Industry and Community Engagement

Faculty with years of industry experience. Students who apply theory to real-world problems. Innovations for industry’s challenges, now and in the future. The Purdue Polytechnic Institute, one of 10 academic colleges at Purdue University, thrives on partnerships with industry, community, government and beyond.


Our key program engagement areas are:

  • K-12 programs
  • Industry and workforce education
  • Undergraduate/graduate research
  • International capstone, internships and co-ops 
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Students networking at the AITP Career Fair

Students networking at the AITP Career Fair

I really liked computers in high school, so I found CIT. I like the variety of classes and the different avenues you can choose in the computer techie world. For a class project, we got to build a database scheme with one of the veterinary clinics in Lafayette.
Collin Stephens
Computer and Information Technology