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Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

Summer Internship Applications for Students & Startups Now Open

The Coleman Center is funding student internships at Chicago startups during summer 2017. Students will be chosen on the basis of their skills, experience and interest in the startup community. Interns will work for selected startups for 125 hours over the summer. Student applications are due Monday, February 27. Students may apply here

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center invites Chicago startups that are legally established entities, that are less than five years old and with less than $1 million raised to apply for the Startup Internship Program. Companies will be chosen on the basis of their fit with a qualified DePaul student applicant's skills and desired experience. Startup applications are due Monday, February 27. Startups may apply here​

Entrepreneurship @ DePaul

DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is a partner to the university's nationally ranked academic entrepreneurship program in the Driehaus College of Business. The Center serves as an entrepreneurial hub for DePaul students, faculty and alumni, as well as the broader Chicago business community.

NEW: DePaul has joined 1871! Students from every college across the university are welcome to apply to reserve workspace in the 1871 DePaul office. Students may apply for approval to reserve workspace in the 1871 DePaul office; faculty may email

As an integral part of the Chicago entrepreneurship ecosystem, the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center advises, inspires and connects DePaul entrepreneurs from many backgrounds and interests. We're the place where:

  • Students can find real-world guidance in starting or growing a business.
  • Chicago-area startups and other companies can find employees and interns. Seasoned entrepreneurs can connect with students to advise and mentor them as they launch new ventures.
  • Our programs and events are designed for students throughout the university, and many are open to DePaul alumni as well as the wider Chicago business community.

To stay in touch with Coleman Entrepreneurship Center activities, join our mailing list to receive updates on our news and events.

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center is funded in part by The Coleman Foundation, a private independent grant making organization.

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DePaul University
1 E. Jackson Blvd., Ste. 7900
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 362-6480

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