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Paid Student Projects

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.

Experience Ventures - Become Future Ready

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

"This challenge allowed me to figure out business-related problems within our society and community while working towards finding resolutions Intuitively."

-Kanm Kalyan

Current Opportunities

Black-Owned Business Ecosystem Researcher

Work with a team of students to learn more about the needs of Black-owned businesses, and map out the supports in the ecosystem.

Application coming soon

Website Developer and Accessibility Consultant
YMCA Academy

Collaborate to create an accessible website for our students with unique learning needs

Application coming soon

Public Relations Coordinator
HOPE Pet Food

Create and implement a PR strategy for an emerging startup

Application coming soon

Funded in part by the Government of Canada's Innovative Work-Integrated Learning Initiative