Participation in student organizations and clubs is extremely beneficial both in the short- and in the long-run. Research has supported the idea that students who are engaged with their college community are more likely to complete their degrees and find desired employment.

In this article, I list 7 major benefits of participating in academic or non-academic student organizations. Consider these benefits of joining a student organization while getting your degree. Then research opportunities available on your campus and choose an organization that will support you in achieving your personal, academic, and career objectives.