Fostering Relationships

Bell Labs has established relationships with the top universities and research institutes around the world. Our research executives actively foster and expand those collaborations to build lasting relationships.

Focusing on strategic partners allows Bell Labs to collaborate on key technical challenges with the best and brightest students who may one day work at Bell Labs. 

We offer students exposure to the latest technologies and industry challenges in telecom today.  Our preeminent researchers work with and mentor the students.  ­Students can prove their value as potential candidates for a research position at Bell Labs.

Activities and Opportunities

  • Our research executives regularly meet with university and institute leaders to learn about the student population and areas of research
  • We invite students and professors to participate in Bell Labs events so they can hear about new technologies and ground breaking research at Bell Labs, and so they can present their own research in a stimulating environment
  • Our researchers often present their research at University events and interact with students and faculty
  • Collaboration awards are granted for research areas of particular interest

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