Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

How To Create A Side Hustle Series

Side HustleGet ready to roll up your sleeves and Zoom in from home to turn your passion and ideas into action during the "How to Create A Side Hustle" hands-on workshops!

In uncertain times, generating extra income can be a source of comfort. Whether you suddenly find yourself at home unable to work or you have a few extra hours with no commute, now is a good time to focus on starting or growing your side hustle.

The Summer Side Hustle series continues in June and July.

Entrepreneurs will share their stories of how they built side hustles and took them from the kitchen table to national TV. Words of wisdom from experts in branding, filmmaking, brand strategy, social media, financial planning and more will teach you basics that can help transform your dreams into reality.

All events are virtual on Zoom:
Thursday, June 11, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
RSVP here.
Lauren Bozich & Marianne Carroll
White Flower Cake Shoppe
Topic: How I Built This
Monday, June 15, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
RSVP here.
Kevin Ha
CEO/Founder of Financial Panther
Topic: The Gig Economy
Thursday, June 18, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
RSVP here.
Emily Gommel
Emily Gommel Designs LLC
Topic: Branding 
Thursday, June 25, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
RSVP here.
Charles Hubbard
EnDepth Data
Topic: How I Built This
Thursday, July 9, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
RSVP here.
Katie Karpinski
Marketing Director, Freelancer
Topic: Social Media Marketing
Thursday, July 16, 2020
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
RSVP here.
Michael Epstein
Topic: How I Built This
Nine reasons to attend:
  • Know your why: understand the heart behind the hustle
  • Choose joy: invest in work that loves you back
  • Challenge yourself: learn to see growth opportunities everywhere
  • Build community: learn and share with others
  • Leverage technical skills: apply support experiences in new ways
  • Prioritize flexibility: learn how to scale up or down as needed
  • Plan for seasonality: learn how to request PTO or plan for busy and slow seasons
  • Create a schedule: stay organized to maximize your time
  • Don't limit yourself: leave the myth of one career behind