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How to Answer “Why Did You Choose Your Major?” in a Job Interview (Plus Example Answers)

If you’re a recent college graduate heading into a job interview, you might have prepared to answer questions about how what you did in college will translate to the world of work along with other common interview questions such as “

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Start Your Career as an Investment Banker

Investment banking is a division of financial institutions and banks that serves the banks, government sectors, and institutions for stocks, transactions, and mutual funds. In brief, it acts as a financial advisory to investors while investing in various entities.

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By Kim Figueroa
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iCons Information Session at Isenberg this Sunday, Oct. 3rd

UMass iCons (Integrated concentration in Science) is recruiting freshmen and sophomores.  Previously, the program was only open to STEM students, and now it is open to Isenberg students. https://icons.cns.umass.edu/

Please come this Sunday, October 3rd, at 6 pm in N135 …

By Melissa Salva
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The Natural Entrepreneur

Read what queer and LGBTQ+ business owners have to say about the importance of community support in their entrepreneurial journeys! This blog is published by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce, an organization working to support and connect the LGBT …

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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than it’s ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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CPA Career Paths

CPAs and potential CPAs have a variety of career paths from which to choose. Within public accounting, you can work for any sized firm, ranging from a large, international CPA firm to a small local accounting practice. Within the firm, …

By Kim Figueroa
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A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Tax Associate at a Big Four Accounting Firm

8:00 AM: Arrive at work. I like to get in a little earlier than others (most other people in the office get in around 9:00 a.m.). This gives me a chance to check e-mail and voicemail, take care of administrative …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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Vault’s Top-Ranked Accounting Firms for Women Celebrate Women’s History Month

Increasing diversity for women and implementing benefits that help women build their careers has been a focus of the accounting industry for many years. Top accounting firms have long been leaders when it comes to generous maternity leave policies, flexible …

By Vault Careers - Vault
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9 Jobs You Can Get With a Business Degree

Business is one of the most popular college majors in the country. In fact, in the 2017-2018 academic year, 19% of all bachelor’s degrees awarded by U.S. colleges were business degrees, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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“Beyond Your Degree” Virtual Conference Hosted by Smart Woman Securities 10/1, 3 – 5pm

Smart Woman Securities invites you to register for the Beyond Your Degree: Careers in Finance conference taking place virtually on Friday, October 1, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. This virtual conference will provide insight into the various career …

By Kim Figueroa
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