Student Organizations 2012-2013
Bridging the gap between the academic and professional worlds, the Accounting Association sponsors events that bring the industry into the classroom and that take the concentrator into the community. We provide opportunities for our members to directly interact with the professionals and to become better prepared for their future career. Event highlights include: Student internship panels and company information sessions, and EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign) Program: The IRS trains students to provide tax preparation services to qualified Boston area families. E-mail the Accounting Association for more information.
Alpha Kappa Psi
Established in 1904 (co-ed since 1976), Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the world. With core values of Brotherhood, Knowledge, Integrity, Service, and Unity, it is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders. Through guest speakers from every industry, professional workshops, internships offered exclusively to brothers, community service projects, and social events, Alpha Kappa Psi improves every brother’s college experience and beyond. For additional information, please contact Alpha Kappa Psi.
Boston University Energy Club
The BU Energy Club is a broad-based group consisting of graduates, undergrads, alumni, and professors that serves as a link between scientists & engineers, entrepreneurs & business-persons, and aspiring policy-makers & government officials at Boston University and other schools in the Greater Boston Area. We aim to synthesize energy-related ideas from a multi-disciplinary stream of educational and professional sources to advance understanding of energy and its role within society, industry, technology and policy through empirical, objective energy related education and outreach. For additional information, visit the BU Energy Club’s website.
Boston University Marketing Club (BUMKC)
Boston University Marketing is an on-campus student association for those who have an interest in the Marketing field. Through guest speakers & other events planned throughout the year, Boston University Marketing connects students with the Marketing world outside of the classroom. Please contact the Boston University Marketing Club (BUMKC) for more information.
Boston University Finance & Investment Club
Boston University Finance and Investment Club (“BUFC”) is an interactive, team-oriented experience focused on mentoring and guiding its members from their first year of college to their first year on the job. BUFC challenges its members to ask the right questions when analyzing an industry such as “how are these companies able to maintain a profit” or “what makes them successful.” Incoming Freshmen and seasoned Seniors are able to meaningfully contribute side-by-side to BUFC’s live fund through guided investment research and management. BUFC provides countless networking opportunities for its members to meet Boston University alumni from the recent graduates to the senior executives. Events include the annual Wall Street Trip and Your Future in Finance Conference. For additional information please contact the Boston University Finance & Investment Club.
BSBA Private Equity Club
The BSBA Private Equity Club was founded to stimulate student interest in a booming profession offering lucrative salaries, and to help students obtain knowledge about the industry through guest speakers (professors and industry experts), current events articles, major player analysis, simulation of leveraged buyouts, research, and social events, and possibly a field trip (i.e. conferences at Wharton, Tuck, or Stern and Dinner networking event).
Corporate Law Society
The Corporate Law Society is an organization dedicated to the study of business law. The organization sponsors various law panels and offers members exclusive discussions with industry professionals. The organization also hosts open forum discussions throughout the semester on current legal issues and cases. The organization is open to both concentrators and non-concentrators and no prior legal knowledge is necessary.
The Dean’s Hosts are approximately 30 students who receive, host and give tours to visitors of the School of Management at the Dean’s designation and discretion. Please contact Evie Gross or Zoe Kabelac information on how to get involved.
Delta Sigma Pi
As the most esteemed professional fraternity in the nation, Delta Sigma Pi was founded in 1907, organized to foster the study of business in undergraduate education. The Gamma Chapter at Boston University is a co-educational entity, comprised of School of Management, Hospitality, and Economics majors. Our mission is simple: to encourage, support, and shape our members’ professional goals, aspiring individuals to achieve success. Through networking events, career fairs, community service initiatives, professional workshops, and social gatherings, Delta Sigma Pi members are able to gain insight into the professional world, strengthening their undergraduate and professional experience. Contact DSPGamma@gmail.com for more information.
Diversity in Management
Diversity in Management serves to advance the movement of diversity throughout the management community. This is accomplished by the enrichment of diversity within the student body, by serving as representatives to potential students, and by establishing relationships between our members and those in the management field. This group is for all students interested in management, regardless of their declared concentration. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BU Chapter of 85 Broads aims to build a university-wide community of diverse undergraduate women and alumnae with interests in various career paths. The chapter fulfills its mission by helping women leverage each other’s knowledge, experience, and support as they define many unique paths to success. The group hosts a number of professional and community events throughout the year. For more information please e-mail or visit the BU Chapter of 85 Broads website.
The Entrepreneurship Club is a networking organization dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship for undergraduates. We meet successful, unsuccessful and active entrepreneurs to build relationships to help start new ventures, form personal decisions on whether entrepreneurship is right for us, and to connect with the Boston entrepreneurial community. Email or visit the Entrepreneurship Club website for more information.
Fashion and Retail Association
The Fashion and Retail Association of Boston University (FAB) is the single outlet for BU students who are interested in the design, marketing, public relations, retail, publishing and management aspects of the fashion industry. Members gain valuable knowledge and experience through guest speakers, networking events, New York company site visits, student-run fashion shows and more. For more information please e-mail and visit the Fashion and Retail Association website.
Global Business Brigades
Global Business Brigades provides business consulting and strategic investment to support under resourced microenterprises in developing countries while respecting local culture and improving the environment. The brigade serves as a catalyst to the project, where volunteers facilitate consulting methodologies, workshops and based on observations, collectively identify how to spend their “capital investment,” a monetary donation to the project to improve fiscal sustainability. Contact president Stephanie Stanczyk.
Guerrilla Marketing Society
The Boston University Guerrilla Marketing Society offers to all BU students a unique opportunity to work hands on with small businesses in the Greater Boston Area. Users of guerrilla marketing are able to produce profitable results utilizing a minimal budget. Our philosophy is centered around implementing new and innovative economical strategies and tactics of modern day marketing to achieve these results. For more information please contact Brian Tate.
iChase the Cure
iChase the Cure is all about students picking their own causes and making a difference by raising awareness and aid for causes that the group is passionate about. In the past we have helped children fighting pediatric brain tumors (PLGAs) and cancer of the nervous system (Neuroblastoma), men and women fighting HIV/AIDS (Project HOPE), and many more “chase their cures” by organizing a 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk along the Charles River Esplanade. To date, we have raised over $50,000. Check out the iChase the Cure website or email Andrea for more information.
International Business Club
The International Business Club of Boston University is a platform for students from all backgrounds to come together. We strive to introduce our members to a general introduction of international business and learn about its sub-areas by leading speaker and discussions events that focus on one particular international management topic. We also thrive to provide students with networking event opportunities that will enable them to develop an international network and eventually offer them internship opportunities around the globe. The extent of IBC’s diversity offers members one of the best networking sources for the development of individual and professional careers. For more information please e-mail.
LOCK Honorary Service Society
LOCK is the oldest student organization at SMG, established in 1924 by Professor Charles Stratton and Lyman Phillips; Dean Emeritus Lou Lataif is also a former member. LOCK was founded and still operates on the belief that those who have the privilege of scholarship must share what they have gained. LOCK members aim to fulfill that responsibility by providing their peers in SMG with tutoring help in all required SMG courses, tutoring nights in the dorms, study halls during finals period, and other community service initiatives. Contact Patricia Fleishman for more information.
Management Information Systems Club
The MIS Club will help unite and create a forum between students, alumni, faculty, and recruiters interested in the field of Information Systems Management. The purpose of the group is to promote the awareness of Information Systems and provide an opportunity for collaboration between members. We will focus on inviting companies to campus to talk about different careers, creating scholarship opportunities, and establishing and maintaining relationships with companies who hire MIS students. Contact the MIS Club for more information.
Media and Entertainment Club
The BU Media and Entertainment Club (BUMEC) is an organization for students interested in the entertainment industry. The club provides a forum for students to network with professionals, participate and assist in the organization of local events, and learn about potential internships and career opportunities in the various fields. Membership is open to students of any school/college and meetings are held as needed. Contact the Media and Entertainment Club for more information or to be added to the member mailing list.
NET Impact Undergrad
Net Impact is a global membership organization of students and professionals using business to improve the world. Our undergraduate chapter aims to encourage positive action on campus, in the community, and in the corporate world. Through educational events, on- and off-campus initiatives, volunteer work, and networking opportunities, we hope to inspire and prepare future leaders to act responsibly and recognize their impact on society and the environment. Contact Patrick Hermann for more information.
Real Estate Club
The Real Estate Club seeks to give students an understanding of the Real Estate Industry by discussing topics such as land development, construction, architecture, financing, property management, and the relationships that can turn an empty plot of earth into a new building. Guest speakers attend meetings to discuss their roles in the Real Estate Industry, and occasional outings to a building or construction site are also scheduled. Please contact the Real Estate Club for more information.
SMG Senior Mentors
The Senior Mentor Program is a peer mentoring network of sixteen SMG seniors that helps first year students leverage the knowledge and first-hand expertise of seniors within the School of Management. Freshmen and transfer students benefit from Senior Mentors who can relate to their experiences and provide informal advice on how to succeed throughout their time in SMG. Senior Mentors recruit Junior prospects every Spring semester. If you are a freshman or new external transfer, contact a Senior Mentor at email@example.com.
SMG Student Government
Student Government plans educational, community service and social activities for the SMG undergraduate community, acting as a liaison between students and the administration. There are many leadership opportunities available to positively contribute back to the SMG community throughout the year. Weekly General Assembly meetings are open to all SMG undergraduates. No experience is required and attendance is strongly encouraged for all SMG undergraduates. General Assembly meetings are held every Wednesday from 5-6pm in room 224 of the School of Management. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sports Management Association
The Sports Management Association was created to give all students the chance to experience sports from a different perspective. We offer students of any year, both graduate and undergraduate, the opportunity to go behind-the-scenes and learn about the management aspects of professional sports through guest speakers, networking events, tours, and volunteer opportunities at events such as Boston Bruins and Red Sox games. Contact Candice Dolloff at email@example.com for more information.
Speeches for Students
Inspired by Ted Talks, Speeches for Students @ Boston University seeks to engage the Boston University community with genuine and motivating speakers to help students gain a broader perspective on the different career opportunities that exist. We hope that members will be able to take away important lessons and interesting ideas from the voices that we bring to our videos, blog and to our meetings. Please contact Zhen Zhu at with any questions.