As the leading undergraduate university in South Carolina, we have a unique responsibility to gather local knowledge and apply solutions that will boost our state’s economy. For us, that means partnering with the leading companies in Greenville—and beyond.
Our corporate services staff can connect your company to Furman’s expertise and research. Every day, Furman’s students, faculty, staff and alumni tackle our state’s most complex problems and forge partnerships with businesses and nonprofit agencies to solve them. By collaborating with us, your company can be confident in the knowledge that you’re building a strategic partnership and making a lasting impact in South Carolina.
Furman offers a variety of professional development programs for companies to develop their current staff. Our expertise runs the gamut, from executive leadership to corporate sustainability.
The Center for Corporate and Professional Development can provide your organization with the professional development and performance consulting tools needed to excel in today’s business climate.
Undergraduate Evening Studies
Founded in 1957, Furman’s Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive their education from one of the nation’s leading liberal arts universities.
Furman’s Challenge Course consists of a series of outdoor physical and mental challenges designed to boost group cooperation and performance.
Furman graduates excel in every profession. That’s because our alumni learn how to think creatively, find meaningful connections between disparate ideas, work effectively in teams and communicate well. With those diverse skills, our graduates leave our campus ready to lead their peers. Recruit a Furman student or graduate for your company.
At Furman, internships are considered a part of the learning process. The program’s success is built upon a strong foundation of relationships with businesses and nonprofits around the world. Your organization could be our next partner. See our employer resources.
We only admit the brightest, most dedicated, and highly motivated students to our school, and it shows. Ninety-seven percent of our graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of leaving our campus—a stat that’s well above the national average. As a qualified employer, you can access our tools and resources to recruit Furman students. Recruit a Paladin.
We know you’re busy. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of contacts to meet your hiring needs.
Internship Program Director
- Recruit Graduates
Assistant Vice President
Career and Professional Development
- Alumni and Parent Engagement
Executive Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement
Access Furman Expertise
Furman is a community of talented researchers and renowned scholars who are at the forefront of developments in subjects like childhood education, economics, genetics, public policy, and sustainability. By collaborating with our partners and peers in the community, we put our ideas and insights into practice—and translate our discoveries into a meaningful impact.
Furman's faculty are available to provide their expertise and analysis to a variety of topics. Contact us to collaborate with our faculty.
The Riley Institute
The Riley Institute broadens student and community perspectives about issues critical to South Carolina’s progress. Through its speaker forums, diversity strategies, and public education work, it builds and engages present and future leaders, creates and shares information about the state’s core challenges, and links the leadership body to sustainable solutions.
The Shi Center for Sustainability
Established in 2008, the Shi Center for Sustainability has evolved into a powerful think tank where educators, students, and community leaders can work together and explore the most complex issues of sustainability. The center partners with numerous Greenville nonprofits, higher education consortiums, and corporations.
Build your business—and brand recognition—at Furman. Every year, our campus attracts thousands of visitors for community, corporate, fine arts and sports events. That doesn’t include the 2,700 undergraduates who call Furman home. Simply put, we’re a big attraction.
You can raise your visibility on our campus in a variety of ways. Support Furman’s research through a corporate gift. Sponsor one of our community gatherings. Or advertise at a sporting event. No matter your interest, we can help you connect with our community.
Corporate Partnerships and Giving
Support Furman by engaging in a sponsorship opportunity, or by funding one of our research initiatives. Contact Liz Seman, executive director of corporate engagement for more information.
Furman has 18 NCAA Division I teams—and a passionate fan base. You can support the Paladins through sponsorship or advertisement. Contact Harry Day, account executive for IMG College Furman Athletics.