*Tuesday, September 6th: IN CPA
Society Night from 6:00 - 7:00 PM in Walb Union (WU) G-08. CPAs representing
both public and private accounting will discuss the benefits of becoming a CPA,
membership in professional societies such as the IN CPA Society and accounting
careers in general.
*Monday, September 19th: IPFW Accounting & Finance Night from 5:00 - 7:00 PM in the Walb Union Classic Ballroom. Several prospective employers will be taking resumes and talking to students about current/future accounting/finance positions. This is a great networking event and a way to start building connections that can lead to job opportunities in the near future or down the road. In addition, there were be several organizations present that can help the career development of students while in school and after graduating. These organizations will include: IN CPA Society, Institute of Management Accountants, Becker CPA Exam Review, Gleim Publications (e.g., CPA, CMA, EA, etc.), Institute of Internal Auditors, Robert Half, Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI), Co-Op Office and the DSB Advisors. 25 Passport points are available for participating in this event.
Thursday September 29th: IN CPA Society Professional Issues Update (PIU) at the Grand Wayne Center from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM. This is a free event for student members of the IN CPA Society and a great way to network with local CPAs. The IN CPA Society President will discuss current developments in the profession.
*Monday, October 3rd: Career Paths in Accounting Panel from Noon - 1 PM in Walb Union G-08. Hear from up to four panelist from various career paths in accounting regarding what it is really like and how to succeed.
*Indianapolis Bus Trip on Friday, November 4th: We will be visiting Lids Sports Group (a private company) and RSM US LLP (a public accounting firm). Lids Sports Group should be of interest to both accounting and finance students. We will hear from a panel including their CFO, SVP, Sr. Director of Finance and Payroll Manager. RSM is one of the seven largest accounting firms in the world with multiple locations in the Indiana/Midwest area so this is an opportunity that should not be missed. The IN CPA Society will also have presenters (representing private, governmental and/or Not-for-Profit accounting) for us while we are at RSM. We will leave by 7:15 AM from the IPFW campus and return by approximately 6:15 PM. 80 Passport points will be earned by attending this bus trip.
*Attending one of the events with an asterisk will satisfy the "attending a meeting" requirement of becoming a member of the IPFW Accounting Society.
IPFW Accounting Society Faculty Advisor