JMU Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
SHRM provides students interested in a career in personnel/human resource management with an opportunity to develop and explore their career interest as a group outside of the classroom.
The purpose of the student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management is to learn about the "real world" of Human Resource Management in a collegial atmosphere.
- Presentations by human resource professionals on cutting edge issues and practices.
- Company tours to see HRM practices in operation.
- Workshops on key HRM topics .
- Shadow Days with local professionals.
- Social peer and professional dinners and parties.
- Resume and interview preparation and critique with practicing professionals.
Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month while school is in session. In addition, special company tours, parties, workshops, and seminars may be scheduled based on chapter member interest and agreement.
Click here for the JMU Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) site
Click here for the National Society of Human Resource Management
Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
SIFE is a global, nonprofit student organization, which specializes in learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of free enterprise. The purpose of SIFE is to expand students' abilities outside of the classroom by using their knowledge and skills to educate members of the James Madison University and local communities; as well as businesses in the surrounding area through community service and occasional philanthropy.
This new student organization is focused on business opportunities and the environment. For more information, contact Professor Carol Hamilton at 540-568-3412.