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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 Partner

Red Advantage Distinguished Partner
Sponsorship of $10,000 or more

Career Services Center Endowed Partner                                                                                                 $25,000+

The University of Central Missouri (UCM) Career Services Center Endowment is our most distinguished partnership. This lifetime partnership can be paid over five years. The Career Services Center Endowment is for corporate or personal sponsors who truly have a passion for the Career Services Center and our mission to educate and connect students with alumni, employers, or graduate schools. Endowment partners bolster the building of career-ready students and graduates and reinforce the empowerment of the Career Services Center. The interest generated from endowment funds will be used to increase programming, and student-to-employer interactions.


Career Services Learning Lab                                                                                                                    $20,000+

The Career Services Learning Lab contributes to the continued funding of a state-of-the-art learning environment for UCM students. This includes technology upgrades to allow for a more virtually capable space, laptop computers for students to use as needed and a space to collaborate with Career Services staff, Walk-In Studio Experience (W.I.S.E.) coaches, employers, and faculty. This sponsorship is valid for five-years and is available to one UCM partner only.


In-Residence Partner                                                                                                                                   $15,000+

The In-Residence Partner is an opportunity for employers to build a strong brand on the UCM campus by sponsoring a space in the Career Services Center. This partnership will assist in funding the UCM Career Services’ mission to educate students in all aspects of career development to include 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 Services Staff Offices, the Walk-In Studio Experience (W.I.S.E) Coaching Studio space within Career Services Learning Lab, Career Services Collaborative Conference Room, Employer Interview 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 Services Center but also with a department or program at UCM. This partnership is a 50/50 split between the Career Services 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 Services 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 Partner

Red Advantage Executive Partner
Sponsorship of $1,000 to $5,000

Society partners are the backbone of the Career Services 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 Partner

Red Advantage Community Partner

Sponsorship of $999.00 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. Community Partners are a-la-carte and may include the following or an otherwise determined area of sponsorship.

  • Sponsorship of the Students Employee of the Year recipients
    • 1st place award: $500               
    •  2nd place award: $250               
    • 3rd place award: $100
  • Sponsor a “Community Career Coffee”
  • Sponsorship with the Professional Clothing Studio
  • Sponsorship of a career related event or one of our career classes
    • Career Readiness
    • Life Design

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