Now more than ever, there's a need for educated business and finance professionals to plan for the future. Are you up for it?
Practical Learning Experiences
As a student in BU's Zeigler College of Business, you're automatically included in the Zeigler Institute for Professional Development (ZIPD), a comprehensive, holistic, educational experience designed to build your personal and professional capacities necessary for career success. Gain a competitive edge in the job market or acceptance in graduate and professional school through knowledge, demonstrated professional skills, and networking experiences.
Clubs and Organizations
- Bloomsburg Investment Group (BIG) — actively manages the BIG Fund, a student-managed equity investment portfolio. Research and analysis of the economy, industry, and equity, and portfolio management
- Financial Management Association (FMA) — coordinates industry speakers, workshops, field trips. BU FMA achieved the Superior Chapter Award (less than 10% of FMA members get this award)
- Financial Planning Association (FPA) — coordinates industry speakers, workshops, field trips in the areas of personal financial planning.
Industry Field Trips offer an excellent opportunity for experiential learning and professional development through trips to New York/Wall Street, Washington, D.C., and more.