Become an official Corporate Affiliate of the University of Miami School of Communication and enhance your profile at one of the world’s leading communication schools.

Corporate Affiliate Benefits

Access to top talent – Graduating students will be prescreened and, with their permission, recommended by academic advisors for interviews. Corporate Affiliates will have the opportunity to choose from among the top tier of students for internships with their company (Platinum Affiliates only).

Wide-reaching corporate recognition – A Corporate Affiliate will receive exposure to our global community through branding opportunities at key School of Communication events. Recognition and thanks for your company’s participation may be included in recruiting brochures, an electronic newsletter, and on the School of Communication website. Global networking centered in Miami – A Corporate Affiliate will have the opportunity to network with world business leaders, policymakers, and celebrities at various sporting and cultural events or dinners at the University of Miami. (A separate fee may apply.)

Speaker opportunities for executives – The faculty will have the discretion to invite Corporate Affiliates to campus to speak about their firsthand experience in the business world. These speaking engagements have tremendous potential to educate students at every level.

Facility use – A Corporate Affiliate will be offered the option to hold office retreats, focus groups, meetings, and special events in Coral Gables at the School of Communication, (based on room availability and subject to the terms and conditions of University Facility Use Agreements).

Corporate affiliate liaison – An onsite corporate affiliate professional will ensure that membership needs are met to the fullest and will provide you with information on networking opportunities and access to available students with their permission. The corporate affiliate professional will be your conduit for communication with the other members in this selective program.

  • Gold Affiliate – With a $5,000 annual contribution, you are eligible to all of the benefits outlined above, (except for those noted for Platinum Affiliates only), and you will be entered into the Corporate Affiliate Program as a Gold Affiliate.

  • Platinum Affiliate – With a $10,000 annual contribution, you will become a Platinum Affiliate in the Corporate Affiliate Program. This top tier qualifies you for all of the benefits listed above over the course of your one-year membership, including the opportunity to be recommended to serve on one of the School of Communication’s departmental advisory boards.

For more information on how you can become part of the Corporate Affiliate Program, contact Brian Weinblatt at 305-284-9780 or

Platinum Affiliates

Gold Affiliates