Information for Students
Entrepreneurship is not specific to any major or area of study. Entrepreneurs are found in every industry, from nursing and health care to computer and information systems to social and personal services.
Top Five Market Realities for Students
- One-third of employers say entrepreneurship experience is either important or very important in hiring, according to the 2012 Millennial Branding Student Employment Survey.
- Entrepreneurship is the only equal-opportunity employer. No matter your ethnic, economic, social, or academic background, the possibilities are endless.
- Many of tomorrow’s jobs don’t yet exist. Entrepreneurial people are motivated, creative thinkers who will be leaders in these fields.
- Entrepreneurial people tend to be hard-working, highly motivated, creative thinkers unafraid to take risks and advance their own or their company’s vision.
- Entrepreneurship is the backbone of the economy and will drive personal, national, and global success.
The La Salle University Center for Entrepreneurship is focused on building the skills students and alumni need to be tomorrow’s leaders. Whether their career paths lead them up the corporate ladder, to work among a large staff of technicians or service providers, or onto new startup ventures, the combination of classroom and experiential learning will position participants in the LCE with the knowledge, experience, and confidence to convert ideas into opportunity and maximize their value in the professional world.
In today’s economy, employees must be looking for and creating new competitive advantages. The Center for Entrepreneurship is about helping students learn how to identify and capitalize on these opportunities and build the plans, infrastructure, and teams to make them successful.