Honorary, Service, and Professional Organizations
180 Degrees Consulting
180 Degrees Consulting is the world’s largest student-run consultancy, dedicated to helping nonprofits and social enterprises improve their services, expand their reach, and ultimately maximize their impact. We are a team of motivated, enterprising students from diverse academic backgrounds, united by our passion to make a difference. 180 DC associates not only gain practical experience and firsthand exposure to Boston’s social enterprises but also receive professional training from major consulting firms, including McKinsey, PwC, and Deloitte. By connecting passionate individuals and fully equipping them to find effective and innovative solutions to real-world challenges, we develop a community of leaders and social-thinkers. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Accounting Association bridges the gap between the academic and professional worlds. The group sponsors 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. Email the Accounting Association at email@example.com for more information.
ALPFA, founded in 1972, stands for the Association of Latino Professionals for America. ALPFA is a national nonprofit organization that has become the largest Latino association for business professionals and students, with more than 90,000 members nationwide (this includes 43 professional and over 150 student chapters). ALPFA serves as the catalyst connecting professionals with decisionmakers at Fortune 1000 partners and other corporate members seeking diverse opportunities. In addition, ALPFA has developed various events at a local and national level to prepare students from college to career-ready professionals through mentorship, leadership training and development, job placement, and community volunteerism. The ALPFA-BU chapter hopes to equip Hispanic/Latinx students with the best tools to enhance their professional development. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
Analytics Club helps students learn crucial data analysis skills needed for business. We host data analysis workshops and professional developing events with companies. For more information, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 that are interested in the career development of black management students. For more information, visit our Facebook page.
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. BUCG sponsors comprehensive workshops, mock interviews, and alumni panels. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Boston University Energy & Sustainability Club
The BU Energy & Sustainability Club serves as a link between businesspersons, entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers, aspiring policymakers, and government officials in the energy sector. We advance understanding of energy and sustainability issues in society, industry, technology, and policy through student-organized educational and professional events. For more information, please visit our website, register for our newsletter, or contact us by email.
Boston University Finance & Investment Club
Boston University Finance & 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 senior executives. Events include the annual Wall Street Trip and “Your Future in Finance” conference. For additional information, email BUinvest@bu.edu.
Boston University Marketing Club (BUMKC)
The BU Marketing Club is for students who have an interest in the marketing 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.
Business & Technology Club
BizTech, short for Business and Technology Club, is a student-run organization centered in Questrom but open to all individuals interested in the intersection of technology and business. We host countless events throughout the year for students, including meetings, social events, professional events, and more. Getting involved in our club means updates on current events in the business tech world, learning about new technologies, and being the first to know about unique internship and job opportunities. For more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Business Law Club
The Boston University Business Law Club provides students with a safe and dynamic environment in which to learn about law. Whether they want to go to law school or are interested in learning more about the concentration, our club is here to guide them. We want to facilitate critical thinking skills through mock trials and discussions of current events, as well as through trips to court and networking opportunities. Interested students should please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dean’s Hosts are approximately 30 students who receive, host, and give tours to visitors of Questrom School of Business at the Dean’s designation and discretion. Please contact the Dean’s office for information on how to get involved.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Our BU collegiate chapter, a joint venture between the Questrom School of Business and the School of Hospitality Administration, attends the International Career Development Conference each April to offer members an opportunity to practice the skills they have learned in the classroom in an external environment. For more information, please contact our secretary, Grace Chen (email@example.com).
Delta Phi Epsilon
We are the Gamma chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon, BU’s newly reactivated professional fraternity. Delta Phi Epsilon is the nation’s only foreign affairs and international business professional fraternity in the country, and BU originally chartered the Gamma chapter in 1923. Last spring, it was reactivated and we’re excited to continue building a community across schools and disciplines within BU to connect to our global alumni network. We are looking for students who are passionate about foreign affairs in any form, from overseas consulting and global management to international journalism. We’re a community that values originality, passion, dedication, and integrity, and if you are interested, please contact us at either firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website for more information.
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 Questrom School of Business and the School of Hospitality Administration, 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. Visit the BU DSP website for more information.
Fashion and Retail Association
The Fashion and Retail Association is BU’s only organization committed to connecting students to the competitive fashion and retail industry. This is a multifaceted, complex industry, which includes the areas of e-commerce, operations & supply chain, marketing, data analytics, buying and merchandising, design, and many more. Through guest speakers, networking events, New York City trips, and semi-annual fashion shows, our members gain valuable knowledge and experience to enter the industry post-graduation, whether on the creative or business end. Email us with questions or join our newsletter at email@example.com.
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 FE 101 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.
Financial Planners Association
Boston University Financial Planners Association is an organization dedicated to not only educating students about financial planning but also connecting them with professionals in the field. Our goal is to create an interactive environment where members are introduced to the intricacies and caveats of financial planning and to enable promising career opportunities through seminars on interview skills, résumé building, and strong partnerships. For more information, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/FPABU or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FinTech BU stands to raise awareness of, and opportunities for the Boston University community in, the new and exciting field of financial technologies—as well as in the wave of disruptive technologies that the finance world is experiencing. We aim to integrate FinTech BU and its members with the world of financial technologies through partnerships with universities, companies, and other fintech-related institutions. This initiative will be supported through info sessions, guest speaker lectures, annual conferences, and the BU FinTech Accelerator. We see FinTech BU as a hub for disruptors and creative thinkers who want to change the way everyday people go about the world of finance, a world currently controlled by large corporations and central banks. We want to provide a space for collaborators to meet and have the chance to work together on projects to revamp the world of finance. For more information, visit our website.
Global Business Brigades
Global Business Brigades is a club focused on management consulting and economic impact. We empower brigaders and under-resourced communities to resolve global economic disparities and inspire all involved to collaboratively work toward an equal world. Our work represents the broadest spectrum of human achievement by enabling clients within our community and abroad to achieve a sustainable advantage while bringing the right people together to unlock insight into micro-enterprise consulting, financial planning, and strategic investing and to stimulate appreciation for indigenous cultures. For additional information, please contact us via email at email@example.com.
Guerrilla Marketing Society (GMS)
Guerrilla Marketing Society (GMS) provides marketing consulting services to local businesses by offering them a marketing campaign plan for their business specifically using guerrilla marketing tactics. Our past partnerships include Expedia, Lady M, the Chicken and Rice Guys, Finimize, Platejoy, and more. The mission of GMS is to contribute to the education of BU students through hands-on experience and weekly workshops. GMS members are given the opportunity to function as a small, nonprofit consulting group for local companies. GMS also links students to marketing- and consulting-based internships. For additional information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Health & Life Sciences Club
The Health & 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. For more information, contact email@example.com.
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, members strive to inspire, connect, and educate BU female students of all majors to help them start a successful career. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the club’s website.
Institute of Management Accountants
The Boston University Institute of Management Accountants (BU IMA) prepares students who are interested in the field of managerial accounting and corporate finance through social, technical, and industry-based training and interactive events. We aim to grow and develop our members both personally and professionally and strive to be the leading student organization in preparation for the development of future managerial accountants, corporate finance managers, and future CFOs.
International Business Club
Through presentations by speakers involved in business abroad, case studies, documentaries, and work abroad experience, BUIBC works to enhance students’ understanding of the global economy and the nuances of international business. Club leaders also strive to provide as much information and preparation as possible to members on how to prepare and succeed in the international job market. You can find us in OrgSync under the name International Business Club and through our Facebook group. Contact us at email@example.com for more information.
LOCK Honorary Service Society
The LOCK Honorary Service 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 many required Questrom courses and through other community service initiatives. Membership in LOCK is by invitation only.
Music Business Club
Music Business Club is designed to provide members with valuable, hands-on experiences that prepare them for careers in the music industry and help set them apart to overcome the industry’s high barriers to entry. MBC members can participate in one of two types of committees: Artist Management or Events Management. Through our dynamic work and strong support system, we help members develop their skills while creating value for the artists we represent as well as the BU community as a whole. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Net Impact Undergraduate
Net Impact Undergrad is part of a global professional network that prepares students for careers involving the intersection of business and sustainability. Through campus-wide campaigns, guest speakers, case competitions, and networking opportunities, we aim to inspire and prepare future leaders to recognize and create their own impact on society. For more information, email us at email@example.com or visit our website.
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, and 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.
Pride in Business
Pride in Business, formerly Questrom Spectrum, is an organization devoted to the support and professional development of queer students. Our mission is to unite Questrom students, LGBTQIA+ and non-LGBTQIA+ alike, to promote equality in the business world.
Questrom Korean is a student organization established to provide professional development and networking opportunities to Korean students in Questrom, and to promote a deeper understanding of the global business environment. Through weekly meetings, projects, workshops, and networking events, we strive to connect members within our organization as well as with alumni and professors.
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 QuestromGov@bu.edu for more information.
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 member outings to a building and/or construction sites are also scheduled. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Social Impact Fellowship
The Social Impact Fellowship is designed to build a community of learners and activists in the field of social impact. The fellowship consists of a collection of activities and resources strung together to create learning experiences and professional opportunities. Fellowship requirements include intellectual enrichment through learning opportunities focused on social impact topics, completing academic contact relevant to a social impact topic, career exploration, professional networking, and mentorship. The fellowship is aimed at first- and second-year students at Questrom School of Business interested in learning more about careers in social impact. Each year, the fellowship will accept 30 students. If you have any questions, please email Misty Start at email@example.com.
Sports Business Club
The Boston University Sports Business Club serves as an outlet to learn more about and participate in the business of sports. We host general meetings, a guest speaker series, networking events, and more. For those interested in becoming even more involved in the industry, we have partnered with the BU Athletics department to form the Sports Consulting Group. Select applicants will be able to participate in real-world consulting work for our Division 1 teams. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The TAMID Group is a nonprofit organization that develops the professional skills of undergraduate students through hands-on interaction with the Israeli economy. TAMID integrates the next generation of entrepreneurs and business professionals with Israel through a comprehensive education curriculum, pro bono consulting for Israeli startups, capital market investment research, and a summer internship program in Israel. TAMID has no political or religious affiliations. For more information, see the organization’s website.
Adam Smith Society
The Adam Smith Society is an expansive, chapter-based association of MBA students, alumni, and business leaders who believe in capitalism and the open exchange of ideas. Our influential network of 9,000+ members is dedicated to preserving and strengthening the free-market economy.
Asia Business Club
The Asia Business Club aims to provide networking opportunities for our members so that they may exchange information, share experiences, and discover new opportunities through their new contacts. Our goal is to engage the Asian business community within the Boston area to share experiences, knowledge, contacts, and opportunities. We strive to provide a forum for discussion about business relevant to all regions of Asia.
Business Technology Club
The Business Technology Club’s purpose is twofold: to improve the student experience, opportunities for learning, professional networking, and internship and career prospects of MBA/MSDi dual majors, and to organize events related to business technology that can offer value to all Questrom graduate students.
The Cohort Cup is the BU Questrom School of Business’s annual competition among the full-time MBA cohorts. It provides social and competitive outlets for students, ranging from sports tournaments to the annual talent show. Most importantly, it builds the community and allows students to get to know their classmates outside of an academic setting.
Cohort Q is the LGBTQ student organization for Questrom School of Business. Our mission is to connect LGBTQ students and allies by providing networking and social opportunities, a forum to discuss LGBTQ issues in the workplace, and a community of support for LGBTQ students.
The Consulting Club is dedicated to educating students about current trends and best practices in the consulting industry and about consulting as a career choice. We aim to ensure that Questrom graduate students can gain access to careers at consulting firms of their choice by helping to develop the necessary skill sets needed to succeed in the consulting industry.
Energy & Sustainability Club
The BU Energy & Sustainability Club aims to synthesize energy and environmental sustainability-related ideas from a multidisciplinary stream of educational and professional sources to advance understanding of energy/sustainability and its role within society, industry, technology, and policy through empirical, objective energy-related education and outreach.
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Club
The Graduate Entrepreneurship & Innovation Club aims to empower student entrepreneurs and innovators by providing resources, networking opportunities, and events focused on entrepreneurial thought and action in businesses big and small.
Global Ventures Consulting Club
The Global Ventures Consulting Club (BUGVC) connects Questrom graduate students to consulting opportunities abroad. BUGVC currently partners with Asociación Alterna, a nonprofit social enterprise incubator with a mission of long-term sustainable development in Central America. Students have the opportunity to work with small businesses and social enterprise entrepreneurs to solve their business challenges in countries such as Guatemala.
Graduate Finance & Investment Club
Operating through two arms—the finance club and the investment committee—the Graduate Finance & Investment Club (GFIC) is Questrom’s one-stop shop for providing students with the skills, resources, and network to succeed in the financial services industry across various functions and sectors.
Health Sector Management Club
The Health Sector Management (HSM) Club is the organization for all students interested in healthcare delivery, health IT, life sciences, and biotechnology. We organize professional and educational events and keep a pulse on the Boston healthcare scene to connect members with opportunities outside of the University.
Since 2013, the Internship Fund aims to mobilize the Questrom MBA community to fund students pursuing career-accelerating internships that create a lasting social impact. Through awareness-building events and fundraising efforts, we generate possibilities for students to consider and pursue essential work, regardless of financial barriers.
Latin American MBA Association
The Latin American MBA Association (LAMBA) seeks to foster a space for open dialogue for all individuals interested in the emerging markets of Latin America, as well as the increasingly important Hispanic marketplaces and issues regarding Latin America in the United States. LAMBA seeks to share our cultural heritage and embrace our diversity as a business advantage and enable the creation of a network of graduate students and US and Latin American businesspeople for the purpose of sharing knowledge and building long-term relationships.
Leadership and Organizational Transformation Club
The mission of LOT is to increase the sense of community for all MBA students enrolled in and interested in leadership and organizational transformation, as well as organizational behavior more generally; LOT will strive to provide educational, professional networking, and social opportunities to all members. In the same way a modern day HR department focuses on enhancing the community around the company’s biggest asset (its people), LOT will focus on diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as personal leadership and organizational development initiatives, to enhance the community around one of the University’s biggest assets—its students.
The Marketing Club is open to all Questrom graduate students who are interested in all things marketing! We focus on marketing in all senses, from internal decisionmaking informed by data analytics to consumer-facing storytelling through branding, social media, and creative communications. To us, marketing can be defined beyond what it means in a traditional sense and plays an important role throughout an organization, not limited to one department. We are dedicated to promoting the discipline of marketing and assisting our members with how the development of marketing skills can lead to a fulfilling, engaged career. To achieve this, the club plans a series of events each semester, including panels, treks, and other networking opportunities, for insight into all variations within the marketing profession.
Mathematical Finance Club
The Math Finance Club connects the studious minds of the quantitative finance realm to its respective corporate leaders of the finance industry and keeps its members up-to-date with the most recent quantitative techniques and computational tools and technologies through conferences, showcases, speaker panels, and presentations.
The Questrom Partners Club is a networking and support community for Questrom graduate students and their significant others. It is comprised of both full- and part-time students and their significant others, and seeks to be representative of all graduate programs. The Partners Club creates a great support system and helps organize potluck dinners, cultural nights, and activities both on campus and in the Boston community.
Questrom Doctoral Association
The aim of the Questrom Doctoral Association (QDA) is to foster a community of support for doctoral students in Questrom School of Business. Additionally, we will seek to provide an environment wherein a community of scholars interested in interdisciplinary research and learning can develop.
Questrom Graduate Council
The Questrom Graduate Council is a body of representatives that full-time and part-time Boston University Questrom School of Business graduate students elect each year to work on their behalf with the school administration and other stakeholders. The QGC plans and executes large-scale student events, ensures that student funds are allocated appropriately to student organizations, and performs a number of other behind-the-scenes tasks to make sure everyone’s experience as a Questrom School of Business student is as valuable as it can be.
Questrom Graduate Students of the African Diaspora
Questrom Graduate Students of the African Diaspora (GSAD) is an all-inclusive group open to all Questrom graduate students. The mission of the club is to bring representation to Questrom graduate students of the African Diaspora and to host events that stimulate discussions related to this population in the US and around the world while having fun. The club also encourages the participation of those who may not be of African descent but have an interest in, and want to gain an understanding of, the African Diaspora.
Questrom Uncorked seeks to add value to the Questrom community by offering students and faculty a structured forum to taste, learn, and discuss styles, production, and culture of wine. Our goal is to contribute to a more well-rounded and holistic Questrom experience that includes academic excellence, cultural diversity, and personal enrichment.
Real Estate Club
The Real Estate Club targets students with a professional interest in real estate. Generally speaking, the real estate industry encompasses companies that focus on property development and construction, real estate finance, property management, and asset management. The club brings together students, alumni, and career professionals through speaking and networking events.
Social Impact and Nonprofit Club
The Social Impact and Nonprofit Club (SINC) is a student-run organization that enhances the Social Impact Program curriculum, fosters community dialogue around social impact and social justice, and increases awareness of how students can use business fundamentals to create social value. Through panels, networking, social events, and other activities, the club seeks to prepare students to be socially minded leaders in both the public and private sectors.
Sports & Social Club
The Sports & Social Club organizes and hosts a variety of events involving competitive and intramural sports, group fitness, sports management, and social activities in order to form a collaborative and diverse community, to provide networking opportunities, and, most importantly, to have fun.
The Questrom Strategy Club is focused on supporting those in the Strategy concentration or strategy career pathways, and on creating opportunities for all Questrom graduate students to learn about and engage with different strategy industries, fields, and roles.
The Questrom Veterans Club is aimed at creating support and camaraderie for Questrom student-veterans. Military service is an uncommon experience that is best understood by those who have worn a uniform. It is important for veterans to remain connected to other veterans, not only as part of their transition to civilian life or student life, but also to maintain a sense of belonging to a group that can best understand their experiences. Through networking events, volunteer work, and awareness-raising events, the club will help our student-veterans connect with the greater veteran community of Boston and enhance their time as students at Questrom.
West Coast Networking Club
The West Coast Networking Club provides students with opportunities to network with companies and professionals on the West Coast in the tech industry, including a one-week trek to the Silicon Valley, where students can visit companies and experience its culture. The club also offers various tech-industry-related networking events in Boston.
Women’s MBA Association
The Women’s MBA Association extends career guidance and support to women currently in the MBA, MSMS, and MSMF programs through: providing access to professional women leaders in different industries who possess a wide range of interests and have built successful careers; educating members about career management, career advancement, and networking; finding mentors and leadership opportunities within and around the Questrom School of Business and Boston University; actively participating within the community; establishing a solid relationship among students, alumni, faculty, and women in the Greater Boston area, including MBA students from neighboring schools; and uniting men and women in addressing issues surrounding women’s advancement in the workplace.