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Auditing vs. Accounting

Auditing versus accounting: what’s the difference? While similar, accountants and auditors play different roles at companies. This article breaks down the main responsibilities for each occupation, including how the two must work together to successfully track and record a company’s transactions and use of resources.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Best Data Analytics Internships 2022

Looking for a data analytics internship? Check out this list of 10 great internship programs for data analytics and data science undergraduates. The rankings were determined from a survey sent to current and former interns at over 100 different companies. Programs were ranked on topics like career development, diversity, and quality of life. View the rankings here.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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FAQs for First Time Actuarial Exam Takers

If you’re an actuarial student planning on taking your first actuarial exam, check out this article from ActuarialZone. It includes advice about how to study for your exam and important links to purchase study manuals, case study notes, and approved calculators.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Delongchamp Family Fund Opportunity for Sustainability!

Each year the Delongchamp Family Fund provides grants of up to $1,000 to undergraduate students who would like to pursue an unfunded (or underfunded) sustainability internship, attend a sustainability-themed networking event or conference, or design a public awareness project.

Sustainability covers a breadth of topics including, but not limited to social justice, impact investing, corporate social responsibility, and inclusivity along with climate change and other environmental subjects. The Delongchamp Fund Committee will review all applications and will award grants of …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Is Bentley’s Master’s in Business Analytics Program Right for You?

Did you know that Bentley’s McCallum Graduate School of Business offers a Master’s in Business Analytics program? The program is great for all majors and can be completed either part or full time. You can also customize the program to your career goals by selecting one of six elective clusters. Learn more about the program here.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Upcoming changes to 2024 CPA Exam

Are you aware that the CPA Exam is changing significantly in January 2024? Will this affect you? It is important that you learn about the upcoming changes to the CPA Exam and the newly released transition policy to fully understand how they might impact your journey to CPA licensure.

Click here to find out more!

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Milliman Opportunity Scholarship: Now open for application

Apply HERE for this great scholarship opportunity.  Deadline to apply is: April 29, 2022

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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You’re Invited! BerryDunn’s Future Insights Program

BerryDunn is excited to welcome YOU to their headquarters
in Portland, Maine*. Their exclusive two-day Future Insights
Program will give you direct access to their professionals,
and provide you with the information and tools you need
to succeed in an accounting career at BerryDunn. This
opportunity is open to students who have declared—
or intend to declare—Accounting as a focus.

Click HERE to apply.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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PKF O’Connor Davies’ Freshmen Pathways Program

The Freshmen Pathways Program is a two-day virtual program open to all freshmen who are interested in business majors. The Program gives an overview of public accounting at a mid-sized firm, addresses some of the stereotypes related to the accounting world, and offers great networking opportunities for all attendees.

Click here to apply.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Women in the Workplace

Happy International Women’s Day! This week, we’re sharing some important statistics regarding women in the corporate world. Female representation in the workplace has increased dramatically in the last few decades. However, women still face various microaggressions and barriers that prevent them from reaching their fullest potential.

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato Creative Graphic Designer
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