The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science is committed to fostering strategic partnerships with industry in order to address the critical needs of workforce development, the advancement of engineering research and to support philanthropic initiatives. Through a variety of innovative programs and a well-established culture of collaboration, UCLA Engineering provides opportunities that serve the interest of both academia and industry.
Corporations from around the world partner with us to continue addressing the challenges of today’s society. These partnerships allow corporations the opportunity to be connected with a world-class institution and assist in the enhancement of the UCLA Engineering educational experience. From Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, our corporate relations team is here to provide you with a variety of opportunities to partner with UCLA Engineering.
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Corporate Affiliates Program (CAP)
The UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science Corporate Affiliates Program (CAP) provides industry partners with opportunities to recruit top talent, collaborate with faculty on research, and associate their name with one of the top engineering schools in the world. As a school-wide program, CAP is geared for companies who are looking for a holistic relationship with the school.
Corporate Affiliates at UCLA Engineering can form rewarding alliances with specific engineering departments, student groups, or in support of school-wide programs and events. Membership benefits are exclusively executed and support of the UCLA Engineering Office of External Affairs.
Members are eligible through combined philanthropic annual support of $25,000 and above. Research funding is not applicable to CAP support.
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Departmental Corporate Affiliates Programs
Our departmental Corporate Affiliates Programs are a great opportunity for industry to engage with UCLA Engineering. These programs provide targeted benefits that are specific to the needs and priorities of companies and best serve start up and small companies. Interested in partnering with a specific department? Learn more by clicking on the department of your choice. For departments that are not listed, please contact someone on the corporate relations team.
UCLA Engineering Student Groups
The student-led organizations at UCLA Engineering are hubs where many of the school’s most capable spirited and entrepreneurial students volunteer their time and energy. These clubs provide students with hands-on engineering opportunities, peer tutoring and mentorship, develop leadership skills, and encourage participation in national and international competitions to develop skills and engage in the broader engineering world.
The school is home to nearly 50 clubs. These include campus chapters of national engineering and computer science societies, clubs dedicated to preparing students for career opportunities and professional growth, and clubs offering community and support to students from specific backgrounds or disciplines.
UCLA Engineering offers outreach programs to accelerate greater diversity in the engineering field and offer a full range of support services to students from underrepresented backgrounds. The school also offers summer programs and year-round tutoring to encourage young people-especially girls, youth from underrepresented backgrounds and those who are first in their family to attend college.
Industrial partners who support those programs gain unique opportunities to work directly with our women and underrepresented students and gain recognition among prospective students and their families.
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Associate Director of Corporate Relations