Community beyond the Classroom
Clubs, Associations and Committees
Student clubs, associations and committees play an integral part in the Mendoza graduate student experience.
Explore our student-run opportunities for networking, skill-building and leadership. professional speakers, hold interview prep sessions, organize career networking events, and more.
The Notre Dame MBA Association (MBAA) is committed to maximizing opportunities for growth by fostering community, professionalism, scholarship, and personal integrity among students, and by serving as a student advocate and liaison to MBA program administrators.
The MBAA is responsible for activities, programs and initiatives for the entire MBA community, including students, their families, faculty and administration.
In 2019, the MBAA planned several events, including:
- Winter Formal
- Lunches with the Dean
- Chicago Networking Event
- Official MBA Tailgates
The Business Analytics Club strives to provide students with the analytical mindset necessary to excel in strategic decision-making in their careers. The club also aims to inspire conversations about the ethics of data collection and how and where to draw boundaries in order to maintain corporate credibility and reputation.
The Consulting Club is dedicated to educating its members about the consulting industry, preparing them to succeed as they begin their careers and developing the tools to learn, grow and become future leaders. The group hosts guests and speakers in the industry, weekly case study practice and career development support.
The Finance & Investments Club gives its members an inside view of the corporate and high finance industries through guest speakers, promotion of relevant competitions and valuable discussion. The club also acts as a network between current MBA students and professional alumni to inspire mentorship and professional development.
The Management & Leadership Club helps coordinate speakers, networking events, and other activities on topics like business leadership programs, general management, supply chain logistics, and operations management.
The Marketing Club fosters leadership development through the coordination of educational and awareness projects for its members. The club provides valuable educational and networking opportunities, allowing its members to expand their knowledge of marketing and enhance their understanding of various career paths in the dynamic marketing field.
The Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club provides a platform for members to learn new skills, share ideas and team-up for various competitions.
The Technology Club‘s mission is to connect MBA students interested in tech-specific careers or who want to learn related skills, while offering members a platform to network with alumni in the industry.
The Fighting Irish Real Estate Club (FIRE) is dedicated to furthering real estate’s presence within Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and promoting our students and alumni. FIRE provides students opportunities to learn about the global real estate industry, interact with prospective employers, provide industry-grade training, and network with peers, faculty, and real estate professionals.
The Resources, Energy, Greentech and Sustainability (REGS) Club focuses on expanding current curriculum offerings, strengthening the business school’s alumni and professional network active within the area of greentech and energy, and promoting energy and resources-related events, discussions, and trips.
Mendoza Professional Services (MPS) is a student-run consulting group serving independent businesses and nonprofits in South Bend. Through MPS, teams of student volunteers take on consulting projects across a variety of areas to support partner organizations in tackling key challenges and bringing big ideas to life.
The Women in Business Club‘s mission is to foster a strong and supportive community of prospective and current students and alumnae of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
The Women in Business Club is a member of MBA Women International and proud supporter of women in the Mendoza College of Business. The club also works in conjunction with the Forté Foundation.
The Asian MBA Student Association (AMSA) is open to all MBA students who have a common interest in Asian business and culture. Members share business and career opportunities related to Asia while engaging in social and professional activities that enhance cultural and business competencies.
Black Graduates in Management (BGM) strives to elevate the voices, talent, and experiences of graduate students of African descent in the Mendoza College of Business across all programs. We accomplish this through:
• Establishing a support system from application to graduation
• Developing programming to prepare BGM members for professional success in industry
• Collaborating meaningfully across campus and student clubs
• Creating spaces for BGM members to socialize, brainstorm, and exchange ideas
The Hispanic MBA Club seeks to create a space for MBAs of Hispanic descent to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential.
We hope to accomplish this by providing opportunities for MBAs to get involved with the local Hispanic community in South Bend, through volunteering opportunities and supporting local minority-owned businesses.
We seek to increase awareness and access to the Notre Dame MBA Hispanic Community to increase our growth within the MBA program.
Additionally, we plan to connect students with alumni and send groups to networking conferences like the annual Prospanica Conference to maximize Hispanic MBAs’ potential.
The Notre Dame MBA Veterans’ Club is one of the largest and most active in the nation.
The University of Notre Dame MBA Military Veterans Club exists to build upon veteran students’ shared bond of service and improve the lives of veterans by relying on one another to become successful leaders in business.
The Graduate Net Impact Club is part of a national community of more than 60,000 change makers who use their careers to tackle the world’s toughest problems.
Members put their business skills to work for good throughout every sector, showing the world that it’s possible to make a net impact that benefits not just the bottom line, but people and planet, too.
At Notre Dame, the Graduate Net Impact Club believes that business can be a powerful force for good.
The purpose of the Mendoza LGBTQ and Allies Club is to provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ students, to foster their leadership development, and to grow the diversity and inclusion of the Mendoza College of Business and University of Notre Dame.
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South Bend and Beyond
Taking advantage of all that the surrounding areas have to offer rounds out the student experience. The city of South Bend blends the best of big city living with a Midwest lifestyle.
The University of Notre Dame is conveniently situated within driving distance to regional amenities like state and national parks, southern Michigan towns, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, and more.
Major cities like Chicago, Indianapolis and Kalamazoo, Mich. are all within a few hours’ drive of the Notre Dame campus.
The possibilities for fun, relaxation and exploration are endless.