Benefits (from CollegiateParent)
- Higher GPA
- Graduate on time
- Social & Professional Network
- Hone workplace skills
- Leadership experience
- Time management (no procrastination)
- Accounting Society
Accounting Society serves as source of involvement and information for students interested in pursuing a degree in accounting. All interested students, regardless of academic class status, are welcome to attend meetings and events to benefit from the professional development and networking opportunities provided.
ALPFA's mission is to promote professional development, build relationships, and community service. ALPFA has valuable tools to help students network, earn internships, and learn the skills to become a successful business leader, regardless of ethnicity or major.
- Alpha Kappa Psi
With membership open to all majors. Alpha Kappa Psi is among the largest business student organizations on campus. Known for developing principled business leaders, Alpha Kappa Psi is the world's oldest business fraternity. Its core values include brotherhood, knowledge, integrity, service and unity.
- American Marketing Association Collegiate Chapter
The American Marketing Association is North America's largest marketing association. A professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing, AMA activities include service-learning projects and social programs. USF's chapter was named "Outstanding Collegiate Chapter" in 2008.
- Association of Future Professionals in Business Management
AFPBM is a new and growing organization that is open to all majors. It provides useful information to students that are interested in pursuing management positions or learning about the importance of management skills in the workplace. The organization hosts professional speakers, provides social events, and serves as a networking community of skillful professionals.
- Beta Alpha Psi - St. Petersburg Chapter
Beta Alpha Psi is a nonprofit international honorary and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students at AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited universities. Beta Alpha Psi provides opportunities for development of technical and professional skills to complement university education; participation in community service; and interaction among students, faculty, and professionals.
- Beta Alpha Psi - Tampa Chapter
Beta Alpha Psi, an international honors organization for financial information students and professionals, affords an invaluable networking experience with professionals. Open to top-performing upper level students, the USF chapter has earned the "superior chapter" designation for 42 consecutive years, the longest consecutive number of years in the nation. It is also one of only two chapters in the world to receive the Gold Chapter designation since the award's inception in 2009.
- Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. Invitations for membership are extended once a semester.
- Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business, to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice. Delta Sig promotes closer affiliations between the corporate world and business students and seeks to serve the community.
Enactus is an international non-profit organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus create and implement community empowerment projects around the globe. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the kind of talent and perspective that are essential to leadership in an ever-more complicated and challenging world.
- Entrepreneurship Club
- Ethics and Debate Team
The Ethics and Debate Team meets regularly to talk about ethical challenges within current events and culture. At weekly club meetings, the conversations are structured but casual. At Team meetings, the group prepares to compete in different competitions such as the Ethics Bowl, the International Business Ethics Case Competition, and state-wide debate tournaments.
- FBLA-PBL (Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda)
Open to all majors, FBLA-PBL is an organization fostering the development of competent, aggressive business leadership while creating more interest and understanding of American business enterprise. It's goal is to strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work.
- Graduate Business Association
The GBA is an organization of graduate students in the USF Muma College of Business. We strive to enhance the educational experience of all graduate business students by providing networking events, career enhancement and social opportunities.
- Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals - USF Chapter
Contact Information: Cihan Cobanoglu
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals, established in 1952, is an international, nonprofit association, headquartered in Austin, Texas USA, with offices in Hong Kong, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, and Dubai. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segments of the hospitality industry with members and stakeholders spanning across the globe. HFTP uniquely understands the industry's pressing issues and assists its stakeholders in finding solutions to their challenges more efficiently than any organization. It does this via its expert networks, research, certification programs, information resources, and conferences/events such as HITEC. HFTP also owns the world's only hospitality-specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com®.
- Hospitality Society
The Hospitality Society aims to be a collective group of individuals driven to increase their knowledge and experience within their fields of interest. The society will host events promoting cohesion amongst other groups on campus as well as hands-on experience within the hospitality field. It will provide members with opportunities to learn about international and local hospitality practices ranging from food and beverages to guest services.
- Investment Club
The Investment Club at the St. Petersburg campus focuses on investments education and industry networking for all USF students and communities. Students in this club are invited to join the Student Managed Investment Fund managed by the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Center in Lynn Pippenger Hall. The club holds events and seminars to facilitate students’ hands-on learning experience in the investment industry. The club also guides students on the CFA path.
- Management Information Systems Society
The MIS Society is an organization that connects students with professionals in all IT/IS fields through speaker presentation, events, and networking opportunities. MIS Society members are introduced to educational and practical advancements in technology as well as job opportunities.
- National Association of Black Accountants
NABA is dedicated to expanding the influence of minority professionals in the fields of accounting and finance. NABA aims to develop members' professional skills, encourage and assist minority students in entering the accounting profession, provide opportunities for civic responsibility, and represent the interests of current and prospective minority accounting professionals.
- Net Impact at the University of South Florida
This organization's mission is to inspire, educate, and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.
- Phi Chi Theta
Phi Chi Theta is a co-ed, professional business fraternity with the goal of creating the business leaders of the future. Phi Chi Theta emphasizes wellness as it relates to professional development, interdisciplinary knowledge, philanthropy, and a strong brotherhood.
- Professional Sales Club
The Professional Sales Club cultivates the next generation of customer-facing go-to-market leaders from all majors at the University of South Florida. The club connects students with businesses to enable recruiting and skills development. Business partners join weekly club meetings held on both the Tampa and St. Petersburg campuses to share experiences and students work together to develop selling skills. Professional Sales Club members also work with the Center for Marketing and Sales Innovation to host four sales competitions each year, travel to multiple intercollegiate sales competitions, and apply their developing skills to support charitable organizations.
- Real Estate Society at USF
The Real Estate Society at USF is a student organization in the Muma College of Business that is open to all students at USF. Our mission is to promote the commercial real estate industry as an exciting and often-overlooked career option for business students. The club hosts monthly meetings along with many social events and corporate tours to help students find both internships and scholarships. Interested students are welcome to attend meetings and events to benefit from the amazing networking opportunities that this organization provides. There are no dues required.
Student Investment Club
The USF Student Investment Club is for students interested in careers in finance. In addition to opportunities to conduct equity research, the club offers students unrivaled networking and mentorship opportunities, a strong history of successful alumni placement and events with speakers and recruiters from top firms. Contact president Gabriel Moraes at email@example.com
- Student Finance Association
The Student Finance Association strives for academic, professional and business success for our members while providing insights on careers in finance. Finance and investment professionals speak at the SFA's biweekly meetings on topics such as the investment environment and career prospects. Members attend dinners and events hosted by Tampa's Chartered Financial Analyst Society.
- Toastmasters International
Confidence. The ability to communicate, persuade and lead. The skill to tell one's story, shape better tomorrows and point others in the same direction. These are the attributes of leaders, and not all leaders are born with talent. For nearly a century, Toastmasters International has been helping women and men of every background, education level and economic standing develop the competency they need to become effective communicators and inspired leaders.
- USF Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Student Roundtable
The University of South Florida Ccouncil for Supply Chain Management Professionals Student Roundtable is dedicated to educating students from all academic backgrounds about the supply chain management profession. This organization is the only CSCMP student roundtable in the state of Florida which gives students a unique experience to further their supply chain knowledge. The organization host networking events to expose our brightest minds to current supply chain leaders and promote the transfer of ideas and experience between current and future supply chain professionals.
- Wealth Management Club
The Wealth Management Club at the St. Petersburg campus focuses on personal rinancial planning education and industry networking for all USF students and communities. Students in this club are invited to join practice cases and competitions designed by CFP holders as showcases for their future career preparation. The club holds events and seminars to facilitate students’ hands-on learning experience in the financial planning industry. The club also guides students on the CFP path. The club builds strong ties with the financial planning industry and seeks internship opportunities for its members.
- Women in Business Society
The USF Women in Business Society aims to bridge the gap between the academic and business worlds in order to prepare our members for success in future leadership roles. Through speaking engagements and social events, our members have the opportunity to enhance their business skills, build their professional network, and expand their portfolios.