The American Marketing Association’s main priority is to foster scientific study and research in the field of marketing. AMA helps develop better public understanding and appreciation of marketing problems. AMA hosts fun social events where students meet others with similar interests and professional goals. Additionally, they offer many opportunities for students to develop leadership and communication skills, marketing experience, and character. The Illinois State University Student Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) was awarded the International Chapter of the Year in 2004! The goal of our organization is to help you grow as a marketer. We give you exposure and insight into the marketing world. We have a lot of opportunities for you to build your resume, and network with professionals.
For more information please contact: Katie Kranich, President.
Business Analytics Society (MAS) is a hands on student organization founded to develop skills, cultivate knowledge, enthusiasm, and best practices for marketing analytics, to provide necessary services and insight to the community and surrounding areas, and to promote collaboration among students at Illinois State University through the practice of Analytics.
We are an organization that educates students on the different aspects of analytics and mentors are members on how to achieve a career in the field.
For more information please contact Dalton Stegich , President
Pi Sigma Epsilon is the only national, co-ed, professional fraternal organization in sales, marketing, and management. Pi Sigma Epsilon's mission is to develop the sales and marketing skills of its members through lifelong opportunities. Although we focus in sales, marketing, and management, we accept students from all majors. PSE\'s goal is to provide collegiate students with practical business experience through sales, sales projects, marketing, marketing research and community service projects. Through these experiences members are able to enhance communication skills, network with business professionals, promote business competitiveness and build lifelong friendships. Pi Sigma Epsilon has grown to be the premiere organization for motivated and dedicated students looking to maximize their college experience. The Delta Omega chapter at ISU has accomplished top Gold Chapter nationally for the past three years; PSE was named "Top Registered Student Organization" at ISU in 2009 and most recently named the Career Center's "RSO of the year 2010."
For more information please contact: PSE.ISU.President@gmail.com
The SEA is a student-led organization which provides its members with access to the best sales resources Illinois State University has to offer – including a state-of-the art Professional Sales Laboratory, the support of Fortune 500 companies from a range of industries, and the mentorship of four full-time Illinois State University faculty members with over 40 years of combined industry experience.
Salesforce Student Programs help students and career changers learn in-demand job skills and connect to opportunities, from mentorship to employment. With an estimated 4.2 million new jobs in the Salesforce ecosystem by 2024, Salesforce skills are critical for a top career in tech. We are accepting of all majors.
For more information about Salesforce Student Programs, visit: student.salesforce.com
For more information contact: Jake Weihe, Co-Leader
Sports Marketing Student Association provides students interested in sports related marketing or management careers the opportunity to begin networking and learning more about job opportunities in the world of athletics. This organization sponsors speakers and social activities that help students expand their knowledge of sports marketing and management.
For more information please contact: Isaac CainPresident
Business ACUMEN is an all-inclusive community of culturally diverse, ambitious, and hard-working individuals aiming to lift each other up to succeed professionally and personally. Living by our core values of diversity, professionalism, and success, we develop the leaders of today and tomorrow’s business world with networking events, workshops, and guest speakers.
ACUMEN Membership is open to all College of Business Majors who maintain the required GPA for their major.
For more information please contact: Joi Strickland (firstname.lastname@example.org), President
Alpha Kappa Psi stands as the oldest and largest professional business fraternity in the nation. Founded in 1904, Alpha Kappa Psi has developed more than 250,000 men and women worldwide. We have active chapters at more than 200 colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Our alumni include former U.S. Presidents Nixon and Reagan, U.S. congressmen, plus founders and executives of many Fortune 500 companies like State Farm chairman and CEO, Edward Rust Jr.
As our vision states, Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders. Alpha Kappa Psi provides outstanding leadership opportunities and the model environment for the development of young professionals committed to the field of business. This opportunity helps students to share ideas and practice business skills in a structured setting that will directly benefit their communities.
To empower and develop men and women as leaders of character for the nation, in every sector of the global economy.
ALPFA creates opportunities, adds value, builds relationships for its members, the community and its business partners while expanding Latino leadership in the global workforce.
For more information please contact Remez Ahmad, President
Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society in the field of business recognized by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. A formal induction ceremony is held each spring to recognize the scholastic achievements of individual students. To be eligible for membership, students' academic rankings must place them in the upper 10 percent of the sophomore class, upper 10 percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class, or upper 20 percent of the graduate/master class. The ISU Chapter was named a chapter with the highest honors in 2019.
For more information please contact: Abigail Robinson, President
Business Week offers engaging, authentic and professional opportunities that enable students to interact closely with alumni, employers and industry thought leaders as they develop essential soft skills and understandings required for success. Leadership, corporate social responsibility, business etiquette, effective networking, goal setting, communication and career management are among the topics addressed through the week long series of interactive events.
Through a week-long series of events, corporate and industry leaders interact with students, share specialized expertise and explore important issues and cutting-edge developments. Business Week allows speakers to address broader topics such as educational preparation, leadership, service, etiquette, networking, goal setting, and career advancement. Business Week is managed by a student led committee with guidance from professional staff in the College of Business.
Delta Sigma Pi (Co-ed Professional Business Fraternity)
Delta Sigma Pi is a coed professional business fraternity that provides extensive professional, community service, fundraising, and social programs. Students have the opportunity to obtain a great reputation with the community, campus and professional industry, while making some of the greatest friends one will ever have. DSP believes in success and continued education. This is a highly involved and very interactive organization. All business and economic majors that have at least 3 semesters remaining and at least a 2.5 GPA are eligible for membership. Delta Sigma Pi was named the 2005-2006 ISU Student Organization of the Year.
For more information please contact: Kyle Divan, President
Phi Beta Lambda is a co-ed career and technical organization affiliated with the Future Business Leaders of America, we are the college division. Phi Beta Lambda at ISU is an opportunity for students to develop their leadership skills through philanthropic, social, and fundraising opportunities. The Illinois State Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is a fresh face for Illinois State to offer new opportunities to growing leaders. Phi Beta Lambda is multifaceted in that we cater to majors outside the college of business, which promotes diversity and broadens our network
For more information please contact: Julia Downs, President
Phi Gamma Nu is a coed professional business fraternity that strives to promote its three pillars: professional, philanthropy, and social. The Delta Chi Chapter was founded on April of 2014 making it the newest business fraternity on campus. We aim for excellence and the need to enhance our professional development through resume critiques, mock interviews, and networking with surrounding companies and alumni. Phi Gamma Nu believes in the civic responsibility to organize and participate in community outreach, volunteering, and raising money for local charities. We also emphasize on the importance of brotherhood within our chapter by encouraging leadership and forming lifelong bonds with one another.
Phi Gamma Nu prides ourselves as a diverse membership by accepting all majors. To join Phi Gamma Nu in the Fall or Spring, students must at least 3 semesters remaining and at least 2.65 GPA.
Pi Sigma Epsilon is a Co-Ed Professional Business Fraternity for students and industry professionals in Sales, Marketing, and Management. Although skills in those subjects are emphasized, PSE also focuses on professional development, brotherhood, community service, and more, which is why we are open to all majors. We have many opportunities outside of sales, marketing, and management, with leadership roles ranging from Finance to Human Resources. Since 1992, the Delta Omega chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon has been shaping its members into professionals that are ready to tackle the workforce once their time as a collegiate member comes to an end. Throughout the year, our members work on a variety of different projects to promote the growth and development of our chapter. Our members have opportunities to participate in professional skill-building workshops (public speaking, resume-critique, etc.) and competitions to help them achieve their goals during and after their collegiate careers. We also hold numerous brotherhood/social activities to form bonds among our members.
We are open to all majors and hold interviews at the beginning of every semester. For more information please contact PSE.ISU.President@gmail.com for more information.
Women in Business is a registered student organization at Illinois State University that strives to be the leading group of women on campus. Together, we continuously grow to become successful professionals, as well as mindful and courageous women. Women in Business is an organization, network, and community of female students dedicated to their empowerment and education. Women in Business is committed to the growth and expansion of professional and personal opportunities for its members, with a focus on business, leadership, and female celebration, and innovation.
Within this supportive network of collegiate women, we proactively prepare for the current trends in the workplace as well as empower our members to seek involvement in the community and opportunities for growth. It is our goal to assist our members to develop the confidence they need in order to be successful individuals.”
Women in Business accepts all majors but emphasizes on helping women understand how to use their seat at the table. If you are interested in joining please reach out to our President at email@example.com or visit our website www.womeninbusinessisu.com for more information.