NOTRE DAME CALIFORNIA INITIATIVE GOALS 1. Enhance Career Opportunities & Experiential Learning 2. Enrich Admissions and Enrollment Pools 3. Enrich Alumni Engagement in California 4. Enhance Graduate Programs and New Professional Degree Options 5. Enhance Notre Dame Intellectual Property and Start-Up Activity 6. Enhance Research Opportunities
The California Initiative will multiply opportunities for our students to gain experiential learning and find rewarding career opportunities. Gifts to the California Initiative will fund internship stipends for students working in California, as well as fund specific student groups on career treks to California. Gifts will also be used to support faculty outreach to California companies that will further research and curriculum development.
Much like a start-up company, the California Initiative needs seed funding to continue to expand programs throughout the state.