ePartner Levels & Advantages

All our ePartners have access to a dedicated liaison on campus to help coordinate their activities, and to help tailor their engagement opportunities to meet specific needs.

In recognition of their support to the department, our ePartners have access to:

  • Targeted and priority access to exclusive recruiting activities, tools and events
  • Access to NC State, College of Engineering and computer science news and communications
  • Recognition, branding, marketing and image exposure
  • Student & faculty interaction and engagement
  • Invitations to special events, receptions, seminars, lectures, forums, and focus groups
  • Sponsorship opportunities including Senior Design Center projects, major events, programs, and strategic initiatives.

Three distinct membership levels are available allowing businesses of any size an opportunity to partner with us.

Corporate Friends

This membership category recognizes those corporations providing the department non-ePartners-related support of any kind, including scholarships; equipment, software and other gifts-in-kind; Senior Design Center project sponsorship; endowed faculty support; research grants, etc., with a value in excess of $1,000. Corporate Friends enjoy recognition, communications and a stronger alignment with the department.


Whether you are a small start-up or a major global corporation, corporations recognized as ePartners enjoy greater exposure to and involvement in the department’s activities and future direction.
Minimum annual contributions of unrestricted funding required for recognition as an ePartner are:*
Start-ups (< 2 years old) - $1,500
Companies with 250 employees or less - $2,500
Companies with 251-1,000 employees - $5,000
Companies with 1,001-5,000 employees - $7,500
Companies with 5,001-10,000 employees - $10,000
Companies with >10,000 employees - $15,000

Super ePartners

Super ePartners have an opportunity for even greater involvement in the activities and direction of the department, with access to exclusive advantages providing a higher degree of departmental exposure and structured interactions with students and faculty members. Super ePartners membership requires a minimum annual contribution of $25,000, comprised of $15,000 in ePartners support plus a minimum of $10,000 in additional support, which can take the form of ePartners support, student projects/practicums, scholarships, student/faculty awards, etc.*
*Rates can be adjusted in consideration of other tangible gifts and support to the department and College of Engineering, including but not limited to gifts-in-kind, such as equipment and software; scholarship awards, naming rights, endowment funds, etc.


ePartner Program resources & advantages, by membership level, include...

Corporate Friend


Super ePartner

Monthly CSC eNewsletter Check Check Check
Subscription to NC State, College of Engineering and departmental publications Check Check Check
Invitations to selected university events, lectures, leadership series, receptions, and technology forums Check Check Check
Corporate name recognition on the ePartners Website Check Check Check
Corporate logo on ePartners Website and digital signage Check Check
Selection of one or more Premium Engagement Opportunities (PEOs) based on the total amount of ePartners support
  • $2,500 (selects one PEO)
  • $5,000 (selects two PEOs)
  • $7,500 (selects three PEOs)
  • $10,000 (selects four PEOs)
  • $15,000 (selects six PEOs)
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Dynamic & exclusive recruiting tools and events

Complimentary access to two virtual ePartners Career Connection recruiting events - one in the fall and one in the spring Check Check
Access to special CSC Resume Books on ePack Check Check
Special “Top Bill” positioning via online Job Postings Check Check
Priority access to use interview rooms and office drop space in CSC Graduate Career Services Suite in EB2. Check Check
Priority access to atrium space and special assistance with hybrid 'in person' recruiting events. Check Check
Special assistance with planning and promoting Info Sessions and special recruiting events Check Check
Opportunity to participate in mock interviews, résumé review sessions, panels, workshops, etc. Check Check
Dedicated “in-department” recruiting assistance & support Check Check
Exclusive complimentary speaking opportunities via a number of unique seminar and speaker series such as ACM/AITP 'TechTalks', ePartner Spotlights, Labcorp 'Leadership in Technology' series, etc. Check Check
Opportunities to provide input and direction for the computer science curriculum, including invitations to participate on focus groups, key appointment selection committees, skills inventory assessment, ABET industry panels, etc Check Check
Opportunities to interact with our dynamic faculty regarding industry/technology trends and explore options for collaborative research Check Check
Opportunities to deliver targeted "in-class" talks Check Check
Limited direct e-mail access to students and faculty and featured event promotion in weekly student e-mail & “day-of” social media blasts Check Check
Opportunities to host faculty on your site for seminars, lectures, lunch-n-learns, etc. on current research & targeted topics Check Check
Opportunity to attend special events and activities as VIP guests of the department Check Check
Opportunity to sponsor Senior Design Center projects, major events, initiatives, or program of equivalent value Check
Opportunity for executive representation on the department's Strategic Advisory Board Check
Priority access to present to CSC600 - Intro to CSC Graduate Studies class each fall. Check
Invitation to attend Industry Luncheon during annual CSC PhD Recruitment week each spring. Check
Priority selection access to high demand Premium Engagement Opportunities subject to space and participant limitations Check