Undergraduate Student Organizations & Involvement
Student Advisory Board – The Student Advisory Board exists to nurture a sense of community and to enhance the educational experience within the undergraduate School of Business. The Board meets with administration to voice student concerns, communicate ideas, as well as provide feedback on various school issues and initiatives. The SAB also provides assistance by meeting with the Board of Visitors, special guests and helping with other functions and special projects.
ALPHA KAPPA PSI – Alpha Kappa Psi is recognized as the premiere developer of principled business leaders. The organization is the co-ed business fraternity on campus and open to any major. We were founded on the principles of educating our members and the public to appreciate and demand higher ideals in business and to further the individual welfare of members during college and beyond. Our members seek and discover professional advances, valuable friendships and networking opportunities.
Entrepreneurship Society – This club was founded in the spring of 2006 and strives to cultivate entrepreneurial spirit on campus. In 2015 they adopted the slogan “Innovate @ Wake” to better represent their goal of building a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship on campus. They are currently developing a student – faculty new venture accelerator program and are building programs to support those interested in social entrepreneurship as well.
Finance Club – The Finance Club’s purpose is to assist students interested in Finance in achieving their career goal on Wall Street and in other sectors of the industry. We focus on Investment Banking, Sales and Trading and Private Wealth Management and offer various resources, which will help in your pursuit to connect with Wake Forest alumni in the industry. We host panels, information sessions, speakers, and most importantly networking trips to New York City and Charlotte. We also work closely with the MRE on Mentoring Programs and Professional Development events, which can lead to networking capabilities with Wake Forest alumni.
Future Business Leaders of America- PBL – FBLA-PBL is a nationwide organization designed to help students of all majors and career paths gain experience within the business world. It is a state and nationally recognized organization and a yearly conference is held. At the conference there are competitions and informational sessions about various business topics. The topics range from public speaking, accounting, and business math. The chapter is also involved in local outreaches such as cooking for the Ronald McDonald House. Various speakers come from local businesses such Hanes Brand, Kincaid Furniture, and YWCA.
Marketing and Advertising Club – Marketing and Advertising Club connects students to people, programs and projects that enhances their knowledge and gives them hands-on experience in the industry. Through various club-organized events, speakers, networking opportunities, and mentoring sessions, students are inspired to succeed as they move toward their professional careers. Find us on LinkedIn and Facebook to stay posted!
Strategy and Consulting Club – WFU’s Strategy & Consulting group connects our members to a network of professionals and educational resources to advance their experiences in the field of consulting and strategy.
The Dow Jones Club – The Dow Jones Club’s goal is to provide members an inclusive environment to learn about and discuss the financial markets. With a focus on the securities markets, our equity analysts initiate industry and company research, present to the club, and discuss their findings. To augment the learning process and discussions at meetings, we also play the stock market game.
Wake Accounting Society – The mission of the Wake Accounting Society is to act as an intermediary between numerous companies and our business students to provide information on potential accounting career paths and to initiate contacts with professionals as a source of knowledge and potential employment, while building relationships between these companies and Wake Forest University.