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...

Extra-Curricular Activities

Interested in developing entrepreneurial skills while working with your friends on an innovation challenge? Agorize offers the leading online platform for students to work on real world problems brought forward by innovative companies worldwide.

Why participate?

  • Gain valuable experience while solving real problems
  • Obtain mentorship from experts and expand your professional network
  • Win prizes that include cash, internships, travel and more
  • Get recruited by top companies

Learn more and sign up for an innovation challenge...

Are you a UCalgary student looking to explore the world of innovation outside of the university? The Hunter Centre regularly gives away student tickets to major community events. By getting involved in these experiences you can expect to meet new people, learn about the leading edge of technology and innovation, and discover compelling career opportunities connected to the future economy.

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Join us for Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 18-24, 2019), the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and creators who bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. 

Students, post-docs, staff, faculty and Team Hunter members are invited to join us for workshops, research talks, and mentor meetings!

More information coming soon…

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 Kevan ( 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.

There are over 300 student clubs on campus with interests ranging from Entrepreneurship to Sustainability, and everything in between. Get involved, meet friends, and enhance your student life at the University of Calgary!

Learn more about student clubs…

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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