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Our mentors and volunteers offer insights and advice to all of our programs

Become a Mentor

Mentors and volunteers with the Institute for Entrepreneurship give back by providing students with the business and industry guidance they wish they'd received as new entrepreneurs. We are always looking for mentors, advisers and coaches who have time and advice to share. This is an enormous opportunity to make a positive impact on students and to network with real CSU entrepreneurial talent. 

Mentorship opportunities are flexible based on our mentors' time and availability. Some the ways to get involved are:

  • Become a guest speaker or business competition judge
  • Give back by providing industry expertise and business advisement  
  • Engage in ongoing mentorship of CSU startup teams
  • Help our K-12 High School Teachers guide their student entrepreneurial projects in the classroom

Reach out today to get involved!

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Support the Institute for Entrepreneurship

Our programs can be supported in a variety of ways. From volunteering your time by guiding students to partnering with us to help expand our opportunities. Your gift can help us fulfil our mission of inspiring and supporting the next generation of business leaders.

Make a Gift to the Institute

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