Student Organizations 2014-2015

Accounting Association
The Accounting Association bridges the gap between the academic and professional worlds. We sponsor events that bring the industry into the classroom and allow students to directly interact with accounting professionals so they are better prepared for their future careers. E-mail the Accounting Association at buaa@bu.edu for more information.

Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest co-ed 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 member’s college experience and beyond. For additional information, please contact us at akpsi.nu.chapter@gmail.com.

Boston University Black Business Student Association (BBSA)
The Black Business Student Association provides a support system through which students of minority backgrounds can help each other thrive in the School of Management and ensure positive career self-development. The BBSA has three main objectives: to enhance and formalize the connections between individuals who are interested in business matters related to black students; to solidify the alumni network, connecting black undergraduate students with black School of Management graduates in business professions; and to establish key partnerships with companies/organizations who are interested in the career development of black management students.

Boston University Consulting Group
Boston University Consulting group (BUCG) is a collaborative organization focused on preparing students of all academic backgrounds for careers in consulting. We sponsor comprehensive workshops, mock interviews and alumni panels to this end.

Boston University Finance & Investment Club 
Boston University Finance and Investment Club (BUFC) is an interactive, team-oriented group focused on mentoring its members from their first year of college to their first year on the job. Incoming freshmen and seasoned seniors are able to contribute to BUFC’s live fund through guided investment research and management. BUFC provides networking opportunities for its members to meet alumni from recent graduates to the senior executives. Events include the annual Wall Street Trip and Your Future in Finance Conference. For additional information email us at BUinvest@bu.edu.

Boston University Marketing Club (BUMKC)

The Boston University Marketing Club is for students who have an interest in the marketing career field. Through guest speakers and other events planned throughout the year, BUMKC connects students with the marketing world outside the classroom. Please contact bumkclub@gmail.com for more information.

Boston University Trading Club
Boston University Trading Club provides stock trading skills and knowledge not taught in the classroom. The club’s training program caters to students at all levels and benefits members in their personal and professional lives. We use mock trading accounts to learn basic principles and technical analysis before moving on to advanced training in trading strategies like hedging and options. Email bustocks@gmail.com for information or to get involved.

Dean’s Hosts 
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 the dean’s office for information on how to get involved.

Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed business fraternity that fosters the study of business in undergraduate education. The Gamma Chapter includes students from the Schools of Management and Hospitality, and Economics majors. Our mission is to encourage, support, and shape our members’ professional goals through networking events, career fairs, community service, professional workshops, and social gatherings. Contact DSPGamma@gmail.com for more information.

Ellevate
The Boston University chapter of Ellevate (fka 85 Broads) aims to build a university-wide community of diverse undergraduate women and alumnae. The chapter helps 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 email ellevateBU@gmail.com or visit the chapter’s website: blogs.bu.edu/ellevateBU

Entrepreneurship Club
BU Entrepreneurship Club is an event based club that holds events each semester that allow members connect with fellow entrepreneurial students, venture capitalists, advisory mentors, and prolific entrepreneurs in Boston. Our past speakers include well-known entrepreneurs Robin Chase (Founder of ZipCar), Fred DeLuca (Founder & CEO of Subway), and Mike Flaherty (Co-Founder & CEO of Walden Media.) If you’re interested in building your network or starting your own venture, Entrepreneurship Club is for you! Email eclub@bu.edu more information.

Fashion and Retail Association
The Fashion and Retail Association of Boston University (FAB) is the single outlet for BU students 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 email fashion@bu.edu and visit our website: http://bufashionretail.wix.com/bufashionretail#!/

Global Business Brigade
Global Business Brigades (GBB) will fundraise and promotes awareness on campus in order to bring financial planning and loans to impoverished communities in Panama twice a year. GBB offers the perfect combination of real world business experience and volunteer nonprofit work. Contact the BU chapter of GBB at bu.gbb@globalbrigades.org

Guerrilla Marketing Society
The Boston University Guerrilla Marketing Society offers to all BU students the opportunity to work with small businesses in the Greater Boston area. Users of guerrilla marketing produce profitable results on a minimal budget. Our philosophy is centered on implementing innovative economic strategies of modern day marketing to achieve these results. Email bugms@bu.edu for more information.

Health & Life Sciences Club
The Health and Life Sciences Club strives to expose students to the various fields of the Health and Life Sciences industry. The club is meant to bring together students of different educational backgrounds, i.e. pre-med students and finance majors, to promote a holistic understanding of the healthcare industry through active discussion of current healthcare issues. We organize networking opportunities with members of the industry, conduct site visits to healthcare corporations and institutes, and sponsor on-campus lectures by guest speakers.

International Business Club
Through case studies, presentations by speakers involved in business abroad, and group-oriented projects, BUIBC works to enhance students’ understanding of the global economy and the nuances of international business. Throughout the semester, individual members will be chosen as Region Leaders to spearhead research and presentations by their respective groups on key issues. Please feel free to contact us at our BostonU.IBC@gmail.com or check us out at https://www.facebook.com/groups/buibc/.

LOCK Honorary Service Society 
LOCK Honorary Society is the oldest student organization at SMG and was founded in 1924 by Professor Charles Stratton and Lyman Phillips on the belief that those who have the privilege of scholarship must share what they have gained. LOCK members fulfill that responsibility by providing their peers with tutoring in all required SMG courses and through other community service initiatives. Membership in LOCK is by invitation during the sophomore, junior, or senior years.

Management Information Systems Club
The MIS Club helps unite and create a forum for students, alumni, faculty, and recruiters interested in Information Systems Management. The purpose of the group is to promote awareness of information systems and provide an opportunity for collaboration. We invite companies to campus to talk about careers, create scholarship opportunities, and maintain relationships with companies who hire MIS students.  Contact managementinfosysclub@gmail.com for more information.

Media and Entertainment Club
The BU Media and Entertainment Club is for students interested in the entertainment industry.  The club provides a forum for students to network with professionals, participate in the organization of local events, and learn about internships and career opportunities. Membership is open to students of any school/college. Contact us via email at bumec@bu.edu for more information.

NET Impact/Undergraduate Chapter
Net Impact is a global membership organization of students and professionals using business to improve the world. Our undergraduate chapter encourages 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. For more information, contact niu@bu.edu.

Real Estate Club
The Real Estate Club gives students an understanding of the Real Estate industry by discussing topics such as land development, construction, architecture, financing, and property management. Guest speakers attend meetings to discuss their roles in the industry and outings to a building or construction site are also scheduled. Please contact burealestateclub@gmail.com for more information.

SMG Senior Mentors
The Senior Mentor Program is a peer mentoring network of SMG seniors that help 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 during their time in SMG. If you are a freshman or new external transfer, contact a Senior Mentor at srmentor@bu.edu.

SMG Student Government 
Student Government plans educational, community service and social activities for the SMG undergraduate community and acts as a liaison between students and the administration. There are many leadership opportunities available throughout the year and weekly General Assembly meetings are open to all SMG undergraduates. No experience is required and attendance is strongly encouraged. Contact us at smggov@bu.edu for more information.

Sports Management Association
The Sports Management Association gives all students the chance to experience sports from a different perspective. Both undergraduate and graduate students can to go behind-the-scenes and learn about the managing professional sports through guest speakers, networking events, tours, and volunteer opportunities at events such as Boston Bruins and Red Sox games.

TAMID Israel Investment Group, Boston University
TAMID at BU connects future business leaders to the Israeli economy by fostering the next generation of philanthropists, leaders and investors through education, investment and consulting experience, as well as meaningful professional opportunities. BU TAMID’s mission is to change the context of how students think about and view Israel by focusing on the country’s technology, business innovation, leadership and progress. For more information, see the organization’s website at http://butamid.org