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Start at a Startup

Whether looking to start your own company or find a position at a startup company - check out the helpful links below:

  • 1 Million Cups - free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs.  On Wednesday mornings, gather with local entrepreneurs over a cup (or two) of coffee in Lawrence or Kansas City.
  • KC Source Link - connect with resources for your startup business in the Kansas City area.
  • Startland - community-building non-profit activiting a thriving and inclusive culture of innovation in Kansas City.
  • KU Center for Entrepreneurship - find KU courses, certificate programs, clubs, and more.
  • Entrepreneurs@KU - a transparent and supportive infrastructure to assist faculty and staff in starting companies.
  • The Catalyst - the KU student business accelerator.
  • Jayhawk Consulting - helps clients grow through datat analysis and project development, while offering KU students experiential learning as work for real clients.
  • Techmap Kansas - Free State Forge - a map of startups in Kansas


  •  How to Start a Startup - series of videos, with recommended reading, from a course developed by Stanford and Y-Combinator. 


Additional Resources

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Meet with a Career Advisor

Schedule a 30 minute appointment


Drop-in for 15 minute meeting

Every Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m., when fall and spring classes are in session.

  • Drop by in-person at the Engineering Career Center, 1410 LEEP2
  • Drop by virtually - log into HIreJayhawks.com and click on "Schedule an Appointment or Drop In" on the left side of the page.