The Carlson School’s position in the heart of Minneapolis grants Part-Time Distance MBA students access to a vibrant, diverse, and global business community. These companies recruit graduates, engage with students, and ensure the School’s degree programs are relevant to today’s business landscape.

  • Connect to a Thriving Business Community

    • The Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is home to 18 Fortune 500 companies
    • Minnesota is one of the nation’s leading financial centers, offering banking, insurance, securities, and investment services from some of the most stable and trusted institutions in the country
    • A healthcare industry hub, Minnesota is home to thousands of healthcare organizations and more than 500 FDA-approved medical technology manufacturers
    • In 2015, Minnesota was named the fast-growing state for technology jobs in the United States
    • The clean energy landscape is growing rapidly in Minnesota: the number of clean energy businesses has increased 122 percent since 2000
    • The Carlson network can be found in corporations of all sizes, non-profits, and entrepreneurial business communities
  • Graduate Business Career Center Resources

    The Graduate Business Career Center prepares MBA students for successful job searches and connects students to top companies across the world.

    Student Career Resources

    • Career counseling
    • Career tests
    • Mock interviews
    • Job search tools
    • Networking events
    • Resume reviews
    • Career fairs
    • Negotiation strategies