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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 (BAC)

Unequaled by any academic transportation advisory board in the country, the Northwestern University Transportation Center’s 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 members: corporations that have shown exceptional levels of commitment in supporting NUTC's activities

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

Association members: corporations that have participated in NUTC activities

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

Recruitment and Services

Resources for Employers

NUTC offers recruiting assistance for professional recruiters and prospective employers in the transportation industry. 

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Jobs Board

NUTC's Jobs Board displays full-time job openings, internship/co-op postings, and additional resources for students looking for professional opportunities.

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Get Involved

Transportation specialty groups and forums

Icarus Society

NUTC's Icarus Society is a public forum created for the discussion and dissemination of all issues relating to aviation and sharing knowledge and new ideas with all interested parties.

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Sandhouse Group

Sandhouse Group

The Sandhouse Group is an effort to connect active and veteran rail practitioners with students and academics interested in rail-related issues.
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