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Welcome to Corporate Connections - a site created to guide the corporate community in understanding the many ways Penn State collaborates with industry. The University has a long history of productive relationships with companies of all sizes in a variety of capacities. Please contact any of the links provided to explore the numerous ways to connect with Penn State.

Corporate & Foundation Relations

CFR works in a collaborative environment across the University to promote mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with corporations. We provide a gateway to initiate partnerships with the University and easy, one-stop access to initiatives, projects and resources including expert faculty and staff, talented students, state-of-the-art facilities, campus visits, and opportunities for philanthropic support of activities that make a difference.

Office of Industrial Partnerships

The Office of Industrial Partnerships fosters strategic partnerships between the University and industry and supports Penn State's entrepreneurial ecosystem, accelerating the pace at which technologies move from discovery to implementation and delivering new-found value and differentiation to industry and economic impact to Pennsylvania and beyond.

Office of Technology Management

Office of Technology Management - Your Window to Penn State Research
The OTM assists companies in identifying and accessing Penn State faculty expertise and research centers, and works to foster University-industry research partnerships. Personal attention is given to company representatives to assess their technical needs and facilitate linkages to appropriate Penn State resources.

Penn State is a national leader at working with industrial partners to develop new products and more efficient manufacturing and business processes through state-of-the-art technology in a broad range of disciplines.

Career Services

Recruit high caliber students from a variety of disciplines in one visit. Opportunities to conduct interviews for full-time positions at our state-of-the-art Interview Center are available during both fall and spring semester. You can also recruit students through some of the largest career fairs in the country, with attendance topping 5,000 candidates in one day. Call Career Services at 814-863-0225 to discuss recruiting options at Penn State and to set a recruiting date or visit the web site to find out more.

Penn State Executive Programs

As part of the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business since 1954, Penn State Executive Programs develops leaders across all levels of responsibility through award-winning executive education programs and customized learning solutions. They offer the breadth and depth of experience—combined with a commitment to individual focus—to deliver transformative learning experiences that translate into strategic innovation, effective leadership, and more effective business processes. Connect with us at 814-865-3435, email, or visit our website.

World Campus Corporate Alliance Program

The World Campus Corporate Alliance Program can be an integral component for a talent management strategy that ultimately serves the educational needs of a company's employee base. In addition to employees having access to more than 100 online programs through World Campus, the Corporate Alliance Program offers tuition reduction and deferred payment opportunities, virtual webinars and on-site educational fair presence, and a connection to a proud worldwide network of more than 616,000 alumni. Contact Dave Furchner at 215-886-2611 or for more information on how to become a Corporate Alliance partner.


Penn State Sports Properties, the exclusive multi-media rights holder for Penn State Athletics, offers numerous partnership opportunities to target the powerful fanbase of the Nittany Lions. Integrated marketing opportunities include the following: the Penn State Radio Network, the Penn State Football & Basketball Story highlight television shows, venue signage including Beaver Stadium, official athletic website-, print advertising in the official game programs, corporate hospitality and retail/ in-game promotions. Penn State Athletics attracts over 1.2 million spectators annually to our home events, one of the highest totals in collegiate sports. For more information, please visit our website at

Learfield: Penn State Sports Properties

Penn State Alumni Association

The Penn State Alumni Association, a powerful network of more than 146,000 members, is the largest dues-paying alumni association in the country. Additionally, Penn State's vast network includes more than 450,000 alumni. For additional information about the Association, including a list of our current corporate/industry partners and how your company can benefit from partnering with the Alumni Association, visit our web site or contact Geoffrey Conrad at 1-814-863-0518.


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