Flavil Hampsten ‘01

Major: Business Administration
Job Title: Executive Vice President

I toured numerous schools and found Mount’s personal attention and approach to academics to be the difference. You are not a number at Mount, you are an important part of the University and everyone is dedicated to ensure that you are successful.

Business Administration Internships and Hands-On Learning

Students who choose to minor in business administration at the University Mount Union will have ample opportunities to get “real-world” experience outside of the classroom. By getting involved in experiential learning opportunities and student organizations, you can strengthen your skills and knowledge of business, both of which are critical to career success.

Experiential Learning

Hands-on learning opportunities at Mount Union will give you many chances to put classroom knowledge to work. These opportunities, which supplement classroom learning, include:

  • Internships
  • Study abroad experience
  • Participation in BEST Program (Bringing Executives and Students Together)
  • Service-learning opportunities
  • Independent research
  • Research with faculty or student peers

Student Organizations

Investment Team is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus, in which students manage four different stock portfolios. The opportunity for college students at Mount Union to manage real money is beneficial and practical, as it provides a valuable learning experience. Students not only learn the skills necessary to invest money, but they also learn what it is like to work in a fast-paced business environment.

American Marketing Association is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus, which offers students interested in advertising, sales, marketing research, public relations and other marketing-related professions with opportunities to interact with a variety of experienced practitioners. Chapter activities include volunteer projects, fund-raisers, networking events, workshops, guest speakers and site visits.

Society for Advancement of Management is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus, which allows students to gain "hands on" experience in utilizing various management resources (capital, people, facilities, equipment) to ensure both organizational and personal success. Membership in the Mount Union chapter of the Society for Advancement of Management requires a 2.5 overall GPA, and exposes aspiring managers to the essential concepts, philosophies and principles of business

Tau Pi Phi honorary is a student-led honorary for business-related majors who have shown exceptional academic achievement. Induction into Tau Pi Phi requires a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.3 GPA in departmental coursework and successful completion of eight courses in business administration, economics and/or accounting.

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