We also have a multitude of MBA student-led groups that focus on diversity and cultural awareness.
We also have a multitude of MBA student-led groups that focus on diversity and cultural awareness.
Full-time MBA student-led groups and clubs play an important role in our collaborative community and in your MBA student experience.
The conferences, guest speakers, tournaments, trips, and social events they organize offer you plenty of opportunities to deepen your experience with new ideas, friends, and business contacts.
The mission of Booth Education Group (BoothEd) is to further the professional and personal interests of Booth students in the education sector. The group equips its members with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to make an impact in the education sector.
The Booth Technology Group (BTG) is a social and professional network of current students and alumni who are interested in pursuing a career in technology. BTG’s goal is to position Chicago Booth as a hub for technology talent and innovative leadership in the industry. BTG accomplishes this goal by providing professional development and social resources to our members throughout their careers.
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Chicago Booth Fintech was formed to build a hub of academics, students, investors, and companies around the innovative and disruptive area of Fintech by enabling and engaging in events with Booth and the overall UChicago community. The community bonds are strengthened through events focused on education, career development, and entrepreneurial support.
The mission of the Corporate Management Group is to promote the development of general management, finance, and strategy skills among Booth students.
The Credit Restructuring Distressed Investing and Turnaround Group (CREDIT) is a student-led, career-focused group whose mission is to help educate our members about the opportunities and operations of all aspects of the distressed investing and restructuring industry.
The Energy Group's mission is to promote Booth community awareness of the energy industry, develop connections between Booth and industry participants, and assist group members who are pursuing careers with energy firms and related service businesses.
The Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Group provides career development, networking opportunities, conferences on current topics in the entrepreneurial and VC industries, group activities, industry-leading speakers, and resources for members.
Would you like to run your own company but don’t have the next killer idea? Would you like to develop the skills and network to source, diligence, purchase, manage, and exit an entrepreneurial venture? If so, we encourage you to join the Entrepreneurship through Acquisition (ETA) Group.
By 2050, global food production must nearly double to feed the estimated 9 billion members of the forecasted world population. The Food, Environment, Agribusiness, and Development Group (FEAD) is a professional group for students interested in careers that sustainably feed the world.
The Healthcare Group helps students learn more about the health-services industry and explore possible career opportunities in the health-care sector. We sponsor educational and social events to expose students to professionals in such areas as health-care consulting, hospital administration, and marketing and product development in the pharmaceutical industry.
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What happens when you need to create a new business model, product, service, or customer experience? The Innovation and Design Club helps Booth talent learn how to solve these problems and connect with firms using the human-centered design approach to innovation.
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The Investment Banking Group is the link between Chicago Booth and Wall Street. Its goal is to best equip our members with an exhaustive knowledge of the investment banking industry and aid in guiding them successfully to a career in their area of interest.
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The Investment Management Group serves as a conduit of information on careers in the investment management field and about the practical workings of capital markets. We prepare students for interviews within the investment management arena.
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The JD/MBA Association seeks to build bridges with alumni in order to extend the JD/MBA experience throughout degree-holders’ careers, develop mentoring relationships between alumni and current students to aid in charting career paths, and continuously improve the JD/MBA experience.
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The Management Consulting Group is committed to giving you a competitive advantage by providing comprehensive student development, extensive resources, and a wide range of networking opportunities.
Marketing skills are essential to every company, and tomorrow's marketing and management leaders start their careers in the Booth Marketing Group. This group helps students forge new relationships with friends, faculty, administration, alumni, and future business contacts.
For more information about Booth's strengths in marketing, we refer you to the James M. Kilts Center for Marketing.
The Media, Entertainment, and Sports Group is dedicated to preparing students for successful careers in these highly dynamic industries. MESG provides professional development support by encouraging a strong social network, solidifying relationships with our alumni and corporate partners, and expanding Chicago Booth’s reputation as a vital source of talent for these industries.
The People Development and Leadership Club is designed to prepare students to manage the people side of business. Our goal is to equip MBA students with the necessary skills to become better leaders, and also to serve those interested in Human Resources careers.
The Private and Family Business Group provides a forum for students already in family businesses, students who wish to become part of one, and students who wish to create one. The group seeks to foster thought leadership at Chicago Booth on the challenges that family businesses face and to promote the importance of this form of business in the economy, especially in emerging markets.
The Private Equity Group complements the innovative courses, research, and guidance provided by exceptional Chicago Booth faculty in entrepreneurship, finance, and strategy. Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to test classroom ideas, gain practical knowledge about the PE industry, and experience investing firsthand.
The Real Estate Group increases awareness of both real estate issues and companies and provides a vehicle by which to acquire both internships and full-time employment. Activities include: an industry night, speaker series, resume and interview preparation/critique for first-year students, and spring networking event.
The Retail and Luxury Group is for students interested in working in retail, as well as those interested in specializing in retailing as it relates to consulting, investment banking research, and other service industries. The group educates members about the retail industry along with the opportunities and challenges associated with it.
The African American MBA Association provides a forum for interaction between students of African descent at Chicago Booth with the school community, corporate partners, and the city of Chicago.
The Belgian Club group offers support and friendship for international students, and sponsors popular activities for the student community as a whole.
Catholics at Booth provides an opportunity for Catholic students to build community, deepen their faith through intellectual and spiritual formation, and increase awareness of the Catholic perspective on campus.
The aim of the Chicago Asia Pacific Group is to promote career-related activities for Booth students interested in Asia, increase awareness of business issues in Asia, and facilitate opportunities within the community for fun.
Chicago Women in Business (CWiB) works to advance professional opportunities and cultivate a supportive community for women. CWiB also actively promotes an attitude of inclusivity and seeks to inspire future business leaders.
Christians in Business (CB) seeks to cultivate an atmosphere of fellowship where students can grow in their faith during and after business school. CB offers students the opportunity to integrate faith and prayer into their Booth experience through thought-provoking Bible studies, speakers, and luncheons, as well as the opportunity to get support from an amazing community.
The Emerging Markets Summit (EMS) Group works to plan the annual EMS Conference each year. As global markets shift, so should the way you do business. Whether you are a sponsor, speaker, or attendee, the Emerging Markets Summit will give you the tools to respond to emerging market trends and grow your business worldwide.
The European Business Group brings together members from more than 30 countries who share a common cultural and professional interest in Europe. The group’s activities include social events, guidance to European students in the United States, and support for students who are interested in working in Europe.
The Greater China Group's mission is to build a close-knit community for the growing number of Booth students who are interested in issues, events, and activities related to the Greater China region. The group welcomes students from all nationalities and backgrounds.
The mission of this group is to advance the progress of US-resident Booth Hiiic students by promoting meaningful academic, professional, and social dialogue, as well as fostering understanding of our membership’s unique assets and mobilizing resources to accomplish its goals.
The Japan Club fosters the exchange of Japanese culture within Chicago Booth through social and cultural events; provides resources for students interested in pursuing careers in Japan; promotes the Chicago Booth brand in Japan; provides guidance to Japanese prospective students; and engages with alumni and corporate recruiters from Japan.
The Jewish Business Students Association fosters Jewish life at Booth by offering cultural, social, religious, and educational activities to the Booth Jewish community, including partners, family, and friends.
The Korean Club provides students who are from or have an interest in Korea with a forum to interact in both professional and social settings, including Korean food tasting, Korean movie nights, networking with Korean companies, and other social events.
The Latin American Business Group fosters the relations between Chicago Booth and Latin American people, corporations, and institutions, while increasing informal ties among members. The group is open to all nationalities.
The Latter-Day Saints Student Association at Booth exists to serve the friends and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Booth community, including prospective students, current students, and alumni. The club's mission is to help students, through activities and a support network, balance the demands of school and career with faith, values, and family.
The Middle East and North Africa Group aims to promote and expose business opportunities in the MENA region to the Chicago Booth community, provide a forum for professional networking among Booth students and alumni with an interest or experience in the MENA region, promote awareness of the Middle Eastern culture and heritage at Chicago Booth, and attract students from the MENA region to Booth through outreach efforts.
Muslims in Business is an affinity group for Muslim students and for students interested in learning about Islam as a religion. The club provides Muslims with means to preserve their identity and is open to students from all religious backgrounds.
OUTreach is a Booth student organization working to advance social and professional opportunities for LGBT students and allies of the Chicago Booth community, as well as to continually foster a more diverse environment at the University of Chicago.
The South Asian Business Group aims to provide a cohesive forum through which members of the Chicago Booth community and other constituents can explore and lead initiatives related to South Asia.
The Dean's Marketing Advisory Committee (DMAC) aims to increase student awareness and participation in Chicago Booth marketing initiatives and to build a sense of Chicago Booth pride among students and alumni.
The Dean’s Student Admissions Committee (DSAC) and Admissions Fellows are second-year students who assist the Office of Admissions in the recruitment and evaluation of prospective students. If you have a question that you would like addressed by a current student, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dean’s Student & Alumni Representatives (DStAR) act as student body leaders who strive to foster a stronger Booth community by developing alumni-student programming. DStAR also acts as an advisory board to the Alumni Relations office and works closely with them to support other alumni events.
The Graduate Business Council (GBC) is Chicago Booth's student government body. Our responsibilities are to support and enhance the overall experience of students. We work with more than 60 student groups and clubs to organize events ranging from career conferences to panel discussions, bar nights to boat cruises. We would love to hear from you and help in any way that we can to improve your experience. Please feel free to email us.
Jena Stenger, President
小麦亩产Santiago Vazquez, Executive Vice President
Mehur Chahal, VP of Professional Affairs
Morgan Arthur, VP of Diversity & Inclusion
Danilo Boavista, VP of Global Affairs
Nick Weiss, VP of Student Affairs
AudioBooth is a group for music lovers and music makers alike. We represent students who can sing, play an instrument, have an interest in singing or playing an instrument, or who just enjoy listening to music. Activities include performances at Liquidity Preference Functions and Follies, the use of a rehearsal and recording space in downtown Chicago, and social outings to check out the local music scene.
The Booth Coffee Club (BCC) is for students interested in learning about all aspects of coffee (from production and distribution to consumption), considering career opportunities in the coffee industry, or gaining the skills to properly brew coffee at work or at home.
The Chicago Booth Strategy Games Club provides recreational activities to promote social life on campus. The club is open to all students, partners, faculty, and staff of the University of Chicago community.
The mission of the Epicurean Club is to strengthen the Chicago Booth community by providing activities that focus on the culinary arts through education, active events, demonstrations, and social outings.
PhotoBooth is a special interest club that aims to bring photo enthusiasts together, to create a collaborative learning environment, and to encourage Chicago Booth students and partners to take an interest in photography. Its activities include providing guidance to aspiring photographers, organizing indoor/outdoor shooting sessions around Chicago, sponsoring student photo exhibits, and helping photographers develop their overall skills.
The Wine Club is dedicated to improving the lives of its members in all aspects relating to wine. It sponsors and hosts numerous events during the year including wine tastings, presentations by industry representatives, and cocktail parties. The club is devoted to improving the knowledge of wine and welcomes any members who are interested in learning more.
The Armed Forces Group is open to both current and former members of the US and international armed services. The group’s purpose includes preparing students for the recruiting process through career coaching, resume workshops, and interview preparation, and building a strong professional network of Booth alumni with previous military experience in order to expand career opportunities.
The mission of the Booth Analytics Club includes educating members on modern business analytics technologies and methods, facilitating the transfer of technical skills and the sharing of management experience, and offering guidance on academic and professional resources in data analytics.
The Booth Outdoor Leadership Development Group (BOLD) (formerly the Leadership and Outdoors Group) provides experiential leadership development opportunities primarily through outdoor adventure activities. Its goal is to develop outstanding executives by providing opportunities for students to apply techniques learned indoors to outdoors contexts, to build both internal and external resilience.
The Business Solutions Group (BSG) facilitates consulting engagements for MBA students with business and non-profit organizations. BSG creates teams of five first-year MBA students who participate in a competition, judged by representatives of top consulting firms, to solve a well-defined business challenge over a 10-week period in the fall.
Prepare yourself for the most earth-shattering entertainment experience that humankind has ever devised: Chicago Booth Follies. Follies is a collection of poignant, tear-jerking comedies and music that seeks to help develop the "inner rock star" of each and every Chicago Booth student. Come see what it's all about!
Chicago Booth Veg Club warmly welcomes all students. Our main goal is to increase the awareness of ethical, health, and environmental benefits of veganism/vegetarianism within the Booth community and to provide resources and support to fellow students who are interested in exploring and experimenting with a new lifestyle.
Chicago Business (ChiBus) is the student-run news outlet for the Booth community. ChiBus brings the latest Booth life, news, and humor in the “voice of the students” every two weeks. ChiBus provides a channel to practice writing, editing, interviewing, data mining/analysis, budget management, vendor and client relationship management, and sales skills. To get involved, please email us.
小麦亩产 Editor-in-chief: Mukunth Raghavan
People Editor: Brittany Coppola
News Editor: Dane Christensen
Marketing/Communications: 小麦亩产Anne Tong
Lifestyle Editor: Jennifer Suzukawa-Tseng
Lifestyle Editor: Ayaz Matin
News Editor: Dennis Chen
News Editor: Balaji Anand
Evening/Weekend Editor: Sharon Karina
The Chicagonomics group seeks to incite the student body to engage in econocentric discussions and leverage the Chicago Booth tradition of thought leadership toward exploring the broader frame of economics in today's business world. The objective of the group is to foster a politically neutral environment for students to participate in various events such as student-led discussions and debates and presentations by professors as well as experts from outside the university.
Economies of Scale is the coed a cappella music group at Chicago Booth. We sing a mix of contemporary pop songs, classic ’80s songs, Disney favorites, and everything in between. We perform at Booth events including Golden Gargoyles, Liquidity Preference Functions, and Follies. While every member is asked to attend a short audition, all students are encouraged to join!
With more than 200 regular members, Giving Something Back is one of Chicago Booth’s largest and most active organizations. We currently offer over 20 service projects, ranging from weekly tutoring of local schoolchildren to raising money for scholarships. We hope that our efforts will promote long-term commitment and sensitivity to the importance of good citizenship.
The Government and Policy Club provides nonpartisan opportunities for students to explore the relationship between government, politics, and business.
We do this by hosting events featuring Booth faculty with experience in government and policy, connecting students to events across the broader UChicago campus (i.e., ones hosted by the Harris School of Public Policy or the Institute of Politics), and creating a community in which students can discuss topics among each other.
Mothers at Booth (MaB) provides community support and resources to help student mothers and eventual working mothers-to-be to achieve academic and professional success that accommodates a vibrant family life. MaB believes that greater visibility and information about motherhood during and after business school will help prospective and current students make more informed and satisfying academic and career decisions.
Net Impact's mission is to support and educate students about civic leadership and social impact–focused careers, including impact investing, corporate social responsibility, international development, and nonprofit work. We are also part of the national Net Impact organization, a network of leaders committed to using the power of business to positively impact social and environmental concerns.
The Public Speaking and Communications Group (formerly Toastmasters) allows Booth students to practice their speaking and leadership skills. Contact us to find out more about who we are, what we do, when we meet, where you can find us, and how you can participate.
The Adam Smith Society operates under a private endowment in conjunction with the Center for the American University. The group invites noted business luminaries to campus to speak on a variety of topics regarding entrepreneurship, free market economics, and other relevant topics of interest to the Booth community.
The mission of the Yoga Club is to foster a community of mindfulness and a culture of healthy living through the practice of yoga. Activities include classes led by Booth yoga teachers, workshops by Chicago-based instructors, and retreats.
Booth Dance Club (BDC) is a group for all Booth students to come and share their love of dance through regularly scheduled dance classes, performance opportunities, group outings to shows and dance venues, and volunteer opportunities with the local community. No prior dance experience needed!
Booth Football Club is dedicated to bringing together football enthusiasts across the Booth community and creating a safe environment where those unfamiliar can learn more about football. Activities include game watch parties, fantasy football tournaments, and flag football games and tournaments, including the annual ChicagoBowl, versus Kellogg School of Management.
The mission of the Chicago Booth Basketball Club is to promote bonding among Booth students who are interested in playing basketball. We provide regular access to the gym, privileged access to intramural competitions during the year, an opportunity to play against Kellogg School of Management, and much more.
The Chicago Booth Boxing Club offers experienced boxers and beginners a fun and challenging boxing training regimen set forth by the club’s co-chairs and members. The club also gives members the opportunity to experience Chicago’s boxing community, one of the most vibrant in the United States, by attending boxing events, including amateur and professional bouts.
The Chicago Booth Golf Club strives to create community outside the classroom by bringing together people who are interested in golf. In addition to regular golf outings, annual tournaments include first-years versus second-years, Booth v Kellogg, and the alumni outing. The group is open to golfers of all levels, from beginner to pro.
The Chicago Booth Rugby Club is a community of men and women that seeks two goals: To field a competitive rugby team and to build camaraderie amongst the team and its competitors.
The Chicago Booth Ski and Snowboard Club promotes downhill skiing (and snowboarding!) in the Booth community. The club seeks to bring together those interested in the sport(s) via on-campus meetings and events, and most importantly by organizing off-campus ski trips throughout the year.
The Chicago Booth Soccer Club invites players of all skill levels and backgrounds to enjoy the game of soccer in a friendly yet competitive environment. Our mission is to promote bonding and networking among Booth students of various backgrounds, and to provide competitive sport in a fun and friendly environment, as well as relief from the stresses of business school.
The Chicago Booth Squash and Tennis Club represents an opportunity for players of all skill levels and backgrounds to enjoy the game of tennis in a friendly yet competitive environment. Our mission is to encourage exercise and build camaraderie between classmates outside of the classroom.
The Chicago Booth Triathlon and Running Club (CBTRC) aims to help students form lifelong relationships through athletic endeavors. By engaging in activities that promote wellness and fitness, the club seeks to provide a way for its members to find balance and discover new ways to overcome challenges we might face in life and work. All students are welcome regardless of their prior athletic experience or their future athletic goals.
Chicago Booth Volleyball Club represents an opportunity for volleyball players of any skill level to enjoy the game with fellow classmates and other students from the University of Chicago. In addition to friendly matches on a regular basis, we also provide an opportunity to participate in MBA volleyball tournaments organized by Harvard Business School in the autumn and by Wharton Business School in the spring.