Global Student Organizations
The Student Organization Directory is maintained by the Office of Student Activities. Students can also contact each college to find out about college-specific student organizations.
Below is a partial list of globally-oriented student organizations.
Development Solutions Organization
Development Solutions Organization is a student organization geared to connect undergraduates who are passionate about international development. With our growing network of graduates, professors, and NGOs, we shine light on opportunities through biweekly mixers and our opportunities board, the Wishlist.
Engineers Without Borders
Engineers without Borders is a group of students dedicated to understanding the challenges that face humanity today, and creating socially-conscious and environmentally sustainable technologies to improve quality of life for local, national, and international communities.
Global Brigades is the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. It is made up of international nonprofit affiliates that mobilize student volunteers and professionals to empower communities in developing countries with programs that improve quality of life while respecting local culture.
Global Medical Brigades
Global Medical Brigades develops sustainable health initiatives and provides relief where there is limited access to healthcare.
Global Business Brigades
Global Business Brigades (GBB) is a socially conscious network of volunteers that bring business skills and a passion for change to developing communities around the world. The secular organization empowers college students with the material, know-how, and support to assess and deliver sustainable micro-enterprise solutions to impoverished villages.
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE) is located in over 80 countries, and focused on bringing international awareness and experience through international exchange, leadership training, global skill development, and technical education.
International Development Group (IDG)
The International Development Group (IDG) in Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College seeks to raise awareness and participation in International Development issues through a public policy perspective.