Fitchburg State faculty-led research programs

Corporate and Community Relations

A Fitchburg State education extends beyond the classroom with professional and co-curricular opportunities. Forging partnerships with public and private businesses and community organizations within the region to enhance quality of life is one of the University’s core values.

Through strategic outreach and collaboration we focus on building corporate and community partnerships that advance common goals, promote economic growth and social mobility in the region. Through these partnerships we improve education, meet workforce needs, and develop civic-minded leaders equipped to address the future's critical challenges and opportunities. Below are a variety of ways your organization can get involved.

If you would like more information about the institution's strategic investments, please contact Jeffrey Wolfman, Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

Learn more about business and community partnership resources HERE.

In the News

Learn more about Fitchburg State's corporate and community relationships in the news.

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Corporate and Community Partners

Create or update your profile. Post a job opening. Let us know how you would like to partner with us.

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Campus Partners

Portal access for the University's industry-facing departments.

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Internships and Career Development

Experiential learning opportunities, like internships, practicums, and job shadowing, are a signature aspect of the Fitchburg State academic program to ensure student success. Learn more about how you or your organization can provide meaningful opportunities for Fitchburg State students.

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Fitchburg State faculty-led research programs

Faculty and Student Sponsored Research and Development

The Grant Center and Office of Sponsored Programs assists faculty, staff, and students in identifying, procuring, and managing federal, state and private external funding to supplement existing academic resources and to enhance program development and sponsored research at the University.

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Community Engagement and Research

The Douglas and Isabelle Crocker Center for Civic Engagement aims to help local organizations thrive and develop competencies in best practices, empower people to build a better community, and maximize collaboration between Fitchburg State University and the community. Investing in our community and establishing meaningful partnerships between the university and local citizens and organizations, enriches lives of neighborhood residents, local entrepreneurs, university students, and greater Fitchburg through evidence-based high-impact educational practices and community and economic development.

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Fitchburg State workforce development

Workforce Development

The Center for Professional Studies (CPS) offers professional development to working professionals, collaborating with school districts, businesses and other professional groups on continuing educational needs.

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Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations

The Grant Center and Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for the identification and procurement of federal, state and private external funding to supplement existing academic resources and to enhance program development and sponsored research at the University. It also coordinates University efforts for corporate and community partnerships to advance common goals.

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