Leeds School of Business

University of Colorado Boulder

Industry Experiences

At Leeds, students are encouraged to explore career opportunities in business through hands-on learning via internships, company field days, and career treks.

Career Treks
Career Treks are off-campus company visits centralized around a specific industry or geographic region. These are typically a two hour introduction to a company's culture and employment opportunities. All students who attend a Career Trek are required to read and sign the Student Trek Guidelines before participating in a visit. Previous visits have included Boulder, Denver, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Salt Lake City and San Francisco. The following treks are currently planned in conjunction with Leeds Centers and the Leeds MBA office: 
  • Denver Spring
    • Tracks in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Social Responsibility/Sustainability, and Supply Chain/Information Systems 
    • Open to all Leeds sophomores, juniors, seniors, MBAs, and MS students
    • Date: Friday, March 6, 2015 
    • Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
    • Application is now closed.
  • Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    • ​Open to those emphasizing in accounting, finance, operations, information systems and business minors who are freshmen, sophomores or juniors
    • Visits include ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66
    • Your flight will be covered on this trip.
    • Dates: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - Tuesday, March 31, 2015
    • Cost: $100 - hotel, and some meals
    • Apply now online
  • NYC 
    • Marketing, Media and Fashion Industries - September 27-30, 2015 
    • Apply now online
  • Denver Fall
  • San Francisco 
    • Marketing and Management Industries with a CESR specific track also - January 2016
    • Application will be open in Fall 2015
 Leeds Career Development has dedicated support for internships. This includes an internship advisor, internship-focused workshops and networking events. To view all Career Development events, click here.
Company Site Visits
 Company Site Visits are career exploration opportunities for sophomores to learn more about different functional areas, career paths and internships at local companies. These visits occur on Fridays in January, February and March. All site visits have currently been confirmed and are full. We will continue this program next year. So if you have a company you would like to visit in the Boulder/Denver area, please let us know!

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