Wharton Design + Innovation – October 1st Newsletter

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** In this issue

Education: – D&I Wednesday

Career: – Internship Opportunity

Events at Penn: – Celebrating Innovation at Penn

Events Outside Penn: – DesignPhiladelphia

Member Spotlights: – Needfinding – Objectified

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** Ciao Website!

** Education

** D&I Wednesday

Join Wharton Entrepreneurship and Professor Karl Ulrich, Vice Dean of Innovation for: Technology Push, Market Pull, and the Search for Product-Market Fit

When: 10/1, 12- 1:30pm Where: JMHH 265

Innovation opportunities are sometimes born of technological possibility and sometimes of emergent customer needs. The first challenge for most new ventures is to find product-market fit; the matching of a solution and a need. This workshop outlines the three key questions that every start-up must answer in order to create value, and illustrates methods for answering those questions. The insights are valuable both for those entrepreneurs pursuing opportunities based on a new technology and for those attempting to find a solution for a need they have identified.

** Career

** Internship Opportunity

The Breaker Internship provides talented undergraduate students and recent graduates with the opportunity to engage in creative collaboration and spread design thinking best practices. As a Breaker Intern, you will be responsible for business development. We are in search of a candidate to help us expand rapidly, and this means cultivating partnerships with leading public and private institutions. We need your assistance in helping us build a network of innovators, educators and executives devoted to design thinking.

Learn more at http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=f3bd396fed&e=4b88744fb2 (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=8593c8cd7b&e=4b88744fb2)

Commitment & Compensation: Interns are welcome to participate for a period ranging from 4 to 12 months and are expected to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week. The rate is $25 per hour. Eligibility: Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and not more than four years beyond receipt of their bachelor’s degree by December 31, 2014.

** Events at Penn

** Celebrating Innovation at Penn

Where: Penn’s South Bank, 3401 Gray’s Ferry Ave When: Friday, October 31, 12:30 - 4:30pm

Website: http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=c093140582&e=4b88744fb2 (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=743452becc&e=4b88744fb2)

Hosted by Penn Center for Innovation. Learn more about this exciting 23-acre multi-disciplinary workshop being developed by the University of Pennsylvania to harness and commercialize the creative potential of the region: http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=dc6cb40384&e=4b88744fb2 (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=65c9df7a31&e=4b88744fb2) .

** Events Outside Penn

** DesignPhiladelphia

When: October 9 - 17


Philadelphia has a rich history and tradition in design, manufacturing, and architecture. Once known as “the workshop of the world,” Philadelphia’s identity as a hub for creative activity is alive and well. DesignPhiladelphia demonstrates Philadelphia’s reemergence as a 21st century city - one shaped by design, technology, and collaborative business practices. Over the course of nine days, the whole city comes together to participate in more cool events than you can shake a stick at, hosted wherever design happens in Philly - from street corners to creative studios.

Your Wharton Design + Innovation curated selection from the 120+ events:

10/10 - Interact 12 (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=8ddf84e1fd&e=4b88744fb2) : Find your design co-founder @ Tyler School of Art’s student showcase

10/11 - Adobe Muse Workshop (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=d8ef4a8a58&e=4b88744fb2) : learn to make websites without coding!

10/11 - Pop-up Maker Station (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=8aadce9aa4&e=4b88744fb2) : learn a new fabrication skill

10/12 - Panel: Extreme Collaboration (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=f0862fa64e&e=4b88744fb2) in Medicine + Design

10/13 - Create with Corian Workshop (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=97d73293fd&e=4b88744fb2) @ NextFab

10/13 - The Art of Light + Resin (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=3333f139de&e=4b88744fb2) : A mini design challenge

10/14 - The Hacktory drawBot Workshop (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=189b06c17d&e=4b88744fb2) : construct & program your own robot

10/15 - Designing the Internet of Things Panel (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=ef1cd8d97f&e=4b88744fb2) : Comcast xLab + Penn Engineering

10/15 - Legal Issues for Designers (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=2e0a035670&e=4b88744fb2) panel: trademarks, copyrights, licensing & more

10/16 - Designing for Millennials (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=32a51acef0&e=4b88744fb2) with AOL’s Maureen Dawson

10/17 - Service Design Camp (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=867ddefcc2&e=4b88744fb2) Go with a group! Organize one by putting your plans in here (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=a344873f1c&e=4b88744fb2) .

** Member Spotlights

** Resources of the week

Did you love Workshop #1: Needfinding? Miss it? Here’s the facilitator guide (http://whartondesignclub.us3.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d073e07989ca2b0053218c9de&id=f7c06ff2e9&e=4b88744fb2) so you can host your own workshop or use the tools yourself.

Objectified: On Netflix & Amazon Instant Video now A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.


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Thanks for reading, we wish you a creative and productive week. If you have any items that you'd like us to include in next week's issue please email Zack: zelliott@wharton.upenn.edu

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