Carnegie Mellon University

Is your company innovation driven?

Does your future rely on bringing new technologies to market? If so, consider a strategic collaboration with the ETIM Masters program, created by and offered only at Carnegie Mellon University. Through internships, innovation projects and other touchpoints with exceptional companies like yours, ETIM overlays our students’ considerable engineering and science experience with the critical skills they need to lead, foster and manage technological innovation at a high level, in the real world. The result? New ideas, enhanced value for our corporate partners and the opportunity to make a bold impact in the marketplace, together. Who’s typically drawn to an ETIM degree?

Working professionals in computer science; biology; chemistry; physics; and mechanical, electrical, biomedical, materials science, civil and environmental engineering. In theory and practice, they will prepare to:

Effectively utilize diagnostic tools to determine which strategic technological framework is organizationally appropriate

Lead current and future technology and innovation management initiatives

Create new ventures that leverage technology 

Develop and deploy effective business-aligned technology strategies that capture differentiated value

Design and implement policies to encourage technological innovation

Work in cross-functional, multi-discipline teams to optimize organizational outcomes

Accelerated Masters Program

ETIM is a one-year interdisciplinary MS program offered by Carnegie Mellon's distinguished College of Engineering, one of the top ten engineering schools in the country. It is coordinated with the Department of Engineering and Public Policy in collaboration with other schools, including the Heinz College and the Tepper School of Business.

Interdisciplinary Approach Meets Real World Experience

ETIM represents a powerful convergence of Carnegie Mellon's unique strengths, including strong engineering and computer science programs; successful interdisciplinary educational collaborations; innovation-focused project courses and broad offerings in entrepreneurship education.

Working in mutual partnership with leaders from business and industry, the ETIM program benefits our students and the professional community through

  • Innovation capstone projects
  • Student scholarships
  • Summer internships
  • Innovation Management in Practice seminar series
  • Product or Process Innovation project course

The Carnegie Mellon reputation for excellence and world-class innovation means we are always seeking to attract top-notch client companies who value concepts, ideas, and issues that would benefit from student engagement.

Learn more about our student internship experience from current ETIM student and summer internship presentation winner Priyanshi Gupta.


Meet our Corporate Champions of Innovation

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Ready to Collaborate?

We are always seeking to attract top-notch client companies who value concepts, ideas, and issues that would benefit from student engagement.