Resources for Companies​


Washington University’s career centers connect you with the students and skills your business needs, whether through internships, externships, co-ops or full-time employment. The Office of Corporate Relations can work with you to find the appropriate connection. Among the options:
Recruit Postdoctoral and PhD Students
The mission of the Office of Research is to cultivate innovation and growth, promote the ethical and responsible conduct of research, and proudly serve the Washington University research community. Connect to the Office of Research to learn more about the research centers, institutes and programs of special interest to industry and the corporate world.  

The university’s Office of Technology Management (OTM) coordinates the transfer of innovative technology and new discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace. Contact OTM to learn more about the portfolio of active and pending patents in areas of technology ranging from gene therapies to magnetics.

Executive Education

​​Washington University offers multiple opportunities for professional and executive education, including graduate degrees, executive education programs, distance learning, expert speakers, seminars, conferences and workshops. Whether your needs can best be met by a current program or one that is custom designed, the following are among our top schools—and are ready and eager to work with you: 
Olin Business School Executive Education 
School of Engineering & Applied Science Sever Institute 
School of Engineering & Applied Science CAIT
School of Law LLM and Graduate Programs 
University College

How to Make a Gift

​There are numerous ways your company can build a partnership with Washington University. Depending upon your interests and goals, the Office of Corporate Relations can work with you to develop a plan in one of the following areas or help you develop another option to suit your interests. Please contact the Office of Corporate Relations to get things started.


Companies can support students through annual or endowed fellowships and scholarships. These gifts can provide the best and brightest students with access to a world-class education.


Washington University is renowned for both teaching and discovery. Gifts in support of the faculty are vital to advancing the boundaries of human knowledge and sustaining Washington University’s academic excellence. Naming an endowed professorship demonstrates a company’s support of higher education. These named positions are the highest honor a university can bestow upon a member of its faculty. It is an important tool in attracting the very best scholars and teachers. By affording them the recognition and prestige they deserve, it also offers an excellent way to help retain outstanding faculty.


Providing support for new and existing facilities allows corporations to make a long-term impact on the university. Naming a space on campus provides a company with broad exposure to the Washington University community for decades to come.

Research Grants

As a world-class research university, breakthroughs are made and innovations developed at Washington University. Funding from companies helps support this vital research.

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