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Become a Partner

Building Your Brand at UCM

The Red Advantage Partnership is an opportunity for employers to build their brand and increase visibility on the UCM campus. By choosing one of our four partnership levels, employers will increase their visibility and build their brand with UCM students. Partnerships include:

Distinguished Partners

Red Advantage Distinguished Partner          

Career and Life Design Center Endowed Partner                                                                                  $25,000+

The University of Central Missouri (UCM) Career & Life Design Center Endowment is our most distinguished partnership. This lifetime partnership can be paid over five years. The Career & Life Design Center Endowment is for corporate or personal sponsors who truly have a passion for the Career & Life Design Center and our mission to support students and alumni through career readiness and life design to explore and build their career and life journeys endowment partners bolster the building of career-ready students and graduates and reinforce the empowerment of the Career & Life Design Center. The interest generated from endowment funds will be used to increase programming, and student-to-employer interactions.


Career and Life Design Partner                                                                                                                    $15,000+

The Career & Life Design Partner is an opportunity for employers to build a strong brand on the UCM campus by sponsoring a space in the Career & Life Design Center. This partnership will assist in funding the UCM Career Services’ mission to educate students in all aspects of Career & Life Design. Life Design is a “design” thinking approach to tackling the problems of life and vocational wayfinding. Locations with naming opportunities include the Career and Life Design Staff Offices, the Walk-In Studio Experience (W.I.S.E) Coaching Studio space within Career and Life Design Learning Lab,  Collaborative Conference Room, Mule Mindset Podcast Room or the Professional Clothing Studio. This is a 3-year partnership and is available to up to 8 partners


Career to Campus Partner                                                                                                                               $10,000+

This unique partnership allows organizations to not only partner with the Career & Life Design Center but also with a department or program at UCM. This partnership is a 50/50 split between the Career & Life Design Center and a department, student organization or program of your choice. Funds may be used to support academics, new programs and instructional needs. All sponsorship recognition will be through the Career and Life Design Center as outlined in the partnership agreement. However, additional recognition may be provided through the department or program, should they wish to do so. We believe in supporting each other and are a united front for our students. A career to campus partnership can make a difference university-wide and is valid for one calendar year and is available to UCM partners.

Society Partners

Red Advantage Society Partner                                                                                                                  $500-$5000

Society partners are the backbone of the Career and Life Design Center. These partnerships provide services, programs and
events for students that promote career development. These also provide technology upgrades, help offset event expenses,
assist with purchasing software that connects students with employers, provide online interviewing practice, and fund additional
staff to collect post-graduation employment data that will be shared with Red Advantage Partners. This partnership is valid for
one calendar year.

Community Partners

Red Advantage Community Partner                                                                                                    $499 and below

Becoming a community level partner is the perfect way to build your brand at UCM by contributing at an affordable rate. All community level partnerships are valid for one year and used for general programming.

Red Advantage Partners

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