The Garage x Medill
The Garage is a community and physical space for every Northwestern student interested in entrepreneurship to learn, iterate, and grow. We offer students resources, programming, and mentorship designed to help build the skills and entrepreneurial mindset they need to succeed in any industry.
Students from across the University bring a wide range of diverse academic and personal experiences that enrich the entrepreneurial environment at The Garage through exposure to new ideas, ways of thinking and skill sets.
In winter 2022, there are 16 Medill students participating in programs at The Garage. In addition to Medill students participating in programs, The Garage recently partnered with Medill to launch an annual fellowship to support innovative work in the media industry.
Below are a few student stories.
Harrison Larner, Medill ’23
Harrison is a participant in The Garage’s Residency program. Additionally, he was a participant in the 2021 Jumpstart cohort, where he worked with a co-founder to push their startup forward over a period of 10 weeks. Harrison is also a participant in X-Factor, The Garage’s revolutionary leadership development program.
Lainey Dow, Medill ’23
Lainey is a participant in The Garage’s Residency program. Additionally, Lainey was also a participant in the Fall 2020 cohort of X-Factor, The Garage’s revolutionary leadership development program and the 2019-20 cohort of Propel, The Garage’s program aimed at empowering female student entrepreneurs.
Aaron Boorstein, Medill ’24
Aaron is currently a Resident at The Garage, working with founder Raman Malik on Rhetoric. Additionally, Aaron participated in Jumpstart, The Garage’s pre-accelerator program, where he helped Rhetoric win first place at the end-of-program Demo Day.