Why work with UCLA Samueli?
Academia and Industry Succeed Together
The UCLA Samueli School of Engineering is committed to fostering strategic partnerships with corporations around the world. With a commitment to research, education, access and innovation, we also seek to engineer change beyond the lab and the text book.
Why UCLA Samueli?
Student Engagement and Recruitment Opportunities
There is no end to the innovation and determination of our high-caliber students. Meet them where they are through over forty student groups and clubs. Providing internships and recruiting our outstanding students will expand your company’s exceptional team. Help them explore your company through career fairs and info sessions in a variety of formats, easily tailored to your company’s needs. Student groups serve as an opportunity for our undergraduates to strengthen their skills by collaborating on large scale projects outside of the classroom and to develop professional readiness through interview and resume workshops.
Focus on Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity expands our range of knowledge, experiences, and viewpoints, leading to innovative new solutions that otherwise wouldn’t be possible. Our diversity and inclusion programs attract, foster, and empower women undergraduates, as well as students from underserved and underrepresented communities. WE@UCLA and CEED proudly invest in women and minorities by providing opportunities for mentorships, internships, and professional development.
Research / Hands On Learning Opportunities
Industry practitioners and corporate partners are vital stakeholders in our mission as we support our exceptional students to become the next generation of talented engineers, and as our outstanding faculty innovate discoveries that impact positive change on society.
UCLA Samueli is home to numerous research centers as a result of collaborative efforts with corporate and foundation partners. These centers allow our faculty and students to conduct fully-funded research in a variety of critical disciplines.
Access to Innovative Ideas and Top-Tier Faculty
Partnering with UCLA Samueli gives your company the opportunity to build relationships with our esteemed faculty. Participation in our many research and recruitment opportunities includes access to world class, leading experts in engineering who have been responsible for some of the foremost innovations in engineering. Industry practitioners that engaged with our world class faculty gain a competitive advantage.
Developing your organization’s technical talent through ongoing education is a cost effective choice, and we provide top-ranked programs at every level.
The Dean’s Corporate Advisory Board is opportunity for professional development and civic engagement integral to shaping and advancing mutually beneficial partnerships between academia and industry. The board leverages the school’s strengths and assets nationally and globally, helping to create relationships between industry and UCLA Engineering faculty, students, alumni, research centers and institutes.
Contact our Corporate Relations team to explore how we can partner, and to plan your visit:
Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Ultrasound Offers New Avenue to Treat Diabetes
Two UCLA bioengineers are part of a multi-institutional team that has demonstrated a new technique that uses ultrasound to prevent and even potentially reverse Type 2 diabetes. The methodology, now undergoing feasibility trials with a group of Type 2 diabetic patients
UCLA Engineers Develop Emission-Free Process Turning Methane Gas to Hydrogen and Graphitic Carbon
Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have delivered a one-two punch to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while generating valuable products in high demand. Using direct solar power
UCLA Materials Scientists Lead Global Team in Finding Solutions to Biggest Hurdle for Solar Cell Technology
Materials scientists at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering and colleagues from five other universities around the world have discovered the major reason why perovskite solar cells — which show great promise
UCLA Professor Wins Prestigious Optical Engineering Prize
Aydogan Ozcan, who holds the Volgenau Chair for Engineering Innovation at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has received the 2022 Joseph Fraunhofer Award and Robert M. Burley Prize for optical engineering.