Center for Life Beyond Reed

MindStorm (Start-ups!) 2017 registration opens 10/25!

Reedies are famous for founding companies or being early employees at start-ups.  Are you interested in how to start a company or nurture an idea to market?  You can feed your inner entrepreneur at MindStorm (Start-ups!) on Friday, November 10, 4 - 6:30 pm.

Alumni entrepreneurs will pose everyday business challenges to teams of Reedies.  You have 1.5 hours to work with your alumni "coach" and then present your findings.  Great connections and practice for you. And pizza.

Alumni entrepreneurs:

  • Ben Rankin '87 (sustainable materials start-up)
  • Will Landecker '06 (data science/ taxi app)
  • Lennon Day-Reynolds '03 (software/ politics)
  • Michael Tippie '80 (bioscience entrepreneur)
  • Brian Martin '81 (healthcare app)
  • Mark Bitterman '95 (gourmet salt start-up)
  • Marna Hauk '90 (ecopreneurship)
  • Chris Anderson '02 (digital currency)
  • Grant Reaber '99 (AI/ voice recognition/accent reduction app)
  • Emily Corso '10 (fitness start-up)
Sign up starts on 10/25 (Wednesday).  

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Who We Are

Our vision is that through your work with the Center for Life Beyond Reed, you will better understand your interests, values, and purpose; learn about opportunities in a wide variety of fields; become a leader in your chosen field; engage with and thrive in the global marketplace through meaningful, purposeful work.

CLBR offers

  • 1:1 advising;
  • access to job and internship databases;
  • multiple listservs with curated content for students;
  • events and programs for students and alumni.

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Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising w/ Peer Career Advisors

Express Advising will not be offered Mon 10/16 - Sun 10/22 due to fall break.

Mondays, 6pm-8pm, LIB 203
Tuesdays, 3pm-5pm, Prexy
Wednesdays, 2:30pm-4:30pm, Prexy
Thursdays, 3pm-5pm, Prexy
Fridays, 2pm-4pm, Prexy
Sundays, 6pm-8pm, GCC-A

Drop-In Hours w/ CLBR Staff
Tuesdays, 12pm-1:30pm, Commons (Fellowships Q&A)
Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm, MRC
Thursdays, 11:30am-1:30pm, Commons
Fridays, 11:30am-1:30pm, Commons

Note: Please check the announcements on your homepage in Griffin Door for any possible updates or cancellations.

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