Applications are now being accepted for edgelab
and the Innovation Accelerator
(IA) for the Spring 2008 semester. Information
on the application process follows. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS October 30, 2007 – WE
WILL BEGIN REVIEWING APPLICATIONS AND SCHEDULING INTERVIEWS (interviews slotted to be completed by November 9th) AS THEY
Anticipated Needs - 16 to 20 students -
Because of the proprietary nature of the projects at edgelab
and the full-time demands of participation, applicants cannot have other employment affiliations.
a strategic alliance between GE and the University of Connecticut School of Business. edgelab
is a unique laboratory that gives students the opportunity to integrate and build on their academic knowledge and develop
innovative solutions to real-time, complex, business problems. The experience provides students with practical learning and
career development opportunities to meet tomorrow’s business demands. Participants collaborate directly with GE executives
and work hands-on with faculty to generate team-based solutions that provide educational value to students and business value
to GE. Check out edgelab at http://www.edgelab.com/.
a collaborative environment that promotes teamwork in an intensive research environment. Teams are typically comprised of
three to five students, two cross-disciplinary faculty members, a GE program manager, and GE subject-matter experts
We offer exciting projects that impact real-time needs of GE businesses. edgelab
is a center of excellence for new product introductions, stochastic / financial modeling, emerging technologies research,
process improvement, risk management, and business development.
Exceptional educational opportunities
Valuable work experience
Competitive financial compensation
- Apply today by e-mailing a cover letter detailing your academic program and concentrations together with information on
your GPA and a copy of your current resume to: email@example.com . Students of all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.
be reviewed as received -- application deadline is October 30, 2007. Please apply early so that we can begin
scheduling interviews. Interviews will be conducted on-site at edgelab, (located at the
Anticipated Needs - 14 to 16 students – MBA candidates along
with other Masters, Ph.D. and a few undergraduate candidates (typically senior honors students)
The Innovation Accelerator provides exceptional educational
opportunities in high-tech entrepreneurial ventures and significantly differentiates the learning process at the
Because of the proprietary nature
of the projects at the Innovation Accelerator as well as
the time demands of participation, applicants cannot have other employment affiliations.
The Innovation Accelerator (IA) is one of the
primary outreach initiatives of the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) housed
in the Management Department at the
Innovation Accelerator projects are tackled by
student teams mentored by cross-functional UConn faculty - together with the entrepreneurial founders from the client venture.
We offer a broad
array of projects which will require knowledge and skill sets across all of the functional disciplines. Projects will be conducted at the new CCEI / Innovation
Accelerator facility that opens in November
- Exceptional educational opportunities
- Challenging and differentiating work experience
- Competitive financial compensation
- In-depth hi-tech entrepreneurial venture exposure
Application Process - Apply today by e-mailing a cover letter detailing your academic program and concentrations together
with information on your GPA and a copy of your current resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed as received but the Application deadline is October 30, 2007. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by e-mail. If you have questions, please contact Luke.Weinstein@business.uconn.edu