Resources for Companies

Established in 2007, the Business Engagement Center at the University of Michigan is sponsored jointly by the U-M Office of Research and the Office of University Development and is housed in the North Campus Research Complex.

We serve to connect industry broadly across the University of Michigan at all schools, colleges, and campuses, based on interest and opportunity.

We support companies by:

Student Talent

Securing access to student talent and connecting companies with student design/team projects and sponsorship opportunities

Recruit

Clarifying the recruiting process, navigating career services at U-M, and offering strategic recruiting tactics

Research

Helping discover joint research projects and leveraging faculty expertise

Strategic Giving

Identifying strategic giving possibilities

Commercialization

Uncovering technology/commercialization opportunities

Executive Education

Introducing companies to professional development opportunities across all campuses

Small Michigan Company Resources

Providing resources for small companies in Michigan

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Our team are experts in what they do. They work with companies every day, all across U-M’s three campuses to find connection points. We know what companies are interested in, what questions they have, and where there is significant demand for faculty and student talent.

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