Professional Associations

Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi)

Alpha Kappa Psi (AKPsi) is the premier co-ed business fraternity in the world with more than 250 chapters in the United States, Europe and Canada. The Rho Psi Chapter at JHU focuses its activities on professional development and brotherhood.  Brothers of AKPsi are among the best students interested in business and are involved in the campus and the community. AKPsi organizes many business-related networking and speaker events during the academic year for Hopkins undergrads. These include the Elevator Pitch Competition (EPC) where Hopkins undergrads have 90 seconds to present business ideas in front of industry judges.  For more information about this co-ed fraternity, visit: akpsi.johnshopkins.edu

American Marketing Association (AMA) – Johns Hopkins Chapter

The JHU undergraduate chapter of the national American Marketing Association was established in December 2008.  AMA student members are connected to a network of 40,000 experienced marketers throughout the U.S. and 300 professional members of the local Baltimore chapter-including leading  marketing academics, researchers, and practitioners from every industry. Its mission is to provide members with valuable educational opportunities in the marketing field, to network with established businesses and professionals for internship and job leads, and to practice marketing skills through volunteer community involvement. For information about chapter events, visit http://jhu.edu/ama/.

Kairos Society

The Kairos Society is an international, student-run, not-for-profit foundation based in the United States. Kairos fosters a culture of innovation-driven entrepreneurship by engaging its diverse fellows with a variety of industry and thought leaders surrounding a wide range of global challenges. JHU Kairos holds meetings to review case studies of the ventures its fellows are pursuing and provide constructive feedback to help the fellows improve their businesses. JHU Kairos also connects its entrepreneurs with technically skilled students interested in joining ventures, hosts speaker events and skills workshops, and sends fellows to regional and national Kairos functions. For more information about JHU Kairos, please email kairos@jhu.edu.

Oral Presentations Club

As a part of the Center for Leadership Education, the Oral Presentations Club at Johns Hopkins University aims to provide an encouraging environment for students to develop public speaking abilities, practice giving presentations, and improve overall communication skills. All students, regardless of their background in public speaking, are welcome to join us as we collectively work to further our capabilities in oral communication. For more information about the Oral Presentations Club, please email jhu.opclub@gmail.com.

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