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Ideas for business-related extracurricular activities?

Hey y'all! I'm interested in business and I'm looking to add some business-related extracurricular activities to my resume. What are some ideas or popular business extracurriculars that you guys have participated in or know about? Any suggestions are much appreciated!

7 months ago

Hello! I'm glad to hear you're interested in business-related extracurriculars. There are plenty of activities you can participate in to showcase your passion for business. Here are some ideas:

1. DECA: DECA is an international organization that helps prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. You can compete in DECA events at the local, state, and international levels.

2. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America): FBLA is a nonprofit organization that aims to bring business and education together through leadership and career development programs. You can join your school's chapter or, if there isn't one, start your own.

3. School Clubs: Many schools have business or economics clubs that allow students to engage in various activities, such as stock market simulations, guest speakers, and field trips. If your school doesn't have one, consider starting one.

4. Entrepreneurship: Start a small business or work on a business idea with friends or classmates. This can be anything from selling handmade products to offering tutoring services.

5. Finance or Investment Clubs: If your school has a finance or investment club, you can join to learn about investing, personal finance, and the stock market. If not, starting one would be a great addition to your extracurriculars.

6. Volunteer or Intern: Look for opportunities to volunteer or intern at local businesses or nonprofits related to your area of interest. It's a great way to gain hands-on experience and develop your skills.

7. Business Competitions: Many organizations, such as the Junior Achievement Company Program and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, hold annual business plan competitions that you can participate in either individually or as part of a team.

8. Online Learning: Enroll in online courses or attend workshops to deepen your knowledge in a specific area of business, such as marketing, finance, or entrepreneurship. This demonstrates your commitment to learning and growing in the field.

Remember, it's better to focus on a few meaningful activities where you can develop your skills and showcase your leadership abilities rather than having a long list of superficial involvements. Good luck exploring the world of business through extracurriculars!

7 months ago

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