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riata center for entrepreneurship

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Internship Fall 2011

Host Companies


InterWorks, Inc. is a full-service information technology consulting and services firm. InterWorks offers solutions for businesses of all sizes and across multiple verticals— specializing in IT outsourcing, network support, business intelligence, software development, web strategy, virtualization, data storage/backup and disaster recovery planning.


Founded in 1995, TTI has significant expertise in designing and producing systems and subsystems for industrial and commercial applications. A strong and diverse technology base combined with extensive manufacturing capabilities gives TTI a solid position of leadership in these markets. Based in Pawnee, Oklahoma.

Shutter Mill

The Shutter Mill sells its nationally recognized Kirtz Shutters in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Kirtz Plantation Shutters are engineered and crafted to the same high standards as bench-quality fine furniture, rather than the standards of ordinary wood shutters. Instead of buying components from a supplier, each plantation shutter from Kirtz Shutters begins as raw hardwood, which is milled on-site at their Oklahoma facility into plantation shutter parts.

Stillwater Screenprinting

Established in 1997, Stillwater Screenprinting is a family owned and operated business based in Stillwater, OK. Services include Screenprinting, Embroidery, Chenille, Graphic Designs, and Promotional Products. Our mission is to provide customers with what they want, faster than anybody else and do so with unbelievable customer service.


Telverse is a virtual computing and communications start-up. Its aim to replace small and medium sized businesses’ physical telecommunications and IT infrastructure with cloud services, delivering a secure and robust set of back-office business applications. Televerse is unique in that they offer remote private cloud services over a secured link, directly to small and medium-sized businesses, without going over the public Internet. Currently, Telverse is seeking to raise funds to fund an acquisition of a small public CLEC or alternatively to develop of infrastructure, acquire key personnel, execute on our marketing plans and to fund our public offering.

Cart & Co.

A full services agency that can help businesses develop a brand or build on their current brand. From print to web or video to mobile messaging, Cart & Co solutions that can help you create an authentic and sustainable brand.

East Central High School

East Central High School is in the third year of offering an in-depth entrepreneurial curriculum. Entrepreneurship courses are being offered for all sophomores, juniors and seniors. Entrepreneurship 1 is an introductory course whereby students learn the basics of business and life skills. Entrepreneurship 2 delves deeper into business philosophy and case study and students begin to create their own business plans. Entrepreneurship 3 is a capstone course. In this course students are given the opportunity to start their entrepreneurial venture or search out an internship in the community. OSU School of Entrepreneurship has been integral in the development of this program.

Bluewater Technology

In a world that moves faster every day, you need an audio visual partner that’s as dedicated to your business as you are. BlueWater Technologies combines more than two decades of consumer insight and corporate experience with the most advanced audio visual equipment available, to make sure your message breaks through the clutter, your team is always connected and you can take your show anywhere it needs to go.


XploSafe, LLC was created on June 2, 2009 as a start-up company to commercialize technology for detection of peroxide, chlorate, and nitro based explosives through a variety of explosive sensors. It is our goal at XploSafe to utilize the technology, initially developed with funding from the Memorial Institute for the Prevention of Terrorism (MIPT) at the Oklahoma State University, to provide a real-time detection and prevention system for improvised explosives.


  • Aaron Light: MBA
  • Anh Hong Tran: MBA
  • Haoxian Chen: M.S in Chemical Engineering
  • Ivan Snodgrass: Entrepreneurship
  • Jacob Crawley: MSE
  • Taylor Weaver: Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Darin Applegate: MSE
  • Addison Bair: Accounting