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Welcome from the Director of Public Relations

On behalf of the Alpha Zeta chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at the University of Southern California, I would like to welcome you to our online recruitment page. Recruitment for the Fall 2017 semester is currently closed. Please check back in the spring semester for recruitment information for Spring 2018. Thank you!

    Joyce kim

    Director of Public Relations


FAQ. 

do i have to be A BUSINESS MAJOR to join alpha kappa psi? 

No, students from all majors are welcome and encouraged to apply! Our brothers comprise a wide range of interests, ranging from business to computer science to design. 

 

HOW IS ALPHA KAPPA PSI DIFFERENT FROM OTHER BUSINESS FRATERNITIES?

Alpha Kappa Psi is unique in that we offer greater diversity as well as a range of in-chapter opportunities. Because our Brothers come from all majors and have interest in many industries, we currently have several student run professional groups, including Alpha Zeta Consulting, Alpha Zeta Marketing and Alpha Zeta Investments. In addition, inclusiveness of all majors leads to greater perspective and access to career opportunities.

 

How Do I Join?

Come out to rush week! This is the easiest way to learn more about our chapter, our brotherhood, and our professional initiatives. After coming to events, you must submit an application on time to be considered for a bid. Please note that the latest you can rush/pledge is the spring semester of your junior year as we require that you have 3 semesters left before graduation (including the semester you spend rushing/pledging).

 

WHAT KIND OF RUSH CANDIDATES ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?

There is no model for the ideal rush candidate. We recognize an individual's various contributions and skills, and evaluate candidates holistically on the basis of individual merit. Keep in mind that we are not looking for "complete packages" or "cookie cutter" -  we are just as much looking for potential that can be further developed through the pledge program.

 

WHAT does the pledge process entail?

Pledging is a ten-week program that covers everything from professional and organizational skills to softer skills like public speaking and body language. This includes professional workshops, interview and resume preparation, fundraising, and social events. It is similar to training for an actual company in that you will exercise team-building, learn and improve upon professional skills, and have a number of opportunities for leadership. The overall goal is professional development and success in the program is directly related to effort and the ability to adapt in the business world. 

 

IF I DO NOT GET A BID, CAN I RUSH AGAIN?

Yes. We highly encourage any rush candidate who did not receive a bid to rush again (we recruit every semester). Determination and personal refinement are traits we value in rush candidates.

 

MORE QUESTIONS?

Contact our Directors of Public Relations at marketing.usc.akpsi@gmail.com.