Culverhouse School of Accountancy Recruiting & Professional Development

Recruiting Resources

NY Times: How to Answer Common Difficult Interview Questions

AICPA: Tax tops the list of best jobs. But wait — there’s more

Barron’s: The No. 1 Job in America with the ‘Best Career Opportunities’ Pays $112,000 a Year — and It’s Not in Tech

Going Concern: How a Graduate Degree in Accounting Really Pays Off

Accounting Today: Why Take the CPA Exam?

 

Professional Resources

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

Spring 2020 Students: If you are considering the Pass/Fail grading option for your accounting courses, please review the map below provided by NASBA regarding states’ requirements.

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.

 

Student Organizations

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.

Applications will be available again in the fall.

If you have questions about the organization or would like to join, please email alabama.bap.president@gmail.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 2019-2020 year. Click here to join. You must be a current MAcc or MTA student to become a member.

 

Questions related to recruiting or professional development? Email Sydney Simmons, Director of Recruiting and Professional Development at ssimmons@cba.ua.edu.

 

Current Opportunities

Internships Full-Time Part-Time

Mentorship Program

Request a Mentor or Volunteer to be one!

Need Answers?

Submit questions to Masters or upper division accounting students here!

Recruiting Timeline

Guidance on the process!

Departmental Newsletters

July 3, 2020

June 19, 2020

June 11, 2020

June 3, 2020

May 27, 2020

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