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Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Internship Program
Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Internship Program
Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Internship Program

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Internship Program gives students hands-on experience while working closely with founders on specific projects at an entrepreneurial venture. This year we also invite all entrepreneurial ventures and organizations working specifically in the field of sustainability to apply to the program. 

If you have any questions about the program and/or are interested in making a donation, please contact Emily Doyle, Program Manager, at

FAQs for students

All DePaul undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to apply.

Yes, participating students will receive a $2,000 stipend in order to off-set the costs of the internship. Students will receive payments throughout the internship. 

The internship lasts a total of 125 hours and students may work up to 20 hours a week. Internships may start on June 14 and end by mid-August. All internships will be remote and schedules will be determined by the student intern and the participating organization. 

The CEC staff will match students with entrepreneurial ventures that best meet their skill set and the needs of the organization. 

The Coleman Entrepreneurship Center Internship Program gives DePaul graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to intern with an entrepreneurial organization and work on specific meaningful projects. Student interns will receive a stipend of $2,000 to participate in the program. Students will be matched with a manager that will mentor them throughout the internship, set clear expectations and give ongoing feedback and support. Students will be given experiences that will enhance skillks and abilities and add value to the organization.

Additionally, students will meet with fellow student interns and CEC staff as a way to check progress, network and share experiences.

"I experienced an overview of the of the day-to-day responsibilities necessary to keep a start-up successful and gained more experience in one summer with this internship than I've gained from years of working elsewhere."

Michal Pirga (BUS '19)
Former intern, Skyline Kitchen Inc.

Michal Pirga 

Host a student intern at your organization

Businesses can benefit from DePaul's talent by applying to be a host site in the Internship Program.