NYU Stern's Corporate Partners are engaged in dynamic events and conferences that provide access and visibility to our 5,000+ students across all programs.
For the MBA program, the more than 40 MBA student clubs serve as the
focal point of industry- and community-specific activity, and create a
targeted platform for corporations to engage various communities.
Below is a roster of the announced MBA Student Conferences for 2013-2014 academic year that offer access and visibility amongst many of the major clubs. Club Presidents are listed below and corporate partners are invited to connect with them directly. Alternatively, Kate Gregory, Senior Associate Director of Corporate Relations, at email@example.com or (212) 998-0964,
is available to answer questions about any of these opportunities and to provide support liaising with the clubs.
Graduate Finance Association (GFA)
Annual Conference - October 2013
Jerry Liu, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tom Petty, MBA 2014: email@example.com
The GFA is Stern's largest MBA student-run organization, with membership of nearly 800 MBA candidates and hundreds of alumni. Its goal is to educate and prepare students for finance related careers, including investment banking, investment management, sales and trading, commercial banking, and non-investment banking corporate finance. Each year the GFA holds a major conference, open to the entire NYU Stern community, to showcase leading industry professionals to discuss trends in various areas of the finance industry; provide commentary on current events; and offer insight into the steps necessary to build a successful career in finance. The event typically includes a keynote address; panel discussions on corporate finance, investment banking, private equity / venture capital, and sales, trading and research; Career Fair and a networking cocktail hour.
Association of Hispanic and Black Business Students (AHBBS)
- October 2013
President: Adrea Simmons, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual AHBBS Conference is consistently one of the largest at NYU Stern and succeeds in attracting students each year from national peer MBA programs. The event represents a unique opportunity for a diverse group of leading companies to engage an audience of current AHBBS members, top minority prospective students, AHBBS alumni and guests. The current AHBBS membership includes roughly 100 highly qualified African-American and Latino students from a variety of professional interests including banking, consulting, finance, marketing, media and entertainment and more. The one-day conference will feature 1-2 keynote presentations, industry-focused panel discussions and a cocktail hour. Sponsors will make a powerful impression on talented minority candidates.
Luxury & Retail Club
Annual Conference - (date TBA)
Catie Cambria, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Sarah Smith, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
Established in 2004 as a pioneering career-based outreach program for students interested in the luxury & retail sectors, the mission of the NYU Stern Luxury & Retail Club is to promote NYU Stern as a premier source of talent and academic leadership in the luxury and retail industries. The club engages directly with executives, alumni, professors and students connected to the luxury and retail communities. In 2009, NYU Stern introduced a new MBA specialization entitled Luxury Marketing. The Club is proud that NYU Stern is one of the first business schools with an official specialization dedicated to the luxury and retail industries. Club leaders collaborated with industry executives and faculty to develop an interdisciplinary curriculum driven by today’s industry leaders. The Annual Conference has become an established tradition that draws on many constituencies to support the student community.
Stern Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Symposium (SPHA)
The Annual Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Symposium
- November 2013
Evan Demcoe, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Jonathan Lee, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
SPHA aims to bring together MBA students who have an interest in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. The annual symposium raises awareness of the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector within the Stern community, and serves as a recruitment connection for all healthcare related professions, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device firms as well as healthcare related professional service firms in consulting and finance.
Graduate Marketing Association (GMA)
Annual Conference - November 2013
Smita Claveria, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Kate Erickson, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stern Graduate Marketing Association is a committed group of more than 700 full-time and part-time students interested in exploring the marketing of products and services across a wide variety of businesses and industries. The mission of the GMA is to help NYU Stern students gain a greater appreciation for the role of marketing in business by exposing them to the numerous and dynamic dimensions of the marketing function. The GMA strives to be a comprehensive marketing resource, and a continual source of support for Stern students, with special attention given to those individuals who aspire to pursue careers in marketing.
Stern Investment Management & Research (SIMR)
Annual Conference - (date TBA)
Darryl Pinkus, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Andrew Ralph, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
As one of NYU Stern's largest clubs, SIMR provides a powerful resource for Stern students interested in pursuing careers in investment management and/or research. SIMR sponsors a number of events throughout the year to give students the opportunity to immerse themselves in the field and strengthen the research and investment management community at Stern. Along with its flagship event, the Annual Investment Management Conference, SIMR hosts a series of educational events, industry specific panels, recruiting events and student-alumni socials each year.
Stern Women in Business (SWIB)
Annual Conference - (date TBA)
Cassidy Morris, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Sara Laks, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
(SWIB) is an organization that promotes female students' personal and professional development by providing networking and social interaction opportunities with NYU Stern students, faculty, administrators, and alumni, as well as the outside business community. SWIB is committed to creating a supportive community by addressing the topics significant to women in business and providing a forum where diverse experiences, perspectives and resources can be shared. Each February, SWIB consistently delivers one of the most well-attended and popular annual conferences.The event brings together a select group of the top female applicants and is a unique forum to showcase the School and its strong relationships with key Corporate Partners.
Social Enterprise Association (SEA)
Social Innovation Symposium - February 2014
Lauren Clark, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Allie Hollowell, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
At NYU Stern, social enterprise is understood as the intersection between business and society. Through engagement and education, SEA seek opportunities to leverage our skill set to create positive change throughout our professional business careers. SEA is an inclusive resource and network of individuals from varied backgrounds – from finance to microfinance, investment banking to impact investing, marketing to advocacy, general management to nonprofit management, pharma to public health, and more. The SEA enables corporate sponsors to visibly differentiate themselves as potential employers for MBA's in this vital consideration by highlighting their commitment to social responsibility.
Entertainment, Media, & Technology Association (EMTA)
Media & Entertainment Summit - February 2014
Matthew Gottlieb, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Kiran Sachdeva, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Annual MBA Media and Entertainment Conference brings together the world’s top MBA students and alumni with media, entertainment, sports and consulting companies. The goal of the conference is to foster informative dialogue about and enhance networking within the film, music, broadcast and cable television, sports, interactive and publishing industries. Each year, the event is produced by student media associations from five founding schools (NYU Stern, Columbia Business School, Duke Fuqua, MIT Sloan, and Wharton School of Business) and includes the participation of students from over 20 graduate business programs from around the world. Corporate sponsorship of this conference provides companies the opportunity to interact with the nation’s leading MBA students seeking careers in media, entertainment and related consulting fields.
Management Consulting Association (MCA)
Annual Conference (co-hosted with SOC) - February 2014
Stephanie Denning, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Sandeep Prabhu, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The MCA exists to support its members in building a career in the management consulting industry. It achieves this by delivering non-evaluative educational programming and facilitating the creation of mutually beneficial relationships among members, alumni, prospective students and consulting firms. The MCA's Vision is two-fold: (1) for the Stern MBA program to be recognized as one of the premier locations for consulting talent worldwide; (2) for Stern MBA graduates to be leading the way as high-level performers in the consulting industry.
Stern Private Equity Club (SPEC)
Annual Conference - (date TBA)
Sikandar Atiq, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Zoe Nourallah, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stern Private Equity Club's objective is to educate and prepare students for careers in private equity and venture capital. This goal is attained through a host of activities, such as education workshops, résumé critique, mock interviews, panels and speakers' series, alumni mixers and networking events, and conferences. Notably, the club co-hosts a Symposium off-campus with leading professionals in the industry each spring. With private equity investment continuing to grow and revolutionize new markets, the club is on the leading edge of creating a premiere forum for NYU Stern faculty, students, alumni and industry professionals to discuss trends and issues in the industry.
Latin American Business Association (LABA)
Annual Conference - March 2014
Alejandra Flores, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Francisco Scannone, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Latin American Business Association (LABA) is a student organization with the mission of creating a liaison between Latin America and the Stern Community at an academic, corporate, and social level facilitating and promoting cultural and professional exchange.
Sales & Trading
Robert Jorgensen, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Adam Erikson, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Sales & Trading Club's goal is to educate first-year MBA students about the Sales and Trading industry, and successfully prepare them for the summer internship process. Its annual summit brings together speakers from top corporate partners to discuss key issues in the industry and make invaluable connections with members.
Emerging Markets Association (EMA)
Benjamin Hyman, MBA 2014: email@example.com
John Soroushian, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Emerging Markets Association is composed of a large cross section of international and domestic students interested in and/or with experience in emerging markets. EMA's mission is to promote careers with an Emerging Markets focus; to foster the exchange of information and ideas about doing business in developing countries; to create forums for discussion about emerging economies; and to provide contact with emerging market professionals and academics.
Entrepreneurs Exchange (EEX)
Dontae Rayford, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Christinal Yugai, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
EEX's mission is to help students, alumni and affiliates explore the different aspects of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship and early-stage investing. We help our community succeed through focused programs, resources, education, networking opportunities and career guidance.
Real Estate Club (REC)
Margaret Deichmann, MBA 2014: email@example.com
Steven Stein, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stern Real Estate Club (SREC) exists to provide a forum for both full-time and part-time students interested in all aspects of real estate to exchange ideas, share experiences and participate in club-sponsored events and ventures. The SREC plays a significant role in promoting greater awareness of the real estate industry to club members and the larger Stern community by sponsoring events that foster career search contacts, discussions of industry trends, insight into market opportunities and comprehensive skill-set development.
Strategy & Operations Club (SOC)
Gretchen Fox, MBA 2014: email@example.com
The mission of the Strategy & Operations Club (SOC) is to increase awareness, provide information and networking opportunities for students interested in careers in strategy, operations, business development and management and to leverage relationships with students, alumni, faculty, OCD and corporate partners to benefit our members.
Stern in Africa (SiA)
Mobolaji Akiode, MBA 2014: firstname.lastname@example.org
SIA is dedicated to providing the Stern and NYU communities increased exposure to business and investment opportunities in Africa, and enhance awareness of Africa's growing economies. SIA organizes professional, educational, and social events that enables thought leaders, industry practitioners, and MBA students to promote investments in Africa and highlight the growing importance of the continent in the global economy.