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School of Accountancy

Meet the Firms

MTF 2022

Join us Thursday, September 8, 2022  from 5:00 - 7:00pm in the Trent Lott Center on the Hattiesburg campus for Meet the Firms, hosted by the USM School of Accountancy. Early Admission for Beta Alpha Psi members begins at 4:30pm. 

The School of Accountancy’s Meet the Firms night is a career fair held at the beginning of the fall semester, specifically for accounting students. The event provides an opportunity for students to learn more about careers and opportunities within the accounting field, as well as network with representatives from accounting firms, companies, and other professional organizations in order to develop future contacts and employment prospects. The event also provides recruiting firms a chance to meet and connect with potential candidates from USM to fill positions within their organizations for full-time and internship positions. All accounting students and alumni are encouraged to participate, regardless of graduation date.

  • You must be either an accounting major or a finance major enrolled in ACC 325 to register and participate in this event. 
  • You must log into your Handshake profile, add your resume, and then register for the event. Students should not submit résumés without meeting with Career Services first! Please contact Amy Yeend, the College of Business and Economic Development Assistant Dean for Professional Development and Career Services, to schedule a résumé critique appointment by calling 601.266.4663 or by emailing businesscareersFREEMississippi
  • Log into your Handshake profile at https://app.joinhandshake.com/login. If you have never logged into your profile you will need to verify, by your usm.edu email, to gain access.
  • Click on your name/picture in the top right corner of the page
  • Click the blue Add New Document button in the top right corner
  • Enter a name for the document and be sure Resume is selected under Document Type
  • Click Select from Computer to choose your file (your resume should be saved as a PDF and limited to one page)
  • Click Add Document
  • To register for Meet the Firms in Handshake, Click Events at the top of the page 
  • Click 2022 Meet the Firms  on the list then click the blue Register button
  • Answer the question about your graduation date then click the green Finish button

You will receive an email welcoming you to the event. For further assistance on registration, please contact businesscareersFREEMississippi

Employers, click here to register!

If you have general questions about registration for Meet the Firms, please contact the School of Accountancy at 601.266.5162 or Amy Yeend at 601.266.5931 or amy.yeendFREEMississippi

If students would like to have their resumes critiqued before Meet the Firms, they must email a copy to BusinessCareersFREEMississippi no later than 4:00PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 to receive feedback in time. Subject line of message should include that it is for Meet the Firms

Virtual Resume Workshop
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 12:00pm
Webex Link: https://usm.webex.com/usm/j.php?MTID=mb2670240a10f2f3e1f6c7521cb738b85
Password: ResumeACC

In-person Resume Workshop (HBG and GP)
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 12:20-12:50pm (location TBD)

It is strongly recommended that you have your résumé reviewed before participating in Meet the Firms.   Send your résumé to BusinessCareers@usm.edu to have it critiqued. In order to guarantee a review in time for Meet the Firms, résumés must be submitted by 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

 

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Hattiesburg, MS 39406 

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601.266.4641