Student Involvement

Undergraduate Program in Newark

There are many ways to get involved at Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate - Newark. One great way is to join a student organization. Our diverse and well-rounded student body has led to the creation of all kinds of clubs, so you can be confident you'll find something that interests you.

Organizations

Tau Sigma Honor Society

The mission of the honor society is to “recognize and promote the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.” In 2011, the Rutgers-Newark chapter was created and in October 2013, the Newark College of Arts and Sciences/University inducted the chapter’s new members into the honor society. Rutgers Business School-Newark inducted their first class in 2017.

Ascend: Pan-Asian Leaders

History:
Our organization was launched by a group of dedicated professionals who were committed to advancing the finance and accounting professions in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Members:
Our membership includes people from all dimensions of finance, professional services and business—CFOs, treasurers, professional services providers, financial services executives, tax professionals, financial operations, financial advisors, and many others in business, government, academia and the community. Membership is open to all individuals who share our mission regardless of ethnicity and professional background.

Mission:
The mission of Ascend is to continuously influence and encourage the development of accounting professionals, finance professionals and students while serving as a collective voice for the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in the field of accounting and finance.

Vision:
Ascend's vision is to enhance the presence and influence of Asian and Pacific Islander leaders in finance, accounting and business.

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Association of Latino Professionals For America

Association of Latino Professionals For America (ALPFA) creates job opportunities for students, builds relationships between students and professionals in the corporate field, and engages in fellowship activities in the surrounding communities. This student-governed chapter is a nationally recognized organization that has the largest corporate sponsors in the world ranging from "The Big Four", Prudential, J&J, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Unilever as well as many more.

ALPFA is the proud successor of the American Association of Hispanic Certified Public Accountants (AAHCPA), the first national Latino professional association in the United States. Established in 1972, this Association continues to build upon our proud legacy of shared values and guiding principles.
Upon this bedrock of shared values, the Association's visionary founders launched an ambitious mission that they pursued over the course of thirty years. Committed to its shared values and to its mission, the Association flourished, expanding its base of operations to fifteen chapters nation-wide with several more in formation

As heir to this rich legacy, ALPFA's current Board of Directors, with the support of the Corporate Advisory Board, is innovatively addressing the challenges that lie ahead by promoting the highest standards of excellence for itself and for its members. ALPFA advances into the 21st century as an experienced professional association dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos in the accounting, finance and related professions.

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Business Association of Supply Expertise

The Business Association of Supply Expertise (BASE) is a supply chain organization willing to enrich Rutgers students' professional careers.

Mission

To be the most reliable complement for students in need of technical skills. A place where students can gain the technical skills required to take advantage of every professional opportunity.

Vision

The Business Association of Supply Expertise is a passionate organization comprised of Rutgers Business School Students, for Rutgers Business School Students. We strive to provide our members with meaningful professional development and networking opportunities that will empower them to become the next generation of supply chain leaders.

Collective Entrepreneurs Organization

The Collective Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) is dedicated to providing a mean by which students can enact their ideas and aspirations in a collaborative setting in order to fuse their entrepreneurial mind-set and passion to become successful.  

Our vision is to provide students with the exposure and ability to develop their own entrepreneurial instincts. We hope that these skills will serve the purpose in any focus such as their career development, CEO of their own organization, as business development specialists, or as change agents in existing organizations.

Dean's Advisory Council

The Dean’s Advisory Council’s (DAC) mission is to provide the students of RBS with a positive environment and worthwhile learning experiences. As representatives of the undergraduate student body, the Dean's Advisory Council offers the students an opportunity to provide feedback discuss issues, and help to implement changes in the Rutgers Business Undergraduate experience.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda

Collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA).

Our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

Phi Beta Lambda (or PBL) isn't just another student group—it gives members that opportunity to learn, travel, and grow as a business professional. Employers are looking for students with cutting-edge skills. PBL gives members the chance to gain these skills and prepares them for the "real-world" after college. Set yourself apart from the average graduate! In today's highly competitive business environment it takes more than just a degree to succeed. It requires business savvy, leadership skills, and technical knowledge. By taking advantage of the many programs that Phi Beta Lambda offers, students acquire the skills that will set them apart from the average graduate. They will be better prepared for careers, graduate school and for life!

You don’t even have to be a business major to be involved with PBL! Our organization focuses on leadership and how everyone can bring out the best leader in them. As an active member of our organization, you have chances to compete in various events on a state and national level that can help display your knowledge in various fields connected to business and even earn the chance to win scholarships!

Management Information Systems Association

Management Information Systems Association (MISA) is an organization that is dedicated to giving students a chance to connect with each other and share the knowledge of Management Information Systems (MIS). A better understanding of MIS will offer students a more defined career path. The opportunity to network with professional speakers in the MIS field may open potential doors for our members with numerous corporations, firms, and organizations.

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Marketing and Management Society

Marketing Management Society (MMS) is a student run organization that offers memorable, professional experiences that enhance the scope of the Rutgers Business School education.  We frequently host a variety of events including: information sessions, guest speakers, workshops, fundraisers, and community service events.

MMS strives to provide Marketing and Management students a connection to the outside business world and create networking opportunities for internships & employment. We offer our members relative, hands-on experience and foster creative ideas directly related to their professional goals and interests.

In a nutshell, we aim to help our members and the Rutgers Business School students succeed.

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National Association of Black Accountants

The Rutgers Newark Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) has the largest student support in the state of New Jersey. Many of its members have been very successful in their respective fields and have continued on to become CPA‘s and top managers within major firms and corporations.

NABA continues to work on campus for the betterment and edification of all students in any major. Its commitment to excellence has made its student members some of the most sought after on campuses across the country. Its emphasis on character building, ethics, morality and professionalism has helped students gain the respect and competence needed to maintain that competitive edge in the business environment. To encourage a continued commitment to excellence, NABA rewards its student members with scholarships based on need and academic performance.

NABA has many conventions throughout the year. The student convention, which is held in October, provides an excellent opportunity for students to attend skills workshops, and interview with prospective employers for summer internships and/or full time employment.

President Leadership Council

All the Student Organization Presidents of recognized official clubs at RBS take part of this council. It provides the opportunity for the students to give valued feedback and partner with the Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Programs to continue to make improvements that impact the entire student body.

Rutgers Accounting Society

The Rutgers Accounting Society (RAS) offers activities including workshops in resume preparation, how to prepare for a job interview, the Volunteers in Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and how to successfully prepare to take the CPA examination. Representatives from major accounting firms, CPA review courses and private industry, are invited to speak and answer questions pertaining to today‘s job market as well as speak on what things are happening in the accounting field in general.

Rutgers Finance Society

The Rutgers Finance Society aims to facilitate networking and educational opportunities for our members within the financial industry. One way that we advance this goal is by having industry professionals speak to and network with our members to give them an understanding of what finance is all about, the reality of the current economic situation and a better grasp of the many career opportunities available within finance.

Rutgers Student Veteran Organization

The Rutgers Student Veterans Organization (RSVO) is a student-run advocacy group comprised of student veterans and supporters based out of Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. RSVO's mission is to provide a smooth transition for veterans entering Rutgers-Newark, memorable veteran-related programming and exhibitions that are designed to enrich the college experience of the Rutgers-Newark community, and to be actively engaged in community service projects that assist veterans.

Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business

Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business or "RUWIB" is a club that supports and encourages professional women in the business community. RUWIB is committed to encouraging personal growth for the student body through social events and opportunities where they will be able to network with fellow Rutgers students, alumni, faculty, administrators and leaders in the outside business community.

Our goals are:

  • To bring together, empower and unite young women interested in business and expand the view of women’s leadership to a global perspective.
  • To assert the importance of women leadership and solidarity.
  • To present young women with opportunities to discover and develop their leadership role in business and the world at large and further the development of young women in becoming effective, ethical and empowered leaders;
  • To promote and encourage young women leaders in their chosen careers;
  • To find ways of serving the campus and the greater Newark community, leveraging our leadership skills and business knowledge.

Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business is open to all undergraduate students of Rutgers-Newark University.

Supply Chain Management Association

The mission of the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is to provide events and programs that will support the growth of supply chain management studies at Rutgers. We will create direct connections between students and industry by inviting supply chain professionals on campus, and by helping Rutgers students identify and take advantage of opportunities in the field.