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The resources and insights on this page are designed to help you pursue your desired path within the accounting field; if there is additional content you’d like to see on this page, just email Kim Figueroa to explore adding it. To set up a coaching appointment, click the red “Meet Kim” link in the Career Coach box on the bottom right side of this page.

6 Things an Accounting Firm CEO Wishes He Knew at 22

As we say farewell to our spring interns and plan for our summer interns, I think back to the time when I was in their shoes. Nearing the end of college and in the process of figuring out my career …

By Matt Snow - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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10 of The Highest Paying Jobs for Early Career Candidates

When you’re young, it’s hard not to think about money. Money you want to spend, money you want to invest, money you want to share with your family, and money that you want to earn. Depending on who you are …

By Maximilian Vanegas - WayUp
WayUp
Sign up to WayUp to personalize your job search and apply to opportunities from Fortune 500s to startups, all in one place. Let’s get you hired! Click here
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How to create and benefit from your own internship

Don’t see what you want on a job board? Here’s how to cultivate the opportunity you want and use the contacts you make to further your academic and professional career.

As a college student looking for an internship, you don’t …

By Sahana Rao - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Apply for an internship opportunity through Berkshire Interns!

Berkshire Interns connects college students and recent grads to paid internships at leading Berkshire Businesses. They help their interns with professional development, networking, and adjusting to life in the Berkshires.

Click here to view and apply for over 20 different …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Employer Engagement
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CPA or MBA?

Many students ask me about the difference between an MBA and a CPA.

If you’re an accounting major, and want a managerial role in a CPA firm, then you will need a CPA. Many CPAs are recruited from CPA firms …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

See below for skill-building courses – visit LinkedIn Learning for more.

Excel for Accountants

Michael McDonald
Become a better accountant, bookkeeper, or financial analyst with Microsoft Excel. Excel can be used for profit-and-loss (P&L) reporting, forecasting…

Accounting Foundations: Understanding the GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)

Denise Probert
While working in accounting or the broader financial field is often centered around numbers, dollars, and other known quantities, there…

Accounting Foundations: Internal Controls

Kay Stice
Knowingly—or unknowingly—reporting fraudulent information in your financial statements can lead to catastrophic consequences for your business. To prevent fraud, you…

Audit and Due Diligence: Priorities and Best Practices

Jason Schenker
The success of an audit is measured solely by the opinion of an independent auditor. But preparing the paperwork, people,…

Working with Recruiters to Get a Job

Jenny Foss
While most job seekers know that recruiters—or headhunters—exist, many don’t understand what recruiters do or how they can help make…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Tatiana Kolovou
What makes a compelling presentation? A presentation that is built on strong research, tailored to your audience’s interests, and designed…

Developing Cross-Cultural Intelligence

Tatiana Kolovou
Being able to work across cultures is an increasingly necessary skill for all employees. Communications expert Tatiana Kolovou helps you…

PowerPoint: Designing Better Slides

Heather Ackmann
Designed for non-designers, this course introduces average business professionals to key design components and requirements for purposeful PowerPoint slide design.…

Inclusive Leadership

Dr. Shirley Davis
Join global workforce management expert Dr. Shirley Davis as she shares how to create and lead an organization that leverages…

Featured Resources

The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Undergraduate Students
Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
Career Insights for Accounting Majors

Use this handy document to jump start your career research! Use the company names and job titles in this resource as …

Consider This: Analysis of a Big 4 Job Posting

Learn how to analyze a job posting and determine what type of experience you will want to consider as you …

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