Lavin Entrepreneurship Program


Are you an entrepreneur at heart? Does the idea of running your own company intrigue you? In the Lavin Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program, we're growing the next generation of entrepreneurial talent.

The UW Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship combines hands-on learning and curriculum to give Lavin students the experience, skills, and know-how to succeed in their future business ventures.

Lavin Students:

  • Graduate with a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurship
  • Gain valuable experience starting or running a company
  • Have a paid summer internship in an early-stage¬†company
  • Meet and learn from some of the region's top company founders and entrepreneurs
  • Join a team and compete in the Business Plan Competition and/or the UW Environmental Innovation Challenge
  • Learn entrepreneurial skills in a safe, educational environment
  • Select their own¬†mentors from the Buerk Center's entrepreneurial Board of Advisors
    and the broader community.
  • Applying to the Lavin Program:
    Interested in being part of the Lavin Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program? Any incoming University of Washington undergraduate student, including Running Start or transfer students, can apply. Deadline to apply: October 14, 2013. Learn more.



    Contact us
    For more information about the Lavin Program, contact Leslie Mabry via email or call 206.685.5669.


    Apply to LavinApply to Lavin!
    Interested in joining the Lavin Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program?
    Applications are due October 14, 2013.

    Click here for more info and to apply.

    What is Lavin?

    Learn about the Lavin Entrepreneurship Program from the students that are part of it.

    Watch this Video.