Student Organizations 2015-2016
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The BU Bitcoin Club aims to enable student’s use of crypto-currencies, but not limited to, education and exchange of resources and ideas on Bitcoin, as well as Bitcoin research and technologies. The organization will assist the community in Bitcoin adoption, and utilize the student force to realize Bitcoin’s potential.
Black Business Student Association
The Black Business Student Association (BBSA) provides a support system through which students of minority backgrounds can help each other thrive in the Questrom School of Business 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 Questrom graduates in business professions; and to establish key partnerships with companies/organizations who are interested in the career development of black management students. For more information, visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BBSABu
Business & Technology Club
The Business & Technology Club helps unite and create a forum for students, alumni, faculty, and recruiters interested in Information Systems Management. The group’s purpose 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 email@example.com for more information.
Capital Management Club
Capital Management 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for information or to get involved.
BU Consulting Group
The 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. Contact email@example.com for more information
The Dean’s Hosts are approximately 30 students who receive, host, and give tours to visitors of the Questrom School of Business 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 Questrom School of Business, School of 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.
The Boston University 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fashion and Retail Association
The Fashion and Retail Association of BU (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 email@example.com.
Boston University Finance & Investment Club
The 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.
Financial Modeling Club
The Boston University Financial Modeling Club (BUFMC) is designed to be a team-oriented and fun experience. Welcoming all interested in developing their financial modeling expertise, BUFMC is open to any Boston University student. Whether the student is a freshman struggling with the FE101 excel assignment, or a senior looking to refine his skills before entering the corporate world, BUFMC offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity. For additional information, please visit our website: www.buexcel.com.
Global Business Brigade
Global Business Brigades (GBB) fundraises 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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com 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 brings 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.
herNetwork is the BU women in business club which serves as a networking and mentoring group for motivated and passionate undergraduate BU female students. With their motto of “Women Mean Business”, herNetwork aims to build a strong and empowering community. Through discussion based meetings, speaker panels, workshop events and an annual Spring Conference they strive to inspire, connect and educate BU female students of all majors in order to help them start a successful career. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the club’s website: hernetworkbu.wordpress.com
International Business Club
Through presentations by speakers involved in business abroad, case studies, documentaries, and alumni study and work abroad experience, BUIBC works to enhance students’ understanding of the global economy and the nuances of international business. We also strive to provide as much information and preparation possible to members on how to prepare and succeed in international job market. You can find us in OrgSync under the name International Business Club and through our Facebook group. You can always contact us at email@example.com for more information.
LOCK Honorary Service Society
LOCK Honorary Society is the oldest student organization at Questrom 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 Questrom courses and through other community service initiatives. Membership in LOCK is by invitation during the sophomore, junior, or senior years.
Marketing Club (BUMKC)
The BU 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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Phi Chi Theta
Phi Chi Theta is a co-ed socially responsible business and technology fraternity that focuses on the integration of corporate social responsibility, the digitization of business as well as the entrepreneurship and innovation of business. Chartered in 2014, we are a growing team of brothers who are dedicated to the mission of creating technological and social leaders in the private sector who strive to progress society forward. Visit our website for more information: www.pctbu.com
Public Markets Investing Group
Boston University’s Public Markets Investing Group (PMIG) seeks to bring together like-minded students from a variety of backgrounds and areas of study. Weekly hands-on discussions with the PMIG Analysts teach the hard and soft skills, and are for well-rounded students with high potential and leadership ability. In addition to these meetings, PMIG hosts a Speaker Series, where students from all BU schools and grade levels are invited to hear from, and meet, prominent and distinguished individuals from a variety of fields. Please contact us at email@example.com and visit www.facebook.com/bupmig for more information.
Questrom Student Government
Student Government plans educational, community service, and social activities for the Questrom 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 Questrom undergraduates. No experience is required and attendance is strongly encouraged. Contact us at QuestromGov@bu.edu for more information.
Questrom Latino is an undergraduate organization that revolves around promoting and enriching the Latin American culture within BU. With the growing importance for diversity in today’s business world, Questrom Latino helps its members to learn and develop skills and attributes essential for today’s economy. Our purpose is to help develop future professionals and leaders, and facilitate networking within the Latin American business community. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Questrom Mentor Program is a peer mentoring network of Questrom juniors and seniors that help first-year students leverage the knowledge and first-hand expertise of upperclassmen within the Questrom School of Business. Freshmen and transfer students benefit from Mentors who can relate to their experiences and provide informal advice on how to succeed during their time in Questrom.
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 email@example.com for more information.
RISE is an organization that fosters conversations about human rights issues, gender issues and current events in the work place. We hold discussions throughout the year about these various topics.
Sexual Equality in Business
Sexual Equality in Business (SEB) is an advocacy group for sexual equality in business, advocating that one’s sexual identity should not define them as a person, especially in the professional sense. While being a sexual minority is not required for participation in the organization’s activities, all group members are expected to have an open mind about further exploration of LGBT awareness and involvement in current and future business development. Our aspiration for this new addition to Questrom is to promote awareness to sexual minorities in the work place by listening to speakers and discussing topics of insightful thought in meetings.
TAMID Israel Investment Group
TAMID at Boston University 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