Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (HCEI)

Curriculum Based Opportunities

The University of Calgary offers a wide range of courses for students from across campus to explore entrepreneurship and innovation. We’ve made an easy to navigate guide to learn about each course.

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An exciting opportunity for graduate students at the University of Calgary to learn about entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking through specialized coursework offered through the Haskayne School of Business.

Learn more about the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Option...

The RBC Fast Pitch Competition represents the culmination of Entrepreneurial Thinking (ENTI 317) at the Haskayne School of Business. The top 12 teams from the year pitch in the RBC Fast Pitch Competition to compete for cash and in-kind prizes to further develop their business ventures.

Learn more about the RBC Fast Pitch Competition...

The embedded certificate in Entrepreneurial Thinking provides undergraduate students from degree paths across the UCalgary campus with an entrepreneurial thinking toolkit. Entrepreneurial thinking extends far beyond starting a new business. It’s an approach. It’s a way of thinking. It’s a way of creating value for others, inspiring change, finding solutions and achieving goals.

Learn more about the Embedded Certificate in Entrepreneurial Thinking...

Extra-Curricular Activities

The Student Advisory Group (SAG) acts as ambassadors for Haskayne’s entrepreneurial students. They provide a student perspective, support student-oriented initiatives and lead innovation events under the guidance of the Hunter Centre.

Students from all concentrations and degree levels are welcome to apply!


Other Student Opportunities

One of the best ways to learn about possible careers within the world of business is to talk with business leaders who are actively creating new opportunities. Whether you’re studying accounting, marketing, finance or something else entirely, we know that these conversations will help you identify meaningful opportunities for your personal and professional lives.

To set up your coffee meeting with one of our Team Hunter volunteers, email Leah Bortolin ( with the following included:

  • Full name
  • Email and phone number
  • Area of study
  • A short description of the kind of person you’d like to meet, and what you'd like to learn.

Are you a student entrepreneur developing a startup idea? Check out the Hunter Hub for Entrepreneurial thinking to learn what’s available to help you on campus!

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