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Experience Ventures

Work on Projects with New Companies and Technologies that are Shaping the Future

Get paid to hone your entrepreneurial thinking skills.

Experience Ventures, powered by the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial Thinking at the University of Calgary, enables college and university students to make an impact alongside real-world innovators through entrepreneurial thinking placements.

Interested in making an impact on your career? Why wait until graduation? Get an edge on your future. Experience Ventures creates paid entrepreneurial thinking placements for college and university students with innovative companies in Canada. Our goal is to inspire your creativity, resiliency and future vision—so you can shape your future with the right skill set.

Eligible students:

  • Are registered in a postsecondary education institution
  • Are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or persons to who refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and,
  • Are legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
  • Complete an onboarding module before beginning the experience.

Become a Changemaker

Why Should I Participate?

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Apply in-class learning to the challenges and opportunities facing ventures

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Enhance your resume with a unique experience and develop your work-ready skills

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Discover the latest technologies being incubated in Canada

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Network and meet industry leaders and employers

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Explore Canada's evolving innovation economy

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Recieve compensation for your placement

"My experience at the Longo CFE taught me that every business is unique, requiring different approaches to digital marketing I learned hands-on that research is the most important aspect in developing a successful marketing campaign."

- Laura Dockrill

Upcoming Opportunities

Entrepreneurial thinking is being creative in finding innovative solutions. It involves taking initiative, exchanging knowledge across disciplines, being resourceful and learning from experience. It is essential to enriching lives and advancing society.

Experience Ventures offers five types of entrepreneurial thinking placements. Check back for upcoming dates and opportunities!