship and employment opportunities with the exhibiting Israeli companies, a LinkedIn photo booth, raffle prizes and more!

You'll also have the chance to hear from Ifat Baron, Founder and Executive Director of ItWorks, a non-for-profit organization promoting employment diversity in Israel’s hi-tech industry and bridging employment gaps in Israeli society.

Register Here


Entrepreneurship Minor and Fellowship Info Sessions

The McDonough School offers opportunities for undergraduate students in and outside the MSB to integrate entrepreneurship into their course of study. Both of these programs allow students to develop the entrepreneurial mindset and skills and needed to identify, evaluate and execute on new opportunities – and both are designed not only for future founders, but also for those who see themselves in strategy, innovation, product management or leadership roles within any kind of a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
 
Light refreshments will be served;
(RSVP recommended but not required; walk-ins allowed.)

ENTREPRENEURSHIP MINOR
For MSB students
Wednesday October 17, 6.30pm
Hariri 415
RSVP here

ENTREPRENEURSHIP FELLOWS PROGRAM
For students from all undergraduate degree programs
Tuesday October 16, 6.30pm
HFSC Herman Room
RSVP here

Global Food Security and Social Innovation Lab
Georgetown University’s Global Human Development program, in partnership with the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation, the Maker Hub, and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative  invite you to the 2018 Social Innovation Lab! 
 
The Social Innovation Lab is a 3-day “hackathon” where students design, prototype, and deliver innovative solutions to some of today’s most pressing problems in global development. Competing students from across the University will form teams to develop social innovations and pitch them before a panel of expert judges for a prize pool of up to $10K in cash prizes and seed grants.
 
This year, the Lab will focus on food security, agricultural innovation, inclusive value chains, food waste management, and nutrition. Over the weekend of Nov 16-18, participants will have access to a range of mentors with expertise in business and agriculture and will have a chance to hear from guest speakers and panelists.

The deadline to apply is October 15.  Space is limited, participants must commit to pre-lab engagement and full participation in the weekend Lab intensive. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome.

Apply Here
Off Campus Opportunities
Attend PatriotHacks Event at George Mason
Tuesday 10/12-10/14
Location: George Mason University


George Mason University is hosting a hackathon (“PatriotHacks”) on the weekend of October 12-14.

The PatriotHacks website is designed to answer any questions, but if you have any other questions, please contact Kammy Sanghera here

This event is open to students (and student teams) from all institutions.

Apply for the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator (ERA)
Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator is a seed stage tech accelerator in NYC with 165+ portfolio companies who have gone on to raise $300M in VC. They are the leading tech accelerator in NYC and have recently opened applications for their Winter 2019 investment class.

Early Application Deadline: Oct 8th
Final Application Deadline: Nov 5th midnight EST
Program Start: Jan 7th

Apply here
Intern Opportunity at food startup, dafero
Food startup and member of the Georgetown Venture Lab, dafero is looking for a social media intern and a partnerships intern. This is a great opportunity to work with Georgetown graduates, gain startup experience, and spend time at the new Georgetown Venture Lab.

Social Media Intern role: You will be responsible for maintaining dafero’s Instagram and Facebook pages, think of creative ways to partner with “influencers” while on a tight budget, send the bi-weekly email newsletter, and build the overall social media strategy.

Partnerships Intern role: Help develop dafero’s education tool for our refugee women employees – we are building an education app which will help train them on topics such as financial inclusion, early childhood development, rights
in the US, preventing sexual violence, and others.

Check out their internship posting on Handshake and if you are interested in joining a team passionate about using business for social good, submit a one-page letter of interest and CV to lina@dafero.com with the subject: dafero – Marketing Intern or Partnerships Intern. 
Apply for CommonBond's Social Impact Award
Continuing with their five-year tradition, CommonBond is hosting a contest for student entrepreneurs with a social impact business idea. The winner will receive $10,000 toward making their business a reality and access to coaching from CommonBond's leadership team

The application deadline is October 15.

Apply here.
News from the Venture Lab!
The Grand Opening of the Venture Lab was a Success!

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Georgetown Venture Lab with us! A special thank you to the Leonsis family for making the Venture Lab a reality. Check out our Facebook page for more pictures from the event and keep an eye on this space for weekly updates from the Venture Lab! 

EIR Office Hours
Week of 10/8

Thursday 10/11
Jay Kenny 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM 


Sign up for Office Hours Here!
Entrepreneurship Career Counseling
Week of 10/8

Tuesday 10/9
Jill Monk
2 PM - 3:30 PM
Mark Your Calendar
Events: 

Red House Dinner Series: Professor Skuba
October 9

UNEEKBOT Event
October 12

Youth Impact Conference
October 12

PatriotHacks Event
October 12-14

Deadline to Apply for the Social Innovation Lab Hackathon
October 15

Startup Nation Technology Fair
October 16

Entrepreneurship Fellows Program Info Session
October 16

Entrepreneurship Minor Info Session
October 17

 
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