Connect Program

Work with a University of Texas, Austin, hands-on account manager to craft your campus strategy for recruiting top tech talent in Electrical and Computer Engineering. With access to more than 2200 undergraduate and graduate students in a top-10 ranked program, investing in multiple touchpoints with targeted groups of students throughout the semester is recommended to boost your brand on campus.
 
Our Connect Program Partners enjoy the following suite of benefits for an annual contribution. Not ready to join the full program? Companies can arrange individual events for a single event fee. Contact us for details.
 
Contribution
 
  • $20,000 annual fee
  • $11,000 annual fee for small companies and non-profits
Membership program year aligns with the academic year, but companies can join any time. Partners can join mid-year one time for a reduced fee of $11,000, allowing for program benefits to be used during the spring semester. Small companies and non-profits can join mid-year for $5,500.
Event Annual Frequency
Lobby Day One per academic year
Featured tables in the EER lobby. Consider demos, informal coffee chats with engineers, office hours, and food/swag giveaways. 3600 students pass through the building for classes each day. Exposure to other engineering majors possible. One company in lobby per day.
Hosting a successful Lobby Day
 
Workshop/Hack Night* One per semester
Customizable hands-on teaching of software or hardware tools; team challenges and competitions. Or opportunity to focus on professional skills development.
Hosting a successful Workshop
 
Tech Talk* Unlimited
Focus on a relevant technology to your company's work; opportunity to showcase how potential new hires would impact your work in this area.
Hosting a successful Tech Talk
 
Grad Extravaganza One per academic year
Monthly graduate student social, the first Thursday of each month school is in session. One corporate host per event. December, March, and May events are held at the Texas Union bowling alley.
Hosting a successful Grad Extravaganza
 
Lunch One per academic year
Target a select group of students in ECE (e.g., freshman, computer engineers, PhDs, women). Lead informal discussion on a topic of your choice: women in the engineering workplace, career paths, fellowship opportunities, etc. One corporate host per lunch session.
Hosting a successful Lunch
 
Freshman Classroom Session One per academic year (available fall only)
Host a 30-minute session on a career topic: how to talk to reps at a job fair; how to stand out in the intern pool; opportunities for ECE students in your industry; the career path. Encourage students in their first semester to explore!
 
Social* One per semester
Network and visit with our student orgs in a casual environment. Play games, build, provide midnight breakfast during finals week; craft. Arrange for students to go off-campus to a movie, bowling alley, or visit your company for a special event or mixer. Presentations are not appropriate on campus (that would be categorized as a tech talk.)
Hosting a successful Social
 
Custom Event One per semester
Be creative! Host a movie night, lunch and learn presentation, intern panel, interview prep session, open office hours. Celebrate International Women’s Day, Engineers Week, etc. with our students.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*These events must be cohosted by an affiliated ECE student organization.
 
Catering
 
  • Catering for events is not included and is the responsibility of the company to select, order, pay, and clean up following the event.
On-Campus Partners
 
  • While computer engineers graduate from this department, we also have a Computer Science Department in the College of Natural Sciences. Consider partnering with them as well to reach another 2000+ students: https:www.cs.utexas.edu/industry.
 
View a list of our current Connect Partners.