OVPTL Corporate Relations is focused on understanding the needs and priorities of corporations and foundations and aligning them with programs and initiatives within the OVPTL to support student success.

We consider our community and corporate partners part of the Anteater family. Our goal is to support student success so that our Anteaters make for valuable employees. Learn more about the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) below for ways that you can get involved and connect with top talent.

Attend UROP Symposium

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UROP sponsors the UCI Undergraduate Research Symposium, an annual event that offers hundreds of undergraduates the opportunity to present the results of their research or creative activities in a professional setting to the entire UCI campus and surrounding community.

RSVP here

Share your knowledge

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One way to make an impact is by sharing your story, expertise, and experience with UCI students. We are always looking for guest speakers for on-campus or virtual events. It’s also a great way to showcase your company to prospective employees!

Email us here

Donate to UROP


When you financially support UROP, you are giving more than money. You are empowering talent from one of the top research universities in the country and affording them a chance to build lifelong skills alongside faculty. Donations of any size welcome.

Donate here

Join the Partners Program

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When corporations get involved as partners, they are supporting the development of the future workforce. Take advantage of your opportunity to connect with students from all majors, and let students get to know your company through exclusive programming.

Learn more here

Sponsor an Event


Our ability to engage students in undergraduate research is made possible by support from the community. You can make an impact on the lives of countless UCI students by supporting events such as our symposium and other activities throughout the year.

Share your interest here

Meet the Students

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UROP’s enduring impact is our unique ability to transform the lives of our students through research. Learn more about our participating students and explore the diverse range of projects they have developed.

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Additional Opportunities & Programs:

OVPTL encompasses and delivers a number of distinct and diverse student support programs. To learn more visit http://ovptl.uci.edu/ or email Matthew Princetta, mprincet@uci.edu.