School of Business and Economics

Student Engagement

Student Organizations

Dive into your college experience with nearly one dozen business-oriented student organizations to choose from. More than just a great way to have fun and meet people, student groups provide hands-on, real-world experience and add value to your education and is a great résumé builder.

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Professional Blueprint

High-paying, high-tech jobs begin with a polished résumé, business etiquette, and a professional demeanor. The School of Business and Economics charges itself with providing all business students with the blueprint for professional success. Stand at Commencement with an honor cord distinction, recognizing dedication to personal career development.

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Applied Portfolio Management Program

Real money ($1.5 million to be exact), real investments, real business—that’s the Applied Portfolio Management Program (APMP) at Michigan Tech. There’s no better way to prepare for a career in finance or wealth management than to gain firsthand experience.

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The Silicon Valley Experience

Michigan Tech’s Silicon Valley Experience, a trip offered each year during Spring Break, is your chance to see real business in action—in a place that has become home to some of the world’s largest corporations: Fortune 1000 companies, software giants, high-tech startups, and more

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Business Model Competition

The Bob Mark Business Model Competition provides a venue for students of all majors to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas before an audience and a panel of judges. Prior to the competition, students receive coaching from business professionals to hone their ideas and improve their pitches.

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Husky Innovate

Husky Innovate workshops and events guide Michigan Tech students of any major through key phases of innovation and business development while emphasizing evidence-based strategies for success. Through participation, students will distinguish their résumé (or prepare to launch their own company), and will build knowledge, expertise, and confidence.

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iOMe Challenge

The iOMe challenge is an economics competition that discusses how local organizations might engage the so-called Y or Millennial generation to think about their own future 40 years from now. Teams of students from across US universities submit an essay and a video that outlines their argument and engages video viewers with often scary but true facts.

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IT Oxygen Enterprise

IT Oxygen is a student run Enterprise team focused on developing iInformation system and information technology solutions—including systems and information analysis, software development, database development, and web-based application development. Our projects can be semester, year long, or longer term.

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Project Management Competition 

THE Project is an annual collegiate project management competition offered by the Western Michigan Project Management Institute (WMPMI). Each year, the School of Business and Economics recruits several teams to field in the upcoming competition.

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Enterprise Business Initiative

The Enterprise Business Initiative is a cross Enterprise, collaborative group open to all students enrolled in the Enterprise program. The initiative gives participating students a forum to discuss business topics with each other, enhance their analysis, and develop conclusions and recommendations for projects.

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Industry Days: Management and Financial Services

Industry Days are a day long event filled with activities, visits with potential employers and fun. They are designed to help students identify a particular area of industry they may wish to work in one day. Whether it be Automotive, Railroad, Robotics or aspects of Business such as Financial Services or Management; this is a way to learn more and find your niche.

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