Corporate Partners Program

The corporate community consistently tells us that CU Denver students make exceptional employees owing to their academic training and career readiness. CU Denver offers corporate partners opportunities to engage with students through LynxConnect, CU Denver's hub for experiential learning and career preparation. Through LynxConnect, corporate partners can host and participate in student-centered programming, including workshops, information sessions, and informal office hours. LynxConnect staff works hand in hand with corporate partners to create opportunities to interact with and cultivate relationships with students, build positive brand awareness on campus, and develop diverse talent pipelines.

 

LynxConnect Partnerships

Targeted engagement opportunities with all CU Denver students.

Bronze Level Partner $2,500

  • Corporate Partner Spotlight email sent to students using Handshake's targeted email system
  • Table at two all-industry career fairs on campus
  • Company name listed on LynxConnect website
  • Opportunities for on-campus office hours twice a semester


Silver Level Partner $5,000

  • Corporate Partner Spotlight email sent to students using Handshake's targeted email system
  • Upgraded table at two all-industry career fairs on campus
  • Meet and greet event in LynxConnect space, promoted by Career Office
  • Opportunities for on-campus office hours three times a semester
  • Company logo listed on LynxConnect website
  • Named drop-in space in LynxConnect (only with 3-year commitment at the Silver Level)


Gold Level Partner $10,000

  • Corporate Partner Spotlight email sent to students using Handshake's targeted email system
  • Upgraded table at two all-industry career fairs on campus
  • Opportunities for on-campus office hours four times a semester
  • One on-campus interview opportunity with booking support from LynxConnect staff
  • Company logo listed on LynxConnect website
  • Work with LynxConnect staff to create and/or present one Thought Leadership Series
    (Examples of past series include interview skills, resume and cover letter reviews, using LinkedIn)
  • Named drop-in space in LynxConnect (only with 3-year commitment at the Silver Level)


Core Partner $25,000

  • Opportunities at this level are customizable
  • Companies work with the Office of Advancement to determine applicable benefits

Additional Partnerships

Targeted engagement opportunities with specific student populations.

Center for Identity and Inclusion $2,000

This center supports students form historically underrepresented groups and includes programming focused specifically on American Indian, Asian American, Black and Latinx students.

  • Keynote speaker at CU Denver Summer Bridge Program
  • Opportunities throughout the year to engage with students working toward the Intercultural Engagement Certificate and other diversity education programs

Office of Veteran & Military Student Services $2,000

This office supports military-affiliated students through peer-to-peer mentoring, mental wellness support, tutoring, scholarship, and professional development.

  • Table at the fall student welcome event, which invites military-connect students from throughout the Auraria campus
  • Opportunity to participate in the Boots to Suits mock interview session
  • Invitation to the Annual Salute

Providing a Diverse Talent Pipeline

CU Denver is the most diverse research university in Colorado

49%

of first-year students are first-generation

42%

of students are students of color

54%

of CU Denver students are female

71%

of graduates remain in Colorado


What is LynxConnect?

LynxConnect is a one-stop-shop for enhancing the student experience, expanding global perspectives, researching the world, discovering internships, finding campus employment and exploring career options.

Students talking in the LynxConnect space

Contacts

Anna Crawford
Anna Ramirez Crawford
Director of Foundation and Corporate Development
303-315-2076
Email Anna
Jenn Dailey
Jennifer Dailey
Assistant Director, Annual Giving
303-315-2061
Email Jenn