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.
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.
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.
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:
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
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:
Student Ambassadors assist with various recruiting events. Proudly representing CBA, ambassadors
utilize creative approaches to better market the college and communicate with prospective students.
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
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
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:
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.
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.
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 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:
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.
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:
The International Honor Society for Economics – open to undergraduate and graduate
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.
Future Business Leaders of America
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
Members of PBL will have opportunities to:
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.
The UNL student chapter of SHRM is open to all levels and majors, and provides students with opportunities to:
Here are some of the things that its members do as an organization:
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) 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.
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.
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.