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The Jacobs School is grateful for support and assistance from The Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business.

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Project Jumpstart

Project Jumpstart empowers and supports entrepreneurial, innovative thought and action among Jacobs School of Music students as they prepare for a meaningful life in the arts.

We offer presentations, workshops, discussions, networking events, conferences, and publications on innovation and entreprenuership. Central to these initiatives are partnerships with student groups and ensembles, Jacobs School departments, the IU Bloomington community, as well as organizations and creative individuals in the City of Bloomington and beyond.

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Hiring CallProject Jumpstart 2018-2019

The OECD is looking to hiring four new Project Jumpstart team members for the upcoming school year, 2018-2019!

For more information about how to apply, requirements and available internships, send an e-mail to jsomoecd@iu.edu



Susan SwaneyEntrepreneur of the Month: Susan Swaney

Choral Conductor with a mission

March's Entrepreneur of the Month, Jacobs School of Music alumna Susan Swaney, is a choral conductor, music director, teacher, vocalist, and arts entrepreneur determined to make a change in the Bloomington community and the world through her art. 





Citizen ArtistApril: Launch!

This month, we're focusing on giving you the skills to launch your career!

This school year is almost over, and your next musical adventure is just around the corner! Make sure to stop by one or a number of our events this month to get the tools you'll need to make it to the stars!

Check out our events in our events calendar or on Facebook