The Cox Graduate Programs offer a number of clubs and organizations through which you can refine your leadership skills. As an elected official on the Student Advisory Board, for example, you can help shape the school’s future programs by serving as the liaison between the student body and the faculty and administration. As a participant in the Ambassador Program, you can play an external-facing sales role for the school - whether touring prospective students around campus or representing the school at a local open house. Or as a member of the Cox MBA Diversity Association, you can promote greater diversity at the school by implementing programs and hosting events.
The SMU Private Equity, Investment Management and Hedge Fund Club (“Buyside Club”) is a student-run club that seeks to raise the perception of the Cox School of Business to the Private Equity, Investment Management and Hedge Fund industries via industry and career education programs, distinguished speakers series, a mock investment practicum, a new annual Conference, and other various networking opportunities
To fulfill the expectations of members of the club, to provide networking opportunities and to provide information on what consulting is all about.
Cox Christian Business Society
The Cox Fellowship is a non-denominational Christian organization open to all Cox MBAs. Our purpose is to foster a sense of Christian community and support through prayer, fellowship and outreach to create a life-long network of Christian business professionals.
To bring awareness and exposure to the SMU MBA students the importance of community involvement and service. The club strives to build an alliance between the SMU Cox School of Business and the Dallas business community.
To create and implement programs which enhance the educational experience and professional development of all MBA students.
The Cox Energy Club is a student run, cross-concentration organization focused on educating and preparing current graduate students for careers in the Energy Industry (E&P, Power, Marketing, Banking, and Integrated Producers). The is done primarily through engaging our Advisory Board of industry professionals in addition to our vast network of industry contacts. Our aim is to create both jobs and internships and to make SMU Cox the premier source of informed and educated MBA talent for the Energy Industry.
The Cox Finance Club is a student run organization that provides educational and networking opportunities for club members within the Cox School of Business through events such as hosting professional development sessions, speaker events, informal networking events, company road shows, and a formal networking event called the CSB Player’s Ball
The International Club aims to enhance the professional, cultural and social experience of the international Cox MBA Student. Specifically the club aims to:
Jewish Business Club
To provide networking opportunities and further enhance the understanding of the practice of marketing in today’s business environment.
To provide a forum for networking opportunities, and educate members about career opportunities in technology and operations.
To give its members a general understanding of different career choices, to provide industry specific training, and to promote the Cox School of Business brand within the industry.
To arrange social outings that provide opportunities to network amongst peers
To encourage and advance the entrepreneurial efforts of Cox MBA's.
This is the elected student government that represents Full-Time MBA students. The body serves as a liaison between students and the administration and faculty. It also serves as an academic and non-academic planning board and a grievance committee for MBA students. The group budgets and allocates student funds across all clubs and events in a manner that benefits the entire Cox community. Finally, the SAB undertakes several initiatives a year for the benefit of all MBA students.
This is the elected student government that represents Professional (Part-Time) MBA students. The body serves as a liaison between students and the administration and faculty. It also serves as an academic and non-academic planning board and a grievance committee for MBA students. The group budgets and allocates student funds across all clubs and events in a manner that benefits the entire Cox community. Finally, the SAB undertakes several initiatives a year for the benefit of all MBA students.
The Cox School of Business Women in Business Chapter of the Graduate Women in Business Organization strives to be a support network of friendships and resources for women within the Cox MBA Program.