Annual partnerships afford your company unparalleled opportunities to meet and recruit the best and brightest engineering students at Rice University.
For more information about sponsorships, contact:
Leah Aschmann, Assistant Director of Corporate Relations
at 713.348.6012 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Corporate PLATINUM Partner $50,000+
Corporate GOLD Partner $50,000
All of the benefits of the Corporate Partner, plus:
Recognition as the Presenting Sponsor for (1) designated event or premier annual naming opportunity in OEDK
Sponsor a second undergraduate engineering design team
Named award at the Engineering Design Showcase OEDK Corporate Partners Annual partnerships afford your company unparalleled opportunities to meet and recruit the best and brightest engineering students at Rice University.
Corporate SILVER Partner $25,000
Sponsor an undergraduate student engineering design team for one year
Elevator Pitch Competition sponsorship, opportunity to serve as a judge, and named award
Engineering Design Showcase sponsorship, opportunity to serve as a judge
Around the Kitchen Table Series sponsorship
Invitations to events featuring industry and student networking opportunities
Invitation to the judges' reception an annual Engineering Design Showcase
Corporate visibility includes prominent signage in OEDK, recognition on OEDK website, and corporate logo included on all print materials such as newsletters, event team posters, and signage at sponsored event
Corporate BRONZE Sponsor - Design Team Sponsor $7,500
Sponsor an undergraduate student engineering design team for a year
Invitations to OEDK events - Around the Kitchen Table Series, Elevator Pitch competition, Design Showcase
Corporate visibility includes framed corporate logo in Design Kitchen, recognition on OEDK website, team posters, and team presentations.
Equipment Sponsor $10,000 - $150,000+
Supply or provide funding for equipment on the OEDK “wish list” with permanent recognition on the equipment OR supply funds to sponsor student use of OEDK equipment on an annual basis
Opportunity to meet and recruit the best and brightest engineering students.
Enhanced corporate recognition and familiarity among Rice engineering students at all levels.
Opportunity to educate students and faculty in the technology specific to their business.
Our students provide sponsors with fresh insights into their technology challenges.
Opening doors to internships and career opportunities.
Working on real-world, challenging projects of interest to industry.
Experiencing multidisciplinary teams.
Facing the “engineering design process” from opportunity recognition through implementation.
Developing communication and collaboration skills.
Learning valuable lessons from experienced industry partners.
Rice University Benefits:
Strengthens our ties with alumni and industry.
Advances our already high leadership position in engineering education.
Widens the experience base of our faculty, bringing real-world examples into the classrooms.
Improves our ability to attract high-caliber students and faculty to our campus.