Your Company. Our University.
Great Minds Multiplied.


At WPI, a strategic partnership is created based on your specific needs. Our Corporate Engagement team works closely with industry partners––from global corporations to not-for-profit associations to government agencies–– to identify customized solutions to solve your business challenges. By connecting our accomplished students and faculty with dynamic organizations, we build successful, mutually beneficial relationships that spark innovation and change, and impact your business.

Let us be your gateway to the diverse talent and resources at one of the nation’s first science and engineering universities. For more information, contact:

Sharon Deffely, Executive Director, Academic & Corporate Engagement
508.831.5635 • sdeffely@wpi.edu 

In Great Company 2017

Discover why companies like Boston Scientific, Pfizer, and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center are partnering with WPI to fill their talent pipelines, educate their workforce, solve business challenges, and spark innovation.

 

In Great Company 2017

Recruit Talent, Build Your Team

Whether you’re looking to hire a full-time employee or fill an internship position, we can connect you with students who understand the fundamentals of their chosen fields, work effectively in teams, think creatively, and have the skills and confidence to dive right in.

Hands-On Training

The Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center (BETC) at WPI is an innovative partnership between academia and industry that creates customized workforce development solutions for forward-thinking biotechnology companies across the region and around the world.

Partner Spotlight: Pfizer, Inc.

From recruiting top talent to sponsoring student projects to offering on-site graduate programs, collaborating with WPI enables Pfizer, Inc. to realize it’s mission of making the world a healthier place.

In Great Company: WPI + Pfizer, Inc.

Our partnership with WPI is the deepest and broadest that we have with a four-year engineering school. In addition to workforce recruitment, we work with WPI to build a pipeline of leaders for the power industry.
Marcy Reed
President
National Grid Massachusetts
The problems we’re dealing with are huge and complex, so we really need to tap into places like WPI for more ideas, more talent, and fresh thinking. We really see this relationship with WPI as expanding our horizons.
Pete Sherlock
’82 ’86 MS
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The MITRE Corporation
We have to have the brightest and the best, and WPI provides that––the faculty and students who can collaborate and work on hard problems.
Mark Russell
Corporate Vice President, Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance
Raytheon
All WPI students come in technically prepared. The project-based learning curriculum not only helps them come in with some leadership and problem-solving skills, but they are the most technically prepared of all the universities we deal with.
Edward Mackey '85
Executive Vice President, Global Operations, Boston Scientific

Partner Spotlight: U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center

Whether it’s collaborating on fire protection engineering research, facilitating on-site graduate degree programs, or providing a pipeline of talent, WPI is helping the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center (NSRDEC) solve an important real-world problem: optimizing the performance of soldiers on the battlefield.

Working Together for the Benefit of the Soldier

Student Stories

Two internships, one Major Qualifying Project (MQP), and one graduate thesis later, Cecelia Franzini ’14 (BS ECE), ‘15 (MS ECE), takes the next step at MITRE Corp.