Enhance the value of the Carlson School alumni network.  There are many ways to be the force and serve the Carlson School community even if it is for one hour. 

Volunteer with students through various opportunities such as:

  • Mentorship programs
  • Speaking opportunities
  • Hosting Career Treks

By sharing your time and expertise, you can help us make an impact on our students, faculty, and alumni. 

Carlson School Tech Trek in San Francisco

Mentorship Opportunities

Undergraduate Mentorship

The Maroon and Gold Network provides guidance and support to our undergraduates by sharing personal and professional business experiences. It is a great opportunity to grow your leadership skills and Carlson School network. Learn more and register.


Master of Human Resources & Industrial Relations Mentorship

Participate in one-on-one mentoring for a Master of Human Resources & Industrial Relations Program student and help them identify their career objectives, build relevant skills, fine-tune their active listening and communication proficiencies, provide guidance on professional development opportunities in the community and much more. For more information, contact hrmentor@umn.edu.


Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) Mentorship Program

The Medical Industry Leadership Institute (MILI) Mentorship Program provides a formal process for helping MILI students connect with seasoned professionals. Help students learn about careers in the medical industry while gaining valuable perspective yourself. The program begins in the fall of each year. Contact mili.affiliate@umn.edu with questions.

Other Opportunities

Speaking Opportunities

Whether you are interested in serving as a panelist, seminar speaker, or classroom presenter, you can help educate the next business leaders by sharing your business expertise and experience with students and alumni through the Volunteer Speaker Program. Contact carlsonalumni@umn.edu to learn more or to volunteer your time.


Host Carlson Students

The Carlson School Career Centers bring students on Career Treks around the Twin Cities and across the US to feature one-day and multi-day on-site visits to local and national organizations. Are you interested in hosting undergraduate or graduate students at your company? Contact the Carlson Business Career Center at gbccinfo@umn.edu.


Contact Alumni Relations