Please considering attending some of the CSC professional development activities — i.e. resume workshop on Tues & Wed from 1-3pm. Stop by and make an appointment. http://business.oregonstate.
CONGRATS to Aaron Hiddleson for winning the contest to name the accounting newsletter — it will now be called “The Ledger” Aaron won a $50 gift card of his choice
(Dutch Bros, Beaver Bookstore or Qdoba). We had 24 great suggestions. Thank you for contributing.
WEEKLY MEETING: BAP/IMA Meeting – Wed. Feb. 8th at 6pm in AH 226 – “Cogence Group – Forensic Accounting”
Come hear from professionals working in a different accounting environments, such as in forensics and the valuation of businesses. There are many opportunities to apply an accounting education outside of the traditional path of public accounting, and this presentation will help expose you to more of these possibilities.
PAID TUTORING JOB
The Beth Ray Student Center is looking for accounting tutors for athletes. Here’s a link to the job description: http://oregonstate.edu/
ATTENTION STUDENTS WITH 3 YEARS UNTIL GRADUATION:
Useful events hosted by OSU-Accounting & BAP — students should participate but NOT required.
1. Monday, Feb. 13th @ 6pm in AH 183 presented by Moss Adams — “The Game of Life: Managing your first paycheck & beyond — Accounting, Financial Planning and Business”
2. Wed. Feb. 15th at 6pm in AH 228 — Summer Leadership Information Panel — hosted by Beta Alpha Psi (BAP)
3. Apply for Summer Leadership Opportunities — Beaver Careers http://career.oregonstate.edu/
LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, Moss Adams, Jones & Roth, Aldrich (formerly AKT), KS (Eugene), Geffen Mesher and Grant Thornton. There are many firms with these opportunities. Please check Beaver Careers and attend BAP on Feb. 15th for more details.
This is just a few of the many options:
1. PwC Summer Leadership Opportunity: PwC’s Elevate posting is currently up in Beaver Careers, and applications will be accepted through February 24. First round interviews will happen on-campus on March 7th, which will consist of one interview per candidate. As you already know, we will be on campus next Thursday and again during the BAP Summer Leadership Panel in February.
2. KPMG – see attached flyer
3. Moss Adams – see attached flyer
4. Geffen Mesher (see attached flyer) — FIRST Summer Leadership Program. The position is posted on Beaver Careers already and I will be on campus the third week of March to do interviews.
5. Aldrich (formerly AKT): We are holding our second annual summer leadership conference. THRIVE! Aldrich’s Summer Leadership Experience
At Aldrich CPAs + Advisors LLP (formerly AKT), we exist to improve the lives of our people, clients, and communities by helping them thrive. Join us for our Portland THRIVE event on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, as we explore:
•Impacting our Communities
•Building a Successful Network
•A Day in the Life of a Public Accountant
Students applying for THRIVE should have two years remaining in their education before being eligible for full time employment. Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in public accounting.
Submit your resume, transcripts, and cover letter by February 24, 2017, online at http://aldrichadvisors.
FIELD TRIP Engagement Activity:
We have organized a field trip to Georgia-Pacific’s Halsey Factory for Friday Feb 24. Email Chris Akroyd email@example.com if you are interested in attending. Once a departure time has been confirmed we will let you know the schedule.
The Halsey factory is about a 30min drive from OSU. We have hired two vans to take your there. This trip is limited to 20 students.
MOSS ADAMS OPPORTUNITIES:
There are three unique opportunities – one is their leadership opportunities. Please review the attached documents for Moss Adams.
1. LOCAL TAX Position — I am a sole practitioner in a one person office. Jack Moran, PC, CPA (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In prior years, I’ve had someone help with individual and business tax preparation. I think a student who has completed a tax course, could do the job. (About 8 hrs. on a weekend). If so, please contact me at either 541-738-2505 or by email, address above Thank you, Jack Moran, PC, CPA (email@example.com)
2. OSU is holding a Winter Career Convention on Wednesday Feb 15. Lanell Nolf from Precision Cast Parts will be there recruiting students that day.
2.1 Precision Castparts Co. has two opportunities: (see attached flyers) is looking to hire accounting/finance interns. This is an excellent opportunity with internship rotation.
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE – INTERNSHIPS AND CO-OPS We are seeking highly motivated IMPACT players to join our world of manufacturing. Do you thrive in a fastpaced, challenging environment where you are rewarded for results? Do you want to be a member of a team that is driven to win? If so, Precision Castparts Corp. may be just the place for you. Students with a passion for leadership and who are seeking a great career in a fast-paced, growing organization are encouraged to apply online at the following link: http://bit.ly/1yHeeKr
ACCOUNTING/FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM We are seeking highly motivated IMPACT players to join our world of MANUFACTURING Do you thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment where you are rewarded for results? Do you want to be a member of a team that is driven to win? If so, Precision Castparts Corp. may be just the place for you to build your career.
Students with a passion for leadership and who are seeking a great career in a fast-paced, growing organization are encouraged to apply. Please apply at the following link: http://bit.ly/1bjcTis
3. (See flyer) A firm in Wilsonville, the machine shop, badly needs a book keeper to do entry level accounting work. I have been doing it since graduation but it’s time to trim the workload before I go crazy. Starting wage is $15/hour. Workload 15 hours/week but negotiable either way. Lots of growth potential, including steep wage increases. Complete flexibility on work schedules. I would train them and gradually pass more responsibility onto them as they settle into the position.
Looking for a sophomore/junior who will be in Corvallis over the summer. Please feel free to disperse this however you deem appropriate. Just wanted to give a fellow Beaver a good opportunity before selling out to professional book keepers.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested
4. Wells Fargo Bank: I’m Leroy Clarke, member of the Wells Fargo Wholesale Talent Acquisition Diversity Strategy Team. With that said, we are seeking college juniors that are interested in our 10 week paid Wells Fargo Business Banking Summer Internship Program. This opportunity is based in Portland, Oregon. If you or someone in your network is interested in this opportunity, please have them contact me directly with their updated resumes at the following email address: Leroy.Clarke@wellsfargo.com The deadline to send me a resume is Friday, February 10th. Thanks and let me know if there are follow-up questions.
Wells Fargo Bank | Wholesale Talent Acquisition Diversity Strategy Team, Business Initiatives Consultant
301 South College Street, 19th floor | Charlotte, NC 28211 | MAC D1053-195
Tel: 704-410-7308 | Mobile: 704-579-3715 | Other: 718-812-6435 | Fax: 866-493-7719
5. Wiley CPA Review Course (see attached flyers) — I am looking for a Campus Ambassador at your school. The position is like a mini internship and you would serve as a liaison between Wiley and your school. It’s only about a few hours of work per semester and in return, you get a full CPA Review Course (retail value $1,800). I’ve attached some information and an application for your review. If interested, please return the application to me and we can get you set up with your review course. Carla Ng, CPA, PMP; (925) 789-7804; Carla.Ng@wiley.com
6. Job Opportunity in Washington — see attached flyer
Intern Coordinator for the Business Systems Directorate (BSD) Intern Program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, WA. PNNL is a multi-program national lab, operated by Battelle for the Department of Energy. BSD provides finance, accounting, and project support to the lab’s research operations. Each year, BSD hires four to six interns to take part in our summer internship program. We are primarily interested in students who are in their junior, or senior year of college, or who have recently graduated and are majoring in Finance, Accounting, or General business, or who are currently enrolled in an MBA program. Our goal is to find candidates who are well qualified, and who have stated desire to be considered for full-time employment upon graduation if a position is available. Once hired, interns take part in two or more rotational assignments, and are exposed to a variety of PNNL’s Finance and Accounting functions. This is an excellent opportunity for them to learn about our organization, and an opportunity for us to evaluate their potential as a future employee.
We are interested in interviewing several of your Business students for our summer internship program at the Lab. The attachment to this email includes information about the Internship, how to apply, and PNNL. Thank you in advance for your time and feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Finance & Accounting Professional
Business Analysis/BSD Internship Coordinator
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Internal Auditor Student Night (see attached flyer) on 02/15/17, and inviting students from all local colleges and universities to participate. PSU has graciously offered to let us use one of their facilities for the event, so it will be in downtown Portland, and it will be held from 5:00pm – 7:00pm that evening. There will be several speakers from local companies, currently working in Internal Audit, a question and answer session, and networking. We will also have information on local IA internship opportunities, if there are any coming available soon. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided as well.
SCHOLARSHIP & MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITY
1. OSCPA coaching program:
Student Member Registration: Opens in February 2017
Coach-Student Pairing Notification: April 28, 2017
Program Runs: May 1 – August 31, 2017
Why the Coaching program for Students: Your Coach will contact you for the initial meeting; you will initiate scheduling subsequent meetings. Develop a meeting agenda for what you want to accomplish during the Coaching Program. Dress appropriately for in-person meetings. At minimum, business casual; no jeans or sneakers. Ask your Coach to review and provide feedback on your resume.
Ask about interviewing, including attire, thank you note etiquette how to prepare for the interview.
Keep your Coach informed of your progress. Ask questions regarding the CPA exam, how to study, etc