Juan Salem is the co-chair of two groups at the Yale School of Management. The first is the Technology Club, an organization jointly led by 17 MBAs aimed at helping students obtain internships and jobs in the tech sector. The group typically sees about 90 students at each meeting, with events focused on skill-based training and guest speaker workshops. "This is a tactical need that a lot of students have," says Juan. "What job should I apply to? What should I be doing to prepare? We do a lot of work around recruiting and career development."Read More
Student groups large and small face a similar set of challenges: recruiting new members, keeping current members engaged, planning successful events, and more. But depending on a group's size, the strategies used to solve those problems can vary dramatically, as can the leadership structures and resources available to help get things done.Read More
Every organization has a guiding mission or purpose that motivates members to participate. For most campus-based groups, the overarching goal is to help students foster skills and relationships that aid in their professional development, whether that means practicing public speaking skills or networking around the world.Read More
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As a second-year Marketing Specialization student at NYU Stern, Jonathan Koo stays busy with a wide range of class assignments and professional pursuits. But as a group leader on campus, he's focused on mastering one skill in particular: public speaking.Read More