The following organizations strongly relate to a degree program or potential career.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME Berks)
ASME club is responsible for creating a structure where students can put theory into direct application in a competitive project environment. Our mission is to inspire and support students with the resources necessary to attain a paid engineering internship and sponsored engineering competitions.
Penn State Berks Chemical Society
The Penn State Berks Chemical Society is an ACS chartered organization for undergraduate students. While the majority of our membership are majoring in the biological and chemical sciences, we take pride in having members from other disciplines. Our members host, provide and participate in a wide range of service and professional programs, events and activities that enhance the college experience and help the Berks community. We welcome any Penn State Berks student with a love and passion for science and volunteering, as well as partnering with other ACS student chapters and organizations.
Berks College Democrats
Our goal as a club is to educate our members about the philosophy of the Democratic Party. We also assist in the election of local, state, and national Democratic candidates. Finally, we attempt to affect political change on the local, state, and national levels.
Berks Technology Club
The Berks Technology club is the official club of the Information Sciences and Technology program here at Berks. We host alumni who work in the field, company representatives, and other speakers related to the technology we find interesting at events that are open to all campus students. Our purpose is to create a place where all students can take a more hands-on approach to explore the possibilities of technology at Penn State University.
The Entrepreneurship Club at Berks is a club for students who want to meet others with different skillsets and entrepreneurial intentions. Member of the club frequently participate in deep discussions about the latest trends and problems, and how they can be turned into opportunities. Additionally, members participate in activities that promote an entrepreneurial mindset.
The Honors Club is an academic, cultural, and social club for intellectually motivated students who demonstrate both ability and a commitment to educational achievement. It provides students with opportunities and information on a broad array of special courses, research opportunities, creative options, and international experiences. The Honors Club also organizes extra-curricular activities, from community service to cultural outings.
Hotel & Restaurant Society
Hotel Restaurant Society is an organization where students can meet others who are interested in Restaurants, hotels, spas, events, and clubs. We learn about the industry through tours, guest speakers, and firsthand experiences. We also pride ourselves in giving back to the community.
Kinesiology (Kines) Club welcomes all students to explore the world of kinesiology as it pertains to our everyday lives. It also provides current and former kinesiology students with the opportunity to socialize with each other and professors, as well as pursue professional development opportunities.
Next Generation Combat Robotics Club
The Next Generation Combat Robotics club is intended to give engineering students at Penn State Berks, a place where they can get involved with robotics. The primary goal is to allow active members to work in groups, creating their own "battlebot" and combat testing them.
Society of Automotive Engineers & Aero Design (SAE Baja/Aero)
The Purpose of SAE Baja is to engage students interested in engineering and business aspects that regard the SAE Baja competition. Our club uses the engineering design process and skills we learn in the engineering courses to design and build an off-road single seater vehicle. Our club however is NOT exclusive to just engineering majors. Everyone is welcome!
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is intended to empower women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering and technology professions as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value of diversity and inclusion. We invite you to explore the values, principles, and priorities that guide our initiatives and learn how together, WE can continue to make a lasting impact on the future.
Student Library Advisory Board
The purpose of the Student Library Advisory Club is to enhance the library resources, services, and spaces by utilizing input from the students that use and need it! In doing so, the club’s purpose is to improve the library’s ability to address student ideas and concerns regarding with hopes of providing a more efficient and well-rounded experience. It also helps the students feel connected to and heard by library staff.
World Affairs Council
World Affairs Council club is the group for students interested in international issues! We work with the local WAC in Reading to sponsor interesting speakers about world events on and off campus and a spring bus trip to Washington, DC. We also attend cultural events planned by Berks campus foreign student clubs and international movie nights.