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Business Engagement Center

Let us be your guide

The University of Michigan-Dearborn Business Engagement Center (BEC) is your first point of contact to access student talent, leverage faculty expertise, identify lab space availability and specialized facilities, or take advantage of professional development opportunities.

BEC Partnership Testimonial
The BEC is the first point of contact to access and support the multitude of assets available at UM-Dearborn.
Business Engagement Center


We strive to ensure that engagement is strategic, efficient, and responsive to the unique needs of your company.


  • Hire talent for full-time positions, co-ops and internships
  • Develop your staff with executive education opportunities
  • Faculty Internships
  • Work with students on experiential learning project opportunities


  • Engage in cutting-edge research with award winning faculty
  • Access labs and research facilities


  • Become a sponsor of events, student organizations or other opportunities 
  • Donate goods and services
  • Develop strategic philanthropic initiatives

View the Business Engagement Center Annual Report 

Business Engagement Center

1040 -
Administration Building (AB)
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