Leadership Opportunities

Enrich your leadership skills through a variety of leadership development opportunities. Discover yourself and your leadership style, how to lead others, and how to effect positive change in your community.

Student Organizations

There are over 20 undergraduate student organizations at the Carlson School, not to mention the hundreds available in the University. Campus involvement outside of the classroom is an integral part of your college experience.

Business Board

Ever wonder who acts as the student government body of the Carlson School? Business Board does. B-Board sets policies that govern student organizations. Members give back to the Carlson School community by serving on committees and planning community events.


Want a dynamic, challenging, and exciting hands-on leadership opportunity? Join LeaderShape®! LeaderShape® is a six-day educational experience devoted to bringing your values, passion, and vision to reality. If you are interested and would like more information on LeaderShape® in Minnesota, email

Peer Career Coaches

The Peer Career Coach program in the Business Career Center allows you to share your first-hand internship and career search expertise. Becoming a PCC allows you to connect with others, develop your communication skills and give back to the Carlson School community!

Student Ambassadors

As an Student Ambassador, you will share your Gopher pride with prospective students and parents while developing your leadership, communication and teamwork skills.

Case Competitions

Multiple times per year, the Carlson School gives you a unique opportunity to put your management skills to the test. Winners of internal case competitions earn the opportunity to compete with students at other top business schools by participating in both national and international case competitions.


The Enterprises are four programs that offer a unique experiential opportunity for a limited number of undergraduate students. The Enterprises (Brands, Consulting, Ventures and Funds) present students with hands-on opportunities to apply what they are learning in the classroom. The Enterprises are highly selective and are multiple semester commitments that students typically engage in during their junior and senior years.

Leadership House Living and Learning Community

The Leadership House in Territorial Hall, and is open to Carlson School first-year students. This "Living and Learning Community" is designed to promote active involvement in the University community. Leadership House participants also have the opportunity to register in a designated section of a credit-bearing leadership development course.