Connect with George mason university
George Mason University and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce have formed a strategic partnership to align the “voice of business” with Virginia’s largest public research university. Below are examples of the many ways your business can connect with Mason. Questions? Contact Toni Andrews, Associate Director of Community & Local Government Relations at George Mason University, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-993-9817.
George Mason University Career Services is where extraordinary talent and accessibility meet to bring you the most effective and dynamic recruiting experience in the DC metro area, thanks to our Industry Focused Approach. Our experienced team of Industry Advisors will connect you to a versatile and highly diverse talent pool of students and alumni for all your recruiting needs. Contact Mary Claire Kraft, Manager of Employer Outreach, at 703-993-2366 or email@example.com.
George Mason is proud to be a part of the Handshake network for collegiate level recruiting. Signing up for an account in Handshake is free. Join today and start connecting with our students.
Develop Leaders in Your Organization
Mason’s Executive and Professional Education builds the strategic capabilities of organizations and individuals to help companies build growth plans and address training demands at an enterprise-wide level. From role-based C-Suite-level programs to tailored learning experiences and technology training, Mason provides a market-driven and consultative approach to the development and delivery of every program. Contact a representative at 703-993-2109 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Executive and Professional Education online.
We also invite you to learn more about Mason’s academic programs and Colleges and Schools.
Do Business with Mason
The university is an anchor for the Northern Virginia community and we boost the local economy by engaging and partnering with local companies.
Commercial vendors interested in doing business with the university must first join eVA – Virginia’s e-Procurement Portal – outlining their products/services to become an approved vendor.
Become an approved caterer.
For campus retail opportunities, connect with Mason Auxiliary Enterprises. There are also many ways to advertise and reach a dynamic audience of more than 40,000 students, faculty and staff.
Utilize Our Event Space
Mason offers unique campus and off-campus facilities for team-building events, training, business planning, and other outings.
Two of Mason’s newest venues offer exceptional settings and discounted rental fees for members of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce:
Launch and Grow Your Business
In addition to providing entrepreneurial mentoring and startup assistance to our student and faculty entrepreneurs, we also offer startup services to entrepreneurs throughout Northern Virginia.
Through the Mason Enterprise Center (MEC), Mason offers co-working space and incubator services at four locations (Fairfax, Leesburg, Springfield, and Warrenton). We also offer small business advising through the Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network and additional programs to support the growth of small businesses.
Contact Sean Mallon, Mason’s Associate Vice President of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
Leverage the GovCon Initiative
If your company is in GovCon, you can connect with the Mason GovCon Initiative. Housed within the Mason School of Business, the GovCon Initiative is producing the research and solutions to create a more efficient, innovative and effective government contracting industry. Our GovCon-focused Executive Education focuses on strategies geared for junior, mid-level, and senior executives and is taught by GovCon Hall of Famers.
Grow your workforce by taking advantage of our GovCon Hiring resource. Get the best and brightest Mason business students as interns and new hires. Learn and network by attending conferences that focus on government contracting from both sides of the market – government and business. Connect with Charlie Dolgas, Associate Director, at 703-993-1638.
Learn More About Our Research
George Mason has achieved the coveted “highest research activity” ranking from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, an exclusive group of 115 institutions. Mason has increased its investment in research, particularly in science and engineering. This spurs innovation and helps lead to a more robust regional economy. Learn more about Mason research across disciplines. Learn more about Mason’s academic programs and Colleges and Schools.
Invite A Mason Speaker
Mason Speakers comprises more than 100 professors, researchers, administrators, and alumni volunteers who provide lectures and guest presentations to organizations and businesses free of charge. Several hundred topics are listed on the speakers’ registry. More than 1,000 requests for speakers have been filled as part of this community service program. Email Sarah Gallagher for more information.
Find Economic Data When You Need It
Mason’s Center for Regional Analysis (CRA) provides research and technical assistance that focus on economic, workforce, fiscal, demographic, housing, and social issues that shape the future growth of communities and regions. CRA works with communities on strategic economic development planning, analyzes the impacts of policy changes, and helps businesses, industries, and government understand the roles they play in local, state, and national economic competitiveness. CRA is also widely known for economic outlook events that help local business and government leaders prepare for challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing marketplace. Learn more about the CRA’s current research and contact the center for your research and data needs.
Network and Build Your Team
From forums and lectures to performing arts and athletics, there are many reasons for you and members of your business to visit Mason.
For a complete list of events, visit Today@Mason where you may view an overall calendar or select events by location or audience. See a complete listing of all upcoming performances. Visit GoMason.com for information about Mason athletic teams, schedules, and tickets. If you’re interested in receiving periodic updates about events happening at Mason’s Arlington Campus, email Toni Andrews. To receive news about our Science and Technology Campus in Prince William County, email Molly Grove.
Let Us Know You’re an Alumnus
As a Mason graduate, you exemplify the university’s mission through your professional accomplishments and community engagement. The university takes pride in all you do and we value staying connected. We also value your involvement with your alma mater. You can:
George Mason University is the educational, economic, and cultural hub of Northern Virginia. With your help and investment, we can strengthen our region and continue to serve the world through our outstanding graduates and leading research. We invite you to make your mark at Mason. Learn more about the Faster Farther Campaign and the many ways your business can partner with Mason by contacting Mercedes Price in the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at 703-993-5160 or email@example.com.
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