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Clubs and Organizations

“It’s a ’CANE Thing” takes on new meaning when you are an active member of our student community.

Getting involved in student life generates a sense of belonging and is essential for a full and dynamic undergraduate experience. With more than a dozen business-oriented clubs and organizations, you are sure to meet new people and discover an array of activities that match your interests. From organizing a professional networking event with Women in Business to representing Miami Herbert in a case competition for our student chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) or the Ethics Society, you will develop your leadership skills and build relationships that will open doors for a lifetime of opportunities after graduation.

University Clubs and Organizations 

 The University's Department of Student Activities and Student Organizations serves as a resource for student leaders, programming boards, and over 300 registered student organizations through advising, leadership development, and organizational support services. Click here to learn more

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Miami Herbert Student Clubs and Organizations

Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) is the world's largest business faternity, emphasizing business education, leadership, and higher business ideals. It is co-ed and open to all UM majors. 

Faculty Advisor: Dahlia Zohar
Student Organization Contact: Mitch Breen, akpsi@miami.edu 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall & Spring
Instagram Handle: @UMAkpsi 

The University of Miami Alternative Investments Club (AIC) is a student-led organization dedicated to educating its members about alternative investment strategies. AIC's mission is to provide a platform for students to learn and discuss alternative assets and provides direct exposure to well-respected investors across private equity, hedge funds, real assets, private credit, and venture capital.

Faculty Advisor: Dolores de Goytisolo
Student Organization Contact: Kyle Pearson

AMA is the leading organization for undergraduate students at the University of Miami who are passionate about marketing. Through professional development such as consulting, guest speakers, panels, workshops, agency visits, and real-life case studies, we provide members with the resources to take their college career to the next level and get hired after graduation.

Faculty Advisor: Jeffrey Weinstock
Student Organization ContactBrett Siegel
Typical Recruitment Period: Start now!
Instagram Handle: @umiamiama 

The mission of Amino Healthcare Consulting is to help healthcare businesses of all sizes solve their complex problems. We utilize the diverse academic backgrounds of our Executive Board and Analysts to create high quality deliverables for our clients.

Faculty Advisor: Emma Claire Boswell Dean

Student Organization Contact:  aminohealthcareconsulting@gmail.com 
Typical Recruitment Period: Recruitment via HMP classes
Instagram Handle: @umiamiamino

Association of Latino Professionals for America's (ALPFA) mission is empowering and developing Latino men and women as leaders of character by delivering quality student programs focused on professional development, providing access to our industry network of professional members and sponsors, offering access to scholarship programs, and creating other opportunities to network with other students.

Faculty Advisor: Steven Aportela
Student Organization Contact:  Angel Aguilar
Typical Recruitment Period: First two weeks of each semester
Instagram Handle: @umiamialpfa

The objectives of Beta Alpha Psi shall be to:
  • Provide opportunities for self-development and leadership by hosting weekly meetings with professional firms.
  • Recognize and promote outstanding academic achievements in the fields of accounting, finance, and information systems by providing an End of the Semester Banquet to initiate members.
  • Participate in community service events to promote ethical, social, and public responsibility.
  • Promote professional development by connecting all active members’ contact information (with the consent of members) with participating recruiters and firms.

Faculty Advisor: Mario Perez
Student Organization ContactCharles Nowlan
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle: @umiamibap

The Canes Finance Association seeks to provide and amplify basic and advanced knowledge of financial related topics to its members while also fostering intellectual and career development initiatives. The organization also promotes financial literacy across campus, builds long-lasting relationships with members and established financial experts, as well as helps construct a strong supportive community of young professionals. Students from all schools and colleges are welcome.

Faculty Advisor: Mario Perez
Student Organization Contact:  Ananya Malhotra
Typical Recruitment Period: Open to All
Instagram Handle@canesfinanceassociation

Century Fund is the first organization on campus to have a focus on sustainably driven investments. Membership activities range from stock pitches, to guest speakers, to simulated investment.

Faculty Advisor: Daniel Hicks
Student Organization ContactBenjamin Alves
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@century_fund

Delta Sigma Pi is a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities; to encourage scholarship, social activity and the association of students for their mutual advancement by research and practice; to promote closer affiliation between the commercial world and students of commerce, and to further a higher standard of commercial ethics and culture and the civic and commercial welfare of the community.

Faculty AdvisorKaren Turner
Student Organization Contact: Kevin Henderson, deltasigmapi@miami.edu
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@dspumiami

The University of Miami Economics Club supplements classroom education through the practical application of theoretical knowledge to current economic issues and concerns. Members regularly initiate and facilitate discussion on recent business news and trends. The club also promotes economic literacy among students so that they will obtain an understanding of basic economic concepts in order to make informed and accurate decisions about earning, saving, spending, investing, and sharing money.

Faculty AdvisorDavid F Spigelman
Student Organization ContactVictoria Locay
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@um.econ

The Hyperion Council is an undergraduate student organization that focuses on helping micro and small for-profit as well as not-for-profit enterprises in at-risk communities improve their business practices. Each year, the council initiates an international project that promotes important business concepts and best practices in technology, entrepreneurship, accounting, finance, and business to better individuals, their communities, and their countries. 

For the past several years, members of the council have traveled to Peru, the Dominican Republic, the Galapagos Islands, and Jamaica, where they have helped entrepreneurs develop their businesses.

The mission of the Hyperion Council is to recognize the superior qualities and achievements of student leaders from Miami Herbert. Students consult for and mentor micro and small businesses in at-risk communities around the hemisphere.

Faculty AdvisorEsteban Petruzzello
Student Organization Contact: Claire Kim; hyperioncouncil@miami.edu 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall 
Instagram Handle@umhyperion

UMock Trial Team, a competitive team that works towards fostering interest and growth in the fields of litigation and trial advocacy, provides a unique, learning-through-doing experience. The team travels the nation competing at Yale, Cornell, UPenn, and Washington St. Louis throughout the academic year.

Faculty AdvisorDon Carl Donelson
Student Organization Contact: Angela Fajardo; mocktrial@miami.edu 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall
Instagram Handle@umocktrial

The University of Miami Model United Nations team is open to students from all schools and colleges. Members practice research, debate, and public speaking skills while learning about world issues. Enthusiastic and collegial, the team builds experiences that foster camaraderie and allow for the sharing of common interests.

Faculty Advisor: Cecilia Sanchez
Student Organization Contact: Tim Shaw; miamimodelun@gmail.com 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@miamimodelun

The Miami Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, organized in 1975, provides diverse students interested in the accounting profession and financial services industry with professional development and networking opportunities while stimulating community awareness.

Faculty Advisor: Karen Denise Harris
Student Organization Contact: Brillana Bouzy; bib29@miami.edu
Typical Recruitment Period: TBA
Instagram Handle: @umiaminaba

The Real Estate and Finance Association, open to students from all schools and colleges, provides networking opportunities, career development activities, and industry exposure to students interested in a career in the real estate industry. Members are able to familiarize themselves with the varying segments of the industry, learn the South Florida market, and connect with local industry professionals.

Faculty Advisor: Andrea Heuson
Student Organization Contact: Josvianny Alvarado; umrefa@gmail.com 
Typical Recruitment Period: First three weeks of each semester
Instagram Handle@umiamirealestate

Target ‘Canes is a mentorship and development program, where underclassmen are given the opportunity to utilize the knowledge and guidance of successful upperclassmen to prepare for the internship recruiting process. The club serves to create an organized system where fellow 'Canes help each other to become competitive candidates for top business internships.

Faculty Advisor: Mark Shapiro
Student Organization Contact: Jeff Potvin; jeffpotvin@miami.edu 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring

Open to business and pre-health students, Undergraduate Health Care Club fosters interest amongst the student body about current events in health care from a multitude of perspectives. The club provides resources and professional development to prepare members for the internship recruiting process in the healthcare industry.

Faculty Advisor: Karoline Mortensen
Student Organization Contact: Alex Dauphin; apd101@miami.edu 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@umiamiuhc

Open to all enrolled undergraduate or graduate students from all schools and colleges, UStart Miami fosters entrepreneurialism, innovation, and creativity. The club sponsors educational and social events that enable first-hand learning of the knowledge and skills to organize, operate, and manage risks of a business venture. Members are encouraged to build relationships between multi-disciplinary students who have similar interests, and to establish the networks that have become critical to success in the business world after graduation.

Faculty Advisor: Susana Alvarez
Student Organization Contact: Samuel Mitchel; ustartmiami@gmail.com 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@ustartmiami

Women in Business (WIB), open to students from all schools and colleges, is designed to foster an inclusive perspective about the issues that uniquely affect women in the workplace. The club also offers professional development and networking opportunities with senior female executives. Additionally, members place a priority on community service.

Faculty AdvisorSusana Alvarez
Student Organization Contact: Caitlin Gaspich; womeninbusinessum@gmail.com 
Typical Recruitment Period: Fall and Spring
Instagram Handle@umiamiwib