Venture for America – primarily for 3rd years

More about VFA:
Venture for America is a two-year fellowship program for enterprising recent college grads to launch their careers as entrepreneurs. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years as full-time, salaried employees at startups in emerging U.S. cities, getting hands-on experience and learning how to build businesses. More than just a job, VFA provides the additional mentorship, network, and resources Fellows need to become entrepreneurs and make an impact in their communities.

Deadlines to Apply: November 28th, 2016 & February 6th, 2017
Learn more here

Service Opportunities

Weinland Park Garden Needs a New Sign!

Looking for 3-4 artsy students to design and paint a new sign for the Weinland Park Community Garden at the corner of Indianola and Euclid.  Email Junger (  Once spots have been filled, he will give you instructions for contacting the garden supervisor as a group.

 Weinland Park Make a Difference Day

Get up and make a difference Oct 22nd at Weinland Park Community Garden at the corner of Indianola and Euclid.  They’re looking for help that day cleaning up the garden and readying it for the winter season.  Takes place 9:00 am to 12:00 pm leaving you plenty of time to get ready for the Penn State game at 8:00 pm.  Sign up here

The LA Experience

Los Angeles Experience

The Los Angeles Experience is an educational experience designed for Ohio State undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences with career aspirations in TV/Film, Animation, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Business in Arts Entrepreneurship and Leadership.  Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the experience is open to 20 students from the College of Arts and Sciences through an application and interview process. The program will connect current students with Ohio State alumni through a six day travel experience in Los Angeles, California. The trip will take place during spring break, Friday, March 10 – Thursday, March 16, 2017. This trip is primarily for 3rd and 4th year students, 2nd year students will be considered.

Students will interact with Ohio State alumni through site visits, meetings, and during reception events. Students who are selected to participate in this experience should be outgoing, comfortable in networking situations, and have a serious interest in experiencing the culture and lifestyle of Los Angeles. The trip itinerary will be tailored to individual student career interests as best as possible.


  • Student Application Deadline: October 17, 2016
  • Students Notified: Mid-November
  • Student Payments Due: December 16, 2016
  • Pre-Travel Meetings: January-March, 2017
  • LA Experience Travel: March 10-16, 2017

Application Here:

Research Participation Requested

Dear Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Scholars Freshmen,

My name is Robert Kaufman and I am a senior in the Health Science Scholars program.

For the past few months, I have been working on a collaborative research project with the University of Maryland School of Public Health evaluating a variety of educational messages regarding the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.  As part of our research, we have designed a short survey to help us understand these messages further.

The survey below will take 10-15 minutes to complete and is completely voluntary and anonymous. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Those who complete the survey can opt-into a lottery, where multiple winners will receive a $25 amazon gift card! 

In addition to the gift cards, benefits include the potential of creating a healthier, more knowledgeable population.

If interested, please click on the following link:

If you have any questions regarding participation please contact the primary investigator, Nick Albaugh at (216) 704-5263 or

Thank you in advance for your participation,

Robert Kaufman

Additional Internship/Job Opportunity

Sorry for the multiple emails, guys. I forgot an additional opportunity today —

Social Media Wizard

Drew Lehman & Max Layman Founders of Air Nebula LLC

Opportunity: Create weekly digital media content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for Air Nebula LLC, a small wine accessories business. Possibly assist in other marketing and sales tasks such as cold calls. Get experience and mentorship in what it takes to run a startup.

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours per week.

3 About Drew

  1. OSU alumni and local entrepreneur
  2. Wishes he had more entrepreneurial mentorship at OSU
  3. Worked for Krystal at the TCO. Scarred for life.

3 About Air Nebula

  1. Startup Founded by 2 OSU alumni
  2. Marketing Wine Accessories on Amazon & Shopify store
  3. New Design and Wine Accessory development

Compensation: $10/hr. Startup experience. Mentorship

Interested? Email: Subj: Air Nebula Internship