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CCIS seeks to establish, sustain, and deepen mutually beneficial partnerships between our college and faculty and your company. Working with CCIS provides access to innovative, renowned research faculty across a broad spectrum of research areas, as well as our bright, highly motivated students. But that’s just the beginning. Our ultimate goal is strategic collaboration that advances both CCIS and your organization.

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Partnering with CCIS

CCIS is tackling today’s most challenging problems through interdisciplinary programs and cutting-edge initiatives in key research areas. By bringing together the greatest minds in computer and information science, we aim to develop revolutionary new methods for advancing education, manufacturing, health care, and more.

Industry partnerships include:

Other ways your company can help:

  • Capital support
  • Gifts-in-kind
  • Faculty position endowments
  • Student scholarship and financial aid support
  • Naming opportunities

Working together on research

For more than 30 years, CCIS faculty have eagerly engaged in collaborative research with leading technology companies and government agencies. Recent research collaborations include:

  • Vidscale – Working with Professor David Choffnes on performance and reliability of new Internet protocols (e.g., QUIC) in mobile networks
  • Harbor Health Services, Inc. – Working with Professor Magy Seif El-Nasr on gaming techniques to encourage early testing, a collaborative effort between CCIS and the College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD).
  • EMC – Working with Professor Peter Desnoyers on shingled magnetic recording (SMR) disk drives
  • Google – Granted Faculty Research Awards to Professors David Choffnes, Seth Cooper, and Rajmohan Rajaraman for their technical research proposals in computer science, engineering, and related fields

Built on shared goals and resources, these partnerships have yielded significant technological advances and a range of innovative solutions for sponsor organizations.

Supporting the next generation of industry leaders

As CCIS evolves to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world, philanthropic support from organizations like yours is more critical than ever. Give now to help a student learn, engage, and make the next great discovery.

We believe that in today’s global economy, the high-tech workforce should reflect an increasingly diverse population. That’s why one of the college’s key objectives is to address the shortage of women and underrepresented minorities in the field of computer science—and why we created the Industry Partner Diversity Fund.

By supporting this initiative, your company will enable a new generation of computer science students to experience CCIS’ experiential learning method, rigorous curriculum, and nationally recognized co-op program. A generous gift of $25,000 provides a range of benefits for your company: co-op placements, career fairs, marketing opportunities, and more. Plus, it helps create a potential pipeline of diverse talent to your company.

Sponsor a Hackathon

Recruiters and Industry Partners! Be a part of the camaraderie of innovative minds at work as student teams, with the support of sponsor tech experts, dive into technical projects and problem- solving work. Hackathons are collaborative events that serve to showcase the skills and talents of our students – in action!  Promote your company, recruit highly talented students, and receive University recognition through sponsorship.

Spring 2017 Hackathons

  • Undergraduate Student Hackathon:  March 24—26, 2017
  • Graduate Student Hackathon:  February 11-12 , 2017. Visit the HackNEU website to learn more and our news piece about this Hackathon!

View highlights and pictures from the Fall Husky Hacks event!

Visit Sponsorship Opportunities to learn more about sponsorship levels and benefits.

Contact Connie Ferreira at c.ferreira@northeastern.edu or 617.373.6830 for more information.

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