September 19: Meet the Accounting Firms

Are you seeking employment or an internship? Interested in gaining networking experience?  You are invited to participate in UMW’s ‘Meet the Firms’ 2018 event, co-hosted by the UMW Center for Career and Professional Development and the College of Business. This event aims to connect UMW students interested in pursuing a job or internships in accounting with local, regional and international accounting firms.

Attire is business professional.

Meet the Accounting Firms
Wednesday, September 19
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Woodard Hall, Red Room and Woodard 202

Important Dates:

Pre-registration for students is encouraged, but not required. Walk-ins are welcome. Students who are unable to attend may upload their resume to Handshake to be included in a packet for employer (once review and update is complete)

9/10 – Deadline for students to upload ‘Meet the Firms’ resume to their Handshake profile. Resumes will be included in a packet for employers.
9/10 – 9/14 – Career Center staff will review uploaded resumes and send you feedback.
9/17 – FINAL DEADLINE to submit your updated resume to your Handshake profile in order to have it included in the resume packet for employers.

Do I have to upload my resume to register and attend?

No. You may still pre-register/attend the event without uploading a resume, but we do encourage it as this is an opportunity for future employment. Online registration will be open until 9/18/18. To register, click the ‘register’ button on this event. A list of participating employers will be found here as the date gets closer.

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Participating firms (more will be added in coming weeks):

Auditor of Public Accounts
DoD, Office of Inspector General
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Foltz and Associates
Kositka Wicks and Company
PB Mares
Robinson Farmer Cox
Tate & Tryon
Virginia State Corporation Commission

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For more information, contact: Andrea Cordray 540-654-1242





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