E*ntrepreneurship Exemplars – The Scholar’s Edge
Exemplars Program

A special program for students
who are especially interested in entrepreneurship.

Rensselaer Entrepreneurship Exemplars

Exemplar

n., (ig zem plar)
One that is worthy of imitation; model; commendable.

On the Rensselaer campus, there are numerous resources and opportunities to help students develop entrepreneurial ideas. Our Entrepreneurship Exemplars Program is specifically designed for those students who clearly have a higher level of interest in complementing their education by acquiring an entrepreneurial perspective and skills.

Exemplars will earn points for participating in E*ship activities and can qualify for a special Certificate of Achievement in Entrepreneurship.

Who should be an E*ship Exemplar?

Students who...

...have a high level of interest in complementing their education by acquiring an entrepreneurial perspective.
...like to challenge conventional thinking and find solutions that others don’t see.
...want to bring an innovative mindset to whatever career they pursue.
...wish to earn a special Certificate of Achievement and recommendation letter.
...want to enhance their career with a distinct personal and competitive advantage.
...have an idea that might be developed for licensing, commercialization, starting a business, or starting a social venture.
...want to change the world.

Students who join the Exemplars Program will have exclusive access to even more resources and benefits. As an Exemplars member, your active participation during your time at Rensselaer will also enable you to earn a special Certificate of Achievement and a letter of recommendation from the Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship. These will provide you with a validation of your enhanced perspective and experiences.

To start your Exemplar journey, also go to our Facebook Group (Eship@Rensselaer) and register as an Exemplars member. Once you are registered, you will have access to the Exemplars Handbook and our Facebook Group where special events and member–only invitations will be posted.

Become an Entrepreneurship Exemplar to advance your ability to think, learn and succeed with entrepreneurship as a complement to your Rensselaer education.