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Meet the Firms

Meet the Firms


Join us Thursday, September 2, 2021  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 If you have never logged into your profile you will need to verify, by your email, to gain access.
  • Click on your name in the top right corner of the page
  • Click Documents > Select from Computer
  • Select your resume, which should be saved as a PDF and limited to one page
  • Click Add Document
  • Next, to register for the event, click "Events" at the top of the page
  • Click Event Search > Meet The Firms > Join Event

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 Friday, August 27, 2021 to receive feedback in time. Subject line of message should include that it is for Meet the Firms

Virtual Resume Workshop
Missed it? Check out the link to the video here!

In-person Resume Workshop (HBG and GP)
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 3:30PM 

Hattiesburg Campus: Scianna Hall 2004
Gulf Park Campus: NAB 107
Online: Join Virtually
Meeting link:
Password: MTF21

Be sure to sign in with your first and last name (not guest) so we know who are since some professors may give you credit for attending the workshop

It is strongly recommended that you have your résumé reviewed before participating in Meet the Firms.   Send your résumé to to have it critiqued.   In order to guarantee a review in time for Meet the Firms, résumés must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, August 27.


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