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Employer Partnerships

In addition to a deep well of talent, Poole College offers a wealth of ways for companies to engage with our students and faculty — including mentorships, guest lectures, executive education and more.

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Your Connection to the Academy

Poole College is committed to building meaningful corporate partnerships that will bolster your firm’s presence in our academic community, provide you access to our research and insights — and empower our students to launch or advance their careers.

Here are just a few ways you can engage with us:

  • Join us for speaking events, conferences and other networking.
  • Become a Student Network Group Professional Mentor.
  • Offer business challenges for student teams to tackle in our interdisciplinary courses.
  • Sponsor scholarships and fellowships.
  • Support curriculum and program enhancements through monetary and in-kind gifts.
  • Work with our careers team to recruit students for co-ops, internships and full-time employment opportunities.
  • Collaborate with our faculty on research through Poole’s industry initiatives or individual departments.
  • Share information with your company employees about our undergraduate and graduate degree programs and our Executive Education programs.
  • Invite our students and faculty to participate in your conferences, forums and community events.

We are always interested in discussing new opportunities for engaging with the corporate community. Contact our Office of Development and External Relations to discuss options for establishing or building on your existing relationship with Poole College.

SAS and NC State: A Rich Partnership

One of the world’s largest software companies started at NC State — and has an enduring relationship with Poole College. Students who intern at the company enjoy mentorship, skill-building and social events that include fireside chats with SAS leaders.

Three NC State undergraduate pose in front of a mural on the SAS campus.

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If you’re an employer, we want to connect with you.

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Recruit Our Students

The best way to combine your strengths and ours? Tap the well of talented Poole College graduates. Across all our programs, we ensure students are prepared to address 21st-century business challenges — so they can start helping your company on the day they’re hired.

Poole College of Management students mingle and prepare for a job fair.