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Events and Opportunities

Deloitte Summer Leadership Conferences
multiple dates and locations

Have what it takes to be a great leader?  Deloitte's Summer Leadership Conferences are multi-day events held in various locations across the U.S. for college and university students who demonstrate leadership potential, who are motivated to learn and grow, and who want to develop keen insights into what makes a strong leader.

Applicants should be pursuing a bachelor's degree in accounting, technology or a related field with a May 2021 graduation date.  Accounting majors need 150 hours/CPA eligibility by May 2021 graduation and a minimum GPA of 3.3.  Applicants should be able to prioritize tasks and work on multiple assignments in a team environment while also demonstrating strong problem solving skills and effective interpersonal and communication skills.  They should also be easily adaptable to change, creative, self-confident, team-oriented, collaborative and have good leadership qualities.

Apply on Handshake.  The application deadline is February 16, 2019.  Contact Tori Irvin with questions!


Grow with Grant Thornton

June 5, 2019 • Charlotte, NC

It's not just a job.  It's an experience.

Are you interested in learning more about what a profession in public accounting is really like?  Have you demonstrated leadership and communication skills within your community?  If so, you are the perfect candidate for the Grow with Grant Thornton  program.

You will experience Grant Thornton's culture first-hand, gain insight into the challenging and rewarding work you can expect as an intern or associate, grow your network by interacting with firm leaders, professionals and peers—and secure an internship in summer or winter of 2020.

Apply through the Grant Thornton Career Portal and Handshake.  The application deadline is February, 24, 2019.

Grow with Grant Thornton flyer [pdf]


GreerWalker's LINK Summer Leadership Program
June 5-7, 2019

GreerWalker's LINK Summer Leadership Program is a three day, two night program where students will get the opportunity to learn more about GreerWalker while also gaining an inside look at the public accounting world through different activities, unique shadowing sessions in both audit and tax, and multiple networking events. 

The program is open to juniors, seniors and internship candidates who have declared, or intend to declare, accounting as their major and who currently have at least a 3.0 GPA (overall and accounting). Candidates should have a desire to continue their education in a graduate program and have an interest in starting a career in public accounting.

The deadline to apply is February 22, 2019.  If you have questions, please contact Brittany Loucks

LINK Summer Leadership 2019 Application.


BDO's Pathway to Success Summer Leadership Program
Various dates and locations

BDO is currently accepting applications for their Pathway to Success summer leadership program.  Pathway to Success is the perfect opportunity to experience public accounting in general and a career at BDO, specifically.

Applicants should possess a keen interest in public accounting and should be pursuing, or intending to pursue, an accounting degree. Applicants should be personally and academically motivated, as well as distinguished in the classroom, on campus and in the community.  During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach their current resume and unofficial transcript to the application.

Apply on the BDO Pathway to Success web site.  The deadline for applications is March 30, 2019.


Rodl & Partner ACHIEVE 2019: Summer Leadership Program

June 18-19, 2019 • Atlanta, GA

Rodl & Partner's ACHIEVE 2019: Summer Leadership Program will show you what it means to start your career in public accounting with a special focus on enhancing your leadership skills.  In addition, you will network with peers and Rodl & Partner professionals.

Apply on Handshake.  The application deadline is March 30, 2019.  If you have questions, please contact Nicole Himler, Firm Recruiter.

ACHIEVE 2019: Summer Leadership Program flyer [pdf]


GreerWalker's Preview Summer Leadership Program
June 19-20, 2019

GreerWalker's Preview Summer Leadership Program is a two day, one night program (similar to LINK) that gives students the opportunity to jump-start their career path by creating relationships, participating in networking opportunities and more.  Attendees will have the opportunity to shadow someone in both audit and tax.

The program is open to sophomores who have declared, or intend to declare, accounting as their major and who currently have at least a 3.0 GPA (overall and accounting). Candidates should have a desire to continue their education in a graduate program and have an interest in starting a career in public accounting.

The application deadline is February 22, 2019.  If you have questions, contact Brittany Loucks.

Preview Summer Leadership 2019 Application.


Mauldin & Jenkins Summer Leadership Program

July 16-17, 2019 • Location to be announced

Mauldin & Jenkins, LLP would like to invite accounting majors to their 2019 Summer Leadership Program. This competitive program is a great opportunity to learn more about M&J and the internships and full-time positions they have available. You'll also have the opportunity to meet several key staff members and partners from all eight of their office locations.

Applicants must be full-time accounting majors (or a student who intends to declare accounting as their major) and have at least a 3.0 accounting GPA.  Apply at the Mauldin & Jenkins Career website.  Near the bottom of the page, under Resume Submission, in the Jobs list, select Summer Leadership Program.  Click on the "apply" button below the program description.  Please include a copy of your unofficial transcript.  The deadline to apply is June 15, 2019.

Mauldin & Jenkins SLP flyer [pdf]


EY's Emerging Leaders Program
Multiple Dates • Various Locations

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, everything EY does comes back to building a better working world.  With EY's emerging Leaders Program, you could play a key role in that mission.  If you are a top student in your sophomore or junior year of college and want to get ahead of the recruiting process, EY's summer program is a perfect place to start your journey, and discover more about the people, culture and market in the location you'd like to launch your career.

Qualified applicants should be working toward a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, information systems, computer science, industrial systems engineering or other related majors.  They should hold high academic credentials, a significant interest in professional services and desire a career in business.  

To apply, go to EY's on-line application system and select the Campus Leadership/Emerging Leaders Program Application.  You must also complete EY's Recruiting Candidate Preferences Form.  Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

EY Emerging Leaders Program flyer [pdf]