Play a direct role in molding tomorrow’s business leaders: By connecting with Carlson School students through volunteer opportunities, you can share your expertise and encourage their development as young professionals. There are a variety of ways to get involved—contact carlsonalumni@umn.edu to find one that suits your skills and interests.

Mentor an Undergraduate

Carlson School Mentors provide guidance and support while sharing personal and professional experiences during long-term (Advanced), first-year, or on-demand relationships. If you would like to participate in the traditional, long-term mentorship program or short-term, on-demand relationships, learn more and register at z.umn.edu/carlsonmentors.

The Carlson School of Management Undergraduate Program is launching a NEW mentorship program for first-year students in 2020. Learn more at z.umn.edu/csomfirstyearmentor.

Volunteer to speak

Whether you are interested in serving as a panelist, seminar speaker, or classroom presenter, you can share your expertise and experience with students and alumni through the Volunteer Speaker Program.

Be an MBA admissions ambassador

Connect with prospective MBA students through this informal interview program.

Support career preparation

Help our students find and pursue their professional paths. Share your insights and experiences by participating in industry panels, speaking opportunities, or networking events.

Serve on a board

Lend your perspective to shape the future of the Carlson School. By joining a board, you can advise the school’s executive team on crucial issues, act as an ambassador to prospective students, mentor emerging students, gain access to special events, and much more.

Complete our Volunteer Form to connect with the Carlson School.

Contact Alumni