Why should you join a Registered Student Organization?
There are many reasons why one should join a student organization. Some help you with career, some help you with social skills, and some help you with personality development.
Networking: The easy and best way to network with students who have similar interests is joining a student organization. It can help you with your career, hobby, or anything that you are passionate about.
Social Skills: As a student, you want to learn how to talk to other people from different cultures and countries. It is your opportunity to build some social skills and learn from other cultures.Professional
Experience: If you join professional student organizations, you will get exposed to lots of professionals that can help you develop professionally. For instance, if you are an accounting major, joining the Philander CPA Club will help you get a feel of your professional career.
Personality Development: If you join a student organization, your communication skills will improve because you are interacting with different people. You may learn even more if you are on an executive board. You also learn to balance education and the other facets of your life.Leadership Skills: If you become part of the executive board, you take up the responsibility or challenge to be a leader. You also learn what it means to be a leader. We help you by giving you training and instilling valuable leadership skills.
Organization and Management Skills: Many of you may not be as familiar with how organizations work and how to manage everything. If you are on the executive board you get to learn how fundraising works, how finances work, how to market for event, how to work as a team. It helps you understand and build the foundation for a strong career.
Friendships and Fun: Life is not just about careers and making money. It is also about building friendships and having fun. You get a chance to meet new people and build good friendships. You will also be part of the social activities and will have so much fun!
Registered Student Organizations at Philander Smith College