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Student Organizations

The Poole College of Management encourages you to become actively involved in some of the many clubs and organizations affiliated with the college. Get involved and get connected!

Benefits of Involvment

  • Your involvement in these organizations can help you gain experience in teamwork, leadership, and organization.
  • You’ll meet other students with similar interests and have opportunities to work with faculty mentors and business leaders in your community.
  • Take advantage of all the opportunities available to active club members.

Student-Led Organizations

The Accounting Society is a structured network of students, professors, and professionals that allows students to maximize their education by providing opportunities to practice communication and networking skills, and offering advice and guidance relevant to the interviewing process, business etiquette, and resume building.

Alpha Kappa Psi is a co-ed Professional Business Fraternity committed to the professional development of its members by complementing what is learned in the classroom with real-world, practical experiences. Through teamwork, our members gain an understanding of the importance of leadership and responsibility, develop an appreciation of service and utilize critical thinking skills to overcome challenges and celebrate successes. We are Shaping People, Shaping Business.

The NC State AMA is an internationally recognized chapter of the American Marketing Association and the largest business organization at NC State. Our mission is to empower NC State students to achieve the careers of their dreams through professional development, real-world marketing experience, leadership opportunities, and meaningful connections.

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitatlity and management for both high schoolers and college students across the globe.

Consult Your Community at NC State (CYC) is a student-run nonprofit that organizes diverse student teams to solve problems for local business owners in the Raleigh area. Our pro-bono consulting practice is predominantly focused on serving under-resourced women- and minority-owned small businesses and nonprofits.

The Finance Club at NC State is a student-led organization whose goal is to promote and stimulate interest in financial services through meetings with leading companies, distribution of financial resources, and our structured alumni mentorship program.

The Financial Literacy Club aims to increase the financial literacy and financial independence of our members. Topics include economics, investments, credit/loans, wealth management, etc. The club is open to all students, regardless of major.

The student version of the professional IMA strives to provide an opportunity for students to learn from managerial accountants and other professionals in corresponding fields. IMA provides a dynamic forum for management accounting and financial professionals to develop and advance their careers through its Certified Management Accountant (CMA) program, cutting-edge professional research and practice development education, networking, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and professional practices.

The Internal Audit Student Club (IASC) is open to all accounting and non-accounting students who are interested in learning more about the internal audit, assurance, and advisory professions. Club meetings are led by industry lead professionals with an open Q&A forum, so students can gain useful perspectives on what the professionals do as well as an understanding of the technical aspects of the professional’s career. Additionally, students can engage with the Institution of Internal Auditors organization professionals who share their education and career journeys. Through IASC, students get a broader range of professional networking, industry insights, and career development opportunities.

The Mission of the Information Technology Club is to provide students interested in information technology with opportunities to:

  • Participate in Technical Projects
  • Network with Industry Leaders
  • Develop Members into Future IT Professionals

The Investors’ Association at NC State strives to educate its members in the principles of investing. Interested in Investing? Not sure of where to start? No worries! We do not require any prior experience for you to join us – in fact, we gladly welcome NC State Students from all different backgrounds. If The Investors’ Association sounds like something you’re interested in, we encourage you to come to one of our meetings and check us out.

NC State SHRM provides NC State students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital in the field of Human Resource Management and to act as an important vehicle for promotion. We encourage the acquisition, growth and continuation of our respective careers in human resource management through expanded knowledge, respect and mutual support among student chapter members and through our affiliation with SHRM and our sponsoring chapter.

The main focus of SPEL is a speakers series each year that brings in speakers on a variety of topics relating to current events in politics, economics, and law. We generally meet on Monday and Wednesday nights, about 5 times each semester. Members that want to become more involved in the club can join the Executive Board. Open to all members, the Exec. Board is responsible for the logistical aspects of running the club, with additional meetings before each event to makes necessary arrangements and advertise events. Additionally, we end each year with a banquet open to all members. Pizza and Drinks are served at each meeting.

The Student Business Sustainability Association (SBSA) believes that the NC State student body has a tremendous potential in making a difference to our community, society, and world. By offering career-oriented events, our club aims to inspire, enable, and prepare impact-driven leaders to influence organizations toward a more sustainable future while still bringing prosperities to all stakeholders involved. Click the links below to learn more about our offerings!

The Supply Chain club provides students with opportunities to connect with supply chain professionals working in the real world. We have speakers on current supply chain topics, conduct a supply chain-specific career fair, promote membership in the Institute for Supply Management and the Association for Supply Chain Management. Throughout the semester there are 4-5 opportunities to tour local manufacturing and distribution operations to see supply chains in action. There are no fees and anyone can join, regardless of major/concentration.

Affinity Groups

Affinity groups are clubs and organizations for students who share an identity.

The purpose of ABSA is to aim to recruit and help minority students gain professional development, academic/career guidance, have personal growth during their time at NC State and more. This organization is primarily located in the Poole College of Management, but is not exclusive to business majors. Constantly looking for new people for our board.

We aim to have events including resume workshops, mock interviews, recruiter panel events, service events, social events to build and connect networks.

The Association of Latino Professionals for America is a national organization dedicated to helping young business leaders develop their professional and personal skills. We deeply value traditions, culture, and identity, and would love to have you as part of our familia.

The purpose of the Black Business Students Association (BBSA) is to serve and recruit minority students into the Poole College of Management. We seek to assist in the academic, personal, and professional development of our members.

Lifting As We Climb is our motto and standard. At NC State we work hard to support and adhere to our motto and standard. The NABA Chapter at NC State University shall unite those through membership; who have similar interests and ideals, committed to academic and future professional excellence, have a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting and finance professions. The NABA Chapter at NC State works diligently to encourage and cultivate interest among minority youth in the accounting and finance professions through offering scholarships, mentoring, tutoring, leadership opportunities and career assistance.

The Queer Business Student Association exists as a space for the queer business community at NC State, dedicated to empowering its members and equipping them with meaningful tools, experiences and connections to take into their careers.

The Women in Business Club seeks to empower female students who are pursuing a degree or career in business. The club will provide a platform within Poole College of Management for women to voice their opinions and play an active role in the community.

Poole Leadership Organizations

Please click below to learn more about the recruitment & application process for all Poole Leadership Organizations.

Global Corps is a student organization that serves as an extension of the Global Programs Office in Poole College of Management to educate Poole students about the value of global experiences and the variety of opportunities available on campus and abroad.

The mission of the Poole College of Management Peer Leaders shall be to serve as effective mentors to incoming Poole College of Management first-year and transfer students, to foster a sense of community within the college, and to develop leadership skills and networking opportunities among the Peer Leaders.

The Poole College of Management Peer Career Coaches (PCCs) are a group of students who serve fellow undergraduate Poole students as an extension of the Poole Career Center. This student group receives ongoing training and professional development opportunities related to career readiness. They then hold drop-in hours to answer questions regarding ePACK, interview prep, and provide individual resume and cover letter critiques to their peers. In addition, these students provide workshops, host employers, and assist with larger Poole Career Center events.

Poole Council is a student leadership organization within Poole College and it serves as the liaison between the Poole student body and the Office of Undergraduate Programs. Poole Council’s class representatives are responsible for taking feedback from the student body to ensure that Poole College is representing its students in the best way possible. Poole Council also works directly with the other organizations within the College to ensure we are hosting events beneficial to the undergraduate student body.

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  • Instagram: @NCStatePooleCouncil

The mission of the Poole Student Advisory Board is to help administrators enhance the student experience through immersive real-world opportunities such as more practicums and internships, regular mentoring and other career-preparation initiatives. The board consists of 17 undergraduate students who give feedback on how Poole moves forward with initiatives to remain vibrant and competitive in the changing higher education landscape. Membership on the advisory board provides students with valuable leadership opportunities that could help them as they start their careers.

The members of this organization serve as the face of the Poole College of Management and support the admissions office in respect to recruiting prospective students at a variety of events throughout the year.

Honor and Scholars

The Alexander Hamilton Scholars Program is a dual degree program that allows students to earn a degree from both the Poole College of Management and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS).

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honor organization for accounting, finance, and information system students. The mission of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage the study and practice of accountancy, finance, business analytics or digital technology; provide opportunities for service, professional development, and interaction among members and financial professionals; and foster lifelong ethical, social, and public responsibilities.

Beta Gamma Sigma is The International Honor Society for business schools accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest academic recognition a management student can attain, as consideration for membership is limited to students earning the highest grade point averages in their class: the top ten percent of undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and the top twenty percent of master’s students. Beta Gamma Sigma has been recognizing academic excellence since 1913 and membership is by invitation only.