AIESEC is a global platform for young people to develop their leadership potential. We do this by connecting youth to exchange experiences. The world is defined by the people who live in it, so we believe the solution is to develop responsible and entrepreneurial leaders today who will choose how the world will be led tomorrow. Since 1948, we’ve created challenging environments, where young people can connect to the world, have the confidence to learn, and the freedom to fail. AIESEC in Austin has committed to creating a ripple effect of positive impact starting at UT.
When to Join: We recruit every semester!
ALPFA serves as an organization that strives to develop the next generation of leaders in America. We provide endless opportunities to build strong relationships across every facet of business. Of course, we are more than just an organization focused on professionalism. ALPFA is a family…an ALPFAmilia. Our organization supports and cares for every member as if they were our brothers or sisters.
When to Join: You can join ALPFA at anytime
For over 30 years, ABSA has stood firmly on three pillars: Professional, Social, and Philanthropic. As the largest professional business organization, our strength lies in the skills, talent, diversity, and spirit of our members. We provide our members with integral lessons in interpersonal skills and professional development by teaching them how to lead teams, take initiative, improve processes, and execute with limited resources, while also supplementing this developmental experience with a strong culture of philanthropy and a tight-knit community to grow our members into well-rounded leaders.
When to Join: ABSA accepts members year-round.
AEM Jóvenes Austin-UT is a student organization established at The University of Texas at Austin. As a part of Asociación de Empresarios Mexicanos (AEM), AEM Jóvenes is a binational organization dedicated to building young professionals and entrepreneurs by developing their business, analytical, and professional skills.
When to Join: We accept members on a semesterly or yearly basis.
Capital Community is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that conducts basic personal finance lessons for students in underserved areas in Austin. Every week, volunteers educate elementary and middle school students on important financial literacy topics through hands-on activities and personal mentorships. In addition, we also put on various adult workshops around Austin where more advanced financial topics are covered. Predatory lending is a major issue in Texas, and we hope that by educating young Texans now, we can prevent them from becoming victims of predatory lending in the future.
When to Join: Apply at the beginning of every semester
Consult Your Community is a nationwide, student-run nonprofit organization that empowers students to leverage their knowledge of business with their passion for service. Students engage with local small businesses over the course of a semester through an innovative program in which they are trained to provide business owners with comprehensive, pro bono consulting services.
When to Join: We accept members on a yearly basis every fall
The Freshman Business Association is an organization that offers freshmen at UT Austin the resources to succeed in business and life. In addition to being the largest professional organization open to all freshmen interested in business, FBA encourages its members to be proactive academically and professionally by exposing them to all the opportunities McCombs has to offer, whilst maintaining a fun, social environment to promote strong friendships and lasting experiences.
When to Join: We accept members on a semesterly basis.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Ally+ Business Student Association serves to provide an open and professional environment for students of The Red McCombs School of Business to promote workplace equality and representation of the GLBTQA+ community in the corporate setting. GBSA seeks to be a platform in which students, professionals, and employers are connected with each other to foster stronger relationships within the GLBTQA+ professional community.
When to Join: Accepts members year round
The Hispanic Business Student Organization is an award-winning organization at UT Austin that embodies its pillars of Professionalism, Academics, Family, and Community Service through the offering of 100+ events each year to members and the UT community. By fostering a strong sense of family, our goal as an organization is to develop the next generation of leaders and increase diversity in the corporate workforce. With over forty years of history, all students are welcome and able to build a strong foundation and support system to be successful on campus and in their future.
When to Join: Students are welcome to join at anytime
The purpose of International Business Student Association (IBSA) at The University of Texas at Austin is to expand member’s knowledge of global issues that affect the way we do business. We are an organization committed to learning about foreign business practices, culture, and customs in ways that will provide a better awareness of our global economy. For this reason, we advocate international and cultural awareness because we believe that as business professionals, global leaders, and members of society, it is important to understand international issues that affect business practices.
When to Join: We accept members year round
The Latin Economics and Business Association (LEBA) is a student organization in the McCombs School of Business with over 100 students from all over Latin America. We offer many opportunities including community service events, meetings with recruiters from esteemed companies, resume and LinkedIn workshops, as well as a variety of social gatherings. Through our broad range of activities, our members develop professionally while creating life-long friendships with other Latinos.
When to Join: Join by September 8th
Longhorn Kiva is a micro-finance organization that provides loans for small business owners and individuals lacking access to traditional banking systems in underdeveloped countries. We aim to influence students to take an active role in aiding our global community. We encourage cross-collaboration between committees and executive team members to increase our efficiency and make sure everyone’s voice is heard. While we are a non-profit organization, we prioritize career development and work towards ensuring that each member uses Longhorn Kiva as an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.
When to Join: Rolling membership dues paid every semester
The MIS association serves to bring together individuals who show an innate passion for business and technology. Our organization is centered around 4 key pillars: professional, academic, philanthropic, and social. Through these four pillars, we hope to foster an environment that empowers students to succeed in the world outside the Forty Acres, both as professionals and as individuals.
When to Join: We accept members year round but recommend ASAP
McCombs Diversity Council (MDC) is a BBA student organization devoted to individual, academic and career growth. We embrace the philosophy of diversity of thought to highlight our unique strengths and strive towards helping members find a home during their time at McCombs. MDC assists members in becoming leaders in the ever-growing global market by building long-lasting relationships with companies that value diversity in the workplace.
When to Join: Anytime. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. strives to promote and develop African Americans and other minority students in their pursuit of accounting, finance, and business professions. Since the establishment of the UT NABA student chapter in 1990, it has been our mission to equip business-minded students with the skills and opportunities to thrive in their academic and professional endeavors. Our motto is “Lifting as We Climb,” because we are dedicated to advancing in our industries and helping others do the same.
When to Join: Members accepted year round
Phi Chi Theta is a professional co-ed business fraternity that provides members with opportunities to develop the professional leadership skills and abilities necessary to succeed in the business community.
Members are given access to Phi Chi Theta’s expansive network of alumni and current students who can encourage and support them in their professional and social endeavors.
When to Join: Members accepted at the beginning of each semester
We exist to promote the Supply Chain Management major and to inform students about career opportunities in the field. By providing members with executive level exposure, and introducing them to interactive visits with elite supply chain companies, we serve as the premier platform for Supply Chain Management majors and minors to network with one another, learn about the industry, and interact with supply chain professionals from the corporate world.
When to Join: We accept members by semester
Texas AMA is an organization focused on developing a thriving generation of marketing professionals. Our organization is focused on providing students opportunities to explore marketing and opportunities that give you the tools to excel at it. We do this through interactive speaker events, workshops, certificates, a student-run agency, mentorship programs and more. As an organization, we foster a culture of curiosity and passion for marketing.
When to Join: semesterly and yearly
TXBHA focuses on filling in the gap between business and healthcare by exposing students to the financial, managerial, legal, and consulting aspects of the healthcare industry. With the current healthcare crisis, a sole understanding of medicine is not enough to bring about change. TXBHA provides educational speakers as well as insight on career opportunities for those students interested in having a background in both business and healthcare. Our members’ career paths range from private practice medicine and hospital administration to healthcare banking and consulting, to healthcare law and public health.
When to Join: TXBHA accepts members on a year-round basis
The Texas Business Law Association (TBLA) exists to provide networking and professional opportunities for students interested in learning about law school or the legal side of business. This organization was created to provide UT students the opportunity to explore the intersection of business and law.
When to Join: We accept members at the start of each semester
Convergent creates a collaborative learning environment where market opportunities are built into new products. We take a holistic, hands-on approach towards educating students in the art of product development. Students make connections with industry experts in order to discover how emerging technologies can be applied to create new products. Convergent is especially focused on delivering a finished product that offers tangible benefits to its users.
When to Join: Year-round preferably at the start of semesters
Enactus is a non-profit based in Springfield, Missouri that promotes understanding and use of social entrepreneurship among students as a solution to world problems. The United States has over 400 teams and 17,000 students. Enactus is financially sponsored by over 300 companies worldwide, including Walmart, KPMG, Hershey, and more. These companies recruit Enactus students as their next leaders. Talk about a network!
When to Join: Beginning of each semester
TSPE offers students a unique experience that supplements their business studies with discussion and study of the intersection of business and government policy. We debate current issues involving this intersection, conduct research projects concerning business policy, and partner with GBB to send members on a brigade in the winter to assist a small business through microfinance. The organization seeks to bridge the gap between a business education and understanding the impact business and policy have on one another.
When to Join: Members are accepted yearly in September
Texas Stock Team wishes to instill genuine interest and knowledge of trading into members, using fundamental analysis and technical analysis, by enriching them with interesting and diverse curriculum, along with a tight-knit social environment focused on mentorship.Texas Stock Team is the only finance-oriented student organization at McCombs that focuses on stock trading and specializes in technical analysis – a form of financial analysis that uses historical patterns in market data to identify and forecast trends. Interact with us at our info session for more information about our organization!
When to Join: Applications (Website & Facebook) due by September 7th
The Black Business Students Association (BBSA) of the University of Texas is a professional organization that was established to serve African-Americans and other business-minded students. The members of BBSA strongly adhere to the principles of achievement, unity, and service. BBSA aims to unite our members under the common goal of better serving the African-American community through corporate networking, mentorship, business-related functions, social events, and community service that equips its members with the necessary skills to succeed in the business world and beyond.
When to Join: Accepts members year round
The University Investors Association seeks to educate students interested in expanding their knowledge of finance and investing. UIA provides a vast array of resources for students ranging from those just beginning to learn about investing, to those looking for internships and jobs in the financial industry. Throughout the year, UIA hosts events that expose students to various aspects of finance, connect them with industry leaders, and assist them in finding professional opportunities. Our weekly General Meetings keep students up to date on recent trends in financial markets.
When to Join: Members are accepted to UIA year round
UBC serves as the student representative body of the McCombs School of Business. Our mission is to improve the well-being and opportunities of all business students by providing a voice for McCombs students on a university-wide level in Senate and Student Government, planning over 50 career- and academic-oriented events, and advancing the McCombs culture. As an umbrella organization, we frequently collaborate with other MASOs and are in constant communication with students, faculty, and staff to better our pursuit of this mission. Internally, we are a family that values leadership, integrity, and open-mindedness.
When to Join: Beginning of the fall semester
URES is an organization for students who are interested in entering the diverse and exciting industry of commercial real estate. Whether you have no previous real estate experience or knowledge, or you are a senior looking for a full-time opportunity after graduation, URES is for you.
When to Join: Year-round!
The University Accounting Association (UAA) is a dynamic, student-run organization that strives to be the bridge between students and their future careers. UAA connects students with associates of the accounting world to furnish them with the information and direction to obtain a career in the accounting profession. UAA enriches the experience gained in the classroom by providing numerous opportunities to learn about accounting first-hand from industry professionals. UAA consists of self-motivated student leaders that will make every possible effort to create a positive difference in each student’s career.
When to Join: Texas UAA accepts members all year-round
The University Securities Investment Team supports students from all majors within the University of Texas at Austin in academic, personal, and occupational growth through active investing in an interactive and informative atmosphere. Our purpose is to make investment education accessible and open to all students who wish to gain a solid foundation knowledge in investing and be involved in a strong investing community. USIT is the only on-campus finance organization that maintains an active, real-time portfolio that general members can not only track, but also vote on the stocks the organization invests in.
When to Join: Applications/ dues will be released in August
Women in Business Association (WBA) is a McCombs School of Business affiliated student organization at The University of Texas serving undergraduate women interested in business. WBA strives to increase our members’ knowledge of and involvement in the world of business by inviting educated and experienced women to speak and share advice with our organization. Through meetings, mentorship opportunities, and events such as our case competition, our organization strives to help members discover their professional interests and develop meaningful connections with their peers!
When to Join: Members accepted year round (semester/ year dues)