Learn how you can get engaged with the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, whether you’re an Illinois Tech student, Illinois Tech faculty member, or an outside partner organization, business, or member of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. You’ll find a short roundup of the opportunities available below, along with a link to learn more information. 


Are you interested in becoming a student worker at the Kaplan Institute or a teaching assistant for Illinois Tech’s signature Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) Program? Learn more about the roles that are available and how to apply, as well as where to find more information about individual IPRO courses. 

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We utilize the expertise and experience of Illinois Tech faculty members for our academic and entrepreneurship programs. Learn more about how to get involved with the IPRO program as an instructor, how to become a mentor for student-led startups, and how to utilize our facilities for your courses. 

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Community organizations and nonprofits, local and national businesses, and individuals or groups involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem play a key role in facilitating our programming. Partners can serve our community in a multitude of ways, including by becoming a member, sponsoring our programs, sponsoring our students, or through donations. Learn how to get involved and about the opportunities that await. 

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