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
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in this Covid-19 environment.
Check out the recordings of the club virtual information sessions from August to find out more about the organizations and how to join!
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Our Student Organizations:
- Advancement Institute for Management (AIM)
Advancement Institute for Management provides an opportunity for our members to increase management skills and expertise through participation in programs and services designed to improve the professional quality of their knowledge, performance, and leadership ability.
AIESEC is a youth leadership movement passionately driven by one cause, peace and fulfillment of humankind's potential. We develop youth leaders through experiences that instill the AIESEC values: solution-orientation, empowering others, self-awareness, and becoming a world citizen.
President: Arshpreet Kailey
Faculty Advisor: Tanvi Kothari
- Alpha Kappa Psi (AKP)
Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed organization that provides resources for the educational experience of future business leaders. We strive to prepare students for success both professionally and personally while giving them an opportunity to build upon our core pillars in Brotherhood, Unity, Service, Integrity, and Knowledge.
President*: Allyson Yi
Faculty Advisor: Deborah Abbott
- The Banking and Investment Association (BIA)
The Banking and Investment Association was created in Spring 2009 after merging with Spartan Investors. We believe in bringing students together to form a powerful learning environment through informative speakers, networking opportunities, community involvement, and exclusive internships that will create financial leaders of the future.
President: Amina Mamayeva
Faculty Advisors: Stoyu Ivanov and Tijana Rajkovic
- Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)
Beta Alpha Psi's mission is to increase awareness of accounting, finance and information systems careers, to place an emphasis on the needs of our members, and to develop within our members the personal and professional skills needed to enter the workforce and excel in their chosen careers.
President: Allison Janeiro
Faculty Advisors: Benjamin Anderson and Joel Busch
- Collegiate Sales Society of SJSU (CSS)
Collegiate Sales Society is a non-profit national organization for college students considering a job in sales. CSS provides sales training, networking events, and job opportunities for students interested in sales.
President: Nimratdeep Kaur
Faculty Advisor: Philip Bair
- Delta Sigma Pi (DSP) - Theta Chi
Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce; and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community. Our Theta Chi Chapter continuously follows our core values of Professionalism, Community Service, and Brotherhood. These three pillars were created by our founders to ensure organization and progress amongst our brothers. We provide opportunities to cultivate business excellence, leadership development, and lifelong brotherhood.
- Financial Management Association (FMA)
Established in 1969, the Financial Management Association has been nationally recognized for its membership, activities, and corporate sponsorship. FMA makes finance fun, real, and exciting by linking student members' technical classroom skills with guest speakers' business-world experiences, encouraging student interaction. Our club draws mainly from finance students, but officers and members alike are also drawn from such diverse backgrounds as management, economics, and accounting. Using both formal and informal activities (e.g., professional guest speakers and sporting events) FMA furthers the opportunity for members to enhance managerial, interpersonal, and social skills.
- Graduate Business Students Association (GBSA)
The mission of the Graduate Business Student Association is to promote student development and welfare, and to enhance the identity and perception of the Lucas Graduate School of Business graduate programs, with emphasis on developing external relationships with alumni, faculty, and the business community.
- Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP)
The Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals student chapter at SJSU was established in 2012. The HFTP organization is an international society for financial and technology professionals who work in the hospitality industry with titles such as general manager, controller, consultant, Director of IT, and accountant. The student chapter at SJSU gives our students access to connect with over 4,500 industry professionals in the areas of hotels, clubs, resorts, restaurants and more. Our student chapter organizes industry guest talks, field study at hospitality technology companies, professional training and job seeking assistance. Student members benefit from financial support to attend professional development conferences and events. Student members also have access to benefits that keep them up-to-date with today's business practices and help them address challenges specific to hospitality finance and technology.
Instagram: hftpsjsu, htem_sjsu
President: Marco Vincent Cabradilla
Faculty Advisor: Michelle (Yinghua) Yang
- Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
With more than 23,000 members in over 100 countries, ISACA is a recognized global leader in IT governance, control and assurance. Founded in 1969, ISACA sponsors international conferences, administers the globally respected CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) designation earned by more than 26,000 professionals worldwide, and develops globally applicable information systems (IS) auditing and control standards.
Faculty Advisor: Colin Onita
- Innovation, Design, Engineering, Art, and Science (IDEAS)
IDEAS is the premier student-led entrepreneurship club at SJSU. We connect students from all majors and help them begin their startups by providing them with the necessary resources and workshops that entrepreneurs need to succeed. Made by entrepreneurs. Run by entrepreneurs. For entrepreneurs.
President: Eli Finn
Faculty Advisor: Anu Basu
- Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
IMA is a professional organization promoting the field of management accounting. We provide educational tools and resources for our members to enhance their professional skills and become competitive candidates in today's job market. Our mission is to act as a medium through which our members can network with accounting professionals, pursue internships and post-graduate opportunities, and see what their future holds beyond the degree.
President: Jenny Macias-Ramirez
Faculty Advisor: Yao Tian and Luke Weiler
- International Business Association (IBA)
The International Business Association is a professional networking organization for students, faculty and alumni from all majors interested in global commerce. Our mission is to establish relationships with local firms who operate globally, encourage study and work abroad, and create a platform connecting people from different backgrounds to share knowledge and experience. We believe that by fostering a sense of global citizenship, we will create more successful and well-rounded leaders, better capable of understanding the dynamic of the international environment.
President*: Haimi Shah
Faculty Advisor: Thomas Shirley
- Latino Business Student Association (LBSA)
The Latino Business Student Association's mission is to empower the next generation of diverse leaders through professional development workshops, company tours, social events, and community outreaches.
- Management Information Systems Association (MISA)
- The Management Information Systems Association prepares students for successful careers
in the dynamic and fast-paced field of business and technology. We provide our members
with opportunities for professional and personal development, leadership, and networking
while engaging with premier Silicon Valley companies, working professionals, and peers.
MISA strives to shape the upcoming leaders of Silicon Valley by incorporating our
core values of Professionalism, Networking, Knowledge, Leadership, Community, Innovation,
President: Sana Abbas
Faculty Advisor: Richard Sessions
- The Management Information Systems Association prepares students for successful careers in the dynamic and fast-paced field of business and technology. We provide our members with opportunities for professional and personal development, leadership, and networking while engaging with premier Silicon Valley companies, working professionals, and peers. MISA strives to shape the upcoming leaders of Silicon Valley by incorporating our core values of Professionalism, Networking, Knowledge, Leadership, Community, Innovation, and Opportunity.
- Marketing Association (MA)
The mission of the Marketing Association is to provide Spartans with tools and resources to achieve their career goals. MA 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.
President: Arielle Lew
Faculty Advisor: Gema Vinuales
- Mineta Transportation Institute Student Association (MTI SA)
The MTI Student Association's purpose is to support the professional development of students studying transportation at SJSU, through extracurricular and professional development leadership, opportunities, and events.
President*: Roberto Ayala
Faculty Advisor: Asha Weinstein Agrawal
- Operations and Supply Chain Management Association (O&SCMA)
The purpose of the Operations and Supply Chain Management Association (O&SCMA) is to bring students closer to the supply chain and operations industries 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 organization. Our mission is to create leaders who will help innovate the global landscape in both industries. We want to connect our members to supply chain contacts that may lead to career opportunities!
President: Paola Duran
Faculty Advisors: Diana Wu
- Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management is a diverse, inclusive community dedicated to developing students personally and professionally to ensure a successful transition to their careers.
- Spartan Analytics (SA)
The goal of Spartan Analytics is to further the knowledge of data analytics, enhance professional career skills, and create networking opportunities for members of San Jose State University.
President*: Shloka Ojha
Faculty Advisor: Jose Duarte
- Women in Business (WIB)
- Women in Business is a pre-professional business organization founded in 2016 with
the goal of breaking glass-ceiling boundaries in the business world today. We are
a student-run organization focused on empowering members through promoting professional
and personal development, educating on women‚Äôs issues in business, and enabling
our members to take the steps needed to reach their career goals. We are committed
to providing a nurturing environment where our members can thrive and be better prepared
for the workforce, through conferences, networking events, professional development
workshops, social events, and community outreach.
President*: Tanaz Saiyed
Faculty Advisors: Elizabeth Mullen, Miwa Merz, Lucy Headrick
- Women in Business is a pre-professional business organization founded in 2016 with the goal of breaking glass-ceiling boundaries in the business world today. We are a student-run organization focused on empowering members through promoting professional and personal development, educating on women‚Äôs issues in business, and enabling our members to take the steps needed to reach their career goals. We are committed to providing a nurturing environment where our members can thrive and be better prepared for the workforce, through conferences, networking events, professional development workshops, social events, and community outreach.
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