The School of Business faculty, staff, and administration are dedicated to facilitating student success. One key focus is helping our students prepare to enter a new career after graduation. There are several ways that the School of Business helps students prepare for their careers, including these resources:
ACCOUNTING SOCIETY - The Accounting Society focuses on providing all students with regular opportunities for learning about the accounting professions, for networking with fellow students, professionals, and alumni, and for demonstrating student leadership. For more information, contact Professor Lisa Dunbar at firstname.lastname@example.org
AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION STUDENT CHAPTER - The American Marketing Association Student Chapter at USM is a student-run organization dedicated to providing students with the tools, real-world experience, and networking opportunities that will aid them in their careers through involvement with both the university and the community. Join the AMA as we explore marketing opportunities through guest speakers, discussions, and off-campus experiences. By joining the student AMA group, students will also become members of the national organization. For more information contact Professor Patricia Griffin at email@example.com
ENACTUS – Enactus provides students with the opportunity "to develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of free enterprise in partnership with schools and businesses in the Southern Maine community.” Enactus is currently on hiatus, but interested students can still contact Professor Richard Bilodeau at firstname.lastname@example.org
GAMMA IOTA SIGMA - The USM chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma is the student group for any students across USM interested in all aspects of the risk management, insurance, and actuarial science fields. Students are not required to be RMI students. Gamma Iota Sigma is an international co-ed professional fraternal organization with 69 university chapters throughout North America, annual membership exceeding 3,000, and more than 22,000 alumni. The fraternity offers members opportunities to network with other students and industry professionals through local events and conference travel to places like Chicago, San Diego, Atlanta, and many others. The fraternity also provides support, both financial and otherwise, that encourages students to achieve both academic and career goals. Contact Professor Dana Kerr at email@example.com for more information.
OPERATIONS, SUPPLY CHAIN, & ANALYTICS CLUB – USM’s O.S.A. club is for students who want to develop the skills needed to enter today’s fast-paced business market. The club will help provide knowledge, industry exposure, and job opportunities to USM students through weekly meetings, podcasts, employer drop-ins, and peer development exercises. If you want to be involved in developing your analytics and managerial skills alongside other students, this is the club for you! For more information please contact Professor Amarpreet Kohli at amarpreet.kohli @maine.edu, or check out the O.S.A. club's Facebook page.
SPORT MANAGEMENT CLUB - The purpose of the University of Southern Maine Sport Management Club is to apply classroom concepts to the sports entertainment world through internships, volunteer work, industry networking, event management and field trips. Using a hands-on approach, club members will gain a better understanding of the sports industry. For more information see our Facebook page or contact Professor Heidi Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org