School of Accountancy holds career fair, golf outing
September 16, 2009,
The College of Business’s Annual School of Accountancy Career Fair was held on Thursday, September 24, 2009, in the International Lounge of the Student Center.
The career fair was geared toward accounting students who are looking to acquire internships, full time positions upon graduation, or for networking. There were numerous companies in attendance, as well as multiple resume boxes in place for companies who could not physically attend the fair. Some of the companies who were in attendance included:
- Anders, Minkler & Diehl LLP
- Archer Daniels Midland Company
- Becker Professional Education
- Caterpillar, Inc.
- Institute of Management Accountants
- Kemper CPA Group, LLP
- Kerber, Eck, & Braeckel, LLP
- KPMG, LLP
- LarsonAllen, LLP
- MPP&W, P.C.
- State Farm Insurance
- UHY Advisors
The fair was followed by a reception/social, which also took place in the International Lounge. The reception was an excellent opportunity for recruiters, students, faculty and staff to socialize.
The following day, Friday, September 25, 2009, was the School of Accountancy golf outing. The outing was for accounting students ,or students interested in meeting accounting professionals; current and former College of Business faculty, accounting alumni and friends of the SIU School of Accountancy.
The golf outing was held at Red Hawk Country Club in Pickneyville, Illinois. The event was organized by the Accounting Society, Student Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. The event had multiple hole sponsors and various local companies donated prizes that were awarded as well.