Get Involved

The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship welcomes your interest in furthering our mission and growing our programs! We have a number of ways for the GW's community of alumni, faculty, staff and friends to get involved in our activities, including:


Volunteer Opportunities: 

  • Guest speaking to class or at events
  • Leading workshops on I+E topics
  • Serving as a judge in the New Venture Competition (NVC)
  • Serve as a subject matter or industry expert, helping with our instructional and mentoring entrepreneurs throughout GW and the DMV area. 

Giving Opportunities:

  • Give a gift to the OIE Operating Fund
  • Sponsor a GW student startup in our I+E Lab
  • Sponsor a NVC track or prize 
  • Donate a good or service as an in-kind prize to a NVC winning team

Corporations, foundations, and nonprofits are welcome to contribute in the above ways, talent, or event sponsorship.