Tuesday’s forum was led by executive director of Services for Students with Disabilities, Kelli Bradley, associate director within construction services, CJ Miles, ADA coordinator, Jennifer Maedgen and deputy ADA coordinator, Stephanie Myers.
Through working with the UT Social Entrepreneurship Learning Lab, Yoon Lee created Pop, which utilizes user interests and availability to match students for hour-long periods to meet. Lee said his motivation for Pop stemmed from his interest in mental health.
The average American spends just over $20 a week on coffee, while 41% of millennials surveyed admitted to spending more on coffee in the past year than they invested in their retirement. However, for many students, their coffee spending habits are either temporary or worth the long-term costs.
Students seeking an opportunity to apply their creative skill set while earning extra bucks can pick up freelancing. Freelancing, or working independently rather than for a company, allows students to gain experience, and creates a platform to sell their skill set to clients.