All Broad students are encouraged to get involved in a student organization, whether it is a Broad organization or one of MSU’s many student organizations. Involvement in a student organization, and the leadership experience students can gain from that involvement, is an important part of the overall college experience. Students take an active role in shaping important issues in the school and are given a voice on significant changes. Broad student organizations provide additional opportunities to network, socialize, learn and enhance skills. When students are considered for internships, post-college employment or even the Broad admissions process, evidence of leadership experience sets students apart from other applicants.
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.
The Michigan State University Finance Association (MSUFA) connects members with employers who offer internships and full-time jobs within finance and is a great way to learn more about careers in the field. The association sponsors career fairs and site visits to the nation’s major financial centers, such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Membership can significantly help you build the knowledge base and network of contacts that can give you a tremendous advantage when you leave the halls of MSU and enter the world of finance.
The mission of the Hospitality Association is to create and refine hospitality business leaders by providing forums for academic growth, industry experience, leadership roles and career-enhancing opportunities and by encouraging social interaction and the development of student unity within The School of Hospitality Business.
The Institute of Internal Auditors MSU Student Chapter exists to help the MSU student body learn about different career opportunities within internal audit, network with professionals and get involved in the community.
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).
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.
The National Association of Black Accountants of MSU (NABA) 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.
The Student Investment Association (SIA) is an undergraduate student organization with the mission to educate undergraduates about investing through a real-money portfolio, educational seminars, professional speakers and investing competitions.
The Corporate Retail Association (CRA) serves to educate all majors about the many aspects of the retail industry. Our association will invite a diverse group of corporate representatives to present information regarding unique career paths in the retail industry. CRA will teach the dynamics and fundamental skills necessary in retail so our members can be competitive in the constantly changing industry.
The mission of the Human Resource Association is to create an environment that stimulates interest in human resources, builds professional skills and connects students with human resources professionals. The association strives to achieve this by planning events for the members to interact with one another and members of other professional organizations, hosting company presentations in which the members have one-on-one contact with professionals in the HR field and discussing important topics in HR.
The Michigan State University Marketing Association (MSUMA) is made up of driven students striving to excel in the marketing field. MSUMA provides members numerous benefits including networking, resume building, professional business trips, fun social events and great volunteer opportunities. The goal of the organization is to provide members with the opportunity to maximize their college career and, consequently, become a successful professional in their business career.
The MSU Marketing Mix is a unique organization created to give students hands-on, real-life business experience through free marketing and consulting services. This interaction allows students and businesses to learn more about marketing and capitalize on the resources at Michigan State University.
The Mix utilizes the student, academic and research facilities found at MSU. Members benefit by working with other students and various businesses around the Greater Lansing area to gain knowledge and apply marketing to the real world.
As a part of the top supply chain management program in the country, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) strives to provide students with exceptional learning experiences and development opportunities beyond the classroom environment. This is accomplished through exposure to leading industry practices and business professionals, as well as an additional forum for student/faculty interaction.
The Broad China Business Society (BCBS) is an organization that aims to develop a global network of elite business professionals and leaders that produce and innovate events and activities that benefit the individuals and communities involved. The organization’s structure requires all members to be proactive and intimately involved in working to accomplish tasks and achieve concrete goals. Membership consists of highly-dedicated students and alumni.
The Student Senate of the Broad College of Business creates a representative body concentrating their time to improve the quality of life for all students in the college. The Broad Student Senate strives to provide means for responsible and effective student participation within Broad, to serve as the official voice of the student opinion on matters affecting students and/or their rights, and to provide a mutual and beneficial understanding with members of the faculty and administration.
The primary objectives of Future Leaders in Sports & Entertainment (FLISE) are to connect students with professionals in the sports and entertainment industry and to provide members with exposure to different aspects of the industry while building a personal and professional network.
The MSU International Business Organization’s mission is to promote a greater understanding of international business, and to foster personal and professional development through networking events, speaker presentations and corporate trips. The student organization is committed to its members’ needs in order to be key innovators, core contributors and successful leaders in today’s global community.
Michigan State Collegiate DECA is a student organization that values competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork. The organization prepares students for careers in business by incorporating real-world experiences through development competitions.
The MSU Entrepreneurship Association is a registered student organization open to all majors who are passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation.
Multicultural Business Students (MBS) of MSU represents a diverse group of students in the Broad College of Business and related majors. Activities include professional development workshops, an annual leadership retreat and a holiday reception.
Native American and Hispanic Business Students (NAHBS) focuses on developing its membership as professionals, strengthening their bond as a family away from home and giving back to the community. By fostering these three facets, NAHBS develop dynamic, impactful Spartan leaders. NAHBS activities include social events, professional development workshops and the Native American and Latino Outreach Program.
The Real Estate Investment Club is for all students who have a common interest in real estate development, particularly within the hospitality industry. The club creates unique opportunities for students including listening to significant guest speakers, participating in various site tours and keeping in touch with alumni and other industry professionals.
Rotaract is a university-based nonprofit organization for undergraduate and graduate students and a partner of Rotary International. The Rotaract Club of Michigan State Unviersity (MSU Rotaract) is dedicated to providing service at both a local and international level.
MSU Rotaract members have the opportunity to travel to work on service projects and attend conferences, serve in leadership positions and develop skills such as project planning, event coordination and public speaking—all while forming lifelong friendships in every corner around the world.
The Spartan Global Development Fund (SGDF) is a student-run initiative working to expand awareness and support for microfinance while building lasting partnerships in the quest for permanent solutions to global poverty.
The Spartan Global Development Fund helps promote the causes of sustainability and entrepreneurship by providing interest-free micro loans to small businesses in less-developed areas of the world. While the loans SGDF arranges may be small – typically ranging from $100 to $3,000 – their effects can be substantial.
While the fund is student-run, its membership also includes Michigan State alumni and faculty, and relies on financial support from the entire community.
The purpose of this organization is to build relationships between the Eli Broad College of Business undergraduate and graduate student populations, faculty, staff, alumni and corporations, focused on LGBTQ+ awareness. Furthermore, to provide professional networking opportunities, promote a safe and supportive environment for students, faculty and staff, and facilitate professional development focused on continued representation of LGBTQ+ individuals in business.
Contact William Horton-Anderson for information.
Students Consulting for Nonprofit Organizations (SCNO) is an entirely student-run consulting organization that offers strategic consulting for nonprofit organizations. The teams of SCNO offer insightful consulting engagements on a range of topics, including marketing, organizational strategy, information technology, fundraising and capital allocation, and operational management.
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.
The Women in Business Students’ Association (WBSA) is a student organization that is part of Multicultural Business Programs within the Broad College of Business. WBSA provides students with an opportunity to establish relationships with Fortune 500 companies at bi-weekly membership meetings and other annual events. WBSA provides students with the opportunity to build personal bonds with other students with similar interests.
The mission of Women in Entrepreneurship (WE) is to inspire and support women interested in entrepreneurship through a collaborative, innovative and empowering network. WE works to share how entrepreneurship is not exclusive to a single major, gender or race. Instead, it means integrating talents of those with diverse interests in order to take risks and develop a business venture.
Eta Sigma Delta recognizes hospitality business students for their outstanding academic achievements.
Phi Gamma Nu is a national organization that prides itself on producing leaders of outstanding value who are devoted to professionalism, service and brotherhood. The organization continues to be an excellent way to meet focused students who want to expand their professional network throughout various industries and develop powerful relationships on and off campus.
The Omicron chapter is located in East Lansing on the Michigan State University campus and is accepting of all majors with a preference for those who are inclined to business or professionalism.
Delta Sigma Pi is a co-ed professional business fraternity with the mission to help students develop and advance in their professional careers. The organization provides a professional network, opportunities to participate in community service and fundraising events, as well as a brotherhood to support members along their college journeys. The fraternity focuses on building personal and group professional experience, according to each individual’s skill set and desired profession.
Phi Chi Theta is a co-ed, professional fraternity for students with a passion for business and economics. Phi Chi Theta combines the best aspects of social, professional and service organizations to provide its members with the experiences and skills to last a lifetime.
Pi Sigma Epsilon brings together academically qualified students who express interest in the study of marketing, selling, sales management and related fields in colleges and universities, as well as the advancement of these fields as both a career and a profession.
Alpha Kappa Psi is the oldest and largest co-ed professional business fraternity. It is a unique, prestigious association of students, professors, graduates and professionals with common interests and goals.
Guided by five core values, Alpha Kappa Psi is an international organization that focuses on providing ethical leadership and professional development. Through educational programs, community service and a hands-on application of formal education, Alpha Kappa Psi members grow and develop practices most needed in business leadership today: responsibility, resilience, self-awareness, and critical thinking.
The Eli Broad College of Business Presidents’ Council is a collaborative body composed of the presidents of all registered Broad organizations to increase cross-organizational communication and efforts to improve the opportunities for students of the Broad College to develop as young professionals, leaders and individuals.
Michigan State University has more than 800 registered student organizations (RSOs); there is something for everyone at MSU! RSOs cover a wide range of topics and interest areas, including but not limited to: academic, business, environmental, international, political, racial/ethnic, religious, women’s interests, and sports and leisure.