The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations builds and sustains relationships with corporations and private foundations that support Bryant’s teaching, research, and overall mission .
Since first opening its doors in 1863, Bryant University has developed undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs that keep pace with the changing requirements of both business and society. This approach prepares highly skilled graduates and provides companies opportunities to work with Bryant faculty and students, simultaneously accessing industry experts and the latest generation of up-and-coming business leaders.
Bryant is pleased to share with you some of the ways corporations are working with the University and welcomes your interest and involvement in our programs. The opportunities for partnership are endless from consulting services, sponsorship, and charitable gift opportunities, undergraduate and graduate degrees, executive education and professional certificate programs, and access to a rich talent pool of job candidates. We look forward to partnering with you in the near future.
The Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations:
- Coordinates sponsorship opportunities for University events
- Drafts proposals for support of University priorities
- Serves as a link to hundreds of public and private organizations that support Bryant’s mission
- Engages Bryant students and alumni with corporations and foundations
We welcome your involvement and support.
Collaboration with Bryant University offers more than just access to talented future employees; it offers your company a unique opportunity to partner with a dynamic leader in education .
Opportunities for Support
Recruitment and Internships - Many satisfied employers recruit Bryant students for internships and post-graduate employment. The Amica Center for Career Education offers employer programs including on- and off-campus recruiting, career fairs, and online job posting.
- Scholarships - This crucial area of student support helps build a diverse student body who will become tomorrow's leaders. Corporations including Cranston Print Works, PricewaterhouseCoopers,Textron, Travelers, and Washington Trust have all named scholarships.
- Facilities - Facilities, including Bryant's Amica Center for Career Education, offer recognition of corporate leadership in education and benefits the members of the community who use the facility every day.
- Program Support - The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations matches corporate needs with Bryant resources to develop and support meaningful programs for our students, staff, and the wider regional community, including: The Women's Summit, World Trade Day, Financial Services Forum, President's Cup Golf Tournament, Chinese New Year Celebration, among a variety of other events.
- Sponsorships - Event and program sponsorship raises corporate visibility and recognition while helping Bryant carry out its mission.
Program and Research Support
- PricewaterhouseCoopers Accounting Careers Leadership Institute - Held every June, the hands-on program introduces Latino/a and African American or Black high school juniors to the accounting profession and the important role of accountants in society.
- Target Case Competition - Seniors in BUS 400 (Business Policy) have the opportunity to solve real business challenges.
- Sophomore International Experience - The program introduces sophomores to another culture through a semester-long class, culminating in a two-week travel experience with fellow students, faculty, and staff.
- Alternative Spring Break - Students travel every spring to engage in community service projects.