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 lingmei_howell@unc.edu.

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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