The Ledger — Accounting Newsletter Firm Tabling, Paid Tutoring, Scholarships

Personal & Professional Campus Events

Week 4 — Winter Term
1. BAP/IMA is hosting – Accounting Information Systems Panel  Wednesday, Jan. 31st, 6pm in Austin Hall 226, Dinner included

This weeks’ meeting is a special treat based around AIS, open to both BIS and Accounting majors.
Our special guests include:
 Josh Meisner, SOX Controller @ Intel
 Brittany Donahue, CPA, CISA, Senior Consultant @ Deloitte
 Jessica Ritter, CPA, IT Auditor @ Oregon Secretary of State Audits Division.

2. PWC will be on Campus, Wed., Feb 7th 
9:00am to 1:00pm
Join us right outside of the Career Success Center for open office hours! This is a great opportunity to get your quick recruiting questions answered and to learn more about PwC. There is no scheduled agenda so come by when it is convenient for your schedule.

2:00pm – 4:30pm
Sign up for a 15 minute one-on-one session – anything can be covered from having your resume reviewed, to discussing interviewing, to getting guidance on the recruiting process, or to answer any questions about public accounting. Sign up by going to and selecting the time slot that works best for you! RECRUITING INFORMATION

3.  KPMG Drop-in Office Hours — Friday, February 9th | 10 AM – 3 PM | Austin Hall Project Room 192
Whether you have specific questions about summer leadership programs, a career in public accounting, or are just looking to network, stop by and say hello!   For additional information please contact: HunorSomogyi
Please don’t hesitate to let me know if you have any questions at all!

4.  Geffen Mesher Summer Leadership Program
Applications are accepted starting tomorrow through 2/23/18, and students should apply through the OSU career site handshake.

Accounting Students — join us for a hands on tour of ATI  on Feb 16. If you are interested in attending the tour of ATI (Albany, Oregon — please RSVP to  – Chris Akroyd (Include your Nationality as ATI is a US Defence Contractor)

Here is the schedule
9:00 AM               Meet at OSU Motor Pool (3200 SW Campus Way)
9:45 AM               Arrive at ATI (1600 NE Old Salem Highway Albany, OR  97321)
10:00 AM             Watch Safety video, distribute PPE.
10:15 AM             Tour of Fab and Extrusion
11:30 AM             Back to Visitor’s Center for Q and A with Accounting, Commercial and HR. (ATI Purpose Video)
11:45 AM             Lunch and meet and greet continued Q and A
12:30 PM             Conclude the visit
1:00 PM               Arrive at OSU Motor Pool (3200 SW Campus Way)


Leadership & Scholarship Opportunities

Available scholarships for students vary from year to year, but we generally have over a dozen scholarships ranging from $1,000 to the full cost of tuition.  Our scholarships are typically awarded based on merit.  To apply, go to the College of Business scholarship application link:

Applications must be completed online by Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Please note that all students awarded accounting scholarships must attend the spring accounting banquet on the evening of Wednesday, May 9 and send a thank you letter to the person or entity providing the scholarship.   Questions:  contact Dr. Akroyd

2.     AICPA Legacy Scholarship. If you meet the following criteria*, consider applying:
You plan to study accounting (or accounting-related subject) at an accredited college or university
You plan on pursuing CPA licensure after graduation.  You maintain a GPA of 3.0.  Deadline March 1, 2018. Don’t delay!.

Would you like to become a Leader of BAP/IMA.  See attached flyer about BAP/IMA officer positions.  Elections will be held at the end of winter term.  Please email Amy Bourne or Aaron Hiddleson if you have any questions

Job & Internship Opportunities

1.  We have a student interested in tutoring for BA515 (similar to BA215).  Please email me if you are interested and I will forward the students name to you.

2. Become an SI Leader! — Supplemental Instruction (SI) is currently accepting applications for SI Leaders to support the following series:
BA 211, BA 213, & more — see attached flyer

Attached is the Supplemental Instruction Leader Job Description for Winter 2018.  The position has been posted to the OSU jobs website at Students can click on “Student Employee” and then either search for the position number P03168SE or browse the list for Academic Success Center and Supplemental Instruction Leader position. Students must apply through the website (attaching all necessary documents) in order to be considered for the position.  We’ll be hiring about 12-15 students total.

3.  College of Business majors are you looking to gain some accounting experience before you graduate?

The Business and Engineering Business Center is seeking a Student Accounting Assistant. This position will provide data entry support for accounts payable such as invoices, reimbursements, journal vouchers, and procurement requests; scan documents into document archival system; delivery and/or pickup of documents as needed in various offices or units on campus; special projects as identified.
The job closes ASAP
Please visit
to learn more or apply for this position.

4.  The Oregon State University Foundation is searching for an Accounting student worker to help with:  data entry, event/facility support, general ledger recording, special projects and general office duties such as copying, filing and scanning.  Up to 20 hours per week. Applicants must be current OSU students. This position is open immediately with preference given to applicants from the College of Business who have an interest in continuing work throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Work-study students are encouraged to apply.  $10.25-12/hour.  Apply at:

1.  Mercury Insurance Group  Mercury is looking to find a Finance and Accounting intern this summer 2018.  The internship position is posted on Handshake (by recommendation of the OSU Career center) and students can apply online today through Handshake Posting ID# 1233079.  Please open attached for more details.  Please be aware the job posting ends this Saturday, March 24, 2018.

2.  Columbia Distributing offers a 10-week paid, structured internship during which students will work on a project.  Both positions are posted on Handshake.  Below are the links to the Handshake posts, as well as a summary.  I have also included contact information for Kayla Perkins

Summary/Objective of Internship:  Join us for a 10 week paid summer internship where you will job shadow various departments throughout our company. During this time you will gain exposure to our operations/supply chain team, sales team, corporate team, merchandising team and interact with our suppliers and customers. All while focusing on projects that will have high impact and visibility to our company which will be presented at the end of the internship.

Preferred majors: Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Entrepreneurship, Communications, Business, or other industry related degrees
Columbia Distributing contact:  Kayla R. Perkins —


1.   E&J Gallo Winery Management Development Program — see attached for details

2.  OSU Audits Division –– ON Campus  STAFF AUDITOR POSITION
The Office of Audit Services at Oregon State University is seeking a staff auditor. This is a fulltime,
12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. To see additional position details and required qualifications, and to apply for this position, please see posting number P01876UF at For full consideration, applications must be received by February 28, 2018.
The anticipated starting salary will be $47,820 – $81,372. Starting salary within the salary
range will be commensurate with skills, education and experience.

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