Partnership Resources

How to Engage with UAlbany

Public engagement offers opportunities for mutually beneficial collaborations between you and the University at Albany.  

By engaging with UAlbany, you can:  

  • Approach problems with the advantage of valuable insights, ideas and research from University scholars and subject-matter experts
  • Connect with a diverse corps of hardworking and enterprising students for your volunteer, internship and employment needs 
  • Access excellent training and professional development resources and programs 

Engagement and service are among the core priorities included in the University’s Strategic Plan. Engaging with our diverse communities adds meaning and relevance to our research and teaching, creates unique opportunities for our students to grow intellectually and professionally, and strengthens UAlbany’s ability to be an open, responsive and effective anchor institution for the region, serving the public good.

We encourage you to explore the many types of public engagement opportunities and resources listed below.  

Have a question or an idea? Contact us. 



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Connect with UAlbany Experts

Faculty Experts: Find a subject matter expert for an interview or panel discussion, or to provide analysis. 

Division of Research and Economic Development: Partner with UAlbany to access the talent and energy of a Research I University.

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Work with UAlbany Instructors & Students

Minerva Center for High Impact PracticesConnect with a faculty member who will oversee a collaborative project between your organization and UAlbany students. 

Community & Public Service ProgramSupervise UAlbany student volunteers who are earning course credit for their service. 

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Recruit Interns, Employees & Volunteers

Career & Professional DevelopmentShare job postings, set up interviews and hold information sessions with students and alumni. 

EngageUAlbanyShare your volunteering opportunities with students, faculty and staff.

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Access Training & Resources

Professional Development ProgramAccess technical assistance, consultation and training for your agency or organization.

Remote Education Resource CenterAccess K-12 online education tools and connect with other professionals through a community of practice.  

Professional, Adult & Continuing Knowledge (PACK): Access microcredentials and continuing education.

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Grow a Small Business

UAlbany Innovation Center: Find the space, experts and collaborations you need to succeed in our business incubator for technology startups.

Innovate 518Find support for your innovative ideas and entrepreneurial activities.

Small Business Development Center: Receive personalized guidance on all aspects of your business venture, including loan applications.

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Support UAlbany

GivingHelp elevate UAlbany among the nation’s top public universities and enhance its role as a positive force for change. 

Corporate Engagement: Become a corporate partner whose engagement benefits UAlbany students and educational programs, as well as your own business.