Professional Involvement

University and Professional Involvement
Eastern Department of Business Administration students have many opportunities to grow in terms of university involvement and professional development. The following clubs and groups provide students with a chance to interact with professionals in their fields, with each others and the larger community.

easEastern Accounting Society (EAS)
EAS provides its members with accounting experience and opportunities outside of the classroom. Active participation in events allows students informal and formal contact with accounting professionals. The Accounting Society encourages the professional and personal development of an individual by enhancing communication and organizational skills; as well as developing a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

aitpAssociation of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
AITP Student Chapter’s mission is to provide students taking courses in Business Information Systems and Computer Systems an opportunity to gain information on developments in the Information Systems and Technology fields, high growth career areas, and facilitate professional networking by attending conferences, visiting companies, and hosting guest speakers on new systems and technologies.

AMA LogoAmerican Marketing Association (AMA)
A major goal of the Eastern Chapter of the AMA is to develop the chapter into one of the most predominate, resourceful, and involved organizations on campus by bringing prominent guest speakers to campus, fundraising to support AMA events, participating in educational events, and performing community service.

Entrepreneurship Club
The mission of the Entrepreneurship Club at Eastern Connecticut State University is to further the knowledge and spirit of entrepreneurialism, to sponsor educational and social events at which the knowledge and skills in organizing, operating and assuming the risk of a business venture can be obtained, and to establish professional and business networks that have become critical to success in the business world after graduation.

fsaEastern Finance Student Association (FSA)
FSA enables its members to gain experience and exposure to a variety of career specializations related to finance. FSA encourages the financial career development of its members through both formal and informal contacts with financial professional from numerous financial career paths, sectors and firms.

imaInstitute of Managment Accountants Chapter
IMA Chapter at Eastern provides its members with accounting expertise, opportunities, and networking experiences outside of the classroom. IMA also encourages the professional and personal development of an individual by enhancing communication and organizational skills.

shrmSociety for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 250,000 members in 140 countries and more than 575 affiliated chapters. Our mission is to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital. As a student club of the Eastern community, the Eastern Connecticut State University SHRM Student Chapter’s goal is to promote the exchange of work-related experiences of established business professionals with the academic perspectives of student and faculty members, through open forums and information exchanges.

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Students in the Department of Business Administration at Eastern have the opportunity to study in Austrailia, Canada, China, England, France, Itay, Russia, South Africa, Scotland and Spain; with more contries being added yearly!

Study Abroad engages students in global awareness through international study. The program promotes worldwide education and opportunity to travel and experience a new culture. Study abroad values diversity, education and international coorperation.

Getting Started in Studying Abroad:

  • Contact the Department of Business Administration – Webb Hall 423, (860) 465-5265,
  • Visit Eatern’s International Exchange Programs Office – Lower level of the Student Center, Room 100D or call (860) 465 – 0206
  • Obtain all approvals and travel!