Student Experience

Get the Full Zicklin Experience

The benefits of participating in competitions, clubs, and other activities at Zicklin reinforce your knowledge and skills. By getting involved, you’ll interact with and learn from students from different cultures and disciplines, preparing you for a future career in global business.

Put yourself to the test by competing in a business plan competition

Competitions blend academics and professional skills, allowing you to apply your knowledge to an actual business challenge. Competitions are all about learning hands-on business skills in a competitive environment, integrating those skills in a real-world setting, and standing out from the crowd.


Build your network through social clubs and professional organizations

Baruch student clubs are as diverse as the student population. Ranging from community outreach, to diversity and affinity groups, professional and career clubs, and social and athletic organizations, there’s something for everyone. Social and professional clubs allow you plug into a community, gain new valuable experiences, and hone your leadership skills.

Clubs & Organizations

Launch a new enterprise with the help of CUNY Startups

Partnering with the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship supports student ventures through three entrepreneurial programs: Accelerate, Capital Madness Pitch, and CUNY Hacking Arts. In addition, you can take advantage of tutorials and access to circuit technology, robotics, 3D modeling and printing, and more with Baruch’s MakerHub.

CUNY Startups

Gain insights from a seasoned professional

The Executives on Campus [EOC] program at Baruch College connects undergraduate and graduate students with executive mentors who guide and develop their networking, interviewing and other essential business etiquette skills to make Baruch students competitive in today’s job market.

Executives on Campus

Go global – take an International Business course in France

Zicklin offers an annual study abroad experience, which is organized by the Weissman Center for International Business. Students have the opportunity to spend 3-4 weeks in January taking a winter intersession course at the University of Lyon’s School of Management in France.

Global Experiences

Learn a new skill at a professional workshop

Zicklin’s Graduate Career Management Center offers a wide array of networking and professional development opportunities to help give you a competitive edge in today’s job market. Find out what employers are looking for by attending corporate information sessions, networking at industry-specific mixers and forums, or learning new technologies through a professional boot camp.

Graduate Career Management Center (GCMC)

Experience a simulated trading environment

Zicklin’s Wasserman Trading Floor offers a fully equipped, simulated trading environment featuring high-end, dual-screen workstations with access to Bloomberg Terminal and other real-time market data feeds and financial analytical tools. This immersive learning environment offers invaluable experience for students seeking positions in the financial, banking, or accounting industries.

The Wasserman Trading Floor