Goff has opportunities for you at any stage of your college career.


Pathfinders is a premier opportunity for sophomore students to engage in a transformative leadership experience, including strong peer connections, hands-on learning, and an impactful opportunity to highlight on their resumes. The year will start with a leadership retreat, followed by monthly discussion sessions where the cohort will analyze real-world challenges through a strategic leadership framework.

Who should apply? (Applications current closed.)

  • U of U students going into their sophomore year fall 2022
  • Students curious about leadership, including myths, challenges, and opportunities for development
  • Students eager to engage in analyze various topics (e.g., leadership styles, social/global issues, changes in industry) through a strategic leadership framework

Case Competitions

Case competitions are real-world challenges that provide students an opportunity to work in teams, ask questions of experts, and create solutions to the actual problems companies and organizations face. Former participants have designed a coworking space to promote economic growth among Black and Brown communities in Salt Lake City; Proposed methods of increasing the number & diversity of women running for office; and crafted ways to increase use of services at the University of Utah.

Interested in seeing a winning team in action? Watch the winners of former YWCA Utah Case Competition Winners and Dominion Energy Case Competition Winners.

Upcoming! Join our Welcoming Spaces Challenge. Learn more.

Participating in a case competition? We have resources for you! Learn from Dr. Ruchi Watson on how to effectively prepare a case competition submission.