Employers looking to recruit qualified accounting students, have a number of avenues to get in contact with candidates. These avenues include through UA Student Engagement & Career Development, Meet the Firms, and department job postings. If you are interested in posting a job at the Accounting Department please contact Janee Johnson at email@example.com. Please include position information including job qualification, job description, and other relevant information.
Meet the Firms
Meet the Firms is an event put on by the Department of Accounting once a semester which is a career-fair type of event. Accounting students are highly encouraged to attend. At this event, students get to meet professionals from approximately 25 accounting firms. These firms include local, regional, national, and global accounting firms, industry firms, and governmental entities as well.
Meet the Firms is a great way for students to personally meet and network with professionals from different firms. Students can learn more about career opportunities, internships, externships and full-time positions being offered. After Meet the Firms, students apply for various career opportunities and if selected to interview, the first round of interviews typically take place on campus.
The following firms typically attend Meet the Firms:
- Grant Thornton
- Clifton Larson Allen
- Frank Rimerman
- Beach Fleischman
- R&A CPAs
- Heinfeld & Meech
- Reiger Carr & Monroe
- Hammel Beal & Lauer
- Auditor General
- Internal Revenue Service
The Eller College of Management and the University of Arizona offer many resources to students seeking employment.
Eller Professional Development Center
The Eller Professional Development Center (PDC) strives to empower a diverse student population that actively manages career choices in the global marketplace, to develop the best-prepared job seekers, and to maximize students' chances for success by providing highly personalized services. The PDC offers student walk-in hours with Professional Development Associates, or appointments with the Eller Career Coaches. View the PDC website.
The Accounting Department has two student led clubs, the Accounting Students Association and Beta Alpha Psi, that offer students an opportunity to network with recruiters and accounting firms. All accounting master's students are encouraged to join one or both of these organizations.
For more information about the Accounting Students Association click here.
For more information about Beta Alpha Psi click here.
Student Engagement & Career Development
Student Engagement & Career Development will support students as they engage in experiences that expand their capacity make an impact on authentic challenges facing businesses and communities and to lead, to develop in-demand employable skills within and beyond the classroom and to design and implement a career plan aligned with personal strengths and values, for a lifetime of opportunity and well-being. Student Engagement & Career Development offers a variety of services including Handshake, which is an online job search resource. For more information click here.
For additional information, please contact us.