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MICPA Career Fair, Accounting Educator Conference, CPA Exam and more

by MICPA | Apr 19, 2017   ()

Plan Now for September 30 MICPA Career Fair 
Help your students launch their careers at the upcoming MICPA Career Fair. The event is free to students, connecting them to Michigan firms with available internships and job opportunities. The MICPA Career Fair takes place from 1 – 4 p.m. on September 30 at Laurel Manor in Livonia. Does your school offer a post-graduate accounting program? There’s still time to sign up for a table if you aren’t registered already. 

Accounting Educator Conference
Connect with fellow educators, get up to date on professional issues and discover new teaching tips and techniques at the popular Accounting Educator Conference on June 2 at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center. Rooms are available at a group rate at the Kellogg Center. READ MORE

The Next Version Exam Is Here. Are Your Students Ready?
April 1 marked the first wave of testing for the recently updated Uniform CPA Examination, which is significantly different compared to previous versions. This article covers general details about the Exam and directs candidates to important resources, including the comprehensive CPA Exam Blueprints.

That Time I Told Mark Cuban He Was Wrong About the CPA Profession
On a recent South by Southwest Conference panel, billionaire Mark Cuban (star of “Shark Tank”) asserted that the CPA profession will be replaced by robots and automation. AICPA employee Lindsay Patterson serendipitously had an opportunity to explain to Cuban in person why he is wrong. Read about her exchange with him and the reasons why the profession continues to remain vibrant and relevant in an evolving world.

Female Perspectives: 3 AICPA Chairs' Success in the Profession
Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, Tommye Barie and Olivia Kirtley are among an elite group of women who have served as chairs of the AICPA Board of Directors. Find out what it took for these pioneers to achieve success in the accounting profession and how their experience is helping to inspire others to do the same. READ MORE

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It’s a …. CPA?
They may not wear capes, but CPAs have been devoted to protecting the public good for generations. And now millennial CPAs are looking to use their skills and resources to volunteer, work at not-for-profits, promote corporate sustainability, and make donations that will have a great impact on the organizations that receive them. Learn more in this article in CPA Insider.

Source: MICPA
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