Fisher Current Students
Fisher Current Students is designed to provide currently enrolled FSOA students with policies, procedures, and events unique to the School. It provides basic information needed to develop a plan of study, but is not designed to replace academic advising. Students seeking admission requirements for our degree programs should visit each program section of the website.
Monday, January 20: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No Classes
Tuesday, January 21, 9:00am-3:00pm: Career Showcase will be at the O’Connell Center. Think you are ready? If you are not registered with Gator CareerLink, then you are not ready! After registering, be sure to upload a current resume. You will then be able to search for employers and sign up for interviews. You can download the Career Fair Plus app, and start planning your Career Showcase visit before you arrive. For more information on the app and Showcase, visit Career Showcase. Visit Fisher Current Students for Career Recruiting Advice.
Wednesday, January 22, 11:00am-2:00pm: Visit Honeywell in the Gleim Atrium of Gerson (Chick-fil-A will be provided). Honeywell, a Fortune 100 Company, added recruiting of Accounting majors at UF for their Future Finance Leaders Program. Are you a top Accounting Undergraduate who wants a challenging career, with a competitive company? Apply for Internship or apply for full-time.
Friday, January 24, 11:00am-1:00pm: Come on out to EY’s Brunch & Learn social to learn more about the different service lines EY offers! The social at the UF Hilton Hotel will consist of a presentation and service-line panel, as well as ample time for networking with EY professionals. Food and EY swag will be provided! Please RSVP if you are planning to attend.
Campus Movie Fest is back at UF! Campus Movie Fest, a major student film festival, provides students at colleges across the U.S. the equipment and training needed to make a film in a week, all for free. The top 4 films at the school will represent UF at their national conference in Hollywood, California this June. Filmmaking experience is not required to participate, and they encourage students of all skill levels to learn and have fun with them. For more information, visit Campus Movie Fest. UF launch is January 29.
RSM Scholarships: The RSM US Foundation will award 10 students with $10,000 scholarships for the next school year, along with invitations to participate in RSM’s Pathways Summer Leadership Program. Any college student two years from graduation (usually sophomores, or juniors if in a five-year program) on the path to earning a bachelor’s degree in a business or technology field with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, who is a legal resident of the United States, is eligible to apply. For additional information, eligibility requirements, and application process visit Power Your Education Scholarship Program. Applications are due by Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Students Interning In New York City Summer 2020: Educational Housing Services (EHS), a not-for-profit organization that provides affordable fully furnished housing to students, is offering a $200 gift card for a food delivery service when you book your summer housing by January 31. Also, students currently receiving a Federal Pell Grant may qualify for discounted housing. For more information, visit NYC Summer Intern Housing or call 1-800-297-4694.
Course Schedule for Next Year: Next year’s MAcc course schedule has not yet been published. If you’d like to make an appointment to plan out next year’s schedule, you’ll need to wait until late February when the schedule is available. Of course, if you have general scheduling questions, or other items to discuss, you’re always welcome to make an appointment. For those of you attending in Summer, we do have enough information to discuss your Summer schedule, but not Fall and Spring.
Speaker from PCAOB: Mr. George Botic, the director of the Division of Registration and Inspections for the PCAOB, will speak in ACG 6691, International Auditing, on Monday February 10, 2020. All MAcc students in the FSOA without a class conflict are invited to attend. The class will meet in Gerson 126 from 9:30 to 11:00. The presentation will address issues related to the inspection of audits and audit firms outside the US. The session will allow time for questions from the audience.
Graduate Student Scholarships - Deadline Approaching!
Special Scholarship Opportunity: The Barbara Jean Raskin Award for the Advancement of Women in the Accounting Profession will be one of the graduate awards available to students who are planning on earning their MAcc by August 2021. To be eligible, along with the Application for Graduate Awards, students must have a financial need (as determined by the Office for Student Financial Affairs), must have attended the Women in Accounting Symposium, and must submit an essay discussing the student’s demonstrated commitment to promoting the advancement of women in the accounting profession or how the student intends to address this issue in the future. If you have already submitted an application for graduate awards, you can simply submit the essay to Larah Doyle. The deadline for this and all other graduate awards is February 1, 2020.
Graduate Awards: The Fisher School of Accounting application for graduate fellowships/awards is now available. Completing this one short application puts the student in consideration for all available endowed scholarships and fellowships. Awards range in value from $2,500 to $4,000. Eligibility and instructions are printed on the application. The deadline for submitting the completed application is February 1, 2020.