Welcome back – we hope you had a FALCON awesome summer!

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We missed you this much!  We hope you had a great summer and look forward to seeing you in the office, CDI class, and kick-offs soon!  Don’t forget to mark your calendars with all of your MUST GO TO career programs – check out your Career Community pages for more information and to RSVP.

See you soon!

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Education and Outcomes Alyssa Hammond
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MSCPA CAREER FAIR & Grad School Expo – SEPT 27!

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Interested in the accounting field? Want to learn more about local accounting firms? Are you a student seeking an internship for the upcoming spring/summer or a full-time position for after you graduate?  Are you looking for a rigorous grad program to help satisfy the 150-requirement for the CPA?

Then…THIS IS THE EVENT FOR YOU!

This exclusive and FREE event is for students who are seeking internships / entry-level positions at accounting firms and/or grad programs that will help satisfy the 150-hour requirement …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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The Vault Guide to the Top 50 Accounting Firms rates more than 100 top firms in the accounting industry. We chose these firms based on previous industry insider opinion as well as on various factual data, including size in terms of employees and annual U.S. revenues.

The firms we identified were asked to distribute our online survey to their accounting employees. Survey participants were asked to rate and comment on their firm’s hiring process, culture, compensation, diversity, training, hours, business outlook, …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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7 Resume Mistakes Grammar and Spell-Check Tools Often Miss

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Many job seekers worry so much about the broader structure of their resumes that they fail to notice smaller spelling and grammar errors. Structure is important, of course, and you can, and should, use a reputable resume builder to get it right. But seemingly minor blunders, like a misspelled word or misplaced comma, can have as big an impact on your chances of job search success.  Keep reading here for key tips.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

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Ah, advertisers. They try to suck us in within a matter of seconds. Sound familiar? Hiring managers typically spend less than 30 seconds reviewing a cover letter or resume—unless it grabs their attention enough so that they read on. The average television commercial is 30 seconds long. What about print? How long do you spend looking at an ad in a magazine before flipping the page? Or reading a bulletin board along the freeway (assuming you are not stuck in …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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