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Corporate Partnership Opportunities

Corporate Associates Program

The Smeal College of Business offers a variety of ways for companies to tap into the resources of Smeal and Penn State more broadly.

Increased corporate visibility at the Smeal College greatly expands available human resource potential.  Our corporate associates are given direct access to Smeal’s many accomplished student organizations.  Additionally, they may lecture in classes, facilitate case studies, and serve on advisory boards.  There are numerous opportunities for associates to support a variety of student activities.

If you have questions or are interested in participating in this program, review our complete list of the Corporate Associate Program benefits or contact Meg Brower.

Our dedicated Corporate Associates annually provide Smeal with scholarship support, research funding, special gifts, and sponsorship of many student and professional development activities.

Smeal Corporate Partners

Kohl's Department Stores

Smeal Corporate Associates

  • Aldi
  • Altria
  • AT&T
  • Baker Tilly
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • CohnReznick
  • Deloitte
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Ernst & Young
  • Ferguson
  • Grant Thornton
  • Heinz
  • Ingersoll Rand
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • KPMG
  • Macy's
  • PLS Logistics
  • PNC
  • PPG Industries
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Shell Oil
  • UPMC
  • Volvo
  • Williams

Smeal Research Center Partnerships

Companies partner with research centers at Smeal to address pressing business problems. The college is home to leading centers of knowledge and expertise in a variety of areas including supply chain management, business-to-business marketing, and innovation. We invite you to explore our research network and reach out to the centers that align with your company’s needs.

Executive Education Custom Solutions

Penn State Executive Programs has been partnering with organizations from public and private sectors in custom professional development solutions since 1954. When your organization partners with us for custom development, you will not receive "off the shelf" solutions, but rather a program completely addressing your particular needs, your goals, and your organizational culture.