Building Relationships

Quinnipiac University strives to build mutually beneficial relationships with corporations and foundations by matching organizational needs to appropriate campus resources.
Welcome to the Quinnipiac University Corporate and Foundation gateway, a comprehensive site that facilitates navigation to the many ways that the University relates to business, industry, and foundations. This page offers access to the broad range of opportunities to partner with Quinnipiac, from internships, research, and sponsorships to online learning.
The Corporate and Foundation Relations office aims to develop and support mutually beneficial relations between Quinnipiac and its external partners. For questions and further information contact Janet Headley, director of corporate and foundation relations at 203-582-3720 or janet.headley@quinnipiac.edu.

Corporate and Foundation Relations

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations builds and sustains relationships with corporations and foundations aligned with Quinnipiac's strategic priorities. Drawing upon Quinnipiac's strengths, its staff works with companies to address pressing challenges and create sound educational solutions. In return, Quinnipiac's corporate partners gain visibility and recognition while making valuable contributions to the lives of students and the global community through collaborative sponsored programs and research.

Foundations with parallel interests are valuable resources in propelling Quinnipiac's efforts to achieve academic excellence and national prominence. The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations maintains close ties with Quinnipiac University faculty and administration to identify and pursue opportunities that support select programs targeted for their potential to achieve and maintain top-tier ranking among peer programs nationally.

Contact:  Janet Headley, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations; 203-582-3720; janet.headley@quinnipiac.edu

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Student Recruitment and Internships

Whether you are a student, graduate or employer, our career services professionals are here to meet your career development and recruiting needs. Career services at Quinnipiac are provided within our individual schools and colleges in order to give you targeted, specialized information.

For Students
Career development is an ongoing process. From selecting a major and evaluating your interests to writing a resume and preparing for interviews, our staff is here to assist you every step of the way with developing your career plan and achieving your goals.

For Alumni
Since career development is a lifelong process, your needs don't have to end with graduation. Alumni can take advantage of Quinnipiac resources as their career plans evolve and grow. Alumni can also partner with career services to share their professional experiences with current students.

For Employers
Quinnipiac's 6,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students receive a top-rated academic experience that equips them with a wide range of skills and talents that they could contribute to your organization. Programs are available for employers to conduct interviews on campus, attend career fairs, sponsor interns and more.

Posting a Job Opportunity
To post a job opportunity on QU Career Connections, please follow the instructions below:
1. Login to your account on our QU Career Connections site
2. Click "Create Job Posting"
3. Complete the required/necessary job form field
4. Press Submit

Our QUCC Administrator is available for questions and troubleshooting issues Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST at careerservices@quinnipiac.edu.

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Online Learning

Quinnipiac University Online can help you develop and build new skills for your workforce. We offer a diverse set of educational services designed to help your organization leverage education while increasing employee development, retention and satisfaction. Some of our offerings include:

  • Workforce development
  • Corporate training and design
  • Tuition discounts for adult learners


By leveraging the strengths of a regionally accredited university, Quinnipiac University Online offers many benefits for your workforce:

  • Convenience and flexibility of online learning
  • Instructional support available seven days a week
  • Doctoral trained faculty with real world experience
  • Recognized as a top up-and-coming regional university

Learn more about our partnership opportunities

Community Outreach

Community service is woven into the fabric of Quinnipiac's culture. The Office of Community Service is a central resource for students, faculty and staff interested in volunteering in the local community. We believe service and civic engagement are agents of education and social change. We value service as a method to educate participants about local, national and international concerns and the individual's capacity to initiate change.

We are dedicated to the promotion and development of service, service learning, experiential learning, and civic engagement programs and initiatives that involve students in the local community and challenge them to critically examine the role their service plays in cultivating personal development and social change.

The Office of Community Service continually develops new programs and connections with the local community, and offers the following resources to the Quinnipiac community:

Give to Quinnipiac

Alumni are the heart and soul of Quinnipiac. They provide outstanding volunteer leadership on our Board of Trustees and to the Alumni Association's National Board of Governors, and they serve on advisory boards that enhance the entire University.

Pride in their alma mater is clear from their generous investment of time and resources in current and future students. Alumni support sustains our tradition of academic excellence, encourages strategic growth and ensures the high value placed on a Quinnipiac degree.

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Business titans meet with students as part of pilot course

Some of Quinnipiac’s top School of Business students are learning leadership strategies from four highly successful corporate executives as part of a pilot course.

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Hearst Foundations award grant

The Hearst Foundations have awarded a $100,000 grant to the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine to establish the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund to support students seeking careers as primary care physicians.

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University helps local teachers develop Math Teachers' Circle

Three Quinnipiac educators are working with middle school math teachers from Hamden and North Haven to create a Math Teachers' Circle, where teachers in New Haven County can practice open-ended, inquiry-based problem solving and rekindle their joy for mathematics.