What I Love About My Major: Entrepreneurship | Lerner
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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

By Lerner College November 2, 2021

In this video, University of Delaware students majoring in entrepreneurship share their favorite things about their major. UD Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics students John Mouser, Lilly Checkoff, Devon Jones, Colton Kelley, Mandy Zicherman, Dominic Massimo and Josh Bayer talk about their experience with Horn Entrepreneurship, their favorite classes, their future career goals and more. This video is part of the Lerner College’s “What I Love About My Major” video series.

To learn more about our UD Lerner entrepreneurship major, visit the major webpage here: lerner.udel.edu/programs/undergraduate-programs/majors/entrepreneurship-bs/

Transcript

John Mouser: I chose the entrepreneurship major because of the hands-on learning experience and I found this at Horn. I was able to do it from starting out at level 300 class my freshmen fall semester and learning and keeping some of the same professors and building those connections and hands-on learning.

Lilly Checkoff: My favorite thing about Horn is the endless opportunities but especially the opportunities to travel with the other entrepreneurship students.

Devon Jones: Two years ago when we hosted a Shark Tank watch party, one of the Horn community was actually featured on Shark Tank and we all came together, ate great food, we hung out and watched a great episode of Shark Tank which featured one of our own.

Colton Kelley: This past summer, I was able to secure an internship at a private equity firm by pitching the managing director on my start-up idea. This ended up leading to further conversations and provided me with an internship that otherwise I would not have able to get had I not pitched him my start-up idea.

Mandy Zicherman: I chose my major because I’ve always enjoyed solving problems and making things and as soon as I found out that as an entrepreneurship major I would be taking the traditional business core classes along with the more creative entrepreneurship classes, I was sold.

Dominic Massimo: My favorite class that I have taken in my major so far has been Start-up Experience I, this really threw you into the fire of what’s like to run a start-up and what it’s like to be a real entrepreneur through talking to others and establishing a business plan.

Josh Bayer: My favorite experience with the entrepreneurship major has to be Summer Founders. The connections I’ve made over the past summer have been incredible and it’s something that I never would have never been able to do without the help of every single person in this building.