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Corporate Partnerships

Real-world business experience is a crucial aspect of the educational philosophy at the Nicolais School of Business. Our students have the opportunity to engage in a variety of experiential learning activities that prepare them for success in the business world. We offer various opportunities for collaborations with our industry partners, including mentoring students, guest speaking in classes, internships, and co-ops, case competitions, and strategic consulting assignments. Our faculty and staff work closely with our partners to ensure that these experiences meet their expectations while providing significant value to all involved. Through our partnerships with leading companies of all sizes and across multiple industries, we are committed to addressing real-world business challenges while developing the next generation of business leaders. If you’re interested in exploring the various partnership options available, we encourage you to get in touch with us.

I want to recruit top talent at Wagner College

As a business, it’s crucial to have a strong team of talented and motivated individuals to achieve your organizational goals. Finding the right talent for your open positions can be a time-consuming and challenging process. Wagner College can provide top talent to help businesses fill their open positions quickly and efficiently.If you require the services of a competent business expert, be it a full-time employee or a skilled intern, Wagner College is an ideal place to look. Our students are renowned for their exceptional grasp of both general and specialized aspects of the industry, as well as their remarkable work ethic. Our diligent staff is committed to helping you locate the most suitable candidates for your job vacancies or internships. We employ a range of methods, such as career fairs, on-campus interviews, networking receptions, and targeted position postings, to achieve this. To begin, you can contact one of our staff members for a consultation or join us on Handshake, our online platform for job listings, internships, and career-related events, or complete this form.

I want to support my employees' professional development

Wagner College provides various opportunities for workforce and professional growth, which are available in flexible formats that cater to the demanding schedules of your employees and enable remote participation. We offer a range of options, including custom and off-the-shelf solutions, to help you:

  • Enhance your employees’ skills in fields such as business analytics, project management, digital marketing, and HR management
  • Equip high-potential managers with the necessary tools to lead strategically
  • Encourage innovation among teams working to resolve problems across different departments or functional areas
  • Facilitate the completion of undergraduate degrees by employees
  • Provide incentives for obtaining advanced business degrees or “stacking” credentials

I'd like to solve a business challenge through a student experiential learning opportunity

Career Connection offers various opportunities for experiential learning to students, such as corporate site visits, consulting projects, and case competitions. These opportunities enable companies to access promising talent and innovative solutions for their real-world challenges, while also providing students with the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge. Our team will collaborate with you to identify the most effective approach for addressing your challenge and ensuring that you derive the maximum benefit from your engagement with our faculty, staff, and students.

I'd like to speak in a classroom

At the Career Connection, we believe in offering our students an education that is grounded in real-world experiences. We recognize the importance of bridging the gap between academia and industry, and to achieve this, we collaborate closely with our corporate partners. Our corporate partners bring invaluable real-world experience and insights to our students in both graduate and undergraduate classes. Through guest lectures, case studies, internships, and other collaborative initiatives, our students gain a deep understanding of the practical applications of business concepts and theories. This engagement with our corporate partners provides a unique opportunity for our students to gain exposure to various industries, learn about different business models, and understand the latest trends and best practices. By working closely with our corporate partners, we can ensure that our students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives needed to thrive in the ever-evolving global marketplace.

I'd like to mentor a student.

Serving as a mentor is one of the most powerful ways to equip graduates with the tools they need to achieve long-term success. We recognize the importance of mentorship in developing future business leaders and offer mentorship opportunities across various programs, including business administration, entrepreneurship, sales, and more. Mentorship provides students with valuable guidance and insights into the professional world, which can help them navigate challenges and seize opportunities. Through mentoring, graduates can acquire a deeper understanding of the skills, knowledge, and attributes required to succeed in their chosen field. We invite individuals who have a passion for guiding and inspiring the next generation of business leaders to join us as mentors. Whether you are an experienced business professional or a seasoned entrepreneur, your expertise can help our students achieve their full potential and make a significant impact in their careers.

I'd like to hire for a project (micro-internships).

If you need professional, effective, on-demand help, look no further than Micro-Internships through Parker Dewey. The flexible nature of these experiences helps you attack your to-do list while also allowing you to connect with talented students and recent grads who may not have been able to engage with your company otherwise.            SIGN UP HERE TO ENTER YOUR MICRO-INTERNSHIP

 

We stand with the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) to provide our students with paid internships. Click here to read NACE's position statement on unpaid internships and the need for Federal Action.

Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

Background
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) defines the term “employ” very broadly as including to “suffer or permit to work.” Covered and non-exempt individuals who are “suffered or permitted” to work must be compensated under the law for the services they perform for an employer. Internships in the “for-profit” private sector ...... Read more

 

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