Become an Employer Partner

We’re offering three tiers of partnership participation to suit a variety of organizations.

A Partnership Level that Suits You

Gold, silver, or bronze—You decide which level is best for your organization. 

Sign the Partnership Agreement

Once signed, the partnership goes into effect immediately.


Contact John Mordaci, Vice President for Partnerships at or (585)451-9346.

Select the Partnership Level that best fits your organization

Partnership Benefits
$2,500 scholarship per employee, spouse, or dependent per year    
Unlimited number of employees, spouses, or dependents enrolled per year    
$2,500 scholarship per employee per year  
Unlimited number of employees enrolled  
Recognized Partner of Golisano Institute and listed on
Included in Golisano Institute promotional social media posts
Early access to students for internship review and career opportunities
End of year recognition and networking ceremony
Invited to annual career fair
Partner Commitment
Provides mentored work internships (11 weeks required/paid or unpaid)    
Provides mentored work internship opportunities  
Offers shadowing, mentoring, or group site visit opportunities  
Participates in the “Speaking from Experience” series
Golisano Institute branding featured on company/organization website
Golisano Institute branding featured on HR website/employee handbook

Current Partners

By partnering with prominent businesses, Golisano Institute gives students direct access to real-world opportunities, mentorship, and networking. In turn, this creates an opportunity for our partners to cultivate their future workforce with aspiring business leaders.

Interested in a Partnership?

Please complete and submit the form below and we will contact you shortly to discuss a potential partnership with Golisano Institute.
Speaking from Experience forums and workshops happen every Wednesday and offer students an opportunity to hear and engage with business leaders and entrepreneurs on a wide-range of topics.

Frequently Asked Questions