Future Business Leaders of America

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FBLA’s Mission

Our mission is to bring business and education together by providing opportunities for students, both business and non-business majors, to develop necessary skills they can use for any future career.

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About Rutgers FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America provides all students of every background opportunities to be part of our community and take part in our activities, events, and meetings with other career-driven people. We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education organization with a quarter million students nationally preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. If you are interested in streamlining your career preparation when applying for job opportunities and are motivated to improve one’s leadership and communication skills, FBLA is the organization for you!

FRESHMEN: This is the perfect club for you! Come learn and develop your networking skills! See how to get a head start in your career by learning how to network with potential employers during upcoming career fairs and events! Use this year to gain the skills you need to be successful and grow within our club. Join a committee to get more involved and help build your résumé!

SOPHOMORES: Fine-tune the behavioral skills that you already have, and practice introductory speeches! Also, receive feedback on professional dress and basic strategies for getting the most out of upcoming careers fairs! Use your knowledge and experiences to help refine your developing skills and attend company events to find your career path. Apply to either of our four committees to share your skills if you haven't already.

JUNIORS: Perfect your career skills! Interact with invited professionals to learn best practices in securing early career opportunities. Help coordinate and teach younger members from personal experiences. Apply to our executive board to help shape new organization members become the best versions of themselves. 

SENIORS: Become a mentor! Come share your experience with the rest of the organization's members during our workshops and professional panels. You never know which contact might prove useful in the future, especially if you're going into the corporate world. Participate actively in FBLA Professional Development by helping out members with their résumés and speaking on your internship experience!

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Membership Benefits

● Engage in our periodic professional development events that delve into public speaking, resume building, interviewing, networking, and other important topics.
● Participate in our workshops, speaker panels, and information sessions that will help you zero in on the critical professional skills you need to succeed.
● Participate in state and national level academic conferences that will strengthen your résumé.
● Travel to various locations across the country (Chicago, Illinois; Anaheim, California; Orlando, Florida; etc.) for these conferences at little to no cost thanks to Rutgers’ generous contributions to our organization.
● Become part of a close knit, symbiotic community as we navigate Rutgers and the professional world together.
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How can I join Rutgers FBLA?

It’s easy to join! Look us up on our Instagram or visit our website to see when we hold our general interest meetings and events. We encourage you to join our mailing list. If you like the club and would like to get more involved, talk to the president or a different E-board member to learn more about the club. Join us to learn more about the skills you need to get that dream internship as well as how you can participate in the academic conferences which are great travel opportunities!

2023-2024 Board Members

Michael Shalonov
Internal Vice President
Neet Dhabalia
External Vice President
Mahek Mansuri
Ansh Gandhi
Srishti Sen
National Liaison Officer
Faizjilani Khan
Director of Professional Development
Ryan Wang
Director of Events
Divya Pendyala
Director of Fundraising
Riya Chandran
Director of Public Relations
Benjamin Kim


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For more information, please contact: rutgers.phibetalambda@gmail.com