Student Competitions

Build your resume while you apply your business skills toward real-world problems. Some competitions even offer scholarship awards and travel opportunities

Student Competitions Hosted by Portland State

Whether you are interested in pursuing entrepreneurship or a career in product or business development, join PSU’s Launch-in-9 capstone program to develop essential skills and working business knowledge.

Cleantech Challenge
Take your cleantech innovation from concept to reality while learning from Oregon entrepreneurs, cleantech experts, and investment professionals.

Three Minute Thesis
Develop presentation skills through this research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia for Master’s and Doctoral students. You will consolidate your research and share it succinctly to a non-specialist audience.

Additional Competitions


For questions about student competitions and how to integrate them into your career strategy, contact Career Services at