The Accounting Career Awareness Program will consist of a challenging week of institutional sessions which will include: interpretation of certain accounting information; written and oral communication skills: working with group (team dynamics) technology skills: and research techniques. During the program participants will interact with a variety of university personnel, students and community business leaders. They will participate in a seminar which will be administered by five CPAs (Certified Public Accountant) who are members of the College of Business Faculty. Current accounting majors will serve as peer counselors and will participate in seminars/workshops and lead social activities. Peer counselors will be available to visit informally with participants and share experiences.
- The Accounting Career Awareness Program will introduce minority students to the many opportunities available to accounting professionals.
- Provide students with an opportunity to experience an abbreviated version of collegiate life and professional experiences of accounting professionals
- Encourage interested students to explore all requirements, seek access to educational funding and to make an informed decision to pursue an accounting career.
- Applicants must be a high school junior or senior
- Have a GPA of 3.0 or above
- Write a one page essay on business career goals with emphasis on accounting
- Obtain two letters of recommendations from instructor and/or counselors
- Be interested in pursuing a career in accounting
- Complete an application form and return it to math/accounting instructor or counselor.
Application Deadline: May 11, 2013
Dates: June 1 – 8, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. / Residential
Contact: Maggie Walker (601) 979-2413