08.12.11– The tough economy has increasing numbers of high school students, as well as career-changing adults, considering attending community colleges. To help them map their path through the community college system and on to four-year universities and careers in accounting, the AICPA has released a new community college section on StartHereGoPlaces.com. The site offers a deeper understanding of community college options; describes the many benefits of attending community colleges; shares insights on who community college might be a good fit for; provides information on how to select a school as students take the first step toward four-year success; explains the community college path and options for transferring; and much more. Visit StartHereGoPlaces.com/CommunityCollege for more information.
08.11.11– The sun was smiling and so were the 35 high school students who came to Boston with accounting on their minds. The youths visiting the Massachusetts Society of CPAs office on July 27th were part of the week-long Careers in Accounting and Management Professions (CAMP) program offered by the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst this past summer. Co-sponsored by the Society, this unique live-in opportunity enables high school students of diverse ethnic backgrounds to see first- hand what the accounting world is all about. The curriculum includes various workshops and activities that build and strengthen their leadership, communication and analytical skills. Read more....
08.10.11– The NAAAP National Convention is here in Boston August 11-13. The National Convention is a two and a half day scaled up version of leadership workshops tailored towards Asian Americans and features prominent speakers, national audience for networking, great food, FREE career fair with on-site interviews, and most importantly, tools to help you rise to the next level in your professional career.
07.07.11– Vanessa Pham, a junior at Pembroke High School, recently won four major medals at the 2011 DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) International Career Development Conference. To prepare for the event Pham trained under Bridgewater State University professor Dr. Patricia Bancroft. Like Rocky training under Mic, Bancroft drilled Pham several hours a week and introduced her to various accounting topics. Pham received guidance from other professors in the BSU accounting department in their particular specializations. Congratulations Vanessa and great work Patricia & the BSU accounting department.
06.30.11– The MSCPA Fall Career Fair/Networking Expo will be held on Tuesday, October 18th at the Sheraton Boston, 39 Dalton St, Boston. Meet employer representatives from public, private and governmental sectors at the MSCPA Career Fair/Networking Expo. The Career Fair & Networking Expo will begin at 2:00 for Professionals-in-transition, and 3:00 for Entry level and students.
Whatever career path you want to take, or headline you want to make, a CPA certification can lead you anywhere!