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Business Engagement Center

The UMassD Business Engagement Center (BEC) is here to partner with your business to connect UMass Dartmouth resources to your business needs and promote regional economic development.

Talent Pipeline/Recruiting

Allow the BEC to connect your business to UMass Dartmouth’s talent pipeline. Whatever your business needs happen to be, the BEC can assist you. From finding student interns to recruiting alumni for job openings to access to job fairs, the BEC is your one stop for finding it all. We also have many opportunities to engage students in short-term faculty supervised research projects/capstones in a variety of disciplines, including data science, manufacturing and marketing.

Research & Development

Put the BEC in charge of connecting you with UMass Dartmouth research & development resources to help expand your business. From applied research in a variety of areas to core facilities, the BEC can help connect you to knowledge and tools to take your business to new heights.

Professional Development

Let the BEC help you to develop your workforce by identifying just the right professional development and continuing education programs for your business objectives. Whether it’s simple training, advanced skill enhancement or certificate and degree programs, the BEC will point you in the right direction.

Strategic Giving

The BEC will connect you to great strategic giving opportunities that match your business mission, from scholarships and student experiences to athletic and cultural event sponsorships. 

Conferences & Events

Have an event or training you need space for? Take advantage of our full range of services, including state-of-the-art presentation technology, great locally sourced food options, and even overnight accommodations during some parts of the year.

Support for Faculty, Staff & Student Initiatives

Connect with the BEC to outreach to area businesses for partnerships around research, sponsorships, or programming. Take the first steps to expanding your reach here.

Take the next step

Tell us more about how the Business Engagement Center can help your business grow. Complete this contact form, or contact one of our team members.

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