Alumni and Giving

The College of Engineering and Computing is at the hub of the technology-driven economy of Northern Virginia, the largest data center market in the U.S. The area accounts for nearly 20 percent of market share in enterprise demand, making it a magnet for innovation and incubators of new products and ideas. Students seeking a career-rich environment can find it at Mason, and industry partners have first dibs on recruiting great talent. 

Get a Jump on Competitors in a Rich Hiring Pool

The College of Engineering and Computing has developed deep and mutually beneficial relationships with industries in the Washington, D.C., area and beyond, and our innovative corporate partners offer paid internships, as well as full-time positions.

"George Mason University is one of our College Relations' targeted schools, making it a top choice for recruitment, engagement and investment. We have been a member of the Corporate Partnership since 2006."


"Our industry partnership has provided us with the means to have a frequent presence on campus, and our involvement with students and faculty has provided us with unparalleled access to established and emerging thought leaders."

Male students showcase their robots at the Whiskey, Widgets, and Wonks event

CEC students showcase their robots at the Whiskey, Widget, and Wonks reception.

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John Boal

Business and Industry Partners See Major Benefits

Among the customized benefits of the CEC Industry Partnership Program:

  • One point of contact at the school.

  • Invitations to Dean's Advisory Board symposiums, faculty lectures, and seminars.

  • Advance invitations to VIP Mason/College events.

  • Targeted student résumés and access to student organization leaders, which helps to build our pipeline.

  • Liaison to cyber research project collaboration.

  • Recognition in the Convocation brochure and college marketing materials.

  • Company logo prominently displayed at the entrance to the Nguyen Building on the Fairfax Campus.