Benefits of learning partnerships

   Companies and organizations

Get fresh, next-generation perspectives on real-world challenges

Benefit from unfettered ideation and problem-solving

Collaborate with expert faculty and staff

Learn new creative methodologies to invigorate your team and approach

Mentor and better understand emerging creative innovators

Develop hiring pathways for talented students and alumni



Final day of a two-day charrette ideating 1,200 new toy designs for BigMouth, Inc.


Presenting concepts for on-demand surgical drape manufacturing at Cardinal Health


   Students and alumni

Make an impact on a real-world challenge

Develop your professional skills and confidence (and your resume!)

Get feedback and mentorship from professionals working in the field

Learn how to work collaboratively with other majors and communities

Access unique opportunities and resources (like travel, certifications, etc.)

Network for fantastic internships, co-ops, mentorships, and jobs


Our past partners

99P Labs (backed by Honda and The Ohio State University)

Abbott Nutrition


American Greetings



Awaken Koala

BigMouth, Inc.


Cardinal Health


Columbus State Community College

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium


Craftsmen for Kids

E. & J. Gallo Winery

Easton Town Center

Education First Credit Union

Escort Radar

Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse

Form 5 Prosthetics

Franklinton Cycleworks

Franklinton Neighborhood Association

Furniture Bank of Central Ohio

General Motors

Goodwill Industries

Greater Columbus Arts Council

Greater Columbus Film Commission

Growlers Dog Bones

Hano Academy

Huntington Bank

InPower, LLC.

JP Morgan Chase

Keep Ohio Beautiful

The Lioness Rally


Maram's Cafe

McMillan Manufacturing

Mid Atlantic Forest Fire Prevention Compact

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission

Nationwide Children's Hospital


Odam Publishing

Ohio Department of Higher Education

Ohio History Connection

Old Navy


Otterbein University MBA


Petals that Inspire, LLC

Procter & Gamble

Red, White & Boom!

Rela Art

Reuse Revolution

RJE Business Interiors

Rocky Boots

Role Model Magazine LLC

Rowe Boutique 

Ruling Our eXperience, Inc.

Short North Alliance

Short North Stage

Smart Columbus


Star House

Survivor Care Alliance

The Stratford Ecological Center

This One Dress

Three Oaks Vineyards

VA Central Ohio Healthcare System

White Castle