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Our Services

The Corporate Engagement team connects companies to Northwestern faculty, staff, and students to meet the challenges of tomorrow and imagine what’s next. Working together, we create university-industry experiences that engage, inspire, and support Northwestern's mission.

We help companies: 

  • Navigate the complexity of the University ecosystem to access resources and services
  • Coordinate meetings with faculty and visits to campus to maximize university-industry collaboration
  • Connect with the research and innovation enterprise for sponsored research or intellectual property licensing
  • Discover unique cutting-edge facilities available for corporate use
  • Connect with career services offices and identify ways to support the student experience
  • Learn about professional development and executive education opportunities
  • Strategize ways to improve your brand's visibility on campus
  • Develop strategic philanthropy and in-kind gift donation possibilities

We help Northwestern faculty, staff, and qualified student organizations:

  • Initiate, cultivate, and steward strategic relationships with companies and industry representatives
  • Facilitate meetings and visits with companies
  • Approach and coordinate corporate relationships from a campus-wide perspective
  • Record corporate gift funds in partnership with Northwestern gift offices
  • Work with the research enterprise on sponsored research proposal development
  • Access resources to support the corporate engagement process

Meet Our Team

Corporate Engagement's team of expert connectors has the combined experience and expertise to deliver outstanding service for all of our campus and corporate partners.


Let's Start a Conversation

Please email our office to tell us more about your university-industry partnership needs or contact us by phone (847-491-8802) or email to start a conversation. We look forward to helping you.