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MAF Educator Symposium, MICPA Career Fair, CPA Trends and more

by MICPA | Sep 07, 2017   ()

Plan Now for MAF Educators Symposium
Every two years, the Michigan Accountancy Foundation hosts this complimentary event for college and university educators, sharing tools that will engage students with the accounting profession. You’re invited to bring two of your top students to begin the conversation! You’ll gain valuable understanding of changes and trends impacting the profession while enjoying the opportunity to network with peers. This full-day conference takes place at Laurel Manor on Friday, Nov. 10. REGISTER

MICPA Accounting Career Fair Opens Doors for Your Students
Help your students meet potential employers from all over the state – tell them about the MICPA Accounting Career Fair on Sept. 29 at Laurel Manor. It’s free for them to attend (they need to register ahead of time). The event also offers an opportunity to share information about your post-graduate programs with students across the state.
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Accounting Undergrad Numbers Hit Record High
The number of students majoring in accounting is still at record levels, according to the 2017 AICPA Trends Report released last week. In fact, the number of students enrolled in bachelor’s accounting programs hit a record high for the 2015-2016 year, offsetting a drop in those enrolled in master’s accounting programs. This Journal of Accountancy article explains.  READ MORE

Job Seeker Scams? Give Your Students a Heads Up
A Michigan CPA executive is sounding the alarm about online scammers impersonating recruiters at accounting firms, offering enthusiastic young job seekers career opportunities and internships. Share this article from the Journal of Accountancy online, which reports that scammers are trying to obtain job seekers' personal and banking information -- and in some cases, a cash payment. READ MORE

Free Webcast: The Importance of a CPA Exam Strategy
Know students planning to take the CPA Exam soon, or students who are still considering the CPA license? Let them know that the AICPA and NASBA will be hosting a free webcast at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 that covers the best ways to prepare. Candidates will have an opportunity to get questions answered during a Q&A session.

New Test Center Opening in Marquette
Our Upper Peninsula CPA candidates will have a brand new test center in Marquette starting Sept. 22. READ MORE

Source: MICPA
Source: MICPA

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