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Facilitating exchanges leading to new concepts and ideas


Partnering with the leaders in industry

Faculty and students work together with industry and agency partners to gather information and devise methodologies to analyze these problems, formulate strategies, design solutions, and work towards implementation and evaluation.

Business Advisory Council

Unequaled by any academic transportation advisory board in the country, the NUTC Business Advisory Council (BAC) has long been a major force behind its success. The BAC is structured through four distinct levels of membership: Leadership, Sustaining, Individual, and Association.

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Membership Levels

Leadership: corporations that have shown exceptional levels of commitment in supporting NUTC's activities

Sustaining: corporations that have given aid to NUTC, allowing it to continue functioning

Association: corporations that have participated in NUTC activities

Individual: non-corporate affiliated members, members in career transition, members retired from their corporate sponsors who remain involved

Collaboration & Connections

Transportation Clubs

The Northwestern University Transportation Clubs were created to engage Northwestern students seeking careers in the airline, aerospace, railroad, ocean shipping and logistics (supply chain) industries. 

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Sandhouse Rail Group

The Hagestad Sandhouse Rail Group connects active and veteran industry professionals with students and academics interested in rail.
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Icarus Aviation Society

The Icarus Aviation Society provides a public forum for professionals, students, academics and alums to discuss and disseminate aviation-related research and information.
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Job Board

NUTC offers assistance to prospective employers, recruiters, alumni and students campus-wide to connect career-ready applicants with real-world opportunities.
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