Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Projects

Each semester the Institute offers various opportunities. For more information, contact Kenan Institute Outreach Director Lingmei Howell, who directs the Leadership Fellows program, at 919.962.2686 or .

Concierge Service for Entrepreneurs

Qualifications Needed: MBAs with entrepreneurship focus
Hours per Week: 3-4
Project begins: Fall, 2013
Estimated Hourly Rate: Unpaid
Description:
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Launch Chapel Hill

Qualifications Needed: MBAs with entrepreneurship focus
Hours per Week: 3-4
Project begins: Fall, 2013
Estimated Hourly Rate: Unpaid
Description: Unpaid Internships. More information about Launch Chapel Hill...

Sport E-ship - Research, Marketing, and Event Planning

Project Supervisor: Deborah Stroman
Qualifications Needed:
Hours per Week: 3-4
Project begins: Fall, 2013
Estimated Hourly Rate: Unpaid

Strategic Economic Development in Eastern NC

Project Supervisor: Mark Little
Students Needed: 2-3
Qualifications Needed: Writing • Internet research • Presentation • Excel • Business plan development • Regional planning • Renewable energy development
Preferred School/Department of Student: No preference
Hours per Week: 10
Duration: 1-2 semesters
Project begins: Ongoing
Estimated Hourly Rate: $15/hr undergraduate; $20/hr graduate

US High Growth Firm Populations and Regional Economic Outcomes

Project Supervisor: Brent Lane
Students Needed: 2-3
Qualifications Needed: Regional economic data comparative analysis • Familiarity with US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) data sources
Preferred School/Department of Student: Business school • City and regional planning • Economics • Public policy
Hours per Week: 5
Duration: 3 months
Project begins: Fall 2013
Project ends: Dec. 2013
Estimated Hourly Rate: $20-$25
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NC High Growth Firm Populations Identification and Analysis

Project Supervisor: Brent Lane
Students Needed: 2-3
Qualifications Needed: Regional economic data comparative analysis • Familiarity with US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), NC Labor Market Information (NC LMI), and Reference USA data sources
Preferred School/Department of Student: Business school • City and regional planning • Economics • Public policy
Hours per Week: 5
Duration: 6 months
Project begins: Fall 2013
Project ends: May 2014
Estimated Hourly Rate: $20-$25
Description:

Growth Capital Financing Model Innovation

Project Supervisor: Brent Lane
Students Needed: 2-3
Qualifications Needed: Entrepreneurial finance • Private equity and venture capital • Institutional asset management
Preferred School/Department of Student: Business school • City and regional planning • Economics • Public policy
Hours per Week: 5
Duration: 12 months
Project begins: Fall 2013
Project ends: Fall 2014
Estimated Hourly Rate: $20-$25
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CUBE Pro-Bono Consulting Project

Project Supervisor: Mathilde Verdier, CUBE Coordinator
Students Needed: 1 per CUBE Venture (up to 7 ventures in Fall 2013 and up to 10 ventures in Spring 2014). In certain cases, 1 student may be paired up with more than 1 CUBE venture depending on their varying needs but would still be expected to commit the same number of hours/week.
Qualifications Needed:
Preferred School/Department of Student: No preference
Hours per Week: 1-3
Duration: 3 months in Fall 2013 (September, October, and November) and 3 months in Spring 2014 (January, February, March)
Project begins: Fall 2013 and again in Spring 2014 (can either be a semester-long commitment or a one-year commitment since we will have different CUBE teams in Spring 2014 than in Fall 2013).
Project ends: December 2013 and again end of Spring 2014 (can either be a semester-long commitment or a one-year commitment since we will have different CUBE teams in Spring 2014 than in Fall 2013).
Estimated Hourly Rate: Unpaid
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