As one of the largest professional business clubs on campus, the LMU Accounting Society offers accounting majors professional development and career insights spanning public accounting, industry, government and education. Members develop leadership and communications skills through weekly lunch meetings and interactive social events with professionals. Additional benefits include an annual meet-the-firms night, networking events, career/résumé services, interview/recruiting help and a popular spring banquet celebrating awards and scholarships.
The AIMS Society is a place to foster and enrich the AIMS major as a whole and to create community amongst the fellow AIMS majors. The AIMS Society offers a place for professional development and career insight for how a degree in Applied Information Management Systems (AIMS) can be used in the working world upon graduation.
American Marketing Association (AMA)
The American Marketing Association (AMA) provides students interested in marketing with the opportunity to develop themselves professionally, achieve personal growth, and foster relationships with a diverse group of business professionals and fellow students, while learning about marketing's essential role in a dynamic business environment. AMA's goal is to be a leading source in the advancement of marketing knowledge in collaboration with the M-School to turn what is learned in the classroom into real world experiences.
President: Tyler Emery
Faculty Advisor: Mitch Hamilton
Business Law Society
The Business Law Society at LMU strives to educate students in all fields of study about the importance and relevance of studying law as it relates to business. The society encourages the furthering of higher education in the areas of business and law, and provides information for students that aspire to become well-rounded business professionals with an invaluable background in the legal environment.
Presidents: Ryan Jinks and Meher Jhangiani
Faculty Advisor: Sona Gala
Delta Sigma Pi
Delta Sigma Pi is America's foremost professional fraternity for men and women pursuing careers in business. Our four pillars of Professionalism, Brotherhood, Community Service and Scholarship form the foundation of our mission. Since its founding at Loyola Marymount University in 1959, the Delta Sigma Chapter has merited numerous awards including the highest honor of Chapter of Excellence, 2011 National Outstanding Scholastic Development, and other provincial and regional awards. Delta Sigma is also the home of the 2011 National Collegian of the Year, 2012 South Pacific Regional Collegian of the Year, and two participants of the National LeaderShape Institute for personal development and leadership.
President: Sathon Phowborom
Faculty Advisor: Tony Kmetty
The LMU Entrepreneurship Society (LMUES) provides students an environment where they can learn and engage in the world of entrepreneurship with fellow students as well as the academic and business community. Members can develop their own ideas and/or work with existing entrepreneurs to gain experience. Other perks include internships, company visits, networking and a vibrant alumni community. Come join us, all majors welcome!
President: Jose Garcia
Faculty Advisor: Jason D'Mello
The Finance Society aims to provide students with the tools to gain employment in the field of finance through career development exercises and interactions with working financial professionals. Weekly meetings give members access to finance professionals from different sectors of the industry to learn about the many paths one can take post-graduation. Previous guest speakers include wealth managers, bankers, lawyers, investment professionals and entertainment professionals. There is no cost to attend the meetings and all majors are welcome.
The purpose of the LMU HR Society is to provide professional development and guidance in the field of human resources. It seeks to build partnerships with students, HR professionals and faculty to explore HR issues and practices that influence the effectiveness and sustainability of organizations and communities. The organization offers professional networking opportunities, exciting events, career entry preparation and work experience through the LMU Business Exchange and the HR Professionals Mixer. It also seeks to promote service as a method of training and work experience.
President: Mebra Kisaka
Faculty Advisor: Pamela Sklar
Latino Business Student Association
The Latino Business Student Association (LBSA) is dedicated to the advancement of its members through professionalism in the business realm. It provides speakers and mentors from different areas of the business world including accounting, entertainment, banking, career development, sports, etc. We encourage our members to actively participate in professional activities such as the LBSA annual conference, ULS events, career fairs and internship opportunities in the greater Los Angeles area.
President: Alvaro Gonzalez
LM-UMatch is a student-run recruiting service set on finding internships for LMU students. Under the guidance of Professor Mitch Rufca, we have successfully matched students with the perfect internship for them. We meet with each of our candidates to find out what they're looking for in an internship and what their skills and interests are so we can find them the internship that best aligns with what they want.
Real Estate Society
The Real Estate Society at LMU bridges the gap between students and professionals in the real estate industry. Activities include on-campus speakers, mentorship programs, on-site visits, case studies, networking events with the Real Estate Alumni Council and Real Estate Alumni Group, and more. Our vision is to build a community of students who are passionate about the real estate industry and interested in expanding their professional networks. All majors welcome as real estate spans so many majors, professions and industries (engineering, architecture, business, etc.)