About Camp Emerge

Camp Emerge is the focal program of Project Emerge. It is a three-day business leadership camp at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Camp Emerge participants will gain personal, professional, and cultural leadership training to prepare for the business elements of any career.​

Date & Location

Camp Emerge 2018 will take place August 2-4 at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and the surrounding Twin Cities area.


Project Emerge welcomes applications from rising undergraduate juniors and seniors and emerging professionals (1-2 years of experience) from ALL majors. Camp Emerge is designed for people of color, women, LBTQ, and first generation students.

The application for Camp Emerge 2017 is closed, and the 2018 application will be released early January.


Admitted participants will pay $100 to secure their spot in Camp Emerge 2018. This includes lodging, food, training, site visits, and other opportunities. Scholarships and travel stipends available based on participant need.  

Day 1: Personal Development
  • Opening keynote
  • Peer networking lunch
  • Development workshop breakout sessions
  • Mentor dinner downtown
  • Evening business trek
  • Twin Cities social event
Day 2: Professional Development
  • Business-at-a-Glance functional area breakout sessions
  • Corporate panel: life after college
  • Marketplace simulation
  • GMAT/MBA 101 informational dinner
  • Evening business trek
Day 3: Cultural Development
  • Two-part food business tour
  • Non-profit experiential tour
  • Critical conversations workshop
  • Reflection dinner
  • Evening business trek
  • Service learning opportunity
  • Application Details

    Applications are no longer being accepted for Camp Emerge 2017.