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Corporate Partners Program

Corporate Partners Program

The construction industry in the metro Atlanta and broader Southeast region is experiencing significant growth, fueled by a strong demand for new and repurposed projects, pandemic-related supply-demand challenges, and impending high retirement rates. This scenario underscores the critical need for skilled professionals, positioning Georgia Tech School of Building Construction graduates as invaluable assets.

Our program stands out for its emphasis on technology and innovation, a diverse and expanding faculty, and cross-disciplinary learning opportunities offered in conjunction with the Institute's other colleges—Engineering, Business, Sciences, Computing, and Liberal Arts.

Through our Corporate Partners Program, companies gain exclusive access to engage with our students via professional activities, mentoring, resume and interview preparation, project competitions, and sponsorship of student organizations, ensuring a direct connection to top-tier talent.

Partner Benefits

Our Gold & White Corporate Partnership Options include a diverse set of activities centered around engagement with our students and strategic initiatives of the School. Our two-level structure allows for companies of different sizes and focus areas to engage on a level that best suits their needs. We're excited to offer this program to the construction community and look forward to your participation.


How To Partner

Consider becoming a member of our Gold & White Corporate Partners Program to secure a competitive edge. Your support can be allocated from your recruitment or community outreach funds. Allow the Georgia Tech School of Building Construction to enhance your involvement via this distinctive partnership opportunity.

If you are a prospective partner, please contact:

Ece Erdogmus

Chair and Professor

School of Building Construction
Georgia Tech

Kelly Smith

Director of Development

College of Design
Georgia Tech

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School Establishes New Corporate Partners Program

Message from the Chair, Dr. Ece Erdogmus

At Georgia Tech, our construction education programs are dedicated to molding the next generation of leaders in the construction industry through a targeted approach of growth and partnership. Within a span of under two years, we have substantially grown our faculty team, rolled out a cutting-edge undergraduate program, and initiated a groundbreaking pre-college initiative tailored for high school students. Additionally, we've introduced a new minor and forged a dual degree agreement with Georgia Highlands College, all while expanding our advisory board. Central to our ethos is a commitment to building robust partnerships within the industry, recognizing that such cooperative efforts are fundamental to propelling our program to the forefront of construction education. Join us in shaping the future of construction leadership!

Construction Industry Meets Academics

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Industry Relations

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Advisory Board

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Annual Banquet

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RED Conference

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