Looking to get involved? The School of Management has over 20 student groups you can join, offering you opportunities to network, gain leadership skills and build your résumé.
Accounting Association at Binghamton University is a professional student organization that provides experiential learning to all students pursuing a career in accounting field in School of Management. Its mission is to provide accounting-related information, tools and insights, and aspires to become one of the best resources in pre-paring members for success in their future careers.
The Actuarial Association's primary goal is help students obtain the skills needed to prepare them for a career in the financial services industry or as an actuary. We invite insurance companies to host information sessions, hold professional development workshops (such as technical skills training), and offer several actuarial exam resources.
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi is the world's oldest and largest professional business fraternity, with more than 230,000 members initiated into the brotherhood worldwide. The Omega Zeta chapter was founded at Binghamton in 2007. Brothers take part in and plan professional, social, fundraising, community service and corporate partnership events.
Ascend is a business society with the mission of developing members professionally to give them an edge when it comes to thriving in business. We focus on all professions in the business world. Beyond that, we are also expanding our focus to other majors beyond SOM and economics.
Association for Operations Management (APICS)
Association for Operations Management is Binghamton University's first supply chain management organization. Our club is focused on giving students a professional network, by providing plant tours, workshops, competitive events, and providing the knowledge and ability to advance your career.
BEAM (Business, Entertainment, Advertising & Media)
BEAM is a student organization at Binghamton University that was started in 2016. The club focuses on combining aspects of business, entertainment, advertising, and media, so that our members immerse themselves into a hands on digital media experience where they are creating, sharing, and marketing online content. Members will learn useful content creation and editing skills to prepare them for careers in some of the most exciting media industries. Since Binghamton has no major in communications, public relations, or advertising, BEAM offers students interested in those areas an opportunity to pursue them.
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)
Beta Alpha Psi is the prominent honor society in the School of Management. The organization encourages and recognizes academic and professional excellence in the financial information field, promotes the study and practice of Accounting, Finance, and Management Information Systems, and provides opportunities for personal growth, service, and networking.
Binghamton Business Fashion Society
The Binghamton Business Fashion Society is an organization for students who have an interest/passion in the fashion industry. Members will have the opportunity to network and connect with professionals in the industry, gain career advice and industry knowledge and have opportunities to apply to various internships/full time positions. The purpose of this organization is to bring together students with creative minds and a love for the fashion industry, and to open their eyes to the endless amounts of opportunities that are available that they might not be aware of. The Binghamton Business Fashion Society is open to all majors and gives members opportunities in the industry to learn, connect and network.
Binghamton University Investment Fund
The Binghamton University Investment Fund is a student run investment club that manages a half million dollar portfolio donated to the School of Management. The fund provides students with the opportunity to gain real life investing experience. The purpose of the program is to teach students how to perform fundamental research of equities and provide exposure to successful alumni in front office finance. Anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in front office finance is highly recommended to apply.
Binghamton University Marketing Association (BUMA)
BUMA is Binghamton's only marketing club. Group members are dedicated to learning about various areas within marketing through speakers and networking events.
Dean's Mentoring Program
The Dean's Mentoring Program is dedicated to fostering the professional development of outstanding freshmen and sophomores by leveraging the resources of successful upperclassmen mentors, professionals, recruiters, alumni and the Dean. The program runs in the spring semester. Students can apply in the fall semester.
DECA is a student-driven organization that prepares students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real-world experiences. Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholar- ships, competition and professional networking.
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi exists to stimulate the study of business in universities, promote closer affiliation between students and professionals, and foster a higher standard of commercial ethics. The Kappa Lambda chapter at Binghamton, chartered in 1981, is the largest professional group on campus and represents students in all areas of business.
Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to enabling human progress through entrepreneurial actions. Members are immersed in social entrepreneurship by learning about current issues and applying sustainable business practices to empower the communities around them. Projects are a cornerstone of the organization and members focus their projects on the local community and student- run businesses. In the spring, Binghamton Enactus participates in a national competition against over 450 other Enactus chapters. The competition also offers members great networking opportunities with major employers.
Entrepreneur Connect brings together those with unique skills and perspectives with one another to drive and motivate the next generation of innovators at Binghamton. Our goal, as the premier entrepreneur group on campus, is to bridge the gap between growing entrepreneurs and available resources. To achieve this, we match students to like-minded peers, alumni, competitions and the Koffman Incubator, and provide collaborative spaces on campus.
Binghamton University Finance Society
The Binghamton University Finance Society is a forum for motivated students to share knowledge about the world of finance. Our primary focus is to assist members in developing a professional network, finding internships and learning technical finance in order to pursue careers in the investment management and investment banking industries. Furthermore, students will build on material learned in class by applying qualitative and quantitative analysis to solve case studies and implement research projects on an individual and collaborative basis. Students will have the unique opportunity to develop a professional development strategy tailored to meet their career aspirations.
Information Systems Club
Our organization is a student group of ISACA, Information Systems Audit and Control Association. They are an international association of IS professionals with over 140,000 members in 180 countries. Our mission is to help our student members get real hands on experience within the information systems field. The key of information systems is to bridge the gap between computer science and business by incorporating the soft skills of management into technology. We aim to enhance the marketability of students through technical workshops and networking events with professionals.
Management Consulting Group (MCG)
MCG is a student-led professional development organization focused on providing students with a holistic understanding of the management consulting industry and the tools necessary to succeed in the recruiting process at top consulting firms. Members will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, competitions and networking events to position themselves for a successful career in the field. Web: mcgbinghamton.com
National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA)
NABA addresses the needs of minority students interested in the various management disciplines, and promotes the development of skills and talents central to successful careers. The group facilitates the students’ transition from high school to college, undergraduate to graduate, or academic to corporate environments.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Scholars Program
The PwC Scholars Program, the Honors program of Binghamton's School of Management, is focused on developing future leaders through academic excellence, professionalism, community service/fundraising, and unique networking opportunities. Highlights include an annual ten-day international trip, a $10,000-$20,000 self-funded community service project, a speaker series featuring prominent business leaders, and much more.
Product Management Development Program
The Product Management Development Program is an organization for students who want to foster their interest in product management. The purpose of this organization is to give students an interactive learning experience within the industry. Members will also have the opportunity to network with professionals in the field. The PMDP welcomes all majors and gives members opportunities to learn, connect and network within the industry.
Queer Leadership Advancement (QLA)
The Queer Leadership Advancement is centered on helping LGBTQ business students prepare for the professional world by inspiring confidence and promoting the development of professional skills through advocacy. We are a safe place for LGBTQ business students and can help provide mentorship to them.
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
SHRM is a national organization with over 250,000 members and 450 student organizations. This organization will give students the opportunity to gain insight and knowledge about the human resources field.
SOM Community Service Committee
The Community Service Committee aims to connect Binghamton University students across all majors to community service opportunities in an effort to build a better Binghamton. We allow students to work alongside community leaders and connect with peers to foster a better relationship between Binghamton University students and the greater Binghamton area.
Sports Management Group (SMG)
Sports Management Group is a professional student organization that provides students pursuing a career in sports management the experience and opportunities necessary to be successful upon entering the workforce. Through case competitions, networking calls, resume development, interview preparation, and bi-weekly seminars on different aspects of sports management, students will develop a complete understanding of the field. The organization also runs fantasy leagues and intramural sport teams for its members as well as a unique head to head March Madness Case Competition. Since Binghamton has no major in sports management, the organization is open to students of all majors.
Student Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee
The goal of the Student Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Club is to lead diversity and culture initiatives for students to feel represented, supported and valued. In this capacity, the Committee Members and Executive Board Members will lead its own DEI initiatives, collaborate with other student organizations on related efforts, and offer recommendations to the faculty/staff SOM Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Committee to ensure students contribute their voices to the conversation around diversity and inclusion in SOM.
Transformational Leaders Program
The three-year Transformational Leaders Program is designed to promote successful professional trajectories for students who are underrepresented and/or facing economic barriers by providing unique personal, academic, and career development opportunities tailored to individual needs. To be considered for the program, applicants must be a first-year or transfer student who is underrepresented and/or facing economic barriers and are currently accepted into or enrolled in the School of Management. Applications for fall open in July, while applications for spring open in December.
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Women in Business (BWiB)
Binghamton WIB the only female-oriented business organization at Binghamton University. Our mission is to instill confidence and drive in female students to pursue challenges and to enrich and diversify the workplace. WIB believes that it is crucial to facilitate communication among females to foster leadership and success.
Women in Finance Development Program
The Women in Finance Development Program is an educational mentorship program that aims to teach underclassmen women about financial skills and concepts. This eight-week program is designed to inform high potential female underclassmen interested in finance about the intricacies of the industry and pair them with high achieving upperclassmen and professional mentors. It focuses on professional development and workshops ranging from Bloomberg Terminal skills, technical and fundamental valuation analysis to professionalism. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn about different careers within the finance industry through networking and presentations. Each mentee will be paired with an upperclassmen mentor that has been successful in her pursuance of front office finance. Mentees will also have the opportunity to network with professionals in a variety of roles within the finance industry. The program aims to provide a complete and comprehensive program experience for all participants
Zurack Scholars Program
The Zurack Scholars Program is an opportunity for sophomore students, of exceptional merit with a strong interest in investment banking. The program integrates activities of the Zurack Trading Room (Bloomberg Terminal), finance society, quantitative finance/finance programs of the School of Management with majors from Harpur and Watson to prepare students for positions in the investment banking industry. Upon completion of the program, participating students are prepared to compete for jobs at the best investment banking firms.
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To learn more about SOM clubs and organizations, contact:
Student and Employer Relations Coordinator