Industry Capstone Program: Corporate Partners

Partner with us to solve your business problems

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Become a corporate partner with the Stevens School of Business and you'll get access to our student talent, modern analytics and expert faculty. Our graduate students work in consulting teams with organizations, analyzing business problems and recommending appropriate actions. The Industry Capstone Program is an integral part of the graduate curriculum at the School of Business and delivers value to our corporate partners.

Each project team consists of 4-6 graduate students and a faculty advisor with extensive industry experience to ensure success.

Here are some business specialties, made possible by our unique emphasis on technology:

Leverage financial planning and modeling, A.I.-assisted advising, risk analysis, and financial engineering techniques to optimize better manage assets and investments. Areas of focus may include cryptocurrencies, trading strategies and algorithms, forecasting or valuation.

Capture new consumer bases by engaging on new platforms and refining current initiatives to create leaner, more impactful marketing materials.

Organizational behavior
Analyze internal teams and practices to promote collaboration and communication, solve HR issues, increase employee motivation, outline succession planning and re-engineer business processes.

Operations management
Strengthen supply chain resilience by optimizing transportation and demand forecasting.

Technology integration
Integrate new techonolgies to improve reporting and customer engagement, enhance IT security and ensure smarter product development.

Looking To Sponsor a Project?

If you are interested in learning additional information about our Industry Capstone Program or submitting a project proposal, please email [email protected] for support.

Christina Sargiss Alwell is available for in-person and virtual meetings to discuss project specific information and onboarding next steps.


If you have any questions regarding our School of Business Industry Capstone Program, please email [email protected] for support. 

Christina Sargiss

Christina (Sargiss) Alwell
Program Manager
Industry Capstone Program
Christina Alwell is currently on maternity leave. Please connect with Kate Marsden regarding any questions.

Kate Marsden

Kate Marsdsen
Program Manager (Temporary)
Industry Capstone Program
[email protected]

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Brian Rothschild
Assistant Dean and Senior Director of Management Programs
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Brian RothschildBrian Rothschild

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Senior Director of Graduate Management Programs

Dr. Rothschild is a higher education leader with over 25 years of experience running graduate-level programs, developing and implementing strategic enrollment management plans, and fostering collaborative relationships across various stakeholders. He holds an Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. Rothschild oversees the MBA, AMBA, MSM, MSTM, EMBA, and MS EPM programs with a focus on student enrollment and retention rates, enhanced student academic profiles, improved student engagement and participation, and graduate outcomes. His mission is to provide innovative and results-oriented leadership that supports the academic excellence, student success, and institutional growth of the Stevens School of Business.

What companies and students are saying

Greg Finkelstein

“The recommendations provided by the students were not only well thought-out and sound in strategy, but they each aligned with our bigger business strategies and initiatives.” – Greg Finkelstein, senior vice president, Wiley

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"Each time we sat down with the students, I was more and more impressed. They validated some key points we’ve been discussing and also brought in some great new concepts that made us think differently about the challenge at hand.” — Rich Bingham, director of BNY Mellon Pershing Global Strategy, Marketing and Communications

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“Participating in Stevens’ Industry Capstone Program allowed us to connect with students and gain a different perspective on business problems. The students were tasked with analyzing large data sets to provide insights. Wakefern is committed to supporting the communities we serve and value the opportunity to support higher education programs.” — Ann Murphy, manager of vendor management, Wakefern Food Corp. (ShopRite, Price Rite, The Fresh Grocer)

Shunzhi Iris Zhang

The Industry Capstone Program was a very special experience. I worked for Hoboken Hospitality Alliance, which helps support local restaurant operators & vendors. We mainly worked with Community delivery, a platform where people can order food online from local restaurants without being charged an extra fee. My main job was to promote this app. We also successfully helped one of the local restaurants do an email campaign. – Shunzhi (Iris) Zhang '22, Analytics MBA

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“As a growing company we thoroughly enjoyed working with the students and faculty in the Stevens Industry Capstone Program. With professional guidance from the faculty, the students prepared detailed materials and research that was instrumental for our product development, business presentations, partnerships, and more importantly, our market strategy. The work they conducted will live long after the class is concluded!” — Matthew Cristaldi, Business Development, Grid Discovery

Yusuf Khan

As a data scientist, it's very important to know how to translate a business outcome into a machine-learning problem. This experience has helped me understand business objectives and how to ask the right questions before implementing a solution." – Yusuf Khan '18, now lead data scientist at Constellation