Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute

Training Future Entrepreneurs

WSU VCEA Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute Fellows 2014 at Google
The Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute gives you the opportunity to bring your entrepreneurial dreams to life! The institute offers a unique opportunity to experience how innovation moves from idea to sustainable realization, and gives you the tools to pursue your ideas. Working in interdisciplinary teams, you will learn to manage uncertainty, design, perfect your presentation skills, work with real fiscal and technical constraints, and develop technologies to solve real problems. The Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurial Institute has an international reputation and is recognized with the prestigious Kaufman award.

Sophomore students with demonstrated initiative and a desire to have impact with their career are encouraged to apply.

Program Overview

The three-semester program includes:

  • 3-Week Summer Program – Visit San Francisco, a center of innovation & product development
  • 12-Week Internship
  • Entrepreneurial Courses and Activities
  • “Technology Ventures” Course
  • WSU TEDx

Learn more.

In the News


Congratulations to Go-KEFI and the other teams who competed in the 13th annual WSU Business Plan Competition. Go-KEFI also won 1st place at the Inland Northwest Business Plan competition April 23. Go Cougs! Read more.

The students discuss the creation of their new website Go-KEFI.com – a unique experience based travel site.

Getting a head in the game

WSU team developing a whole new way to play.

Apply to the Institute

Applications accepted beginning
March 2016.

Include cover letter, current résumé, unofficial transcript, and at least two letters of recommendation.

Deliver or email applications to:
Dr. Howard Davis
Dana Hall 143
PO Box 642713
Pullman, WA 99164-2713