Get Involved


When you join the 1789 community, you gain access to the best resources and support the university has to offer, including a collaborative and helpful community of innovators and entrepreneurs with diverse expertise. 1789, powered by Innovate Carolina hosts free programming and office hours based on the needs of the I&E student community, offering perspectives from thought leaders that help spark new ideas and ways of thinking. Take a look at some of the activities on our event calendar

Partnering Programs 

1789 is proud to collaborate with programs inside and outside the university. Together with our partners, we aim to strengthen, inspire and support the innovation and entrepreneurial network at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If you’re interested in partnering with 1789, we’d love to hear from you.

Startup Jobs and Internships

Not sure if you want to work for a big corporation and want to try an internship with a startup? 1789 has a curated list of job and internship opportunities.

I&E Clubs

Want to connect with your peers? Check out all the I&E clubs available here at UNC.

Mentor Support

1789 members get complimentary office hours with a wide-range of mentors to help them with business questions and challenges. Check out the line-up.