The Carlson School provides highly targeted ways for your organization to gain visibility and build brand awareness with our students. Through an active presence on campus, companies will enjoy increased exposure, enhanced interaction with our students and faculty, and strengthened recruiting efforts.


Ways to partner with the Carlson School


Recruit and hire Carlson School of Management students

Recruit & Hire Carlson School Students

Whether you want to hire a student, recruit online, host an information session, or schedule on-campus interviews, the Carlson School of Management is your resource for top talent. Carlson’s world-class degree programs provide the skills, knowledge and critical competencies students need to meet the changing demands of today's complex business environment. Students also experience the challenges of leadership before they earn a degree. These experiences, combined with mentorships and guidance from the nation's most respected business and academic leaders, give graduates the Carlson School Advantage that translates to top talent.

Engage with student talent at the Carlson School of Management

Engage Student Talent

By partnering with the Carlson School, top organizations build their brand on campus, gain access to top students and further Carlson’s ability to attract the best faculty and brightest students.  Working with your business directives and goals in mind, our Corporate & Foundation Relations team can customize your experience to find the right fit for successful engagement with student talent.

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Access Carlson School Expertise

The Carlson School is repeatedly recognized as one of the world’s leading business schools. Leverage our enormous faculty, student, and international & national business resources to help your organization solve challenges and meet demands. Our top business experts infuse innovative ideas and tailored strategic solutions into each of our engagements. We listen to your needs, create a solution and provide education and guidance to deliver immediate business results.

Gopher Gratitude at the Carlson School of Management

Invest in the Carlson School

Our core assets of “rock-star” faculty and student talent are resources that your organization can access and utilize to benefit your business. Transform lives, fill your talent pipeline, and help maintain our leadership, intellectual capital, and impact on global talent through strategic financial support.


Featured Highlights


Carlson is committed to building powerful and impactful corporate partnerships while providing unparalleled access to industry leaders and business resources. Read a sample of successful partnership blogs with 3M and Land O’ Lakes.

Watch the latest 1st Tuesday and Insight to Action presentations to gain unique industry insight from global leaders.


MN Cup at the Carlson School of Management

Celebrating MN Cup

MN Cup is a community-led, public-private partnership supporting Minnesota’s entrepreneurs. They host an annual competition that reaches emerging entrepreneurs from across the state and connects them with tools, resources and support to launch and accelerate the development of their new ventures.

Newman's Own Foundation

Giving Back to Those Who Serve

Following a career serving their country, many veterans find it challenging to translate their military experience directly into a civilian career. Pursuing advanced degrees, particularly the MBA, can help with a career transition for veterans who have significant leadership and management experience in an area that doesn’t directly correlate with civilian employment.

Investment in talent at the Carlson School of Management

Investment in Talent

Schwan’s Company and Schwan’s Corporate Giving Foundation are making significant, long-term investments in University of Minnesota academic programming and scholarships, food safety and nutrition research, entrepreneurial and women’s leadership programs, and Gopher Athletics. More than 400 U of M alumni are current or past members of the Schwan’s workforce.

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