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Strategy, Entrepreneurship, & Venture Innovation

Obtaining a degree in Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Innovation? Check out current industry news, labor market insights, job/internship opportunities, and more for your pathway!

Job Search Optimization

Common Job Titles of Walton College Graduates

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Commercial Real Estate Agent
  • Operational Manager
  • Demo Delivery Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Account Manager
  • Sales Development Representative

*Information Sourced from 2021-2023 FDS Survey Responses

Key Terms for Job Searching

  • Operations Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Strategist
  • Sustainability Manager
  • Sustainable Operations Analyst
  • Social Impact Specialist
  • Impact analyst

Key Terms for Entry-Level Job Searching

  • Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Assistant
  • Coordinator
  • Associate
  • Analyst


Networking for Better Opportunities: Land a Job By Socializing

Recent studies underscore the significance of networking in career progression, with over 80% of individuals securing job opportunities through this channel. Such statistics vividly emphasize the significant role that networking plays in professional development.

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2 Email Templates for Networking | Template Toolbox

When it comes to introducing yourself to other social-impact professionals, learning about organizations, and ultimately landing your next job, writing a strong networking email is an incredibly useful skill. Even if you aren’t currently job searching, networking is an important …

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Harness These 5 Mindset Hacks Right Now to Become a Better Delegator

This article by Inc. emphasizes the importance of delegation for entrepreneurs and suggests mindset shifts to overcome the fear of delegating tasks. It highlights that viewing delegation as a pathway for professional growth and development is crucial. These mindset shifts …

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Employer Spotlight: Cintas

Cintas is a prominent Fortune 500 company that fosters a familial atmosphere at its NWA location, as per Tanya Hammock, Senior HR Manager, and Bridgette Secrist, Management Trainee Intern and Senior Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Venture Innovation student in the Sam …

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6 Inspiring Morning Habits of Highly Successful People

This article by Fast Company gives some tips from very successful people on how to get your day started on the right foot. Regardless of your waking time, your morning routine plays a pivotal role in shaping your day. Good …

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Labor Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

LinkedIn Learning Classes

The Power of PreViz at One & Co

Taught by Richard Koci Hernandez
In this installment of The Power of PreViz, Dane Howard meets with the leaders of One & Co, an industrial…

Creative Inspirations: New Deal Studios, Visual Effects

Taught by New Deal Studios
New Deal Studios is where the line between illusion and reality disappears. Come along for a peek behind the magician’s…

Creative Inspirations: Natalie Fobes, Photographer

Taught by Natalie Fobes
This installment in the lynda.com Creative Inspirations documentary series introduces the diverse talents of one of the world’s great award-winning…

After Effects Apprentice: 14 Shape Layers

Taught by Trish Meyer
In this course, author Chris Meyer shows how to create and animate vector-based artwork directly inside Adobe After Effects. The…

After Effects Apprentice: 10 Time Games

Taught by Trish Meyer
Discover how to manipulate time in After Effects. Author Chris Meyer shows how to stop, slow, and speed up footage,…

After Effects Compositing: 2 Matching Foreground to Background

Taught by Mark Christiansen
Creating a moving shot that is made up of disparate elements and looks as though it was taken all at…

Pixel Playground

Taught by Bert Monroy
Take a 10-minute recess and join Bert Monroy in Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator, the playgrounds of digital artists. Bert walks…

InDesign: Beyond the Essentials

Taught by David Blatner
In this course David Blatner builds on his Essential Training series, bringing his knowledge of and passion for Adobe InDesign…

Digital Matte Painting: 2 Perspective

Taught by David Mattingly
An accurate perspective drawing is an essential base for most matte paintings. Learn how to create linear perspective drawings of…

AutoCAD 2014 Essential Training: 3 Editing and Organizing Drawings

Taught by Jeff Bartels
Properly managing a drawing is essential to being productive in AutoCAD. In this AutoCAD 2014 Essentials course, author Jeff Bartels…

Web Motion: Create a Preloader

Taught by Tom Green
Behold the lowly gif animation: it’s making a comeback on the web, appearing as a preloader, or indicator that site…

Product Photography: Clothes and Textiles

Taught by Konrad Eek
Photographing textiles, whether a shirt or a handmade quilt, requires careful styling and lighting to accurately show the texture of…

Artist at Work: Creating Depth of Field

Taught by Mary Jane Begin
If you can convince a viewer that there is depth in a flat image, you can increase the emotional resonance…

The Creative Spark: Von Glitschka, Illustrative Designer

Taught by Von Glitschka
Von Glitschka creates visual identities, characters, and logos for high-profile ad agencies and companies around the world. But he still…

Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light

Taught by Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke
Exploring the world of nighttime and low-light shooting is a great way to expand your photographic horizons. In this installment…

Logo Design: Visual Effects

Taught by Bill Gardner
Many times, a designer will have a concept for a logo, such as a bird in flight, but struggle with…

Cinema 4D: Dynamics

Taught by Thanassis Pozantzis
CINEMA 4D dynamics are powerful, but easy to understand and fun to play with. In this course, Thanassis Pozantzis shows…

Learning RhinoCAM

Taught by Taylor Hokanson
CNC milling, or computer numerical control milling, allows you to carve digital 3D models out of blocks of solid material…


Taught by Gary Hustwit
On an average day, each of us uses hundreds of objects. (Don’t believe it? Start counting: alarm clock, light switch,…

Toon Boom Storyboard Pro Essential Training

Taught by Mark Simon
Storyboard Pro is the leading industry software for storyboard artists like Mark Simon. In this course, he shares the secrets…

Career Resources

Career Closet

The Walton Career Services Closet (Career Closet) opened in August 2010 as a resource of upscale, gently used business casual …

Professional Photos

Visit the Walton Career Connections office to take complimentary photographs for your Handshake profile photo, LinkedIn profile, student organization portrait, …


Sam M. Walton College of Business  partners with VMock SMART Career Platform to help students create a powerful résumé and …


Are you looking for ways to make appointments with a career coach, view and register for career events, connect with …

Contact & Location


1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm