The Adams Apprenticeship is a first-of-its-kind program impacting the entrepreneurial careers of UNC students and alumni.
- Summer: Student internships and independent advisor meetings
- Aug 2 or 9: Coaches retreat and 2018/2019 planning
- Aug 15: Application live for the 2019 cohort
- Aug 26: Back to school BBQ and co-curricular 5 “summer recap/prep for NYC” from 4- 8 pm at Launch
- Sep 6 and 7: NYC entrepreneurship trek
- Oct 2: Co-curricular 6 “take intelligent risks and network intelligence” and dinner at Launch from 5-8 pm
- Oct 30: Co-curricular 7: “talent identification” and dinner at Launch from 5-8 pm
- Nov 2: Adams fall conference and dinner from 8:30 am- 9 pm at TBD
I have always been the question asker: I want to know who, what, when, where, why and how as I learn about a new topic. And this habit is what has led to my entrepreneurial work in college. The UNC Kenan-Flagler Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Adams Apprenticeship has been exposing me to the idea that not all people follow defined paths for their careers.
With graduation upon us this coming year, the NYC Adams Entrepreneurship Trek was everything we both wanted and needed.
On Nov. 17, 2017, The Adams Apprenticeship program brought together advisors and apprentices for a day of camaraderie and collaboration during its annual Fall Conference event at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.
After putting up with the tight confines of its Queens, New York, manufacturing space for two years, furniture maker Cardinal Workshop is moving its headquarters to Hillsborough.
Camille McGirt always believed that actions taken locally can have a ripple effect and change lives around the globe. That core idea is inherent in the name Healthy Girls Save the World (HGSW), the nonprofit she founded in 2011 as an undergraduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill.
How does entrepreneurship relate to health policy? Read about Alina Clarke's (Adams '18) experience combining her two passions and applying them to an incredible summer experience.
The Adams Apprenticeship is transforming the community of entrepreneurs at UNC. Click here to read about the program's impact on students, mentors and more.
After attending the 2017 San Francisco Entrepreneur's Trek, Luke Lechner (Adams '18) discusses the ways the experience impacted his perspective on company culture and translated into new strategies to grow and improve his own startup.
Read about Kristen Lee's (Adams '18) experience participating in the 2017 San Francisco Entrepreneurs Trek and the ways in which the trip transformed her view of entrepreneurship as a remarkable tool.