Enriching your business education
Outside of the classroom, your business education continues through your involvement with business student associations and professional business fraternities. You will develop new interests and friendships, expand your knowledge of business disciplines, broaden your networks of SCU students and alumni, and participate in professional and social events. Your work with student organizations also gives you the opportunity to expand your leadership capabilities.
Connecting through the Presidents Council
The vision of the President's Council is to provide a meeting ground for leaders of student-run business organizations to collaborate and unleash their full potential. The meetings consist of updates from each member's organization to provide communication on collaboration opportunities between these student-run business-focused organizations. The second portion of President's Council consists of professional development opportunities for members. Here are the profiles for 2017-18 Presidents Council members.
The Santa Clara University Accounting Association (SCUAA) is a student-run organization that provides undergraduate accounting majors with professional and social activities designed to stimulate and develop the skills and relationships essential to an accounting career.
Alpha Kappa Psi is a multinational Professional Business Fraternity with chapters in three countries and over 200,000 active brothers worldwide. As brothers in AKPsi, we seek to develop principled business leaders aligned with our 5 core values; Brotherhood, Knowledge, Service, Unity, and Integrity. As members of this brotherhood, we seek to combine these values with the Jesuit tradition for excellence and the focus on conscience, competence, and compassion that we experience as students here at Santa Clara University. Click here for more information on Alpha Kappa Psi.
Delta Sigma Pi is a 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. Click here for more information on Delta Sigma Pi.
The SCU Student Economics Association is a student organization dedicated to offering opportunities to Economics Majors/Minors in both the School of Arts and Sciences and The Leavey School of Business. The association works organizes enjoyable and enriching events and activities that are designed to help students build relationships with professors, alumni, and each other. More information on the association, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Santa Clara University Finance Association is committed to providing knowledge and furthering the development revolving around financial studies, workings, and education within the Santa Clara community. Through guest lecturers, panel discussions, and community engagement we attempt to strengthen the relationships and knowledge of the SCU finance student body.
As LBSA, we strive to empower latinx students so they can both enter the business world and thrive in a professional environment. We also aim to create an environment where students can develop the skills they need while creating a network of resources that will continue to support them after graduation.
Our mission is to support African American/Black students and other underrepresented groups with their business affiliated aspirations through professional exposure, professional development opportunities, and community involvement.
Our mission is to educate and spread awareness about Microfinance. We also hope to empower people living in poverty to transform their lives and their communities in a sustainable manner through social entrepreneurship. Click here for more information on the club.
OSN has been formed in order to provide the tools and resources for OMIS undergraduates to grow their skills technically, professionally and personally. As a network organization we aim to provide opportunities for OMIS majors and other individuals interested in the Information Technology and Information Systems fields to connect and exchange ideas. Anybody with an interest for how business and technology converge can join! Click here to learn more about the club.
The Retail Studies Program provides undergraduates in every field the necessary skills, knowledge, and contacts to begin a career in retailing as true industry insiders. Through the combination of up-to-date curriculum taught by nationally recognized faculty scholars, our strong relationships with industry executives, and an extensive support network to help students find internships and jobs after graduation, the Retail Studies Program has developed hundreds of graduates into the current and future leaders of the retailing industry. Click here to learn more about RSSA.
Santa Clara Consulting is a not for profit, student-run consulting group. We are comprised of exceptional undergraduate students at Santa Clara University to serve the community with our innovative and strategic solutions. Click here to learn more about the club.
Founded in 2003, the Santa Clara Entrepreneurs Organization (SCEO) is rooted in the principle of building and inspiring entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University. We hold over a dozen events a year, from top entrepreneur speakers to workshops. SCEO also serves as a resource as we help connect student entrepreneurs to investors, potential partners. Our end goal is to grow entrepreneurs at Santa Clara University as they play a big part in innovating the world and our campus. In conjunction with getting involved in SCEO, students can also grow their education in entrepreneurship by pursuing the Certificate of Entrepreneurship. It is a four class program that places students in internships at start-ups such as LinkedIn and teaches students how to start their own businesses.
Net Impact is a nonprofit organization that works to empower individuals and businesses, particularly student groups, to address social issues. They work with students, job seekers, professionals, and businesses to provide the resources and connections to empower a new generation to drive social and environmental change in order to build impactful careers. Click here to learn more about Net Impact.
The goal of the Sustainable Business Club is to to empower and enable future leaders to implement environmental sustainability into business effectively and to advance the professional development of students interested in sustainability-related careers by providing opportunities for students to learn about how sustainable business is practiced in the business world today.
SCU’s Undergraduate Marketing Network's (“UMark”) mission is to help students gain insight on marketing-related career paths through assisting undergrads' efforts to network with alumni and professionals in the marketing world.
Undergraduate Women in Business (UGWIB) is a student run network that strives to enhance the Leavey School of Business experience for all women in the Undergraduate program. We coordinate efforts in professional development, alumni and corporate outreach, and networking.