Recognized Student Organizations (RSO)

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Network and make new friends by joining one or more of the 24 Recognized Student Organizations (RSO) for business students. These organizations–many nationally recognized for excellence–provide valuable experience from their events and programming and offer networking opportunities with alumni and employers.

Actuarial Science Club

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The UNL Actuarial Science Club provides students with better understanding of the actuarial profession and careers, promotes actuarial science in educational institutions, assists students in preparing for the professional actuarial examinations and fosters close relationships among students in the common pursuit of an actuarial career.

Students who are actively engaged in extracurricular activities often have the opportunity to network with business professionals and learn from their real world experience. Participation in student organizations can also help students build their resume and thus give them advantages in today’s rigorous job market.

Actuarial Science Club Facebook Group

Alpha Kappa Psi

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Alpha Kappa Psi is America’s oldest, largest and most successful professional business fraternity since it was established in 1904. Recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders, Alpha Kappa Psi continuously strives to build a strong bond of brotherhood and foster lifelong learning amongst its members. Today, it has expanded to include 250,000 lifetime members throughout the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

Qualified candidates:

  • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Do not need to be a business major
  • Are provided with a network with fellow members and businesses around the world

American Marketing Association

american marketing association Marketing students wanting to make the most out of their education at CBA may want to consider joining the American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Chapter.

The UNL AMA Collegiate Chapter connects students, with faculty and marketing practitioners to deepen their marketing expertise, provide exposure to cutting-edge marketing practices and foster a marketing community based on knowledge sharing.

Meetings often involve guest speakers, forums or company visits. Members are also invited to participate in national contests and case competitions. To help students gain a broader and deeper understanding of marketing, marketing professionals from the Lincoln AMA Professional Chapter are paired with members as mentors. All marketing majors are encouraged to join and actively participate.

Additional AMA Contacts:

UNL American Marketing Association Facebook Group

Beta Alpha Psi

beta alpha psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for financial information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals; and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and public responsibility.

Beta Alpha Psi is open to all accounting, finance, and information systems students who:

  • Are enrolled in a 300 level or higher class in their area of study
  • Have been at UNL for at least one semester
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.0 within their major

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma The mission of the international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the society, and to serve its lifelong members.

Recruitment for Beta Gamma Sigma is by invitation only. Invitations are sent out in the spring semester. Invitations for this organization are based on excellent academic standing. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma signals to prospective employers you at the "best in business".

Members benefits include:

  • Network with other young business professionals
  • Variety of social events throughout the year
  • Lifetime recognition as a member of Beta Gamma Sigma

Big Red Investment Club

big red investment club

The Big Red Investment Club is dedicated to providing it’s members with hands-on investing experience. Working in teams, members gain a complete knowledge of financial modeling and both equity and debt markets.

Compensation:

  • Each fall, top individual performers are eligible for a trip to either New York City or Chicago
  • Leading teams are selected to enter national competitions

Candidate Qualities:

  • Previous investing experience
  • Great interest in financial markets
  • Business related career path
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Works well in teams

Business International Student Association

Business International Student Association

The Business International Student Association's (BISA) mission is to effectively help international students interested in business start their careers in the U.S. The group builds professional networks, holds workshops, shares experiences and interacts with excellent alumni to learn what it takes to be competitive when applying for on-and off-campus professional jobs in the U.S.

unl.bisa.14@gmail.com

CBA Graduate Student Association

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The CBA Graduate Student Association is an elected student group that aims to enrich the business education of Nebraska MBA students. It hopes to foster continual development of the program through an emphasis on both networking and academic participation.

Events such as football tailgates, golf tournaments and weekly outings are used to bring the MBA student body together and build meaningful, long-term connections. CBAGSA also encourages participation in case competitions of all types to provide students with valuable experience as they apply lessons learned in the classroom to a competitive setting.

With Nebraska's entry into the academically prestigious Big Ten Conference and a new building on the horizon, this is an exciting time for the program and its students. The CBAGSA hopes to build on that excitement by helping students graduate with the tools and connections they need to be successful in an ever-changing business environment.

CBA Student Advisory Board

cba student advisory board The College of Business Student Advisory Board represents the CBA student body as a whole. It exists to promote the functions of the UNL College of Business and promote the general welfare of the college and its students. Members of the board serve to bring the students' ideas and concerns to the faculty, staff, and administration.

The CBA Student Advisory Board hosts a variety of events throughout the year. These events include:

  • Reading Program
  • Dead Week Donuts
  • Poppin' Into Finals
  • Guest speakers

CBA Student Ambassador Program

cba student ambassador program

Student Ambassadors assist with various recruiting events. Proudly representing CBA, ambassadors utilize creative approaches to better market the college and communicate with prospective students.

Student Ambassadors:

  • Practice leadership skills through recruitment events and campaigns
  • Build and customize their own personal network inside or outside of CBA
  • Receive exclusive invitations to attend prestigious events

We are looking for individuals who are outgoing and are always ready to be put on the spot. If you are proud of being a part of CBA, please consider sharing your experiences with perspective students by joining our group.

CEO

cba student ambassador program

One of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's newest student organizations is CEO. The only group on campus dedicated to launching new businesses.

CEO offers students the opportunity to expand their community by meeting founders of local startups and business people who have already made their own dreams happen. You will also learn about business beyond the classroom and concentrate on the singular goal of how to launch a business.

Delta Sigma Pi

delta sigma pi

Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed, professional business fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students or commerce, and further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture, and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

Recruitment occurs every semester and Delta Sigma Pi welcomes all business majors. Meetings are on Monday evenings at the Nebraska Union. Every semester we hold several community service, social and professional events. Delta Sigma Pi provides members with the opportunity to:

  • Form close bonds with fellow students in CBA
  • Learn from experienced business professionals
  • Utilize an extensive international network of fellow members

Delta Sigma Pi is truly focused on building strong networking skills. Our famous saying is "You’ll never have a business class without a deltasig in it." Whether you need a tutor for schoolwork or help finding an internship, Delta Sigma Pi facilitates the growth of every student's career and business savvy.

Economics Graduate Student Association (EGSA)

Economics Graduate Student Association (EGSA)

The purpose of the EGSA is to facilitate better communications both among graduate students and between graduate students and faculty to facilitate the exchange of ideas concerning academic interests. The EGSA will also help to represent the interests of graduate students concerning departmental affairs.

Husker International Business Club

Husker International Business Club

The Husker International Business Club organizes activities to enhance and complement the international business major, providing opportunities for students to meet with other students in the major as well as with business professionals with international expertise. The club also strives to help expand cultural horizons of students studying any major through exploring traditions and customs of different cultural groups.

Enactus

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Enactus integrates philanthropy and business to make a real difference in our community. We are looking for passionate, entrepreneurial minded students to create new projects focused on helping people in-need. Enactus gives students real-world experience of working to solve difficult social problems. If you want to be a part of this exciting change contact the advisor. Members of Enactus have the opportunity to:

  • Give back to your community and make a difference in the lives of others
  • Position yourself as a leader in a very competitive job market
  • Meet passionate, driven, fun-loving individuals like yourself

National Agri-Marketing Association

National Agri-Marketing Association

Through NAMA, students learn first-hand from professionals in marketing, advertising, communications, sales, and promotion about the various career opportunities available in agri-marketing. Develop personal contacts and working relationships with agri-marketing professionals. One of the greatest benefits for students is the opportunity to develop effective managerial, leadership, and presentation skills.

ADVISOR
Rosalee Swartz
(402) 472-5234

Multicultural Business Student Association

multicultural business student association

The Multicultural Business Student Association (MBSA) is open to all students. It's purpose is to provide students with the opportunity to meet other business students, interact with business faculty/dean, network with business contacts, enhance leadership/communication skills, and get involved with other business and university organizations. Members of this organization will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and practice leadership skills
  • Gain business connections
  • Attend social and networking events
  • Participate in business tours

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon The International Honor Society for Economics – open to undergraduate and graduate students.

ODE’s main objective is to recognize students of high achievement and to promote the study of economics. ODE gives you the opportunity for active involvement but ODE does not require any special commitments.

Membership is open to all students (not simply majors) who have taken at least 12 hours of economics with no grade lower than “B” and achieved an overall cumulative grade point average of 3.0.

If you are interested in applying, please contact our faculty sponsor, Professor Thompson (347 CBA, 472-3318) or stop by the Department of Economics office (340 CBA) and request an application form.

Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA)

Future Business Leaders of America

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Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is the oldest and largest national organization for students preparing for careers in business leadership. Members gain the competitive edge for college and career success.

Members of PBL will have opportunities to:

  • Develop and practice leadership skills
  • Gain business connections
  • Attend social events
  • Participate in conferences and competitions

Pi Sigma Epsilon

Pi Sigma Epsilon

Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only national co-ed fraternity for college students interested in furthering their sales, marketing and management skills. Students interested in gaining business experience through marketing group projects and community service projects are encouraged to join.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

society for human resource management

The UNL student chapter of SHRM is open to all levels and majors, and provides students with opportunities to:

  • Learn more about the HR field
  • Network with HR professionals
  • Become familiar with goals and the experience of HR club members
  • Participate in conferences and competitions

Here are some of the things that its members do as an organization:

  • Organize orientations and other socials
  • Attend local and national seminars and workshops
  • Participate in mentoring programs
  • Go on field trips to area organizations
  • Participate in research and discussions
  • Interact with students from other universities

Sports Business Association

Sports Business Association

The mission of the Sports Business Association is to offer students interested in sport management campus wide with the opportunities to expand their personal and professional competences within the sport industry through insightful workshops, networking events and internships as well as industry representatives working and recruiting in this area. SBA is committed to growing into one of the best students groups on campus through our superior leadership, executing events/operations with integrity and financial soundness and incorporation new technology where it is relevant.

Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO)

Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO) is a national organization of undergraduate student led consulting groups, dedicated to developing communities through pro-bono engagements with local nonprofits.

The concept is simple – SCNO links talented students, who are eager to learn and gain new experiences, with nonprofit organizations, who are often constrained by limited resources. This creates a mutually beneficial relationship yielding powerful results.

SCNO applies their experience and objective analysis towards complex issues at a client nonprofit. The engagement allows students to gain professional skills and practical consulting experience. Simultaneously, the client gains a dedicated team that delivers professional solutions while they focus on serving the community. SCNO is not an organization of theory and case studies; members work with real clients to develop solutions to real problems.

Undergraduate Women in Business

undergraduate women in business

The Undergraduate Women in Business group is open to all undergraduate students at the university. The purpose of this organization is to elevate your potential, service, and life. Our main objective is to serve as a resource for students to network and get involved in the College of Business Administration.

We generally hold meetings weekly with the purpose of providing information and encouragement through speakers, professional development events, and social events. The club actively partners with women's groups on campus and in the community, and participates in several service activities throughout the year.

Young Leaders of Supply Chain Management

Young Leaders of Supply Chain Management

The purpose of the Young Leaders of Supply Chain Management (YLSCM) organization is to develop networking opportunities and interactions with professional organizations and to inform students of the supply chain management systems major. Additionally, YLSCM will serve as a forum for the discussion of student affairs and concerns in the operations of the supply chain management program at the University of Nebraska, and to serve as liaison to the faculty of the program and to the university administrative system.

YLSCM will work in coordination with the board of directors of the supply chain management major. We will also serve to facilitate student relationships with professional organizations in the supply chain industry. The YLSCM organization will provide guidance to current and future students on optimizing their academic experience.