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Camp Emerge

About

Camp Emerge is the focal program of Project Emerge. It is a three-day business leadership camp at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. While exploring what makes the Twin Cities a truly unique learning environment, Camp Emerge participants will gain personal, professional, and cultural leadership training to prepare for the business elements of any career.​ This selective program will help guide the cohort of participants through their graduate and career exploration. 

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Camp Emerge 2020 will take place late spring/early summer at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and the surrounding Twin Cities area.  Exact dates for Camp Emerge will be announced in fall.

Project Emerge welcomes applications from rising undergraduate juniors and seniors and emerging professionals (1-2 years of experience) from ALL majors. Camp Emerge is designed for people of color, women, LGBTQ, and first generation students but welcomes applications from all undergraduate juniors, seniors and emerging professionals who might benefit from this opportunity.

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Admitted participants will pay $100 to secure their spot in Camp Emerge 2018. This includes lodging, food, training, site visits, and other opportunities during Camp Emerge. Scholarships and travel stipends are available and will be determined after selection, based on participant need.  

  • Keynote address
  • Peer networking lunch
  • Development workshop  and breakout sessions
  • Personal and professional skill inventories
  • Alumni networking
  • Business-at-a-Glance
  • How to prep for an MBA
  • Business treks
  • Resume workshop
  • Twin Cities social event
  • Food business tour
  • Social impact experiential tour
  • Critical conversations workshop
  • Case study presentations

SELECTION CRITERIA

Due to the demanding requirements of our program, admittance to Camp Emerge is selective. The selection committee is looking for individuals who align with the programs mission and demonstrate excellence in the following areas:

  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
  • Academic Achievement / Leadership
  • Career Exploration / Articulation of Interest

CAMP EMERGE APPLICATION TIMELINE

  • January-April: Application Live and Selection
  • Application Deadline March 31st followed by rolling application review dependent on availability. 

 

Project Emerge is designed for people of color, women, LGBTQ, and first generation students but welcomes applications from all undergraduate juniors, seniors and emerging professionals who might benefit from this opportunity.