Career Resources for MS Accounting Students

Use real-life employment data from across the country to help inform your career decision making!

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Isenberg Professional Development Resources

Take a look at these resources to help you learn about what’s needed to succeed in your industry.

Top Strategies for International Students Seeking Internships & Jobs in the US
Interstride

Interstride partners with trusted service providers to support international students and those looking to work globally. Whether students are looking …

How To Identify Potential International (F1) Alumni in LinkedIn and ConnectUmass
Interstride Quick-Start Guide For International Students

Use this quick-start guide to become familiar with the job and internship features of Interstride!

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 …

Explore Careers in Your Industry

Use the Vault Guides below as well as our “Insights Into Your Industry” database search tool to explore career paths and to find top skills and hiring trends in your industry.

Insights into Your IndustryIn partnership withLightcast logo

Use this database and search tool to get up-to-date data on companies, job titles, and top skills for your industry.

To get started, watch our tours of this tool for undergrads or grad students to help you in your search.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)


Guides to Jobs in Your Industry

Take a look at these many guides by Vault to learn about industry trends, career paths, and more.

Gain Industry Skills and Experience

Check out the opportunities below for real-world experience through a company-sponsored micro-internship or take a LinkedIn course to learn valuable new skills.

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

Skilling Up with LinkedIn Learning

Look through this selection of courses from LinkedIn and learn new skills as well as brush up on in-demand business skills.

The Future of Audit

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

Financial Adulting

Taught by WealthFit
When it comes to your finances, there’s no time like the present to grow up and start acting like a…

The Future of Audit

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

Audit and Due Diligence: Priorities and Best Practices

Taught by 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

Taught by 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…

Audit and Due Diligence Foundations

Taught by Jason Schenker
Audits are a critical part of finance, but they’re not solely within the purview of CPAs. Audits and due diligence…

Accounting Foundations: Making Business Decisions Using IRR and NPV

Taught by Earl Stice
Business leaders eying risky investments have no more ability to peer into the future than the average family deciding on…

Creating and Giving Business Presentations

Taught by 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

Taught by 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

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

Data Analytics for Business Professionals

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

Inclusive Leadership

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

Making Recruiters Come to You with J.T. O’Donnell

Taught by J.T. O'Donnell
Learn what recruiters look for, and how to help them find you. J.T. O’Donnell is a LinkedIn Top Voice and…

Key Psychological Principles for Ethical Persuasion

Taught by Pete Mockaitis | How to Be Awesome at Your Job
By adopting the principles of ethical persuasion when working with customers, colleagues, and friends, you can use the power of…

Financial Accounting Foundations

Taught by Earl Stice
Businesses can’t operate unless they know if they’re in the red or black. Without an accurate financial picture, you can’t…

Accounting Ethics: Managing Mis- and Disinformation through Professional Skepticism

Taught by ProDio Audio Learning Inc.
Decision making is one of the most important factors of your professional life, and it’s a process that starts with…

Career News & Advice

Read up on hiring trends, job search tactics, and tips from experts.

Join Clubs & Professional Orgs

Get involved by joining one of the organizations below, including Isenberg student clubs and professional organization connected to your industry and interests.

Professional Organizations

Learn about and maybe even join a professional organization in your industry. Professional organizations sponsor conferences, publish articles and magazines, and sometimes
offer networking events relevant to your industry and special interests.