MT Engage Experience Opportunities
The MT Engage Experiences Database has been designed to help you search for engagement opportunities categorized by major or specific interest. The information contained in this database has been provided to us by colleges, departments and services on campus. While comprehensive, this database does not contain information for every department or college. If you do not find the information you are looking for, please contact the department directly.
Political Science InternshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Political Science, Internships
Internships offered in public service, political campaigns, local attorney offices, local offices of members of the US congress, at the state legislature in Nashville, and in local organizations. Students take from 3-12 hours of credit depending on the nature of the assignment. Students keep and submit a journal and a reflective paper on the organization and their experience.
Contact: Dr. Lisa Langenbach
InternshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Communication Studies, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Organizational Communication (ORCO), Internships
Previous ORCO 4210/3240/3250 Internships:
- Salvation Army
- New Horizon Baptist Church
- New Vision Baptist Church
- Special Kids
- Girl Scouts of America
- American Cancer Society
- March of Dimes
- Agape Animal Rescue
- Habitat for Humanity
- Priest Lake Community Baptist Church
- The Family Center
- Toys for Tots
- Feed the Children
- Room at the Inn
- Mercy Community Healthcare
- Ronald McDonald House
- Young Life
- Feed America First
- Thrif Shop
- The Journey Home
Previous ORCO 4220 Internships:
- Barnabas Vision
- Third Baptist Church
- ONELess Ministries
- Feed America First
- LifePoint Church
- Cumulus Media
- Last Call for Grace
- American Red Cross
- Project Help
- Read to Succeed
Simulations and Student Organizations Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Political Science, Student Organizations
Through a combination of 1 credit hour courses and SGA-funded student organizations, MTSU competes regionally, nationally and even internationally in intercollegiate competitions through Mock Trial, Moot Court, Mediation, and Model United Nations. Students meet weekly to research and prepare for competitions, learning about the procedures involved in each area. Mock Trial simulates lower court proceedings while Moot Court focuses on the appellate courts and Mediation on alternative conflict resolution procedures. In Model UN, students represent nations in specific international fora.
- Mock Trial and Moot Court: Dr. Stephen Morris
- Mediation: Dr. Clyde Willis
- Model UN: Dr. Vanessa Lefler
Undergraduate ResearchAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Political Science, Research
Students pursue research projects under the supervision of a faculty member. The Department allows students to develop their own independent research project or work on a project designed and coordinated by a community-based organization. In the community-based option, students conduct the analysis at the request of a particular organization. This is somewhat similar to an internship, but focused on a research project.
Education AbroadAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Political Science, Education Abroad
Students are encouraged to study and/or work abroad for credit. This is particularly important for international relations majors. Students earn credit. Currently, Department faculty leads a summer program in Israel and a winter term program in Cuba.
Dr. Stephen Morris or the Office of Education Abroad
Getting Involved in the CommunityAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Political Science, Volunteering
The Department encourages students to become engaged in the community.
Criminal Justice InternshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Criminal Justice, Internships
Criminal Justice Agencies with Frequent or Continued Internship Placements
- Sixteenth Judicial District Attorneys Office
- Sixteenth Judicial District Public Defenders Office
- Murfreesboro Police Department
- Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department
- Smyrna Police Department
- LaVergne Police Department
- MTSU Police Department
- Cannon County Sheriff’s Department
- Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI)
• Lab Division
• Investigative Division
• Statistical Analysis Unit
- Middle TN Region Probation and Parole
- Domestic Violence Program, Sixteenth Judicial District
- Rutherford County Probation
- ROCIC: Regional Organized Crime Information Center
- Sixteenth Judicial District Juvenile Court
- Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole
- Davidson County Drug Court (DC4)
- Tennessee Office of Homeland Security
- Twentieth Judicial District Attorneys Office (Davidson)
- Twentieth Judicial District Public Defenders Office
- Twentieth Judicial District Juvenile Court
- Williamson County Sheriff’s Department
- Franklin Police Department
- Brentwood Police Department
- Fourteenth Judicial District Attorneys Office (Coffee)
- Davidson County Juvenile Court
- Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
- City of Gallatin Police Department
- Tennessee Department of Correction
- Davidson County Community Corrections
- Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Nashville)
- US Border Patrol
- US Marshals
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Nashville/ Metropolitan Police Department
- Bedford, Franklin, Lawrence, Lincoln, Sumner, and Wilson County CJ Agencies.
- Corrections Corporation of America
- Federal Defenders Office
- US Secret Service
AITP Association of Information Technology ProfessionalsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Computer Information Systems, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
AITP is the leading worldwide society of information technology business professionals and the community of knowledge for the current and next generation of leaders. As stated in the mission, the purpose of this organization is to serve our members by delivering relevant technology and leadership education, research and information on current business and technology issues, and forums for networking and collaboration. Membership dues are $50. Complete the application online, or sign up in person at the CIS office (BAS N333).
Education Abroad - Criminal JusticeAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Criminal Justice, Education Abroad
This two-week Maymester class compares the historical origins of the U.S. American system from England and Scotland as well as the current, contemporary issues from all three components in the criminal justice system. Site visits to: The Tower of London, Inns of Courts, Old Bailey, and Westminster. There will be lessons taught by London Met Police and a British Solicitor.
Field Manual for BSW student internshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Social Work, Internships
This Field Instruction Manual describes the internship process required for MTSU social work majors working toward a Bachelors of Social Work (BSW) degree. Information is available from Professor Fallon or the Social Work office at 615.898.2868.
Job ShadowingAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Special Events
Each student finds a job shadow opportunity with a marketing professional. The student then delivers an oral report to the class on the experience. This allows for a glimpse into the "real world" and allows students in the class to hear about 30 different ways to utilize a marketing degree and skills.
Professional Selling EventAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Special Events
Students utilize needs assessment questions to determine employment needs of businesses. Students then use sales presentation skills to position themselves as a solution to the business hiring needs. Approximately 12 company representatives participate and work with our students.
Sales Competition (local)Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Special Events
Students learn the offerings of a sales organization, and assume the role of a sales representative for that organization. Each student role plays in round 1 of the competition, and the top 6 continue to round 2. Round 2 is role played with a representative from the sponsoring organization.
Etiquette DinnerAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Special Events
Students learn the rules of business dining etiquette while enjoying a meal.
Study Abroad: International BusinessAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Education Abroad
The course offers a study abroad opportunity in International Business. Students study at JAMK University in Jyvaskyla, Finland. Excursions include Stockholm, Sweden and Tallinn, Estonia.
American Marketing AssociationAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Collegiate chapter of American Marketing Association. This student organization affords students the opportunity to engage with marketing professionals, student competitions and conferences, as well as marketing projects.
Sales Competitions (off-campus)Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Student Organizations, Special Events
Advanced Sales Course offers students the opportunity to compete at various sales competitions. Current opportunities include travel and competition to the Ball State University Regional Sales Competition and University of Central Missouri (State Farm Sales and Marketing Competition).
Internship FairAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Internships
This special event features 15 to 25 business available to meet with students in a career fair-type setting. Students dress professionally and bring multiple copies of resumes to network and seek internship and career opportunities.
Business/Internship MixerAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Special Events
This event provides an opportunity to interact with American Marketing Association/Nashville members for networking and internship opportunities.
Marketing InternshipAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Marketing, Internships
Student is affiliated with an organization on a part-time basis to develop knowledge and experience in the practical application of marketing principles to actual business problems in a non-classroom situation. Credit can be applied toward the student’s degree requirements only upon approval of the department chair. This course can only be taken one time.
National Sciences Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Honors College, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Basic and Applied Science, Research
What is an REU? National Science Foundation (NSF) funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its Research Experiences for Undergraduates Sites (REU) program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers.
What are the benefits? The opportunity to work in a small research team of 10-15 students. A stipend of $4000-$7500. Travel to the site is paid and housing and meals are often included (check each site for benefits).
Who should apply? Students in the STEM fields including pre-med who wish to gain research experience. Seniors cannot apply if they are graduating before the summer of the research.
How many locations? Over 600 including some overseas options.
When should I apply? Deadlines vary from January to April. Start planning as soon as possible. Some applications will open in November.
How many REUs should I apply to? Typically, 4-10 applications are recommended. This is a national competition. Where can I find out more information? Go to: https://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/ Also, watch our video at: http://www.mtsu.edu/honors/ufo/index.php It is under “Resources” and is called REU workshop.
What are they looking for? Good grades and strong recommendations are helpful. Freshmen are not as competitive and previous research experiences can help, but REUs vary in what they want. Students should select research options in which they can make a strong argument or give examples as to why they are interested in this program.
SULI (Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship) ProgramAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Honors College, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Basic and Applied Science, Internships
Internship Locations: Ames Lab (Ames, IA) Brookhaven NL (Upton, NY) Argonne Natl. Lab (Argonne, IL) Fermi Natl Accelerator Lab (Batavia, IL) Idaho Natl. Lab (ID) Lawrence Berkeley Natl. Lab (Berkeley, CA) Los Alamo National Lab (Los Alamos, NM) National Renewable Energy Lab (Golden, CO) Oak Ridge Natl. Lab (Oak Ridge, TN) Naval Reactors Directorate Pacific Northwest NL (Richland, WA) Princeton Plasma Physics Lab (Princeton, NJ) Stanford Natl Accelerator Lab (Menlo Park, CA) Thomas Jefferson Natl. Acc. Fac. (Newport News, VA)
10 Weeks Stipend paid monthly or bi-weekly $500 /week
Reimbursement for inbound and outbound transportation up to $500
Housing allowance or contract housing $105/week Application due late January.
DAAD Rise Research AwardAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Honors College, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Basic and Applied Science, Research
DAAD RISE Germany offers summer research internships in Germany for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. In their internships, students are carefully matched with doctoral students, whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. Interns receive a monthly stipend to cover every day costs. About 300 scholarships are available each year.
The DAAD RISE objective remains to promote student exchange to Germany in the fields of natural science, engineering, and life sciences, and to motivate undergraduate students to learn more about Germany’s research landscape and study opportunities.
American Concrete Institute, MTSU Student ChapterAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Concrete and Construction Management, Student Organizations
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) student chapter furthers the knowledge and professionalism of its members through hosting guest speakers, visits to plants and job sites, management and completion of actual concrete placements for community services projects and fundraisers, and trips around the country to attend national concrete industry functions. The ACI student chapter also takes part in different educational competitions, such as the ACI Cube competiton and the ASCE Concrete Canoe Competition.
Membership for students is FREE! Electronic membership includes a subscription to Concrete International ($69 value) and online versions of both the ACI Structural Journal and the ACI Materials Journal ($69 value). https://www.concrete.org/membership/becomeamember.aspx
To view upcoming ACI events, check out the CIM calendar or visit the CIM offices in VET 114.
Co Faculty Advisors:
Heather Brown, CIM Chair
Jon Huddleston, CIM Assistant Professor
Associated Builders and Contractors, MTSU Student ChapterAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Concrete and Construction Management, Student Organizations
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Student Chapter program, is a dynamic network of over 50 colleges and universities offering construction-related degree programs nationwide. At the local level, student chapters facilitate the interaction of ABC member firms, construction faculty, and college students through a variety of industry association and school events including regular membership meetings, guest speakers, internships, community service projects, fundraisers, career fairs/career awareness events, job site tours, and other activities. Benefits to ABC Student Chapter members include scholarships; excellence awards; an annual construction management competition; faculty teaching awards; fellowships to aVend the ABC Legislative Conference; an annual essay contest; and much more. In addition to the Student Chapters, ABC provides many of its education, training and safety programs through partnerships and articulation agreements with college and universities. To view upcoming ABC events, check out the CIM calendar or visit the CIM offices in VET 114.
Tom Gormley, Commercial Construction Assistant Professor
Association of General Contractors, MTSU Student ChapterAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Concrete and Construction Management, Student Organizations
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. Operating in partnership with its nationwide network of Chapters, AGC provides a full range of services satisfying the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of construction and protecting the public interest. To view upcoming AGC events, check out the CIM calendar or visit the CIM offices in VET 114.
Jason Crabtree, CIM Lab Manager
Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) ProgramAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Honors College, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Basic and Applied Science, Research
The NIMHD Minority Health International Research Training Program (MHIRT) funds U.S. institutions to offer short-term research training opportunities in international settings to undergraduate and graduate students from health disparity backgrounds. Institutions with MHIRT funding provide training and international exposure to students to conduct research at foreign sites in the biomedical, clinical, social, or behavioral sciences. Although the timing of the 10- to 12-week training period varies by institution, it generally takes place during the summer or for one semester during the academic year.
Website info: https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/programs/extramural/international-research-training.html.
Deadlines are typically in late fall or early spring.
Research Opportunities at Governmental LabsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Honors College, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Basic and Applied Science, Research
NIST National Institute for Standards and Technology (Gaithersburg, MD) Summer Undergrad Research Fellowships http://www.nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/
National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, MD) Summer Internship Program (SIP) (Biomedical https://www.training.nih.gov/programs/sip
Naval Research Labs (29 labs including Washington, DC) http://nreip.asee.org/
NASA USRP (Undergrad Summer Res Program) Locations: Ames Research Center (Moffett Field, CA) Dryden Flight Research Center (Edwards, CA) Glenn Space Flight Center (Cleveland, OH) Goddard Space Flight Center (Greenbelt, MD) Jet Propulsion Lab (Pasadena, CA) Johnson Space Flight Center (Houston, TX) Kennedy (FL) Langley Research Center (Langley, VA)
Marshall Space Flight Center (Huntsville, AL) Stennis Space Flight Center (Stennis, MS) White Sands Test Facility (White Sands, NM)
Student Association of Family and Consumer SciencesAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Child Development and Family Studies, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Human Sciences, Student Organizations
The object of this section shall be to create a greater understanding of the significant place of the family and consumer sciences professional in our society and to stimulate action which will lead toward the realization of an optimum environment which will provide for the total well-being of the family and the individual. The Association has a monthly meeting and offers a variety of community service and fundraising activities. Students are encouraged to participate in the Association at all levels. Graduate study is also encouraged. The MTSU Student Activity Department assists students with funding for travel to professional conferences.
More information can be found at the following sites:
Nutrition and Food Science InternshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Human Sciences, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Nutrition and Food Science Program, Internships
Types of Internships
Food Science/Product development: Product development; food scientist; and food safety
Community Nutrition Education: Nutrition educator; Nutrition program assistant
MTSU creamery; Heritage Farms Dairy; Cracker Barrel Corporate; Doug Jeffords Co; Two Fat Men Catering; UT Extension Service; County Health Departments; WIC program; Gaylord/Opryland Hotel
Contact Janet Colson for more information.
Textiles, Merchandising and Design InternshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Textiles, Merchandising, and Design, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Human Sciences, Internships
Types of Internships:
Apparel Design: Design Assistant; Stylist; Production Assistant; Sourcing Assistant
Fashion Merchandising: Buyer, Store Management; Visual Display
Manuel; Kirklands; VF Imagewear; Nordstrom; Dillards; Buckle; Prange Apparel; e. Allen; Anthropologie; The Fashion Office; HSN; Michael Kors; St. John Knits; Disney; Judith March; Coreen King Company; Atlanta Apparel Mart; Thirty –One Gifts; Kohl’s
Contact: Gina Pisut, TXMD Internship Coordinator at Gina.Pisut@mtsu.edu
College of Business Study Abroad ScholarshipsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Education Abroad
Study abroad participation allows students to experience another culture first hand, expand their worldviews, and enhance future employment opportunities. To encourage an international educational experience, Dean Urban provides $1,000 Study Abroad Scholarships* to students based on the critia found at http://mtsu.edu/business/studyabroad.php.
Alpha Kappa PsiAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Alpha Kappa Psi
Alpha Kappa Psi's purpose is to promote leadership, take on projects, and develop additional skills needed for the real world. Activities include meetings, professional speakers, business tours, and networking with business people from around the country.
Eligibility: Business majors and minors with 2.5 cumulative GPA or better
Sponsor: Philip Seagraves, BAS N305, 615-898-5750
Accounting ConnectionsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Accounting, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Accounting Connections introduces students to information about the accounting profession, internship opportunities, and MTSU Department of Accounting faculty. The organization is especially targeted to students currently enrolled in Accounting Principles I and II but is open to all MTSU students. The organization meets once a month for lunch.
Eligibility: All majors; currently enrolled MTSU students interested in accounting.
Sponsor: Elizabeth Abernathy, BAS N423, 615-898-5764
Beta Alpha PsiAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Accounting, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi introduces students to the professional side of Accounting. Activities include: meetings with professional speakers, community service projects, site visits to accounting firms and other businesses.
Eligibility: Accounting majors with at least 3.0 GPA cumulatively and at least 3.0 GPA in Accounting.
Sponsor: Paula Thomas, BAS N422, 615-898-5655
Beta Gamma SigmaAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society for business programs accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in an undergraduate or master's program at a school accredited by AACSB International.
Eligibility: The academic ranking of business majors being considered must place them in the upper 7 percent of the junior class, upper 10 percent of the senior class, or upper 20 percent of the graduating master's class.
Sponsor: David Foote, BAS N219, 615-898-2022; President: Sandy Benson, BAS N414, 615-898-2348
Economics ClubAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Economics and Finance, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
The Economics Club serves all students interested in economics. Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE) Kappa Chapter of Tennessee is an international honor society in economics. ODE fosters closer ties between students and economics faculty and promotes the economics profession.
Eligibility: Anyone interested in economics.
Sponsors: Michael Roach, BAS N315, 615-494-8914
Collegiate DECAAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Get more out of your college experience! Membership in Collegiate DECA will set you apart when you graduate. As a Collegiate DECA member you will:
- Excel in classroom areas such as business/marketing education, marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and entrepreneurship.
- Gain a competitive edge in the global job market.
- Develop strategic decision making and project management skills.
- Network with business and industry experts and nearly 15,000 students and advisors.
- Receive awards and recognition through competition and leadership action.
Collegiate Entrepreneurs' OrganizationAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization
Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) promotes interest in entrepreneurship and encourages enterprise creation. Activities include: National CEO Conference, chapter meetings, professional speakers, local/regional/state/national networking opportunities, community service, and social activities.
Financial Management Association (FMA)Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Economics and Finance, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Financial Management Association (FMA)
FMA promotes an appreciation of finance as a profession. Affiliate of the International FMA Association. Activities include: speakers, field trips, and social activities.
FMA Honor SocietyAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Economics and Finance, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
FMA Honor Society
FMA promotes an appreciation of finance as a profession. Affiliate of the International FMA Association. Activities include: speakers, field trips, and social activities.
Eligibility: Anyone interested in finance with at least six hours upper-division finance and 3.25 GPA.
Sponsor: Frank Michello, BAS N318, 615-898-2381
Gamma Iota SigmaAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Gamma Iota Sigma
Gamma Iota Sigma is a professional fraternity organized to promote, encourage, and sustain interest in insurance as a profession; encourage high moral and scholastic attainments; and facilitate the interaction and cooperation of educational institutions, industry, and professional organizations. Activities include: speakers, contact with the Insurance industry, scholarship opportunities, and internship and career opportunities.
Eligibility: Insurance majors, minors, and anyone interested in insurance.
Sponsor: Dave Wood, BAS N330, 615-898-2673
Institute of Internal AuditorsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Institute of Internal Auditors
The purpose is to provide undergraduate and graduate students with an educational and social organization that promotes internal auditing as a career objective. The student chapter meets twice a month. Student members are invited to attend monthly meetings of the Nashville Chapter of the IIA free of charge. Activities include speakers, field trips, networking opportunities, and social activities.
Eligibility: All majors.
Sponsor: Audrey.Scarlata, BAS N414, 615-898-2625
Institute of Management AccountantsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Accounting, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Institute of Management Accountants
The Institute of Management Accountants provides members personal and professional development opportunities through education, association with business professionals, and certification in management accounting and financial management skills. The chapter meets twice a month and generally has speakers from the accounting or finance departments of a corporation in Nashville or Murfreesboro.
Eligibility: All majors; business majors and minors are encouraged to participate.
Sponsor: Jeannie J. Harrington, BAS N405, 615-898-2038
National Association of Black AccountantsAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Accounting, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Economics and Finance, Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
National Association of Black Accountants
The mission of NABA Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.
Eligibility: All students interested in bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the accounting, finance, and business professions.
Sponsor: Tammy.Bahmanziari, BAS N420, 615-898-2367
Real Estate ClubAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Real Estate Club
The purpose of the Blue Raider Real Estate Club of MTSU shall be to promote interest in real estate and to conduct or sponsor activities for members to learn about real estate including speakers and field trips.
Eligibility: Anyone interested in real estate.
Sponsor: Philip Seagraves, BAS N305, 615-898-5750
Student Center for Public TrustAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Student Center for Public Trust
StudentCPT is a national network of college students who have a commitment to ethical leadership. Campus chapter member activities include attending meetings to learn from business professionals, attending conferences, participating in business ethics competitions, and organizing community service activities.
Eligibility: Anyone interested in developing ethical leadership skills
Sponsor: Jill Austin, BAS N121, 615-898-2736
Supply Chain ManagementAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Supply Chain Management
The purpose is to assist students in learning about careers in supply chain management. Activities include speakers, field trips, and discussions.
Society for Human Resource ManagementAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Business, College of, Student Organizations
Society for Human Resource Management
The MTSU-MBA Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management assists students in preparing for careers in human resource management fields. Activities include: professional speakers, leadership workshops, business tours, and job search assistance.
Eligibility: Select seniors with interest in Human Resource Management.
Sponsor: Jill Austin, BAS N121, 615-898-2736
Phi Alpha ThetaAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): History, Student Organizations
Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta is a professional honor society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
Established in 1921 at the University of Arkansas, Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an honor society for undergraduate, graduate students, and professors in history. Currently there are over 860 local chapters and 350,000 members.
Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
Undergraduate students must complete a minimum of 12 semester hours (4 courses) in History, achieve a minimum GPA of 3.1 in History and a GPA of 3.0 or better overall. Only 3 credit hours of online, transfer, or AP credits may be applied to the membership eligibility requirement. Membership is not limited to History majors.
Graduate students should have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours towards their Master's Degree in History, have a GPA of better than 3.5, and shall have completed approximately 30% of the residence requirements for the Master's Degree.
History ClubAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): History, Student Organizations
History Club at MTSU
The purpose of the History Club shall be to promote interest in history and to conduct or sponsor activities for members to learn about and enjoy history.
Celebration of Student Writing Academic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): English, Special Events
Hosted by General Education English and held each April, this event introduces the wider university community to the exciting work happening in English classes by showcasing a wide variety of student writing, from projects developed in first-year writing and sophomore literature classes to academic and creative compositions completed by advanced English students.
Education Abroad - Religious Studies Course CreditAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Religious Studies, Education Abroad
Students can earn Religious Studies credit for Study Abroad courses. Students should consult the Study Abroad office for opportunities. All courses to be used for RS credit must be approved in advance by a student’s Religious Studies faculty advisor.
Contact: Religious Studies Faculty Advisor
Internships - Religious StudiesAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Religious Studies, Internships
Religious Studies Internships are currently in development. In the meantime, please contact the College of Liberal Arts Internship coordinator for information about current opportunities.
Contact: Dr. Rebekka King (email@example.com)
Research Opportunities - Religious StudiesAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Religious Studies, Research
Several Religious Studies majors and minors have completed research projects funded by Undergraduate Research Experience and Creative Activity (URECA) grants. Please consult the MTSU Undergraduate Research Center website for details and speak with the Religious Studies faculty with whom you would like to work about opportunities.
Deadlines in early Fall and Spring (see website)
Contact: Religious Studies Faculty members about specific projects/opportunities
Religious Studies Association of MTSUAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Religious Studies, Student Organizations
The Religious Studies Association of MTSU exists to provide students who are interested in the field of religious studies with an outlet to explore and cultivate that interest. In conjunction with the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, the RSA hosts monthly coffee hours, guest speakers, and professional development seminars.
2017-2018 RSA Co-Presidents: Ethan McHugh (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Lauren Morris (email@example.com)
Faculty Supervisor: Dr. Rebekka King (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rotaract of MTSUAcademic Programs (Majors, Minors, etc): Honors College, Student Organizations
Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club. All Rotaract efforts begin at the local, grassroots level, with members addressing their communities' physical and social needs while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service.
This club is sponsored by the Honors College but is open to all students.
Undergraduate Research Experience and Creative Activity GrantsStudent Resources: Research and Sponsored Programs, Research
Did you know that you can get paid to do research? The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs administers University funds to directly support mentored undergraduate research through Undergraduate Research Experience and Creative Activity (URECA) grants. Awards range from $500 for beginners to $3,500 for experienced researchers. Please check out our "Information and Applications" page for more information: https://mtsu.edu/urc/ureca/index.php