Five Oklahoma college students have been named i2E Fellows for 10-week fellowships working at high-growth startup companies this summer.
The i2E Fellows will earn $6,000 each as they gain experience at Oklahoma City-based companies.
The i2E Fellows and the companies at which they will serve the fellowships are:
•Rupesh Agrawal, an MBA candidate from Oklahoma State University, Precision Health Technologies;
•Ekaterina Sherstneva, an MBA candidate from the University of Tulsa, DermaMedics;
•Marybeth Murphy, a senior Entrepreneurship and Venture Management major from the University of Oklahoma, Mintiva;
•Corey Gingerich, an MBA candidate from the University of Oklahoma, Altheus Therapeutics;
•Roger Satur, an MBA candidate from the University of Oklahoma, WeGoLook.
The 2012 fellows were selected from more than 50 applicants from colleges across the state.
The fourth-year program is sponsored by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the city of Oklahoma City, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, the Oklahoma Business Roundtable, the Presbyterian Health Foundation and the federal Economic Development Administration.