Business Administration Opportunities

Accounting Club

The Belhaven Society of Accountancy is organized to foster the study of accounting. In doing so, it encourages scholarship, professionalism in accounting, and social activity.

Business Awards

Each year the School of Business honors its best and brightest students publicly by distilling prestigious awards that include:

  • The James Park Award for highest undergraduate business GPA.
  • The Achievement in Business Award for the undergraduate business student who demonstrates academic excellence in business, student involvement and leadership, and potential succeed in the workplace.
  • The Accounting Award for academic excellence, student involvement and potential to succeed in the field of Accounting.
  • The Phi Beta Lambda Servant Leadership Award for service to fellow students.
  • The Richard H. LeTourneau Award to the student with the highest GPA in the MBA program.
  • The Sports Administration Award, to the Sports Administration major who most demonstrates scholarly competency and student leadership while meeting the demands of being a student athlete.

Business Careers

Successful Alumni have found careers in financial accounting, management, government, retail, public administration at prestigious Businesses such as:

  • Grantham Poole Accounting Firm
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Bomgar Inc.
  • AmSouth Bank
  • Vertex
  • Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance
  • Pinnacle Trust Investment Firm
  • Nissan

Graduates also have the capability to further their education by attending graduate school as many of our recent graduates have.

Business Internships

Students in the School of Business have opportunities for paid or unpaid internships during the regular semester or summer sessions. Business that routinely offer internships to Belhaven University are:

  • Pinnacle Trust Investment Firm
  • Trustmark Bank
  • Mississippi Center for Public Policy
  • Boston University
  • Sanderson Farms, Inc.
  • Resources for the Future
  • The Enterprise Corporation of the Delta in Jackson

Students who wish to apply for an internship must possess a GPA of 2.5 and submit to the Dean's office a copy of their transcript and a reference letter from a current faculty member.

Annette Gibson
School of Business, Internship Coordinator
Download The School of Business Internship Form (PDF)

Phi Beta Lambda

The purpose is to provide opportunities for college students to develop business leadership qualities,competencies in business-related fields, and a better understanding of American business enterprise.

Sigma Beta Delta

Sigma Beta Lambda is a National Honor Society in Business, Management, and Administration. Within each graduating class, in both the traditional program and the Adult Studies Program, the top 10% of students are selected for induction into Sigma Beta Delta.

Student Research

Along with internships and study abroad programs, student research exists to help facilitate the application of classroom theories to real world situations in the workplace. Opportunities exist for undergraduate research under the BUS 435 course in the catalogue.