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Students often join business-related clubs, but the skills that are important for the business world are useful in all organizations: philanthropic, social, athletic, or academic. Every organization needs someone to lead it, to manage finances, to recruit and manage members, and to plan events.

Business-Focused Student Organizations

    • AIESEC is the world’s largest student-run organization present in over 113 countries. In the US, AIESEC is focused on providing a platform for youth leadership development. AIESEC US offers young people the opportunity to be global citizens, to change the world, and to get experience and skills that matter today. AIESEC is run by young people, for young people, enabling a strong experience to all its stakeholders.
  • Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) – The Premier Business Fraternity
    • Alpha Kappa Psi is an organization of business minded individuals and is recognized as the premier developer of principled business leaders with members in all areas of industry and business.
  • Associated Student Government (ASG)
    • The Associated Student Government at Northwestern University is dedicated to serving the undergraduate student body. The group is honored to serve the Northwestern community by listening, learning, and acting on student needs and wants.
  • Consultants Advising Student Enterprises (CASE)
    • CASE is a student organization at Northwestern dedicated to providing pro-bono consulting advice to Northwestern-based organizations, including student groups, administration, and local businesses.  CASE’s work is grounded in the group’s belief in the power of Northwestern organizations to make a difference in our community, and CASE seeks to harness their intellectual capital to help these organizations become more efficient and impactful, while also preparing our members for full-time consulting roles.
  • The Daily Northwestern
    • The Daily is the paper of record for Northwestern and Evanston — and the community’s only daily, print source of news. Alumni have gone on to work/intern at The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, ESPN, Facebook, ProPublica, the Seattle Times, the Chicago Tribune, Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly, the Associated Press, The New Yorker, NBC, Conde Nast, People magazine, TIME and more.
  • Dance Marathon (NUDM)
    • Northwestern University Dance Marathon (NUDM) is one of the largest student-run philanthropies in the nation. Since it was founded in 1975, Northwestern students have raised more than $14 million for more than thirty different beneficiaries. The group strives to unite Northwestern University’s campus, the Evanston community and the greater Chicagoland area in philanthropic fundraising and education.
  • Delta Sigma Pi
    • As the world’s leading professional fraternity for men and women, Delta Sigma Pi develops principled business leaders for the future by providing a lifetime of opportunity for members.  Since 1907, our values and mission have guided our commitment to scholarship, service and professionalism.  Delta Sigma Pi members, who are as diverse as the business world, gain experiences in professionalism, leadership, ethics, and philanthropy.  This all leads to personal development and success—both in the business world and the civic realm. Delta Sigma Pi doesn’t just develop professionals; the Fraternity provides members with relationships, skills, and ideals necessary for them to make a significant impact wherever life leads.
  • Design for America (DFA)
    • DFA is an award-winning nationwide network of interdisciplinary student teams and community members using design to create local and social impact. The group teaches human-centered design to young adults and collaborating community partners through extra-curricular, university-based, student-led design studios.
  • EPIC
    • EPIC (formerly InNuvation) supports and inspires the student entrepreneurs, pioneers, innovators, and creators of Northwestern. EPIC curates inspirational events, hosts an annual venture challenge competition, and brings networking and job opportunities to campus. The group seeks to give all students of all disciplines the opportunity to experience entrepreneurship during their time at Northwestern and respond in epic ways.
  • Form & Function Marketing (F & F)
    • Form & Function Marketing is a full-service marketing agency that provides innovative, holistic marketing resources to fellow student organizations in order to increase their publicity and outreach on campus. We aim to: Establish an educational atmosphere through which members can glean valuable real-world marketing and professional experience; Foster a strong sense of pride in our members and create a positive, collaborative work environment that emphasizes the importance of teamwork.
  • Institute for Student Business Education (ISBE)
    • Established in 2005, the Institute for Student Business Education (ISBE) is the premier business group at Northwestern University with 250 members. ISBE offers a diverse array of educational and experiential business opportunities. Above all, our mission is to be the leading resource for all Northwestern undergraduates to discover the possibilities of a career in business. ISBE does this by being an umbrella organization over multiple product groups and functional groups that each offer exposure to a specific aspect of the business world.
  • Investment Management Group (IMG)
    • Northwestern University Investment Management Group (IMG) is a student run organization dedicated to those who have an interest in investment. The group seeks to expose students to the professional world of finance through simulations of business practices, informative workshops, as well as lectures from both professors and company representatives. IMG serves as a unique and valuable medium through which dedicated students can find both guidance and networking potential for their future.
  • Lending for Evanston and Northwestern Development (LEND)
    • LEND is a student-run, non-profit organization that empowers entrepreneurs in Evanston to create businesses, create jobs, and reach financial self-sufficiency. By providing access to small amounts of capital and business development services, LEND is devoted to connecting the Northwestern and Evanston communities under the shared objectives of aiding businesses, economic development, and social change.
  • Northwestern Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations (SCNO)
    • Northwestern Students Consulting for Non-Profit Organizations (SCNO) is a student run organization that provides pro-bono strategic consulting for non-profits in the Chicago-land area. Through ten weeks of intensive research and development, student teams with the guidance of a professional mentor work with non-profits to develop action-items that aim to achieve the development goals of the non-profit client.
  • NU Threads
    • NU Threads is Northwestern’s shared formalwear closet that rents formalwear out to students for free for events, such as: interviews, networking sessions, presentations, and anything else that requires formal or professional wear.  NU Threads aims to ensure that all students can maximize their Northwestern experiences, without ever running into the problem of a lack of appropriate formal clothing.  Formal situations tend to already be stress-inducing and difficult, so a lack of adequate clothing would just exacerbate this – NU Threads aims to help alleviate this problem.
    • A student-run organization that connects business minded students with the Israeli economy through consulting projects with startups, an investment fund, business education, and a fellowship that sends (and funds) three of TAMID’s best students to Israel for a summer internship.
  • The Garage
    • The Garage is a cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship space for Northwestern Students to experiment, collaborate, and get their ideas built.
  • Undergraduate Economic Society (UES)
    • The Undergraduate Economics Society is a group for undergraduate economics majors, and others interested in economics and business.
  • Women in Business (WIB)
    • Women in Business is an open-entry organization established to provide business-minded women with the background and network to support them in their professional endeavors.  WIB’s goal is to engage women across a wide variety of academic and professional affiliations on campus in order to catalyze the involvement of women in the Northwestern community, in the business world, and beyond.  WIB members go through a multi-disciplinary educational series for one quarter before joining and then are split off into industry specific functional groups (i.e. consulting, finance, marketing).

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