Visit this page for regular updates about career opportunities in accounting, including relevant blog posts, job and internship postings, networking events, information sessions, and more. Click on the Identity Resources tab above for additional opportunities that might be right for you. You are also encouraged to click here to set up your user profile for personalized updates!

MS Accounting

Welcome, MSAs! This page is designed to provide you access to the career trends, industry insights, and guidance you need to pursue your desired path in accounting. If there are additional accounting-related insights you’d like to see on this page, just email Kim Figueroa to explore adding them. 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
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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MSA Transitions Track Career Kickoff!

Welcome incoming MSA Transitions Track students! 

Come meet Program Director, Jeanne Bagdon, Career Coach Kim Figueroa and faculty members Cathy Lowry and Sean Wandrie on Wednesday June 8th from 5:30 – 7pm for an information packed, virtual career Kickoff event!

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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MSA Career & Professional Development Workshops for 2022

MSA students!

Mark your calendars for upcoming Career & Professional Development Workshops that will boost our recruiting savvy! Now is the time to begin to focus on preparation for the Fall 2022 recruiting season. It may seem like a long …

By Kim Figueroa
Kim Figueroa Career Coach
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Finance Experts’ Outlook Softens Amid Supply Chain, Labor Challenges

Learn what the Journal of Accountancy has to say after their interviews with accounting professionals in a variety of industries about current economic trends, including hiring and salary projects as well as supply chain impacts.

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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19 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Are Asking Now

On Tuesday, April 14th, we’ll be releasing the new Accounting 50, our annual ranking of the best accounting firms to work for. This year, the rankings are based on a survey of more than 10,000 accounting professionals. This past winter, …

By Vault Careers - 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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Skill-Building with LinkedIn Learning

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

The Future of Audit

Jason Schenker
Accounting, like almost every industry, is being disrupted by new and emerging technologies. This disruption will affect auditing in unique…

Data Analytics for Business Professionals

John Johnson
What can data analytics do for your business? Take a lesson from companies like Xerox and UPS. Data analytics can…

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 Specialized Masters 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
Handshake 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 …

List of Recruiters for Large Public Accounting Firms

Use this resource to connect with recruiters at firms if you have questions. If you are an out of state …



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