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Foster Opportunities for All Students

Our Foster community is not limited to admitted Foster students. There are many opportunities open to prospective Foster students, high school students, community college students, and non-business majors to engage with their peers and participate in activities, organizations and programs within Foster.

Visit our Minors and More Opportunities page for Foster curriculum open to all UW students.

The list below includes many of the Foster experiential opportunities that are available to all students. Learn how you can get involved!

Experiential Opportunities

Connect with Foster UPO: Follow the Foster Undergraduate Programs Office on social media to see the newest announcements, events, and opportunities! Instagram / Facebook / Twitter


At The Table (ATT): A premier program by the Foster School of Business, ATT gives students the chance to meet female CEOs and executives in an informal, small-group environment. Learn about their career paths, their companies, and what it takes to succeed as a female entrepreneur and business-owner. Upcoming ATT events are announced on the Foster Undergraduate Programs Office’s social media pages.

Business Bridge (B²): Incoming UW freshmen can get a head start in this four-week, total-immersion program for pre-business students. B² focuses its resources on serving first-generation college students and underrepresented minority groups.

Building Networks (BN): A free peer mentorship program that aims to equip participants with the skills, resources, and connections needed to be a successful professional after graduation. UW-Seattle students who qualify for the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and current community college students can apply; especially students from underrepresented minority groups and first-generation and/or low-income backgrounds.

Foster Leadership Academy (FLA): Non-academic certification program open to current UW students. Upon completion, each student will receive a Certificate, a professional Foster branded gift, and a valuable experience for your resume.

Case Competitions: Challenge yourself and put your studies to practice. Competitions at the Foster school provide students the opportunity to solve real-world problems, join a team, network with business leaders, and collaborate with peers in an intense team-driven environment.

Foster Instructional Tutoring Center (FIT): FIT offers FREE tutoring in specific Foster School courses. Tutoring services are available to all UW students! Visit the FIT Facebook page for more details.

High School

Young Executives of Color (YEOC): YEOC is a free nine-month college pipeline program for Washington high school students. Students attend sessions on the UW campus one Saturday every month for college preparation, business lectures, professional development, and powerful mentorship.

Young Women’s Leadership Summit (YWLS): Female-identifying rising high school seniors in this program will explore the world of business through team-building activities, seminars with faculty and professionals, leadership development workshops, and student and alumni connections. Join YWLS and connect with other like-minded young women while exploring the world of business!