M.B.A. Student Organizations
| M.B.A./M.S. Association | Minority M.B.A. Association | International M.B.A./M.S. Association |
| National Association of Women M.B.A.'s | Hofstra Investment Banking Association |
| Hofstra Business Consulting Group |
The M.B.A./M.S. Association is open to all Hofstra graduate students of business. The primary objective of the M.B.A./M.S. association is to assist all M.B.A./M.S. candidates with the continuing challenges faced in business careers.
The Association holds and sponsors events during the common hour on Wednesday evenings. Members will be notified in advance of any additional events that my be scheduled.
The Association provides members with:
- Networking opportunities with alumni, faculty and established professionals in all fields of business
- The opportunity to discuss with the administration the policies and issues of the School of Business as they relate to M.B.A./M.S. students
- An occasion to meet informally with fellow M.B.A./M.S. students to discuss business related topic.
- The M.B.A./M.S. Association works closely with the Career Center to assist students with both internships and full-time job searches.
Other great benefits of the Association:
- Business Cards
- M.B.A./M.S. Directory
- End of Year Cruise
- Wine Tasting
- Work with Faculty & Students
For more information and to join, please contact Anita Ramakrishna, President, via e-mail.
Minority M.B.A. Association
Dedicated to fostering diversity and networking, the Minority MBA/MS Association of Hofstra University provides members with an opportunity to interact socially with peers as well as alumni, and business professionals. Our primary endeavor is to create long lasting relationships with current MBA/MS students and alumni in order to create possible employment opportunities and career enhancement. Open to all Zarb School of Business Graduate students; past events have included a host of Speaker Series, Career Fairs, Fright-Fest at Six Flags and Skiing.
International M.B.A./M.S. Association
The international M.B.A./M.S. (IMA) Association of Hofstra University seeks to facilitate an environment in which Zarb graduate school students are able to appreciate diverse cultures, learn and benefit from the experiences of the student and faculty bodies and be prepared for challenges of working within a global business environment.
As the only graduate student organization within the School of Business which emphasizes international diversity, the IMA understands the unique needs of international students and aims to help them assimilate into a new way of life. The IMA provides a support structure for all incoming international students, which orients them through the various facets of the M.B.A. program for their changes in lifestyle in the early days, to their career searches and beyond.
The international M.B.A./M.S. Association is a forum of expression and self-development. Through an interchange of ideas, the IMA draws from the diverse social and cultural mores of its members and facilitates an understanding of doing business in a multinational environment.
National Association of Women M.B.A.'s
National Association of Women M.B.A.'s is part of a national organization founded in 1979 at the Wharton School of Business. Hofstra University's National Association of Women M.B.A.'s hosts a variety of speaker series, alumni connection programs and social functions to address current issues facing women in business today. In addition, we strive to establish contacts between members and business professionals to promote employment, career, and post-graduate school opportunities for its members, along with participating in the annual conference and online resume book from the national network.
Hofstra Investment Banking Association (H.I.B.A.)
The objective of the association is to promote the interests of Hofstra M.B.A. students, planning to pursue a career in finance.
The primary activities of the club include hosting guest speaker events and arranging for visits at financial firms and institutions where Hofstra students have the opportunity to meet with Finance professionals, and learn first hand about their experience, and career development.
In addition to career oriented events we also organize training workshops, which aim at developing presentation, as well as analytical and quantitative skills that are critical for finance careers. Among such events are seminar series, at which corporate professionals help M.B.A. students gain public speaking and effective communication skills.
We also bring investment banking professionals that teach in one-day focused seminars valuation techniques, M&A finance and accounting, financial modeling, and supplement students' theoretical knowledge with practitioners' view on finance.
Hofstra Business Consulting Group (HBCG)
Since its origins in 1988, the Hofstra Business Consulting Group has grown to become a powerful source of strategic consulting for growing businesses in the New York metropolitan area. HBCG consultants are M.B.A. and J.D./M.B.A. candidates with related work experience.
The HBCG is an entity operating through Hofstra University's Frank G. Zarb School of Business. It provides a wide range of business consulting services in accounting, business computer information systems, finance, marketing, management and international business.
Faculty members representing the various disciplines within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business are often called upon for advice related to the execution of individual consulting projects.
The HBCG has built a reputation within the Long Island business community for providing quality business consulting services to its clients. The HBCG provides an excellent opportunity for growing enterprises located within the New York metropolitan area to benefit from cost-effective, efficient, quality business consulting services.
The members of the HBCG continue to work hard to maintain the reputation earned. Consultants believe the HBCG is a distinguishing feature of the Hofstra University M.B.A. Program and it is considered a factor when applying for admission.
For More Information:
Hofstra Business Consulting Group
Weller Hall, Room 101
134 Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York 11549-1450
(516) 463 - 5694 | Send an E-mail