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Student Engagement

Our students have the knowledge, talent, and personal qualities that are highly valued by companies that partner with Northwestern University. The Corporate Engagement team can work with your company to identify the best connections and opportunities to interact with students and support their academic experience while at Northwestern. Contact Corporate Engagement to discuss student engagement options for your company.

Recruit Northwestern Students

Whether your organization is interested in hiring Northwestern students and alumni for internships, co-ops, or full-time employment opportunities, career offices across campus can work with your company to create strategies for recruitment.

Northwestern Career Advancement (NCA)

NCA is the central career office on campus and the starting point for companies seeking to recruit undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni talent at Northwestern.

Visit the NCA website

School-Based Career Centers

Several academic areas at Northwestern have specialized career services departments for companies looking to connect with students and alumni in a particular field.

View Career Services Offices

Collaborate on a Classroom Project

Classroom projects can provide your company with opportunities to interact directly with students who work on developing innovative solutions to your real-world business challenges. Contact Corporate Engagement to discuss opportunities to work with students through classroom project sponsorships.

Contact Corporate Engagement

Support Student Organizations

Student organizations can provide undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to complement classroom learning and develop social and professional skills that are beneficial in the workplace. Companies can increase their visibility across campus and engage with Northwestern students by sponsoring a registered student organization, their events, competitions, and other functions. Explore the list of Northwestern’s student organizations on Wildcat Connection, or contact Corporate Engagement. We can introduce you to representatives of student organizations and help get the conversation started.

visit the Wildcat Connection website

Sponsor Innovation Challenges and Competitions

Through the sponsorship of student events such as innovation challenges and design competitions, corporate partners can get a first look at leading innovations as well as exposure to students who are involved in Northwestern's vast entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem. Contact Corporate Engagement to find out more about sponsorship opportunities including in-kind gift donations.

Contact Corporate Engagement