Culverhouse School of Accountancy Recruiting & Professional Development
Spring 2021 Virtual Meet the Firms – Friday, January 22, 2021 – 8:00am – 1:00pm
Upper division accounting students should download the Career Fair Plus app and select The University of Alabama’s UA Spring 2021 Virtual Meet the Firms event to schedule your meetings before midnight the night before!
Accounting Student Association
The Accounting Student Association is an organization for freshmen and sophomore accounting majors to come together to network and learn more about the major/department as well how to prepare for the recruiting process. Junior and Senior accounting majors who are still searching for internships or full-time positions are also welcome!
If you’re interested in joining, please complete this registration form.
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an international honor and service organization that promotes and supports students majoring in accounting, finance, and information systems. The UA chapter of Beta Alpha Psi accepts applications at the beginning of Fall and Spring semester. To apply to Beta Alpha Psi, you must have taken AC 210 and earned a grade of B+ or higher, and you must have an overall GPA of 3.0. If you have already taken upper division classes, you must have a 3.0 GPA in your major courses as well as a 3.0 overall GPA (minimum grade in AC 210 is not required if you have already taken major classes). Beta Alpha Psi hosts professional development activities, networking opportunities, and service events throughout the semester.
Apply here. Applications are due Monday, January 25, 2021.
If you have questions about the organization or would like to join, please email email@example.com.
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
The ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and a premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.
Students can learn more about the ACFE and becoming a student member here.
Accounting Masters Association
AMA is a student organization providing group events throughout the year to foster community between MAcc and MTA students. The association hosts monthly events at various locations throughout Tuscaloosa.
Members pay annual dues to cover group events throughout the 2020-2021 year. Click here to join. You must be a current MAcc or MTA student to become a member.
Going Concern: How a Graduate Degree in Accounting Really Pays Off
Accounting Today: Why Take the CPA Exam?
The 2020 CPA Examination Candidate Bulletin – Great information for those who intend to sit for the exam or have questions about doing so
COVID19 State CPA Profession and Licensure Status – Information provided by NASBA on CPA licensing including state by state pass/fail grading guidance
The Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy has completed its online application to sit for the CPA exam, and the site is now live to all applicants. You can now apply by paper or online. For online applications:
1. From this link, scroll down and click the “Online Exam Application – NEW” tab
2. Create an account and complete the application.
Interested in taking the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Exam?
Scholarships are available for study materials and registration fees as well as 3 years of IMA membership fees. You must be nominated by an accounting professor to be considered for the scholarship. Applications are accepted year-round and most scholarships are awarded April through June.
Questions related to recruiting or professional development? Email Sydney Simmons, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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