Clubs and Organizations
Clubs and student organizations aren't just fun and social — they're excellent networking and leadership opportunities. Dabble in any of the following, and begin to see yourself in the business world:
The Accounting Club is a student-run and faculty-advised club that helps with necessary career building such as: resume and interview workshops, information sessions on professional certification processes (i.e., CPA, CMA, CIA), and networks with accounting firms as well as prominent alumni. The club travels to the Boston area every year to meet with UVM alums in major accounting firms such as PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, and Ennst&Young.
- Get involved: Contact co-advisors Barbara Arel (email@example.com) and Susan Hughes (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Alpha Kappa Psi (AKP)
Alpha Kappa Psi is a prestigious professional business fraternity. It is focused on professional development, refining the skills taught in the classroom, and experiencing members with fundraising, community based events, and working with other groups on campus. It was founded on the principles of promoting institutions of business education, developing future leaders and fostering appreciation for higher ideals in business. It has become the oldest and largest professional fraternity in the world.
- Get involved: Contact advisor Thomas Chittenden (Thomas.Chittenden@uvm.edu)
The AMA club is a student-run, faculty-advised organization which offers its members an opportunity to build contacts, improve networking skills, and increase their knowledge of the marketing profession. The highlight of each year is a trip taken in the spring to one of the major metropolitan areas in the northeast.
- Get involved: Contact advisor Amy Tomas (email@example.com)
The Entrepreneurship Club is a place for all students across the university to share and cultivate their ideas. Students will be able to communicate their thoughts and find others who have the same enthusiasm for turning a proposal into reality. The club brings in local entrepreneurs to open forum meetings in which students can learn about their experiences, challenges and strategies used in starting their business(es).
- Get involved: Contact advisor Rocki-Lee DeWitt(Rocki.DeWitt@uvm.edu)
Finance and Investment Club
Members of the Finance and Investment Club discuss the current trends of the market, key in on the hot stocks to watch, and learn how to become responsible investors by participating in a virtual online investment competition with fake money and real time. The club takes an annual networking trip to New York City to meet with prominent alums working on Wall Street.
- Get involved: Contact advisor Michael Tomas(MTomas@bsad.uvm.edu)
Student Advisory Committee (SAC)
The club works with the deans of the School of Business Administration to increase communication between students, faculty, and staff. The goal of the club is to improve the quality of education and atmosphere at the School of Business. Members of the SAC commit themselves to the following values: innovation, leadership, and collaboration. Membership in the SAC is by application.
- Get involved: If you are interested in applying to be a member of SAC, please complete the application available in Student Services, 101 Kalkin Hall before March 16, 2012. NOTE: Applications are only accepted in the spring.
Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA)
The Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) is an organization dedicated to representing the needs and interests of the MBA and MAcc students on campus. In addition to being open to all current MBA students and professors, UVM MBA/MAcc alumni, recruiters, and interested MBA/MAcc applicants are all welcome.
For a complete list of all Student Government Association (SGA) recognized clubs and organizations, visit their website.
Last modified April 12 2013 03:05 PM