Undergraduate Business Council

Virtual RSO Fair

Click here to enter the zoom room for the 2021 Winter WOW Virtual Foster Organizations Fair! 

Below you will find descriptions of Foster Centers and RSOs (that is, Registered Student Organizations for all our New Huskies!) who are hosting a room in the 2021 Winter WOW Virtual Foster Organizations Fair. Browse the descriptions below and click the link above to join us in Zoom when you are ready! 

When you click on the Zoom link to join, please be sure you are connecting via the Zoom desktop app with the latest version of Zoom (version 5.3) as this will allow you to self-select the breakout rooms you want to join. When you get into the Zoom meeting, click the Breakout Rooms icon at the bottom of your screen. You should see a list of Breakout Rooms named after Foster Centers and RSOs; click join next to any of the teams you want to connect with!

If you have general questions or get lost at any point during the fair, stop by the main room and someone from the Undergraduate Programs Office will be happy to help you!

AIESEC Seattle is an RSO that provides opportunities for students to go on international exchange. As a member you will develop many leadership skills, gain valuable experience in global marketing, and meet people from all over the world. 

Alpha Kappa Psi is the world’s oldest and largest co-ed professional business fraternity that has been on the UW campus for over 100 years. We focus on the development of our members as both better students and professionals.

The American Marketing Association is a national organization comprised of marketing professionals and students of marketing. AMA facilitates networking opportunities and special lectures for student interested in learning more about the field of marketing, as well as for those students pursuing an internship or eventual career in marketing.

With 27 student and 15 professional chapters, Ascend UW is part of the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian business organization. Join us for professional development events. We welcome individuals of all ethnicities and specializations.

The Asian Business Student Association is a close-knit community that empowers business-minded students by promoting Asian culture and diversity. To prepare our members for success in the business world, ABSA provides enriched professional, social, and philanthropic experiences including technical workshops, networking events, case competitions, company tours and bonding nights. ABSA invites every student who is eager to learn and grow, regardless of ethnicity and background.

As one of over 100 Association of Latino Professionals for America student chapters across the nation, ALPFA UW serves to enhance both the personal and professionals development of our members in their journey to becoming Leaders for Impact. As part of a national organization our members have access to networking, professional leadership development, paid summer internships through hundreds of Fortune 1000 corporate partners, regional symposiums, and the ALPFA National Convention. Students from all grades regardless of major, area of study, ethnicity, or national origin are encouraged to join. Become a part of a vibrant, supportive community of UW students sharing a passion for growth and leadership. 

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility.

The Business Impact Group (BIG Consulting) is a creative, innovative, and professional environment where students can engage with real local businesses to learn how to develop and implement business solutions. We are committed to student development through consulting opportunities where they learn valuable real-life skills. Our projects and events strive to positively impact the local Seattle business community beyond the bottom line, and students are able to contribute every skill that they learn from class to serve businesses in need through the undergraduate consulting programs we offer.

The Buerk Center offers an exceptional curriculum, real-world experiences, and connections to the Seattle entrepreneurial community to inspire students from all majors and disciplines across campus to pursue their entrepreneurial passions. Are you interested in entrepreneurship?

Join the Business Ethics Association at the University of Washington! Learn about the role of ethics within the business world through a variety of avenues including discussions, volunteer events, and guest speakers.

Black at Foster is a movement of collaboration between two clubs with years of rich history at the Foster School of Business. The Association of Black Business Students (ABBS) and UW-Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), work together regularly throughout the year to provide a community of support and opportunity for black students at the University of Washington interested in a degree from the Foster School, and/or career in business

Our goal is to create a welcoming, professional environment for students interested in exploring the fields of technology and business. Although we represent the Information Systems concentration in the Foster School, we are not limited to business majors – we welcome students of all disciplines who are eager to learn more about business, and how technology can empower the future leader within.

The nationally-ranked, award-winning Certificate of International Studies in Business Program and its associated student organization give undergraduate Foster School students the competitive edge they need to succeed in global business. Our mission is to prepare undergraduate students to become leaders in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse business world.

We offer a range of consulting experiences for Foster School students and pre-business majors that range from week-long competitions to quarter-long intensive projects. Students get hands-on experience in solving complex, real-world business challenges while helping companies reach their growth goals. 96% of students reported that their experience helped them perform better than their colleagues. 87% of students who participated in these programs report that their experience helped them obtain their first job after graduation.

DSP is a business professional fraternity for economics, informatics, and business majors. Our organization works to provide professional development resources, community service opportunities, and community to all of its members.

First Generation Business Leaders (FGBL) is dedicated to empowering first-generation college students by providing the resources and support to grow personally and professionally. Our goal is to create a welcoming community for all, as we accept students from all majors and backgrounds.

The Foster Business Library supports students, faculty and staff at the Foster School of Business and is one of 16 University of Washington Libraries. Meet your Foster librarians and learn how they can help you find the right information for your assignments and projects.

Foster Career Services offers a variety of ways to connect with employers throughout the academic year. Connect with career services early and often for guidance as you build experiences, network with professionals, and secure a bright Foster Future.

Foster Instructional Tutoring provides free tutoring services for lower division business core classes and select upper division core classes. Tutors are currently enrolled Foster students. Tutoring is Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30PM to 8:30PM.

Interested in sales or sales management? The Foster School’s Jack and Ann Rhodes Professional Sales Program offers students a rewarding complement to an undergraduate degree. This nationally ranked program teaches students how to build and maintain business relationships, sell, manage, and lead. Students develop important career building connections through mentors, internships and a practicum to receive the knowledge and experience necessary to succeed in their career. The program is open to all UW undergraduate majors.

Come learn more about the Global Business Center (GBC), home of Foster study abroad programs, globally focused case competitions, international business speaker events and student leadership opportunities. Our aim is to provide all Foster students with global business experiences whether it’s on campus or abroad. Our programs are open to current Foster students as well as those from other majors who are interested in globalizing their UW education. We are excited to talk with you about all the ways to go global at Foster!

Montlake Consulting Group is UW’s oldest student-run consultancy. We are a small, interdisciplinary group, and pride ourselves on self-direction and exceptional work. We’re dedicated to solving complex problems faced by nonprofits, startups, public entities, and Fortune 500 companies. Members additionally gain access to over a decades-worth of alumni who have gone onto institutions such Google, McKinsey, Bain, Harvard and Stanford.

The mission of the Native Business Association (NBA) is to empower and provide resources for Native students seeking opportunities within Foster and their professional fields. Building a network of Native alumni and students to create an equitable and inclusive culture at Foster that is representative of Native values.

Net Impact UW is a club dedicated to bring sustainability to business. Through industry insights and professional development, we hope to mold UW students into the leaders of a sustainable future.

Phi Chi Theta is a co-ed, professional, business fraternity that is open to all majors. Committed to professionalism, philanthropy, and community, our members benefit by being part of a close-knit, supportive community that fosters personal and professional growth. We meet weekly and provide numerous events year-round for our members to build their networks, learn from industry professionals, and get hands-on, intimate experience in PCT-hosted events. 

ReThink is focused on addressing the intersection of business and sustainability through panel speakers, case competitions, and more. We welcome students from all backgrounds and majors to join us.

We connect passionate Huskies from all disciplines to their interests for startups, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Each week we will hold meetings centered around gaining entrepreneurial skills and/or networking with the Seattle Entrepreneurship Environment.

The Transfer Student Advisory Board at the Foster School of Business is a committee of undergraduate students who were admitted as transfer students to the Foster School. TSAB advises the Undergraduate Programs Office regarding the transfer student experience, and acts as ambassadors for the transfer student community at Foster. Are you a transfer admit to Foster? We would love to meet you! 

The Undergraduate Diversity Services Office mission is to serve as a holistic resource for students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the greater business community. These groups of students include those of minority, economically disadvantaged and first generation backgrounds. To correct this imbalance, the UDS Office provides programs and opportunities to support underrepresented students to achieve academic and personal success in the undergraduate business program. 

The Undergraduate Women in Business  Association strives towards advancing the continued progress of women in business through educating and encouraging their individual development as business professionals, and assist in the exploration of multiple career opportunities. UWiB will seek to promote greater awareness and understanding of ongoing issues and challenges that women presently face in business, while providing professional relationships with female business leaders for the undergraduate community.

UWCA is the premier undergraduate consulting club at the University of Washington, providing students with every opportunity they need to break into the consulting industry. Our full-service organization hosts top firms like McKinsey and Co., provides industry-standard training in crucial fields like business intelligence and communication, connects students to high-performing peers and alumni, and enables students to gain hands-on experience in the consulting industry through our client engagement program. 

University of Washington’s singular and premier undergraduate finance club, the UWFA is dedicated to preparing students for excellence in finance. We tailor our organization towards our members and host events that will equip them for their careers. Our goal is to provide students with resources and opportunities in finance related fields, as well as provide a community where we can learn from each other. We focus on preparing students for careers in the fields of investment banking, asset management, consulting, and corporate finance. We do this through three primary functions: Foster Undergraduate Investment Group, general club meetings, and speaker events.

The Global Case Competition Club strives to provide a forum through which students can learn more about global business through case competitions. The club looks to educate on topics relevant to international cases, build a support system of like-minded individuals, and perform outreach to all those interested in becoming more involved with competitions as a whole. Members of the club are expected to be interested and dedicated in their efforts to improve their presentation and analysis skills, ultimately preparing them for the potential opportunity to represent Foster abroad. 

Society for Human Resource Management is an established national organization serving over 450,000 professionals around the world. As the University of Washington chapter and a registered student organization, we provide all UW students with the opportunity to become a UW SHRM member. Members can connect with other interested students, gain valuable experiences, learn about human resources & management, and network with professionals through affiliation.