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Friday, February 19: Last day of Module 3 classes
Tuesday, February 16, 11:00am-2:00pm: Please stop by the EY table in the Gleim Atrium to get to know some of their Advisory professionals and learn more about the practice itself. Come grab a bite to eat in between classes. They look forward to seeing you next week!
Wednesday, February 17, 11:30am-2:00pm: Join Becker CPA Exam Review for pizza in the Gleim Atrium. They will answer your questions about the CPA exam, including the upcoming changes, and will also conduct a prize raffle! For more information, contact Matt Workman via email (mworkman at becker.com).
Wednesday, February 17, 6:15pm: Join FSOAC in Gerson 126 for their second general body meeting of the semester. James Moore Co., a local public accounting firm, will be speaking on Social Media Networking with a focus on LinkedIn. After the presentation, join them for free Publix Subs in the Gleim Atrium.
Raffle for Apple Watch for completing KPMG survey! KPMG has asked Scott Resource Group, a national university relations consulting firm, to conduct an online survey on its behalf with targeted students at twenty of its key schools to gather confidential feedback on its campus brand. As an incentive to participate, a raffle will be held for three Apple Watches when the survey closes on Friday, March 18, 2016. Please be assured that all survey responses will be held in strict confidence - Scott Resource Group will only report aggregated data to KPMG. To receive a survey link, please contact Mary Scott via email (Mary.Scott at ScottResourceGroup.com) by Friday, February 26th, and indicate KPMG Survey in the subject line.
Backpacking with a Purpose: Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities. They are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world. Financial assistance is available for students on five- and six-week programs. Space is limited. Deadline to apply is February 29. For more information, visit Operation Groundswell. Note: Be sure to meet with your advisor to discuss your program plan before committing to a summer experience.
FICPA’s Walter A. Friedly Memorial Scholarship Fund, established through the Community Foundation of Broward, has designated two $2000 scholarships for the 2016 fall semester. Applicants must be 4th or 5th year accounting students who will be enrolled in the Fall 2016 semester, U.S. citizens (or Permanent Resident Status) and residents of Broward County. Students must also indicate a desire to work in Florida and plan to sit for the CPA exam. In addition, the student must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office for Student Financial Affairs. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2016. For additional requirement information and application, contact Larah Clark in Gerson 210 or via email (larah.clark at warrington.ufl.edu).
The James Wilcox Endowed Scholarship Fund, established through the FICPA Educational Foundation (EDF), has allocated four $5,000 scholarships for African-American accounting students from accredited Florida colleges and universities. 4th year students who are currently completing their senior year and will be enrolled in our Master’s Program in Fall 2016, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be U.S. citizens (or Permanent Resident Status), Florida residents, indicate a desire to work in Florida and plan to sit for the CPA exam. Deadline to apply is March 15, 2016. For additional requirement information and application, contact Larah Clark in Gerson 210 or via email (larah.clark at warrington.ufl.edu).
Falcon’s Creative Group is seeking a dynamic, motivated Accountant to join their team in Orlando. The Accountant will work closely with the VP of Finance to facilitate their daily accounting needs, such as A/R, A/P, Payroll and Financial Statement Closings. A working knowledge of Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Suites, plus exceptional accounting and budgeting skills are required. Falcon’s Creative Group delivers innovative, immersive experiences which challenge the limits of reality and ignite the imagination. They transform everyday reality, every day. For more information, visit Falcon’s Creative Group.
Gleim Publications is looking for 4th and 5th year accounting students who are taking or have taken tax/audit. Earn while you learn while working with CPA learning materials. Assist with customer support, research, critical reading, video advising, special projects and more. We have a great success rate of employees passing the CPA on the first try. Hourly pay is $12 during training, $13 upon completion of training, $14 for successful completion of the introductory period and annual reviews. Flexible hours. 15 hours per week. Free accounting study materials. Bonuses for good grades. Apply on-line.
The Bob Graham Center for Public Service and Florida Blue Key are sponsoring the Local Government Internship Program (LGIP). One of the internships, based in Alachua County, is a paid accounting internship. Additionally, other internships are available—some paid and some unpaid. For more information or to apply, please visit the Bob Graham Center website. Contact TJ Pyche via email (tpyche at ufl.edu) with any questions. The deadline to apply is Monday, February 22.
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