Be a Leader at Eccles

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Be a student leader at the Eccles School

The David Eccles School of Business provides remarkable leadership opportunities for students to serve the Eccles Community as student employees. Students are invited to explore these opportunities at the Eccles School below.

The Eccles Student Alumni Board looks for passionate, involved, and bright student leaders. As a board, we look to amplify awareness throughout the Eccles community regarding the importance of giving and involvement as both a student as well as an alumni. The Eccles Student Alumni Board aims to empower Eccles students by directing programs, events, and resources including but not limited to the annual 1917 Minute Challenge, U Giving Day, donor thank you call campaigns, and various student-alumni networking events. This role directly supports the Alumni Relations and Development office.

This position is not currently hiring.

The SEA Student Coordinator will serve as a support to the Manager and Director of the Office of Student Engagement & Assessment. The individual who fills the role will be involved in supporting many functional areas of the office to include (but not limited to): Student Leadership Programming, Business Leaders Inc., Business Tutoring Center, Women’s Programming, School-Wide Events (e.g. New Student Orientation, Majors Fair, etc.). Additionally, this position will have administrative and logistic responsibilities – attention to detail and exceptional communication skills are a must.  The Student Coordinator will interface with students, staff, and faculty and is considered a student leadership position within the Business School.  This role will also serve to promote SEA more broadly and may have presentation and/or tabling responsibilities as requested.

The individual who fills the Student Coordinator role should be dedicated to the goals and ideals of the business school and committed to upholding and promoting diversity, inclusion, and increased opportunity for women in the Eccles School.

This role is currently filled. More information will be posted when the role opens.

The Business Career Services Rotational Training Program prepares students to act as professionals in the fields of career advancement, business development and client services.

New Business Career Ambassadors (BCA) complete a rotational training program that includes:

  1. Technical and platform skills including Acuity, Handshake and Salesforce;
  2. Direct support to students and career coaches as they explore career directions, seek positions and learn supporting skills like interviewing and negotiation;
  3. Managing relationships with corporate and small business employers that offer career positions and internships to students.

In addition, BCA’s receive training in consultative communications skills that enhance their performance in all aspects of professional life.

Once the training program rotation is complete, BCA’s are assigned projects based on their skills, interests and majors.

Hiring opportunities are posted on Handshake during the Spring semester for Fall positions.

Business Leaders Incorporated (BLinc) is a premier student leadership organization in the David Eccles School of Business working closely with the Office of Student Engagement & Assessment, the Dean’s Office, and various departments and student organizations. BLinc student leaders play a critical role in supporting student engagement across the Eccles School through involvement opportunities in clubs and organizations, hosting undergraduate trainings and events, and advocating for the Eccles Student body through facilitation of the College Student Council for the School of Business. BLinc student leaders serve a year long term.

2022-2023 Board Applications will open early Spring 2022. Learn more at

Located on the first floor of SFEBB by the Undergraduate Lounge, the Business Tutoring Center (BTC) is a free drop-in service that assists students in developing critical thinking skills and effective study habits in a collaborative learning environment. BTC Tutors are students that have been successfully completed coursework and earned an ‘A’ in the class they are tutoring for. Each Tutor will dedicate 4 -10 hours per week to help other students achieve academic success. Tutor applications, are open year round and positions are filled based off of the current needs of the Tutoring Center.

Applications are open year round.

The Diversity Ambassador is part of a team of professionals working to support diverse students in the David Eccles School of Business through scholarship, academic and social engagement. This position works directly with three diversity scholarship programs (Opportunity Scholars, First Ascent Scholars, and Refugee Scholars) as well as supports overall diversity initiatives in the Office for Student Inclusion. We currently have two positions open – view description here – and email Latu Kinikini at to apply.

Eccles Ambassadors are previous business scholar students who set a great example for the incoming classes. These ambassadors will dedicate 10 hours per week helping to coordinate the program’s travel, events, recruiting, club, BUS 3995 classes, and a lot more. Eccles ambassadors have the opportunity to travel abroad to enrich their own education as well as travel domestically with the program as a group leader. Every January, the business scholars staff will begin collecting resumes and cover letters then begin the interview process in February and March to hire for the following academic year. We hire up to 40 students per year.

The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute offers many student leadership and scholarship programs through many programs and opportunities. All students at the University of Utah are welcome to apply. Becoming a Lassonde student leader is a great way to learn and practice your entrepreneurial skills. Opportunities include being a leader for networking programs, skills and mentorship programs, competitions and more. Time commitments vary by position and program. For more information, visit

Peer Advisors in the Undergraduate Advising Services team impact student experience through assistance with academic and personal development in a host of ways. Peer Advisors gain skills in project management, leadership, presenting and customer service.

Contact Lisa Meldrum for questions at

Front Desk Worker duties include: answering phones, sorting mail and packages, package delivery, managing the lost and found, directing customers, managing and completing room scheduling requests via Zipwhip and Outlook, maintaining bulletin boards, equipment and cart check out for faculty staff and customers, and more. The position pays $10 per hour and includes a flexible work schedule to accommodate classes and the academic needs of the students. High visibility allow them to network with various Eccles School associates.

Looking for internships and additional opportunities? Visit Handshake.