The Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIENT) major is designed to help you develop problem-solving and creative thinking skills, along with the ability to spot trends, recognize opportunities, and develop plans to capitalize on high-potential ideas. Emerging entrepreneurs and innovative managers of small to large businesses must be competent in various mediums of communication, have good negotiation skills, lead with ethics and integrity, and be grounded in business aspects of planning, capital investing, goal setting, and decision making.

 

As a Penn State student, you have access to Vault, an online career database of information on a variety of business majors. This site offers industry career guides, cover letter and resume resources, information videos, and much more. Check out the Entrepreneurial Career Guide here! Interested in Consulting? View the Consulting Guides here.

 

For more information about the Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship major visit:

Smeal Majors: undergrad.smeal.psu.edu/majors/corporate-innovation-and-entrepreneurship

Academics & Advising: ugstudents.smeal.psu.edu/academics-advising/information-on-smeal-majors/corporate-innovation-and-entrepreneurship

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Corporate Innovation & Entrepreneurship Career Paths

Below are just a few of the many career paths you can take with a corporate innovation and entrepreneurship degree. Check out these websites to learn more about careers in your major!