Corporate Connections

Innovation is our business.
Partner with us to make it yours.

Corporate Connection is a joint program of the Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering departments at The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois.

This comprehensive program connects corporations with faculty and students at the leading edge of engineering. The top-ranked CS and ECE departments are globally recognized, and our graduates are found in the most accomplished companies and innovative startups.

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Connect with Students through your Corporate Connection Sponsorship


The Corporate Connection was designed to help companies get to the students they need to make their company great. Illinois students are why our program remains among the top-ranked in the country. In the classroom, research lab, and industry—our students embody the innovative and hardworking spirit that is a well-recognized hallmark of Illinois students and alumni.

Corporate support for student projects and organizations is critical for helping these students continue to redefine the future of computing for all of us. Through corporate partnerships with our student organizations, companies establish personal connections with some of our student body's most active and innovative members.

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Support Opportunities:

  • Fund a Project or Competition
  • Sponsor Senior Design
  • Host Special Events like Workshops, Symposiums, or Networking Socials
  • Provide new Tech Tools or Equipment
  • Donate to Student Scholarships & Fellowships

Connect with thousands of CS and ECE students through their active Student Clubs

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