Week 5 — Acct Students BUSY season

Weekly Announcement
1.  BAP meeting,  “Mistakes CPAs make early in their career and how you can avoid them?” — Wednesday, Oct. 29th, 6-7pm (Austin 222) — Food will be provided (see attached flyer)
TO JOIN BAP please complete the application at the meeting or http://www.osubap.com/officers/how-to-become-a-member/
Please turn in your hours to Sarah Gibbons gibbonss@onid.oregonstate.edu


IMA Events for Fall Term:
1. IMA Study Socials- Every monday – 6-7PM – Austin 270 – PIZZA WILL BE PROVIDED – Bring your homework and an empty stomach! (These areoptional, but who’s really gonna pass up free pizza?!)
2. PGE Tour & Blazer Game -Friday, November 21st- 3:00PM – Midnight – We will be touring Portland General Electric’s corporate headquarters and attending a Blazer game afterwords! We will be buying the tickets for any IMA Student Members who attend the game!
***Please contact Grant for further information vandykeg@onid.oregonstate.edu***

Job Opportunities:
1. Part-time Intern. A local CPA firm has four openings for accounting interns during Fall & Winter Terms. Work primarily involves administrative support including copying and assembling documents for tax returns. Sophomore & Junior accounting students preferred, but all with accounting/tax interest or experience are encouraged to apply. No prior accounting/office experience needed. Must be detail-oriented, and have strong oral and written communication skills. Must be available for two week training schedule in November 2014 with the actual employment start date in late January 2015. Hours worked by employee are somewhat flexible around school schedules; intern must be able to work at least 12 hours per work week. Winter break availability is not required. Additional hours are required during weeks and/or weekends prior to March 15th and April 15th deadlines
and during Spring break. Pay rate is at minimum wage.
Apply through Beaver Careers job posting #2902 or email cover letter and resume to: Lauren@taxandwealthmanagement.com
Deadline for application: 5:00pm Monday October 27th

2.  DEADLINE ASAP –Georgia Pacific will be hiring between 2-4 interns for summer 2015.  Please apply on Beaver Careers (Job ID 3056)

3.  Boeing Internship — Please see attached documents.  If you have any questions contact Kristine Wheeler ( a recent OSU Accounting Alumni)
Kristine Wheeler
Business Career Foundation Program
Financial Planning & Analysis | Investor Relations
W: (425)-234-5920 , M: (206)-427-4753

Career Information:
So you know what the profession is thinking
From the  AICPA
How to Meet the 150-Hour Requirement
Many colleges and universities offer bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in accounting. To obtain 150 semester hours of education, students do not necessarily have to get a master’s degree. They can meet the requirement at the undergraduate level or get a bachelor’s degree and take some courses at the graduate level. Students can also choose any of the following:
Combine an undergraduate accounting degree with a master’s degree at the same school or at a different one;
Combine an undergraduate degree in some other discipline with a master’s in accounting or an MBA with a concentration in accounting;
Enroll in an integrated five-year professional accounting school or program leading to a master’s degree in accounting.
In most cases, the additional academic work needed to acquire the technical competence and develop the skills required by today’s CPA is best obtained at the graduate level. Graduate-level programs are an excellent way to more fully develop skills such as communication, presentation, and interpersonal relations, and to integrate them with the technical knowledge being acquired.
In addition, it has been shown that students who get a graduate education have a substantially higher rate of success on the Uniform CPA Examination. Further, master’s degree holders receive starting salaries that are approximately 10 to 20 percent higher than the starting salaries of those with only bachelor’s degrees. Finally, there is evidence that promotions to manager and partner and to corporate managerial positions are increasingly going to individuals with master’s degrees.
For these reasons, leading professional organizations such as the AICPA, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and the Federation of Schools of Accountancy have consistently supported the 150-hour education requirement for entry into the accounting profession.

Roger Graham
Professor of Accounting
424 Austin Hall

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