Maker space

Start or Grow a New Venture

Got an idea for a new business, product, nonprofit, or other venture? Or would you like to work with a team on developing their business?


Tackle a Societal Challenge

If you are looking to make a difference—whether on campus, in your local community, or globally—there are many ways to get started.



Gain real-world job experience while exploring the world and pursuing your academic and career interests.

Student presenting at Demo Day


Present your research or business idea to an audience of angel investors, venture capitalists, students, faculty, staff, and members of the Princeton area entrepreneurial community at our annual Innovation Forum and win up to $15,000 in prize money.

Student with a robotic vehicle he invented

Student Project Funding

We’re looking for your original ideas! Apply for funding to support an engineering project, internship, or other innovative group project outside of the classroom.

3 students meeting with a professor

Mentorship & Advising

The Keller Center is Princeton’s hub for entrepreneurial activity, and we offer an extensive network of alumni and professionals who would love to support student projects and goals.

Trevor Wilkins speaking at the 2012 Elab Demo Day

Creative & Collaborative Spaces

  • Do you think of yourself as a creator, a designer, or an innovator?
  • Are you bursting with ideas, but need a place to allow them to grow?

Come explore innovation, design, and creativity in the Keller Center makerspace.

The Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub provides co-working and event space for the Princeton University community. It is home to eLab, Tiger Challenge, and the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council.

The creative classrooms in the Von Neumann wing of the Engineering School serve as design and Community Project Studio classrooms as well as enrolled student studio space. Email us with questions about the space.

Professor lecturing to a full classroom

Academic & Staff Positions

Applications are now being accepted for an Associate Professional Specialist in Entrepreneurship and Design Thinking.

The James Wei Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship is a key element of Princeton's broadening scope of design thinking and entrepreneurship education. Each year, our visiting professors offer novel courses and bring fresh perspectives to their work in and out of the classroom. Apply by September 15, 2023 for academic year 2024-2025.

We are seeking Graduates and Undergraduates for the position of Makerspace Graduate Student Educator and Makerspace Undergraduate Student Assistant to help champion the goals of the Makerspace and help build a community of engaged students eager to explore their ideas and passions for Summer 2023.

We are seeking graduate students to join our team this fall as an Assistant Instructor to support our courses. This is a great opportunity to accrue vital teaching experience in an innovative and interdisciplinary field and also get a competitive stipend and paid tuition. Email Victoria Dorman with questions or to express interest.