Our business students participate in student organizations to enrich their academic experience while engaging in an aspect of business that appeals to their career aspirations and cultural identity. Joining a student group allows students to practice their leadership skills, delve more deeply into a chosen career path, and associate with other students that share their interests. See the diverse list and descriptions of Student Organizations below to determine which one fits your ambitions and interests. Find the Student Organizations Org Chart here (PDF).
African-American Business Club
The African-American Business Club is a student-run organization aimed at creating an inclusive community of (African-American) students who will be able to thrive in the business world. We want to prepare our members to enter the business world, by involving them in projects and events while providing a link between minority students and local companies.
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AIESEC transforms youth into global leaders. Become part of the world's largest student run organization and leverage our platform to discover and develop your potential. As an 'AIESECer' you'll have the opportunity to lead and manage teams, connect globally to our over 70,000 members and 1,000,000 alumni from our 126 countries and territories, and apply your academic knowledge while gaining hands on experience on an international internship.
Advancement Institute for Management (AIM)
AIM provides opportunities for Management students to further their professional development and network with the best in their field. Our main goal is to narrow the gap between the business world and the classroom to better prepare our members for success both during school and after graduation.
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi, develops students to grow professionally while gaining a life-long network. Members are given the tools and learn the skills to make an impact in the business world. We are a fraternity of developing leaders with a shared goal of being successful in everything we are a part of. We value and uphold our core values in brotherhood, unity, service, integrity, and knowledge. Whether you're studying business, engineering, nursing, or journalism, we recognize the importance of professionalism in all fields in the workplace. We are co-ed and invite all majors to check us out.
The Banking and Investment Association (BIA) is an undergraduate student organization in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University. The purpose of the club is to promote activities that benefit/promote both students and the financial community to develop strong leaders in finance/banking.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is a national scholastic and professional accounting fraternity. The primary objective of the fraternity is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of accounting. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting; providing opportunities for self development and association among members and practicing accountants, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is America's foremost professional business fraternity with over 275,000 members members and 300 collegiate and alumni chapters’ world-wide. As a member, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally by focusing on professional and career development. Our organization provides value to our community by giving back to through various community service efforts. If you are looking to challenge yourself and grow professionally, network with professionals, and have a memorable college experience, then Delta Sigma Pi can offer just that!
The Financial Management Association aims to help student members expand upon their technical knowledge by fostering interaction with guest speakers who have real world business experience. Our organization encourages professional interaction by creating networking opportunities with members of the Silicon Valley business community. The FMA provides specific, focused information about career paths within the discipline of business, focusing closely on finance and accounting.
The mission of the GBSA is to promote student development and welfare, and to enhance the identity and perception of the MBA program, with emphasis on developing relationships with alumni, faculty, and the business community. The GBSA promotes social interaction among all MBA students, their families, faculty, and administrators. The GBSA organizes a variety of activities that appeal to a wide range of students in each of the MBA programs - MBA One, On-Campus, & Off-Campus.
The purpose of our Global Operations Management Association is to bring students closer to the operations industry by giving them tools to succeed in the field. As a relatively new organization, we want our members to actively shape our club to what they want to see in a student org. Our mission is to create leaders who will help innovate the global landscape in the operations industry. We want to connect our members to supply chain contacts that may lead to career opportunities. Come join us today!
Institute for Management Accountants
The Institute for Management Accountants is a worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. If you'd like to expand your knowledge about management accounting with thought-provoking publications and research on industry trends and developments, meet like-minded students, gain valuable leadership experience and cultivate real-world contacts, join the IMA today.
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I.D.E.A.S. at San Jose State University was formed to bring together students from different majors and backgrounds to share and collaborate on innovative ideas. Our goals are to use student’s skill sets, interests and passion to create projects then design these projects. We use professional networking, technology, creativity, and the tools necessary to get ideas going. We believe that there are two crucial factors in any successful idea – a well-connected team AND the required resources.
ISACA acts as a medium through which our members are introduced to and educated about accounting, information systems, information security, assurance, risk management, privacy, and auditing as well as other fields associated with IT control and governance. Students from all majors are encouraged to join and form new and lasting relationships while preparing for their certification examinations and their future careers
International Business Association
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The International Business Association of San Jose State promotes international careers, studying abroad, and strong global leadership to stretch through all borders and boundaries of possibility. If you want to learn how you can make yourself stand out in a competitive, global economy, or are interested in becoming a global leader, than the International Business Association is for you!
The Latino Business Student Association Mission: LBSA creates the next generation of Latino professionals by inspiring leadership and building community. The Latino Business Student Association encourages involvement from all majors and backgrounds to enter the leadership development experience as an LBSA member. This includes developing skills through education seminars and business workshops; networking with high-executive Professionals from the Silicon Valley; learning about opportunities such as internships and scholarships through our general and exclusive LBSA newsletter; and much, much more.
Management Information Systems Association
The mission of the SJSU Management Information Systems Association is to provide a professional atmosphere for Business/MIS students to receive support from advisors, faculty and leaders, obtain academic and career advice, meet industry professionals, and network with peers in the IS field.
The Marketing Association at San Jose State University exposes students of all majors to the exciting and ever changing world of marketing. By providing networking opportunities with industry leading professionals and colleagues, professional and personal development workshops, potential leadership involvement and community service initiatives, we aim to shape the next generation of business leaders.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) of San Jose State University strives to facilitate opportunities for career growth and enhancement in the field of Human Resource Management for all organizational members and other students who share similar interests. Our mission is to be the bridge between the academic and the professional world of HR by providing networking, job/internship, and leadership opportunities to SJSU students who share a passion for HR.
Women in Business (WIB)
Women in Business is a student-run organization at San Jose State University that is focused on empowering members to break the glass ceiling through promoting professional and personal development, educating women’s issues in business, and enabling our members to take the steps needed to reach their career goals. It is through the conferences, speaker sessions, workshops, social events, networking opportunities, and community outreach that WIB members will be prepared to become the future leaders in society.