Professional connections and a holistic portfolio are more important than ever in today’s business world. This is why student groups and organizations play a pivotal role in the Broad student experience. Our numerous student opportunities set us apart, proving that a great deal of professional experience is gained outside the classroom.

Information on all registered student organizations at MSU can be found at the Department of Student Life.

MSA Student Activities Board

The Student Activities Board is charged with planning a variety of social and community service activities for students in the MSA program.

Mentor/Mentee Program

The Mentor/Mentee program pairs MSU students with new MSA students in order to help them acclimate to the university and MSA program. A variety of social, networking, and cultural activities are held to help students get to know one another.

The Accounting Student Association (ASA) is organized by students for the purpose of providing those with an interest in accounting the opportunity to learn more about the profession.

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The mission of the MSU Institute of Management Accountants Student Chapter (MSU IMASC) is to provide Michigan State University students with interactive opportunities to develop professional skills within the realm of management accounting and financial management, to promote CMA certification and to enhance understanding of ethical practices through affiliation with the national Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

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The goal of MSU Leaders in IT is to create well rounded IT professionals. Network by learning about companies hiring in IT and engage with recruiters to learn more about internship and full time opportunities. Connect with other students interested in IT and share experiences regarding work opportunities and course work. Continue to develop IT skills through interactive workshops hosted by MSU faculty.

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The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) of MSU is an undergraduate professional student organization representing a diverse group of students in the Broad College of Business and related majors.

NABA offers different opportunities to those who participate through bi-weekly meetings. NABA is not only a local organization at MSU, but is also a national organization. NABA hosts social events, facilitates tutoring and organizes activities such as corporate site visits.

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VITA is a nonprofit volunteer organization that provides income tax return assistance and preparation at no cost to taxpayers. VITA is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and is organized by professionals and students across the United States.

At Michigan State University, dedicated Spartan volunteers help low-income individuals and families in the Greater Lansing area complete federal, state, local, and/or foreign tax forms, providing students with valuable career-related experience as well as outstanding volunteer experience that provides relief to the Greater Lansing community. The MSU VITA training program produces high-quality tax preparers and allows volunteers to gain client service experience by engaging with clients in a friendly and professional manner.

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