Based at the University of Minnesota, we strive to ensure our clients are provided with the best service. By combining talented analysts with experience, our teams are tailored to match the need of our clients.


Prospective Clients

If you represent a social enterprise or non-profit and are interested in taking advantage of the consulting services that 180DC – UMN offers, please contact our President, Alex Becker (, who will be able to give you more information about our client engagement period and offer you more details about our work.


Student Recruitment

We begin each semester with an application process. Candidates first complete an online application and resume submission. Selected applicants are then contacted to schedule an interview. We review applications at the start of both the Fall and Spring semesters. All students from the University of Minnesota are welcome to apply.

Spring 2018 Recruitment has closed – follow us on Facebook to be the first to know about recruitment for next Fall! 

Please feel free to direct any other questions regarding recruitment to Joshua Niu at



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Sample of Consulting Projects

  • Nice Ride Minnesota

    Area: Twin Cities
    Year: 2016

    We helped Nice Ride develop a method for choosing where to put new locations.

    Three locations identified by our branch are now on and around campus.
  • Hour Car

    Area: Twin Cities
    Year: 2016

    Hourcar asked us to help market to students at the U - we also identified a need for a better survey strategy.

    We created and recommended a strategy that tracked users from the first survey they took to the last to get the best insights.
  • People Serving People

    Area: Twin Cities
    Year: 2016

    People Serving People (PSP) is the largest and most comprehensive, family-focused homeless shelter in Minnesota. PSP offers numerous programs and services to help its guests with relocation, job search, education, enrichment, and family health and well-being. We worked with PSP on a way to communicate the success of their advocacy programs to their funders.

    We delivered a list of metrics and benchmark research sources for PSP to use to show that their advocacy programs were in fact working well.
  • Jambo! Kitchen

    Area: Twin Cities
    Year: 2017

    Jambo! Kitchen is a social enterprise partnered with the African Development Center in Minneapolis. Jambo! offers fresh, local food and provides living wages to all it's employees.

    We advised Jambo! throughout it's launch on the West Bank and helped develop a plan of action for engaging new student customers.