The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program fast-tracks the careers of Carnegie Mellon graduate students who are passionate about entrepreneurship in the technology arena. One of the benefits of being a Swartz Fellow is a mentored summer internship with a top tier venture-backed startup within the high-tech, high-growth environment of California’s Silicon Valley.
Swartz Fellows with Jim Swartz (TPR ’66), Accel Partners (top), Lila Ibrahim, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (bottom left) and Matt Rogers, Nest Labs (bottom right).
APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM
Application open: Monday, June 2, 2014
Application deadline: Monday, September 8, 2014
Open to all incoming and current graduate students at the Pittsburgh and Silicon Valley campuses.
The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Part of the New Tepper Quadrangle
The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Is Open for Business
The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), established in fall 2012, builds on the strengths of Project Olympus and the Don Jones Center for Entrepreneurship in order to advance university research and ideas. We work with our colleagues to create meaningful and lasting contributions to Carnegie Mellon’s entrepreneurial mission, contributions that enhance the innovation ecosystem throughout the campuses, within western Pennsylvania, and beyond. The CIE assists faculty, student, staff, and alumni across the entire community in exploring the commercial potential of their innovations. Read more »