Industry Partners

Think Chapman First

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ENGAGE PURPOSEFULLY

An industry partnership with Chapman University is more than just a business arrangement. It’s an opportunity to create many mutually beneficial successes through a variety of connections and opportunities.

When you partner with Chapman, you not only gain a strong pipeline of qualified and professional applicants, you become engrained in the Chapman Family, which connects you with opportunities for professional development, philanthropy, networking and more. 

  • WHY PARTNER WITH CHAPMAN?

    EXPERIENCED STUDENTS AND ALUMNI

    When you Think Chapman First, you’re hiring successful, driven and experienced students and alumni.

    97% participate in Experiential Learning

    97% of students participate in experiential learning activities (research, internships, volunteering, work, practicum) during their time at Chapman

    Class of 2018 First Destination Survey
    80% have an Internship

    80% of Chapman students intern during their time at Chapman

    Class of 2018 First Destination Survey
    97% employers Satisfied with Interns

    97% of employers are satisfied or very satisfied with their Chapman Intern's work performance

    2018-19 Site Supervisor Student Internship Performance Evaluations
    135k Real-World Experience Hours

    Last year alone, Chapman students gained more than 135,000 hours of real-world experience via industry internships

    2018-19 Internship Academic Credit Registration
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    RECRUIT

    Top Employers

    Meet Chapman's Top Employers, our Think Chapman First Champions. 

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    AAA

    "INNOVATIVE INSIGHTS"

    " Establishing a partnership with Chapman University has been very beneficial and has helped to bring additional innovative insights into our organization. "

    — Galen Grillo (EMBA '13) (Chapman University, Industry Partners ; Chair Member of the Board of Governors ; Vice President, Automobile Club of Southern California)

    A LEADER IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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    R2 STATUS BY CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION,

    A DISTINCTION HELD BY JUST 10% OF U.S. UNIVERSITIES

    # 1 BUSINESS UNDERGRAD PROGRAM ON THE WEST COAST

    BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK

    # 125 NATIONAL UNIVERSITIES

    U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT

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    Chapman University is a Leader in Higher Education

    Chapman has a long history as one of the top universities in the western United States, consistently ascending the rankings and earning recognition across our programs, schools and colleges. Be a part of Chapman's upward momentum.

     

    Learn more about Chapman's rank, recognition and history.
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    Recruit Experienced and Engaged Students and Alumni

    When building your team, Think Chapman First and recruit Chapman talent. Our "it-factor" students and alumni are ready for a variety of roles – from intern, to entry-level, to seasoned teammates.

    Learn more about recruitment opportunities with Chapman
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    Join a Nationwide Industry Network of Top Companies

    Chapman's Industry Partner network spans the nation and beyond and includes some of the biggest companies and organizations in the market today. From Boeing to Netflix, you will join a diverse network of engage and innovative organizations.

     

    Learn more about becoming an Industry Partner
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    BANK OF AMERICA

    "EXCEED OUR EXPECTATIONS"

    " Our relationship with Chapman reflects the true, deep, meaning of ‘partnership.’ We can always count on Chapman to exceed our expectations and help us wow our clients. "

    — Shari Battle (Chapman University, Industry Partners ;  Senior Vice President, Market Manager of Orange County, Bank of America)