Wooster academic departments work with partner organizations through unique programs to share expertise, resources, and/or instruments

College of Wooster faculty work with partner organizations to explore potential for mutually beneficial collaborations. Partnerships with academic departments can range from one-time collaborations to semester or annual commitments. These collaborations can range from running tests on specialized College-owned equipment to work that is included in class curriculum to skilled research in various disciplines.

Benefits to Partner Organizations:

  • Gain access to resources, equipment, and/or expertise of Wooster faculty and students
  • Benefit from tangible outcomes with minimal management or oversight of student employees
  • Wooster students and faculty may bring new aptitudes, different perspectives, expertise, comfort with technology and social media, etc.
  • Introduction to Wooster students that may lead to full-time employment

Benefits to Participants:

  • Opportunity to apply classroom knowledge and skills to a real-world work experience
  • Gain relevant experience and develop new skills
  • Strengthen ties to the community
  • Meet new people and broaden professional and personal networks
  • Sometimes meet a course requirement
Partner With Us

Great, I’m in! How do I start?

To explore ways to connect, organizations wishing to work with academic departments at The College of Wooster should contact:

Cathy McConnell
Director, Experiential Learning and Community Engagement