Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Accounting Events in September: Register Now!

by Kayla Smith, Career Specialist
There are two very important accounting career fairs taking place in September that AU accounting students should attend! 

OFIC Accounting CareerFest
September 6, 201310:00 am - 1:30 pm
Sherwin-Williams Headquarters, Cleveland, OH
  • Accounting Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Come to this accounting career fair to network with a variety of employers and submit your resume for potential jobs or internships! 
  • Event webs
    http://www.ofic.org/careerfest/accounting/. A list of participating organizations can be found on this website. 
  • Students must register through the event registration link: 
    http://www.ofic.org/careerfest/accounting/student_signup.html by Monday, August 26th
    • UPDATE, 9/3: Students will still be able to register until the day of the event, including registration at the door! If you would like a pre-printed nametag made for you, please register by noon on Thursday, September 5th.

Meet the Accountant Night
September 12, 2013, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Ashland University Dauch College of Business & Economics
  • All accounting students of all grade levels should attend Meet the Accountant Night! This event is Ashland University's career fair designated specifically for accounting students! Come to learn more information about the accounting industry and to submit your resume for potential jobs or internships! 
  • To register for this event, click here. The registration deadline is 12:00 pm (NOON) on Tuesday, September 10thIf you experience difficulty registering, please contact Career Services.
  • The list of participating organizations is updated as registrations arrive. A list of participating organizations can be found on the Career Services Center website
  • A Meet the Accountant Night Preparation Guide is available on the Career Services Center website. 
Important notes: 
  • A career specialist from the Career Services Center will be at the IMA meeting on August 28th at 4:00 pm to provide suggestions and answer any questions you may have about these events! 
  • Students should take several copies of their resume to both of these events! We encourage you to visit Career Services for help creating your resume or for a resume review! Our walk-in hours begin on August 19th and are as follows: Monday & Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm; Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. You do not need to schedule an appointment during walk-in hours. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call Career Services at 419.289.5064
  • Business professional dress is required for both events! Business suits are preferred. If you do not have a suit, business casual attire is acceptable. If you have questions about the dress code, please contact Career Services.

Questions? Feel free to contact Career Services at 419.289.5064, or stop by 254 Hawkins-Conard Student Center, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Walk-in Resume Review Hours Start Monday, August 19th!

In the Career Services Center, we can hardly believe it's already August, and we are gearing up for fall semester! We are pleased to announce that Walk-in Resume Review Hours for fall will begin on the first day of classes, Monday, August 19th!

Walk-in assistance will be available:

  • Mondays and Fridays, 12 - 5 p.m.
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Walk-in assistance for students will be provided by student Career Assistants who have been trained to assist with resumes, cover letters, job search strategies and tools, and more. Whether you are updating an existing resume or making one for the first time, Career Assistants will be able to assist you with your needs.

Please note, walk-in hours are only provided on days when class is in session and the office is open. When class is not in session, assistance is still available by appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call 419.289.5064 or stop by the Career Services Center, room 254 in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center. Fall Walk-in Hours will run through Wednesday, December 4th.