Alumni from the University of Michigan have many opportunities to participate in programs at the Zell Lurie Institute. The Institute hosts entrepreneurial events throughout the year; offering funding and accelerator opportunities, and helping to grow and scale your business through executive education programs.

The Zell Lurie Institute also welcomes alumni as our partners in helping us educate the next generation of entrepreneurs - empowering them to launch scalable startups. Your engagement is critical to the success of our student programs and initiatives. Our goal is to match you to relevant students, businesses, and programs.                                                                       

Get involved

There are many ways you can play an active role after studying at the University of Michigan.  Enrich the experience of our current students through mentorship, participating in events, speaking at the School, or offering a project or internship at your organization. 

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