NASPO currently partners with 17 Strategic Partners and 9 Academic Partners to form strong relationships with existing procurement organizations and continually elevate the public procurement profession.
Interested in partnering with your local community college or university for training needs, internships or more?
Check out this comprehensive list of institutions near you.
Each college/university listed is within a 10-mile radius of the Central Procurement Office.
Building an Academic Partnership
Compile a List
Find schools with supply chain programs or programs that relate to procurement.
Evaluate the programs you are interested in learning about/working with. After, select the schools you would like to connect with.
Find the faculty/staff you would like to connect with. Keep track of contact.
Partnership Opportunities: Research, presentations, Internships (NASPO Internship Toolkit), SME, etc.