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Resources for Companies

Northwestern University offers opportunities for companies from all industries to engage with faculty, staff, and students in meaningful ways. Whether you’re looking to increase your company’s visibility, connect with top research talent, recruit the next generation of innovators and leaders, or share expertise in the classroom, our team of expert connectors looks forward to working with you. Explore the opportunities below or contact Corporate Engagement to learn more about how your business can partner with Northwestern.

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Advance Your Research

Learn how your company can benefit from partnerships in Northwestern’s thriving research and innovation environment.

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Engage Student Talent

Explore opportunities to recruit and interact with Northwestern students and ways to support the student experience.

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License Our Technology

The Innovation and New Venture Office (INVO) helps companies interested in licensing Northwestern technologies and inventions or connecting with faculty start-ups to bring innovative ideas to the marketplace.

Visit the INVO website
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Sponsor a classroom project

Northwestern faculty utilize current industry challenges for classroom projects. Contact our office to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

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Use our Research Facilities

Northwestern is home to some of the world’s top research facilities. Visit the Core Facilities website and contact the manager of a facility to inquire about specific instruments, services, and guidelines for external researchers.

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Collaborate with Institutes and Centers

Through involvement with centers and institutes, industry experts can connect with faculty from specific areas or in an interdisciplinary setting with faculty from multiple schools. 

Visit the Institutes & Centers website
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Develop your workforce

Northwestern has a wide array of professional and executive education options to help your employees enhance their skills to take on new challenges or move to the next stage of their careers.

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Increase visibility on campus

Gain visibility and build your brand awareness across campus while supporting Northwestern’s mission and connecting with students and faculty.

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