Student Organizations

Build your network, your leadership skills and your resume as you learn about your industry in a real-world setting. Student organizations for graduate business students include:

A&O Connect

The Athletic and Outdoor Connect student group at PSU links students with industry leaders and resources to create lasting relationships and build strong networks. Their goal is to bridge the worlds of business and academia to establish an environment of shared learning and mentorship. Throughout the school year, A&O Connect hosts networking events on campus for students within the Athletic and Outdoor Industry Certificate program and anyone who is interested in this industry.

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an International Honors Organization for Accounting and Finance students looking to make the most of their college career by seamlessly bridging the gap between academia and the professional world through extracurricular efforts. Membership in Beta Alpha Psi creates networking opportunities with firms, professionals and professors, increases access to the accounting recruiting process, and surrounds members with like-minded peers.

Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club)

The Entrepreneurship Club (E-Club) fosters entrepreneurship by turning ideas into businesses and organizations that impact the world and provide students with a path to pursuing their dreams. E-Club brings together aspiring student entrepreneurs to network, pool resources, share ideas and explore the entrepreneurial ecosystems on campus and in the greater Portland Metropolitan region.

Financial Management Association (FMA)

The Financial Management Association (FMA) of Portland State University acts as a direct liaison between students and business communities. Through professional speakers, company tours, internships and scholarships, students are provided with opportunities to develop leadership, gain professional training and make employment contacts. It is our goal to create as many opportunities as possible for students of The School of Business by creating a student culture that strives for success in the classroom and desires skills to succeed as professionals.

Net Impact

Net Impact’s mission is to serve PSU and the Portland community by enabling positive change through business in pursuit of a sustainable future. They want to inspire, educate and equip individuals to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. Net Impact members are current and emerging leaders in corporate responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development and environmental sustainability who are actively improving the world.

Open for Business

Open for Business is a forum for Portland’s LGBTQ+ business community. Their mission is to serve and support LGBTQ+ leaders, professionals and community members. Open for Business creates spaces to manifest the social, environmental and economic business solutions central to the Portland community and beyond. They strive to catalyze collaboration and conversation through annual events, professional development, resource sharing and the Out in Business Scholarship.

Supply and Logistics Management Association (SLMA)

The Supply and Logistics Management Association (SLMA) provides students with the opportunity to learn more about the supply and logistics field through networking events with local professionals and prepare students for their careers in the field. The SLMA also offers opportunities for students to practice and hone their knowledge and understanding as well as provide knowledge and talent to other student groups and the university.

Women in Business

Women in Business is a student-run group that strives to enrich the university experience for students in The School of Business. Through educational and inspirational events, the group aims to provide women with leadership, mentorship, networking and confidence-building opportunities with other undergraduate and graduate business students and local business professionals.