The Career Tool Kit at Meredith is a series of integrated career development activities offered in several business courses which helps students gain a competitive edge in the job market.
The Broyhill Business Fellows Program at Meredith College prepares students for top internships and job placements through specially designed leadership and professional-development activities that complement any major field of study in the School of Business.
The American Marketing Association Chapter at Meredith College
The American Marketing Association is a network of nearly 13,000 collegiate and 25,000 professional marketers around the world. The purpose of this organization is to provide students opportunities for practical experience and access to industry knowledge and insight through guest speakers and participation with the local professional Triangle AMA chapter.
Adviser: Karen Mishra
Phone: (919) 760-8620
Meredith Accounting and Finance Association
The Meredith Accounting and Finance Association was established in 1985 for all students with an interest in the fields of accounting and finance. Informs students of current accounting and finance issues and educates them about career options.
Adviser: Mary Jane Lenard
Phone: (919) 760-8488
Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is a professional society that allows students to participate in programs that will enhance job skills and networking opportunities. Meredith’s chapter consistently earned the designation as one of SHRM’s “Top Ten Chapters” in the United States.
SHRM, which is open to all business majors, is affiliated with the Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association. SHRM also offers a mentor program, as well as visits to corporate sites. Other opportunities include networking, learning interview skills, and benefiting from professionals’ experiences. SHRM strives to create a link between the classroom and the professional world.
Adviser: Kristy Dixon
Phone: (919) 760-8131
Student Business Advisory Board
The Student Business Advisory Board, which serves as a liaison between students and faculty of the School of Business, is composed of elected members and the presidents of the five School student organizations. Members are nominated at the end of each academic year by all business majors at Meredith.
The board plans special functions and projects, takes a leadership role in School activities, and works to improve communications between faculty members and students. The Student Business Advisory Board administers the School of Business Teacher of the Year Award.
Adviser: Jeff Langenderfer
Phone: (919) 760-8673
Alpha Mu Alpha
Alpha Mu Alpha is the national marketing honorary for qualified undergraduate and graduate marketing students and marketing faculty. The on campus faculty coordinator nominates marketing students who meet the academic standards approved by the AMA Board of Directors. The nominees are invited to complete initiation procedures and gain AMA Honorary recognition. Individuals meeting one of the requirements are eligible for nomination into AMA: senior undergraduate marketing students in their last semester holding a minimum GPA of 3.25 and graduate students in the top 20% of all students in the Masters program and concentrating in marketing. A concentration is considered a minimum of two graduate marketing courses beyond the core graduate course in marketing.
Adviser: Karen Mishra
Phone: (919) 760-8620
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) is the International honor society for students enrolled in business programs at AACSB accredited institutions. BGS is the premiere academic honor society for business administration and accounting majors at Meredith. To be selected for membership, students must be in the top 10% of the junior or senior class, or in the top 20% of the MBA class.
Adviser: Jane Barnes
Phone: (919) 760-8614
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) exists to recognize scholastic attainment and honor outstanding achievements in economics. Students are eligible to join ODE when they have completed at least 12 hours of economics courses and have high academic achievement within those courses and in their overall GPA. Membership in ODE is open to any student who is interested in economics.
Adviser: Anne York
Phone: (919) 760-8483
Learn about the undergraduate business programs at Meredith College.
While at Meredith, Angie Ramkellawan, '14, managed 55 of her peers as chief student adviser, was captain of the lacrosse team, and interned at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, where she developed a project plan for the entire internship program. She also job-shadowed a Meredith alumna who is a vice president of human resources.
Would you rather have $1,000,000 today, or the money that you get from starting with 1 penny and doubling it every day for 30 days? Dr. Mary Jane Lenard, professor of business at Meredith College, considers this question in a minute-long video about the principle of compounding.
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