Meet your classmates, get involved in your community, and develop your skills by joining a student organization. With so many groups to choose from, the Carlson School is sure to host a community that suits your interests.
Undergraduate Student Organizations
To connect like-minded students with their peers and industry professionals to prepare them for the agricultural business world through panel discussions, interview prep, resume reviewing, and more.
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This co-ed professional business fraternity brings together students with a common interest in business for scholastic and social activities. AKPsi develops members both socially and professionally through close personal and business relationships.
BAM is a multicultural student group dedicated to providing students with a diverse perspective of today's global corporate environment and assisting them in their pursuit of professional excellence through business and community leadership.
Mission: Carlson Business Board - Undergraduate Student Government serves as the bridge between Carlson students and its institutions to enhance the student experience. We do this by advocating for their needs, directing them to the growing repository of resources, and facilitating a strong community where all stakeholders in Carlson feel supported and valued. Centering student voices at the forefront of our action, our areas of impact include but are not limited to: Wellness; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and Policy and Career Development.
Business of Beauty is a Carlson School student organization that aims to cultivate an inclusive environment for students to express their interests and learn from others surrounding the cosmetics industry.
CCN exists to provide undergraduate students with the resources to succeed in obtaining competitive consulting internships and jobs. The main value-add of CCN is the mentorship program that we offer. Because of this, most meetings are individually arranged between the mentor-mentee pairs.
We seek to connect students with the resources they need to succeed in the rigorous investment banking recruiting process. We aim to do this by assigning underclassmen with mentors who have already been through the process to ease anxieties. We also provide technical and other informational sessions to help prepare students.
CSAC is here to give credible, thorough information about the accounting profession. Foster inclusivity, diversity, and camaraderie in a personable and sustainable basis. Build relationships within the Carlson School student, faculty, and alumni network as well as the Twin Cities to promote professional, academic, and social development. We are also dispelling the notion that accountants aren't fun.
Collegiate DECA is an international organization for college students preparing for a variety of careers. Collegiate DECA programs engage students from a variety of educational disciplines while maintaining a strong focus on business-related areas including marketing, management, and entrepreneurship. Students are given networking, leadership development, and community service opportunities that assist in career development.
Compass is the first queer-inclusive student group focused on professional development, career exploration, and mentorship; founded out of The Carlson School of Management. We help provide students with opportunities to advance their professional skillsets and connect with DEI-focused companies in the Twin Cities.
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in Universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity, and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.
Design U is a student-led pro bono consulting club at the University of Minnesota that strives to design for impact. While our members come from a variety of backgrounds, we all share a deep passion for design, engineering, and business.
Our mission is to build a community of passionate individuals with different skill sets and world views to help you gain the network and tools to pursue your entrepreneurial goals.
With over 5,000 student members and 25,000 alumni nationwide, Gamma Iota Sigma serves as the Insurance Industry’s premier collegiate talent pipeline. Our mission is to promote, encourage, and sustain student interest in careers in insurance, risk management, and actuarial science. We aim to prepare and shape the next generation of insurance leaders by offering educational, career development, and networking opportunities.
GLOBE is committed to fostering awareness, knowledge and understanding of international management and multicultural issues among students. International exchange students are paired with a buddy to ease the transition into American culture.
Formerly known as the Investment and Finance Organization (InFO), the Investment Banking Club (IBC) is the only club at the University of Minnesota devoted to educating students about careers in investment banking, private equity, and other non-corporate finance roles. IBC provides students with the chance to familiarize themselves with some of the most demanding and lucrative positions in finance.
NABA is a diverse organization that provides students of all backgrounds and majors with a platform to grow personally, academically, and professionally.
The Minneapolis Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) has been in existence since the 1980s with the goal of serving minorities planning to enter the areas of accounting, finance, information technology, and other business-related fields.
Over the decades, our organization has provided members with opportunities to develop their technical and soft skills, build their professional network, and give back to the community. Our motto, “Lifting As We Climb”, captures the purpose of our existence and highlights the organization’s will to assist anyone in achieving their goals."
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The National Organization for Business and Engineering (NOBE) is a national society uniting business, management, and engineering organizations from universities coast to coast. NOBE provides professional development and networking opportunities for UMN students interested in the intersection of business and engineering.
The National Retail Federation Student Association (NRFSA) exists to advance the interest of the retail industry through advocacy, communication, and education. We aim to work with students who are passionate about the retail industry and students working towards developing their professional careers.
Net Impact is a network of students who are interested in using business skills in support of social and environmental justice. We aim to connect students with a network of like-minded peers, as well as educational and professional opportunities.
NRVTAP is a non-profit, student run, volunteer organization made up of a collection of students and trained tax professionals. Our mission is to provide free tax assistance to international students and scholars across the University of Minnesota system through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program operated by the IRS.
We are a student organization devoted to U of M students interested in HR. We offer a variety of HR professionals as speakers, provide our members with resources related to professional development, and showcase HR internships and jobs. SHRM aims to enhance HRIR, HRD, Psychology, and students of all majors’ classroom experiences. Becoming a member of SHRM is a great supplement prior to a HR career; furthermore, SHRM offers top HR professionals as speakers, site visits, and social and volunteer events.
SAFA serves as a liaison between professional accounting and finance representatives and students to provide a social atmosphere for networking, as well as service opportunities to develop professional skills.
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The mission of the Student Marketing Association is to create a welcoming, marketing-focused community for University of Minnesota students by broadening our understanding of the marketing field, increasing our marketing skills, and providing professional connections.
Our mission is to be a primary resource for the educational and professional development of all students interested in Supply Chain and Operations. Our vision is to: Educate students about the supply chain by providing informative resources and contacts.
U-Finance’s mission is to enhance student organizations' financial management across the University of Minnesota community through our members’ quality service, professionalism, and integrity. Built around our mission, the leadership team at U-Finance highly values both quality service for the University community and student engagement/development across the campus.
The Undergraduate Business Analytics Club is associated with the Business Analytics minor curriculum in the Carlson School of Management. The club serves to enrich students' understanding and knowledge of analytics through company presentations, workshops, networking events, and data-based challenges.
The mission of UCC is to connect students with consulting firms and provide a space to network and understand what consulting is and how to pursue an internship or career in the field.
The Value Investing Club at the University of Minnesota is a student organization dedicated to connecting students who are passionate about learning and applying fundamentals-based value investing principles as practiced by influential investors including Joel Greenblatt, Seth Klarman, Howard Marks, Charlie Munger, Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett, and many more. Value@UMN seeks to create a group of individuals who are genuinely interested in value investing and are actively engaged in networking, teaching, and learning with each other.
Please note that this club is focused specifically on the value investing strategy. You may wish to consider joining a more general UMN investment club, or ones that are dedicated to other topics.
This organization is dedicated to bringing women together in business-related fields through networking, speakers, volunteering, and social events. WIB helps develop skills to succeed in the business world and facilitates personal and professional growth.
Women in Finance is a student organization that is set out to change the stigma and break down barriers impacting women in a historically male dominated field, and to create a sense of community to support women pursuing a career in finance.
We provide high-quality consulting services to nonprofits and social impact organizations so they can improve and expand their services. This also gives students an opportunity to get real world experience with consulting.
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