Industry & Community

Improving our community and the world through education, research and service is at the core of who we are. We want to connect you with our exceptional students, faculty, staff and facilities to build mutually beneficial relationships in the Commonwealth and beyond.

Industry Engagement & Startups

UofL is a strong partner for companies of all sizes, stages and industries. Built on tradition with an eye toward what’s next, we can help your company solve problems, innovate and grow.

Contact director of industry partnerships, Laurie Young today and start problem-solving, innovating, growing and connecting.

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UofL is a premier, metropolitan research institution bursting with creativity and ideas. We are one of only 80 universities in the U.S. to earn recognition by the Carnegie Foundation as both a “Research 1” and Community Engaged university. Through your partnership we can continue to make research discoveries that benefit the world.

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Your support keeps our university affordable for students, provides opportunities for learning and discovery and ensures our progress as a major metropolitan research university. Have a special interest area? Contact our team and we’ll connect you with the area where you want to make an impact.

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Community Engagement

At UofL, community engagement plays a critical role in enhancing academic quality while providing service to the community. Engaged service is a core element of our mission to improve quality of life for local and global communities. Whether it is working with students in public schools, helping to provide services in neighborhoods, or building stronger communities internationally, UofL is committed to collaborating with partners and sharing the benefits of university research and knowledge for the public good.

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Employer Engagement

Engaged learning prepares our students for careers, workplaces and the complex challenges of tomorrow. Likewise, employers have the opportunity to connect with motivated, talented students by posting job opportunities, register for career fairs or arrange employer information sessions.

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Our physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals improve the well-being of the people throughout Kentucky and beyond by finding solutions to the health care issues that plague our communities.

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Public Services & Facilities

Since our founding as one of the first city-owned public universities in the United States, we have dedicated ourselves to being an asset to our community. By sharing our spaces, scholars, service and experiences with the public, we make good on that promise.

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