EnterpriseWorks Shared Services Program


The EnterpriseWorks incubator at the University of Illinois offers a Shared Services Program to help its clients with short-term project needs.

Let our diverse team of student specialists help your company with projects that you may not otherwise be able to complete on your own. Please apply via the link below and your application will be reviewed by the Research Park staff. Once the application is approved, Shared Services will contact you and meet with you to commence the project.

Please submit an application here 

Shared Services is a free service for eligible companies. To request a project, please submit an application online. Please read below to see more details and guidelines

Who is eligible?

  • EnterpriseWorks tenants and affiliates

  • I-Start recipients


  • Please submit one request at a time

  • Projects are short term with specific deliverables 

  • Turn around in at least 30 business days depending on request

Types of projects we can help you on include:

Graphic Design:

·       Creating flyers or posters

·       Redesigning any print or digital materials

·       Creating logos

·       Creating website wireframes

·       Designing pitch deck presentations

·       Designing trade show materials such as pop up banners


·       Product videos

·       Promotion videos

·       Product demo videos

·       Photography

o   Product photos, company photos


·       Social media strategy

·       Editing and writing news stories, announcements, blurbs

·       Write company descriptions and to build social media sites

·       Develop social media strategies with you to optimize the views on your pages.

·       Develop and edit contents for your websites.

Software Development:

·       Update your website using HTML/CSS/JavaScript/PHP

·       Build website with WordPress

Human Resources:

·       Write/Improve job posts

·       Recruiting and interviewing

·       International students hiring

·       Health and safety

Marketing and Business Development:

·       Go-to-market strategy

·       Market research

·       Industry research

o   Competitive intelligence

      ·       Reviewing business plan 


The video from the Summer 2018 Presentation can be found here 

To find out more details about interns and their past projects, check out the Summer 2018 slideshow here.

To request a project, please submit an application online.