Northern Virginia is changing fast. As an employer, you are looking for talent with the knowledge and skills to keep up — you need a direct line into a source you can trust, a place to find talented and motivated individuals who are equipped to succeed. NOVA is that source.

A partnership with NOVA is unique to every employer, and individual plans are developed to fit each company's specific business needs. The Business Engagement Center is here to work with you to help you achieve your goals and to support efforts to bolster the region's diverse and evolving economy.

Partnership Opportunities

Recruiting at NOVA

Recruit NOVA students and alumni for employment and internship opportunities.

Guaranteed Interviews

Gain priority access to engaged candidates who are ready to work and establish a talent pipeline for future workforce demands.


Develop a new talent sourcing opportunity through the creation of an apprenticeship program.

Curriculum Advisory Boards

Join one of NOVA's 40+ Curriculum Advisory Boards to shape the curriculum and requirements for our applied degree and certificate programs, ensuring graduates are prepared for the current workforce.

Teach For Us

Join our team as an adjunct faculty member to share your expertise with the future talent of the region. Search for openings.

Corporate & Professional Education

NOVA offers hundreds of specialized class options that can be tailored to fit the workforce needs of the regional business community.

Economic Development

NOVA partners with local and state economic development authorities to assist with the growth of the Northern Virginia economy.

Strategic Giving

Make a direct impact on students' lives through the NOVA Educational Foundation.

Doing Business With NOVA

Learn more about doing business with the Commonwealth of Virginia.

NOVA Data Points


Degrees and certificates awarded by NOVA in 2019-2020.


Credentials in STEM and Healthcare granted by NOVA in 2019-2020.


Military-affiliated students and their spouses served by NOVA.


NOVA graduates indicated that they are satisfied with their education.

Contact Business Engagement Center & Industry Initiatives Manager Lucy Williams at