External Engagement Opportunities

External Engagement Opportunities

Partner With Rowan

Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified national doctoral research institution dedicated to excellence in public higher education. Since 1923, Rowan has evolved from a teacher preparation school to a comprehensive research university that's ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best national public research universities in the nation. We have the capacity to partner with businesses in a variety of fields, including health care, engineering, technology, education, construction, and communications.

Our commitment to high-quality education blended with practical, problem-solving research makes our educational community distinctive. We are attracting talented and ambitious students and professionals to join our ranks. We are driving the regional economy with an exceptional education and research opportunities. In every endeavor, we are developing ideas, methods, and technologies to improve people's lives and the world around us. 

"We have long been committed to provide not only an accessible and affordable education to our students but also to help the region's economy grow." -Dr. Ali A. Houshmand, President, Rowan University

Discover With Us - Research at Rowan 

poolResearchers at Rowan have a long history of partnering with business and industry, government, and non-profit organizations both in New Jersey and beyond. Their work spans Rowan's medical schools, STEM programs, humanities, and more.

Undergraduate and graduate students are essential contributors to this research, often presenting at national conferences, sharing credits in professional publications, and winning regional and national awards for their work.

We invite you to partner with us through:

  • Sponsoring Rowan University faculty research
  • Collaborating with faculty on government-sponsored research
  • Sponsoring Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering student clinics
  • Sponsoring the College of Science & Mathematic's Office of Undergraduate Research (COURI)
  • Sponsoring other student research projects
  • Connecting with faculty and students through seminars, symposiums, and Research Days

Innovate With Us - The South Jersey Technology Park 

presDesigned to meet the needs of entrepreneurs in the University community and the region, the South Jersey Technology Park (SJTP) provides flexible workspace, fully equipped laboratories, programs, and business services as well as a connection to Rowan University's ecosystem of faculty expertise and student talent to help young technology-based companies grow their business.

SJTP's goal is to lead the economic revitalization of Southern New Jersey through an integrated program of science and technology initiatives.

We invite you to partner with us through:

  • The CAVE (Virtual Reality Lab)
  • Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATEs)
  • Geospatial Research Lab
  • Astronomical Observatory

Grow With Us - Corporate & Foundation Relations

cfrThe Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) focuses on securing philanthropic funding through building relationships with private foundations, corporate foundations, and other businesses to support Rowan University's mission.

Corporations and private philanthropic foundations provide generous support for a variety of projects and programs for students, faculty, and the overall community. These initiatives range from research to academic endeavors, scholarships, capital enhancements, and community outreach.

We invite you to partner with us through:

  • Sponsoring University events
  • Supporting a specific program/project
  • Funding a scholarship/grant
  • Naming an academic building, school, college, scholarship, program or public space

Develop With Us - Rowan Global

globalRowan Global Learning and Partnerships, formerly the College of Graduate & Continuing Education (CGCE), is Rowan University's vehicle to reach out and serve the needs of college students, working adults, lifelong learners, and the business community.

In addition to traditional classes, Rowan Global offers non-credit services and products, including professional development, undergraduate degree completion for those with transferrable credits, continuing education units, corporate training, and personal enrichment.

We invite you to partner with us through:
  • Professional Development
  • Continuing Education
  • Space Rental
  • Rowan Global Solutions
  • Conference and Meeting Organization

Recruit With Us - Career Advancement

indThe Office of Career Advancement at Rowan strives to engage students in the development and implementation of meaningful educational and career goals consistent with their values, interests, and abilities.

Our staff assists students and alumni as they work to create a practical framework for a lifetime of active career management through one-on-one counseling, workshops, recruitment programs, career fairs, job posting databases, and promotion of partnerships with employers, academic departments, and the University community.

We invite you to partner with us through:

  • Participating in Career Fairs
  • Hosting on-campus interviews
  • Posting job listings
  • Hiring student interns and graduates


Contact Us - Let's Collaborate

Bob Bullard  Bob Bullard
  Assistant Vice President, Professional Success