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We facilitate partnering relationships between BYU faculty-led student teams and sponsoring organizations with relevant projects. Search the directory below to identify the best partner for your project.

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David O. McKay School of Education

Art Education: Introduction to K-12 Art and Design Education: Studio Methods, Media, and Exploration of Teaching

Project Description
Art and design methods with field-based teaching experience intended to help prospective teachers understand the demands and opportunities associated with teaching K-12 students, including special education students. The course included 45 K-12 practicum hours.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • Hyacinth High School: 4 BYU students were brought in to teach a class three times a week

What We Will Provide
  1. A report defined by the external partner
  2. A student teacher, part-time

Responsibilities of External Partners
  1. Practitioner mentor provided
  2. Project reviews provided
  3. Student-teacher availability schedule negotiated

Past Partners
  • Richard Mann, Assistant Principal: "The students that BYU generously provided were respectful, prompt and above all, responsible. In my iterations with them, I have been beyond pleased at their progress and teachability."

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Teaching Experience
  2. Communication
  3. Classroom Management

Course
Art Education 276: Introduction to K-12 Art and Design Education: Studio Methods, Media and Exploration of Teaching

Art Education: K-12 Classroom Management, 3D Methods, and Community Arts Practicum

Project Description
K-12 classroom management, teaching, and 3D ceramics methods within a variety of contexts, including museums, community art sites, after school programs, and summer art workshops. The course includes 15 K-12 practicum hours.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • Thomas Jefferson Junior High: 2 BYU students were brought in to teach a class three times a week.

What We Will Provide
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A student teacher, part-time

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner mentor provided
  • Project reviews provided
  • Student-teacher availability schedule negotiated

Past Partners
  • Lauren Brown, Principal: "The students provided by BYU began teaching almost immediately after their arrival due to various complications with the Pandemic. In being thrust into an uncomfortable position, they handled it with the utmost grace and professionalism."

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Teaching experience
  2. Communication
  3. Classroom Management

Course
Art Education 378: K-12 Classroom Management, 3D Methods, and Community Arts Practicum

Counseling Psychology and Special Education: Student Analysis and Design

Project Description
Collaborating with parents, professionals, and others to meet needs of individuals with disabilities in inclusive or special education environments.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • USA Air Force ROTC: Team of students trained on campus to enter and serve in the USA ROTC.

What We Will Provide
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner mentor provided
  • Project reviews provided

Past Partners
  • ROTC Team: "We have had the pleasure of serving with BYU students for many years, and are always amazed at what they accomplish. We are proud of the students we interact with, and see BYU students as something special, a gift to the ROTC as a whole"

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Client Relations
  3. Interpersonal Relations

Course
CPSE 401R: Student Analysis and Design

Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Project Description
The culmination and application of core construction management curriculum. Project teams design, analyze, manage, and construct an international project.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester
  • Structured feedback system initiated by external partner

Responsibilities of External Partners

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork
  3. International Relations

Course
Construction Facility Management 317R: Competition
Project Description
Culminating capstone experience which takes a project from inception to facility operation.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester.
  • Structured feedback system initiated by external partner

Responsibilities of External Partners

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork

Course
Construction Facility Management 416R: Capstone
Project Description
Brigham Young University's Capstone course (ME/ EVE 475 & 476) has gained reputation as one of the finest mentoring experiences of its type in the country. Combining the skills of electrical, mechanical, computer and manufacturing engineering seniors, teams of 5-7 students engage in industry-sponsored, two-semester projects. Students are instructed in product development and design by one of four engineering professors, and each team is coached by a dedicated faculty coach. All IP developed during the project remains the property of the sponsor.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
https://capstone.byu.edu/past-projects/

What We Will Provide
  • Product design including original designs, design improvements, and proof of concept work
  • Work directly with students and get to know them for recruiting purposes
  • Retain IP for any new IP developed during the project
  • Access for team to all undergrad labs and facilities
  • Hardware and/or software products

Responsibilities of External Partners
Sponsors provide a liaison engineer to communicate weekly with the team. The liaison engineer ensures the team is staying focused on potentially changing needs of the sponsor.

Past Partners
  • Product designs from some projects have saved sponsors millions of dollars.
  • Proof of concept projects provide sponsors with a working prototype to secure additional investments for further work
  • Sponsors have early access to students specifically interested in their work for hiring purposes

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergraduate
Undergraduate and graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Training in product design and development
  2. Prototyping
  3. Concept development
  4. Formal technical report writing
  5. Presentation skills
  6. Teamwork
  7. System design
  8. System test and refinement

Course
ME/ECEn 475/476: Integrated Product and Process Design 1 & 2 (Capstone)

College of Family, Home and Social Sciences

Project Description
Managing anthropological collections: object-handling, object-tracking, accessioning, deaccessioning, collections databases, loans, evaluating collections, conservation environments, ethics, and NAGPRA and other laws relating to museums.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester
  • Student aided exhibition
  • Student reporting weekly

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Student Reviews Provided
  • Restricted Resources Provided

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. In-field Practice
  2. Teamwork
  3. Research

Course
Anthropology 526: Museum Exhibitions and Programming
Project Description
One or more supervised museum projects, such as producing an exhibition, developing educational materials, conducting inventory, or accessioning collections.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester
  • Student aided exhibition
  • Student reporting weekly

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Student Reviews Provided
  • Restricted Resources Provided

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. In-Field Practice
  2. Teamwork
  3. Research

Course
Anthropology 596: Museum Projects

College of Fine Arts and Communications

Project Description
Student-run media labs such as the Advanced Advertising Lab, Bradley Agency, Eleven News, and Daily News.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • USA Air Force ROTC: Team of students trained on campus to enter and serve in the USA ROTC.

What We Will Provide
  • Student management team
  • Weekly feedback
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Project Reviews Provided
  • Access to Media Resources

Past Partners
  • ROTC Team: "We have had the pleasure of serving with BYU students for many years, and are always amazed at what they accomplish. We are proud of the students we interact with, and see BYU students as something special, a gift to the ROTC as a whole."

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate


Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork
  3. International Relations

Course
Communications 390R: Student Media Labs

College of Life Sciences

Biology: Exploration of Teaching in Biological Sciences

Project Description
Field-based initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching secondary students.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A student teacher, part-time

Responsibilities of External Partners
  1. Practitioner Mentor Provided
  2. Project Reviews Provided
  3. Student-Teacher Availability Schedule negotiated

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Teaching Experience
  2. Communication
  3. Classroom Management

Course
Biology 276: Exploration of Teaching in Biological Sciences
Project Description
Supervised on-the-job exposure to veterinary medicine under a clinical setting, supplemented with academic assignments.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • Part-time BYU Biology Student
  • A report defined by the external partner

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Project Reviews Provided
  • Access to clinical/medical resources

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. In-field Experience
  2. Medical Management

Course
Biology 392R: Pre-Veterinary Preceptorship

College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Project Description
Students develop competence with a relevant set of software engineering concepts, data science, practices, and tools. The Capstone course is intended to be the culminating experience for students in the Computer Science Software Engineering Emphasis or Data Science Emphasis, but may be taken by other students, as well. Students use modern project management techniques to organize, plan, and track their project’s progress.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • Ezio Computers: We had the opportunity to have 4 University students work on with one of our engineers assigned to assemble a computer that was requested by one of our customers
  • Carr Nu'u, COO: We are beyond impressed by the students BYU provided. One of them is now interning with us.

What We Will Provide
  • Project (given by partner) undertaken by team of dedicated students
  • Software created for external partner
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Company must provide project aims
  • Company must provide feedback

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Data Analytics
  2. Software Experience
  3. Teamwork
  4. Critical Thinking

Course
Computer Systems 480: Software Engineering, Computer Systems 481: Software Engineering
Computer Systems 480/481: Software Engineering Capstone
Project Description
3-4 students work under a project mentor provided by the company/organization as well as the course instructors. Contracted to work on a statistics project for said non-university partner.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • Students trained by mentor of external partner, preparing ready candidates for post-graduation careers with said partner
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A dedicated team of students providing 15-20 hours a week for 1 semester

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner mentor provided
  • Project reviews provided
  • Access to related statistical data

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergraduate
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Formal presentations
  2. Client meetings
  3. Experience in information technology
  4. Cybersecurity
  5. Prototype development

Course
Statistics 420/421 Big Data Science

Marriott School of Business

Information Systems: User Experience Design and Technical Leadership

Project Description
Students produce both a working information system (web, desktop, mobile, IoT, analytics, etc), and evaluate how well that system achieves objectives both qualitatively and quantitatively. Projects commonly involve analyzing human and organizational factors in concert with the technology. At least some portion of the project must produce knowledge useful to the problem domain generally. 2020's top-rated project was Dollar 4 Good (dollarforgood.org).

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide
  • Working system provided by team of students
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A dedicated team of students providing part-time service
  • Students trained by mentor of external partner, preparing ready candidates for post-graduation careers with said partner

Responsibilities of External Partners
  1. Company must provide a practitioner mentor
  2. Practitioner mentor provides feedback
  3. Company must provide access to any restricted resources prior to December of fall semester
  4. Practitioner mentor provided
  5. Project review provided
  6. Restricted resources provided


Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Graduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Data analytics
  2. SEO
  3. Data gathering
  4. Critical thinking
  5. Students produce both a working information system
  6. Evaluate how well that system archives objectives both qualitatively and quantitatively


Course
Information Systems 552: User Experience Design and Technical Leadership
Information Systems 551/552: User Experience Design and Technical Leadership Capstone

Accounting: Management Consulting and Practices

Project Description
Learn tools and techniques of management consulting and apply in hands-on via actual consulting projects

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner mentor provided
  • Project reviews provided

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Customer Service
  2. Consulting

Course
Accounting 557: Management Consulting and Practices
Project Description
Basic fundamentals of military leadership - drill, courtesy, planning and organizing at various levels of responsibility.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • USA Air Force ROTC: Team of students trained on campus to enter and serve in the USA ROTC.

What We Will Provide
  • Military training of ready ROTC candidates
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A dedicated team of students

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Student Reviews Provided

Past Partners
  • ROTC Team: "We have had the pleasure of serving with BYU students for many years, and are always amazed at what they accomplish. We are proud of the students we interact with, and see BYU students as something special, a gift to the ROTC as a whole"

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork
  3. Leadership Training

Course
Aerospace Studies 100: Leadership Lab Freshmen
Project Description
Basic fundamentals of military leadership- drill, courtesy, planning and organizing at various levels of responsibility. Increased emphasis on performance level.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • USA Air Force ROTC: Team of students trained on campus to enter and serve in the USA ROTC.

What We Will Provide
  • Military training of ready ROTC candidates
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A dedicated team of students

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Student Reviews Provided

Past Partners
  • ROTC Team: "We have had the pleasure of serving with BYU students for many years, and are always amazed at what they accomplish. We are proud of the students we interact with, and see BYU students as something special, a gift to the ROTC as a whole"

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork
  3. Leadership Training

Course
Aerospace Studies 200/201: Leadership Lab Sophomore
Project Description
Basic fundamentals of military leadership- drill, courtesy, planning and organizing at various levels of responsibility. Students perform as cadet officers. Emphasis on leadership development.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • USA Air Force ROTC: Team of students trained on campus to enter and serve in the USA ROTC.

What We Will Provide
  • Military training of ready ROTC candidates
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A dedicated team of students

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner Mentor Provided
  • Student Reviews Provided

Past Partners
  • ROTC Team: "We have had the pleasure of serving with BYU students for many years, and are always amazed at what they accomplish. We are proud of the students we interact with, and see BYU students as something special, a gift to the ROTC as a whole"

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork
  3. Leadership Training

Course
Aerospace 301: Leadership Lab Junior
Project Description
Basic fundamentals of military leadership- drill, courtesy, planning and organizing at various levels of responsibility. Senior cadets perform in leadership positions in planning and conducting all activities of the cadet corps.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)
  • USA Air Force ROTC: Team of students trained on campus to enter and serve in the USA ROTC.

What We Will Provide
  • Military training of ready ROTC candidates
  • A report defined by the external partner
  • A dedicated team of students

Responsibilities of External Partners
  • Practitioner mentor provided
  • Student reviews provided

Past Partners
  • ROTC Team: "We have had the pleasure of serving with BYU students for many years, and are always amazed at what they accomplish. We are proud of the students we interact with, and see BYU students as something special, a gift to the ROTC as a whole."

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Project Management
  2. Teamwork
  3. Leadership Training

Course
Aerospace 400R: Leadership Lab Seniors

Simmons Center for Cancer Research

Project Description
The BYU Simmons Center for Cancer Research is dedicated to training undergraduate and graduate students in experimental oncology in an effort to make a significant contribution to finding a cure for cancer. Each year the center sponsors numerous cancer research fellows. These students are given the opportunity to perform full-time cancer research under the direction of a mentor during spring and summer terms at BYU or abroad.

Examples (Quotes / Testimonials)

What We Will Provide

Responsibilities of External Partners

Past Partners

Cost to Partner

Length of Time for Project (ie semester(s), months, etc)
Spring/ Summer terms (10-16 weeks)

Grad/Undergrad
Undergraduate

Professional Skills Developed
  1. Data Analytics
  2. SEO
  3. Teamwork
  4. Critical Thinking

Course