Carnegie Mellon University

Partner with Us

Choose Carnegie Mellon as your partner and give your company a competitive advantage with the ability to deliver ground-breaking innovations to market, educational opportunities for current employees and a pool of talented future employees.

There are many ways CMU can work with you to develop a beneficial relationship based on your company’s interests and needs. Here are just a few of the ways that CMU can partner with you.

Student Engagement

Today's students are tomorrow's staff, researchers and executives, and CMU students are among the best, brightest and hardest working in the world. There are a variety of high-impact ways to engage with students, from capstone educational projects and research opportunities to student hackathons and club events, among others, creating unique touch points with our top talent.

Faculty Engagement
Faculty Engagement

CMU is a destination for top faculty from around the world. These visionary teachers and researchers are doing revolutionary work in a variety of fields, and providing them with the resources they need can advance your industry forward. You can engage and collaborate with these educators and researchers in a number of ways.

Sponsored Research
Sponsored Research

Cutting-edge research requires the best tools and support to reach its full potential. Your company can be at the forefront of the future by partnering with CMU researchers and students working on ideas that will revolutionize your industry. Numerous opportunities exist for you to sponsor groundbreaking research for advancing your organization.

Professional Education
Professional Education

Give your employees the training they need to take on new challenges or boost own your career. Carnegie Mellon offers a wide array of professional and executive education, including customized programs and access to faculty within our schools and colleges. Learn more about professional education opportunities, including customizable programs.

Licensing and Tech Transfer

Groundbreaking research occurs at CMU every day. We can connect your company with opportunities to license and deploy the innovations being made by CMU faculty and students and effectively get CMU technology into commercial use.


CMU offers a variety of signature programs and resources for every kind of entrepreneur, such as the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, which works with its partners to accelerate bringing research innovations and promising ideas to the global marketplace. You can engage with innovative and entrepreneurial minded CMU-affiliated startups.

Co-Locate with CMU

Why Pittsburgh: Locate your business within proximity of CMU’s world-class faculty and students and the latest research. We have the professional space to meet your needs in a growing region that is seeding the world’s innovations.