Academic/Pre-Professional

AIChE

Email: upenn.aiche@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/aiche/
Membership: Open to all

Description: Penn’s AIChE Student Chapter organizes events to expand undergraduate student knowledge of what exactly chemical engineers do in their professional careers. The group sponsors plant or chemical facility tours, trips to the annual National Student Chapter AIChE conference, career seminars, and various events in which students have the opportunity to converse with the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering faculty outside of the classroom.


Asian Law and Politics

Email: upennalps@gmail.com
Website: Not listed
Membership: Not listed

Description: The Asian Law & Politics Society (ALPS) is the only student organization on campus that focuses on political events, international relations, and law in Asian countries. We are unique in that we are both academic and professional.Academic, in that we are committed to promoting academic discussions and we maintain a strong and close relationship with prominent professors and research centers in and out of Penn. Professional, in that we offer platforms and channels connecting you with law school, practice lawyers, and scholars.


BBB Society

Email: bbbsocietypenn@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/bbbsoc/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The BBB Society is an organization for all Penn students interested in psychology, biology, and neuroscience. We aim to inform students of ongoing features and programs relating to the Biological Basis of Behavior, to stimulate the intellectual capacities of students, to encourage social and academic relations between students and faculty members as well as communication between students, and to provide advising in course selection.


Biochemistry Club

Email: zhouo@sas.upenn.edu
Website: Not listed
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Biochemistry Club is a student-run organization devoted to bringing together Penn students interested in biological, medical, and physical sciences together with prestigious scientists in these fields in a way that will enhance their education. To this end, the Biochemistry Club hosts a series of seminars with researchers and faculty from prestigious institutions. The seminars are student-oriented, and designed to foster direct contact between undergraduates and professionals.


Cinema Initiative

Email: penncinemainitiative@gmail.com
Website: http://pennmoviegoer.com/
Membership: Open to all

Description: Penn Cinema Initiative (PCI) is a student group at the University of Pennsylvania dedicated to growing a film community on campus through weekly screenings as well as other club-sponsored events. This year, PCI is dedicated to the Penn Year of Media, focusing on films having topics of technology and journalism in its screening schedule. Part of PCI is The Moviegoer, a student-run blog dedicated to film appreciation – posting film analyses, reviews, previews, and all things related. We are a platform for students to learn about film and to learn to write about film. As such, we encourage those interested in writing to reach out to us.


Economics Society

Email: ues.penn@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/ues/
Membership: Open to all

Description: As a group of students at the University of Pennsylvania who share a common interest in economics, we seek to provide education, service, and awareness to others. Above all, we strive to stimulate interest for the field throughout campus.


Electric Racing Team

Email: electric@seas.upenn.edu
Website: http://pennelectricracing.com/
Membership: Application

Description: Penn Electric Racing is the University of Pennsylvania’s Formula SAE Electric Team. Each year PER builds and races award-winning formula-style electric racecars for international intercollegiate competitions.


IRUSA

Email: liujesse@sas.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.facebook.com/pennirusa/
Membership: Not listed

Description: IRUSA is a student-run organization seeking to promote the field of international relations and improve the cohesiveness of the Penn IR major.


Math Society

Email: maxying@sas.upenn.edu
Website: http://web.sas.upenn.edu/pums/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Penn Undergraduate Math Society (PUMS) is a student-run organization dedicated to promoting mathematics on Penn’s campus. We organize various events throughout the year to give students a taste of not only the theoretical aspect of math but also its various applications in life.


Microfinance Club

Email: pennmfc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.pennmicrofinance.org/
Membership: Application

Description: Not listed


Minorities in Nursing Organization

Email: pennmno@gmail.com
Website: http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005704277915&fref=ts
Membership: Open to all

Description: Minorities in Nursing is an organization formed with the mission of promoting cultural awareness and support for all our members. Regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, MNO is an organization that is open to everyone. MNO seeks to create a forum for discussion about culture and its importance to the nursing practice. In order to accomplish this goal, we hold Cultural Awareness Speakers Series, host potlucks, and discuss how our individual cultures impact our life at Penn. MNO is dedicated to improving the West Philadelphia community through group social events, baking parties, study skill workshops, and an end of the year Red and White ball.


Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS)

Email: upennmaps@gmail.com
Website: https://upennmaps.wordpress.com/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Minority Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS) is an organization whose mission is to advocate for the student whose background is underrepresented in medicine. The impetus behind this mission is the following: we believe that the primary reason why underrepresentation in medicine exists is that it stems from a lack of advocacy, access, and information regarding the various healthcare fields, especially entry into those various fields. As such, our goal is to bridge this gap in representation via mediums including (but not limited to) networking events with professionals, community service opportunities, and relevant information sessions. We strive to make the pre-health experience possible for all. As such, we strive to create a community of the underrepresented, with a common goal of bridging the gap present in healthcare.


National Society of Black Engineers

Email: upennnsbesecretary@gmail.com
Website: http://www.dolphin.upenn.edu/nsbe/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The mission of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.


Penn International Impact Consulting

Email: piic.upenn@gmail.com
Website: http://www.penniic.com/
Membership: Application

Description: Penn International Impact Consulting provides pro-bono consulting services to non-governmental organizations across the globe. By applying our learned business acumen, we partner with NGOs to create sustainable social impact via on-site and off-site consulting engagements. In our history, we have collaborated with over 50 NGO’s to develop peace initiatives, build community infrastructure, and empower abandoned women and children.


PennSID

Email: sidpresidents@gmail.com
Website: http://www.pennsid.org/
Membership: Application

Description: PennSID is comprised of members of the Penn community, in collaboration with other students and like-minded individuals from across the country and globe who are interested in bring about positive and sustainable development. PennSID is unique in its approach to international development – incorporating broad perspectives and diverse topics to enrich student understanding of development in practice. With a focus on interactive activities and investigative discussions, PennSID allows its members to share experiences while gaining knowledge, analytical skills, and opportunities within the field.


Philomathean Society

Email: moderator@philomathean.org
Website: http://www.philomathean.org/
Membership: Application; events open to all

Description: The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania exists for those who feel that college should be about more than getting a degree. Our founders declared its mission in the inaugural meeting minutes to: “increase the learning of the members and the academic prestige of the University.”


Pre-Dental Society

Email: gehlbach@sas.upenn.edu
Website: Not listed
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Penn Pre-Dental Society is an organization specifically suited to the needs of pre-dental students. We provide academic support, dental school admissions prep, oral cancer fundraisers, and also coordinate volunteering. We encourage anyone considering dentistry to join.


Pre-Med Health Athlete Society

Email: pennpmhas@gmail.com
Website: http://pennpmhas.wix.com/homepage/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The purpose of this organization is to help fellow varsity athletes at Penn navigate the pre-health and pre-med concentrations. In having a common median to connect, students build relationships through common interests and activities. We will promote awareness about the rigorous demands associated with fulfilling the role of a scholar athlete while pursuing a future in healthcare.


Smart Woman Securities

Email: swspennchapter@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/penn.sws/
Membership: Open to all

Description: We are focused on educating young women about investing in the financial markets through instructive seminars, mentoring initiatives, and meetings with successful role models such as Warren Buffett. Our three main pillars are education, community, and practice. SWS is the premier undergraduate investing organization for women in the United States. Our mission is to endow every woman with the proper skills and training in order to take ownership over her finances and successfully invest. Our chapter at Penn focuses on creating a safe and open environment that encourages learning at all levels.


Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Email: shpe@seas.upenn.edu
Website: Not listed
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) welcomes all students who support our mission of empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development. We hold academic, professional, and social events throughout the year to accomplish this goal.


Sports Business Club

Email: usbcupenn@gmail.com
Website: http://usbcupenn.com/
Membership: Open to all

Description: The Undergraduate Sports Business Club is designed to give students a first hand look into the sports business industry. By bringing in knowledgeable speakers, embarking on career treks, and more, we strive to provide as much information as possible regarding the inner-workings of the various aspects of sports business.


Student Nurses at Penn

Email: snapboard@nursing.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/snap/
Membership: Open to all nursing students

Description: The Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania is the among the largest of NSNA state constituents, bringing together students from other reputable nursing programs in the state. Our UPenn chapter attends events like the annual convention each November, as well as events centering on leadership and policymaking. Every year, we present resolutions, students run for state board, scholarship winners, and more.


Technology Entrepreneurship Club

Email: Not listed
Website: http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~penntec/
Membership: Not listed

Description: Not listed


Undergraduate Statistics Society

Email: uss.upenn@gmail.com
Website: http://undergradstatsociety.wordpress.com/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The Undergraduate Statistics Society (USS) is your resource for all things statistics at Penn. Driven by our three-pronged mission of community, academics, and career planning, we offer a wide range of events that bring people together, spark new interests in statistics, and link students with PhD students, professors, and professionals.


Wharton Alliance

Email: Not listed
Website: http://www.thewhartonalliance.com/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The Wharton Alliance is the first LGBT pre-professional undergraduate organization in the United States. We are dedicated to educating Penn undergraduates about the opportunities that exist in the business world for LGBT students. We achieve this by fostering a community among like-minded peers and by connecting them to professions and firms that embrace diversity. Through ambitious programming and other activities, Wharton Alliance seeks to make its membership competitive for top positions in the professional world.


Wharton Asia Exchange

Email: asiaexchange@wharton.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.whartonasia.net/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The Wharton Asia Exchange (WAX) is a professional student-run organization of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. It was founded with the intention of bridging the gap between the University community and the Asian business environment.


Wharton Undergraduate Healthcare Club

Email: wuhc.presidents@gmail.com
Website: http://www.wuhcpenn.org/
Membership: Application, events open to all

Description: WUHC was established in 2008 for students interested in the intersection of healthcare, medicine and business. We aim to educate our members on current issues in the healthcare industry and provide insight on career opportunities. Our members’ interests cover a wide range of fields from life sciences and technology to providers and payers, across regulation and policy to entrepreneurship as well as finance and consulting. Please contact us if you are interested in joining one of our eight committees (Speaker Series, Luncheon Series, MBA and Alumni Relations, Career Development, Penn Healthcare Review, Innovation and Impact, Conference, and Marketing), participating in one of our industry groups, or joining our listserv. Regardless of your level of involvement, we encourage you to attend our many events.


Women’s Biomedical Society

Email: katheng@sas.upenn.edu
Website: http://pennbiomed.wixsite.com/pwbs/
Membership: Not listed

Description: The mission of Penn Women’s Biomedical Society is to provide undergraduates with information and opportunities pertaining to graduate schools and careers in the biomedical field. PWBS strives to bring together a diverse group of women to (a) promote high academic achievement in science, (b) serve as positive mentors to young girls in the community, and (c) engage in science-related educational activities.