Professional Involvement

University & 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.

Eastern 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.
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American Marketing Association (AMA)
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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.
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Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP)
AITP's mission is to give individuals in the Business Information Systems and Computer Systems programs and courses an opportunity to gather information regarding developments throughout the Information Systems and Technology fields, in their future careers, to facilitate professional networking. Guest speakers provide opportunities to learn about new system and technology practices.
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Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
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IMA 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.
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Entrepreneurship ClubThe 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 the networks that have become critical to success in the business world after graduation.
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Study AbroadBusiness students at Eastern have the opportunity to study in Canada, China, England, France, and Scotland with more countries being added.

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 cooperation.

Global Field Courses
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the Department of Business Administration Office (Webb Hall 423 or
Eastern's International and Exchange Programs Office (lower level of the Student Center or 860-465-5066)
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Society for Human Resource Management
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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