How can my company or organization get involved with GFX?

There are many ways to get involved in GFX through elements such as visiting events and sponsoring projects.

Summer Scholars

The program eases the transition to Illinois, celebrates diversity, enhances leadership skills, and increases academic performance for the first-year. Students live, learn, and collaborate together. You can sponsor a workshop, host a tour, or contribute to scholarships that increase participation of diverse groups of students.


Host a workshop (ranging from career development to explaining your company) and use the setting to engage students and share insights to help them succeed.

GFX Projects

Suggest topics that could be used in our projects classes, using the opportunity to be involved in the course, sponsor student work, and mentor students throughout the process.


Host a tour of your facility, helping students to increase their understanding by seeing the interworking of your business.

Additional Ways to Increase Your Presence at Grainger Engineering

Contact Corporate Relations

Find out how to partner with the University on a larger scale. Contact Corporate Relations for more information.

Get Involved in Research Park

Not only will creating a presence in Research Park enable your company to work with faculty, but will allow you to work with students as well. Take advantage of all the resources that the University has to offer.

Get Involved with RSOs

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) are student run organizations that play a heavy role on the University campus. There are many RSOs that are engineering-specific organizations.