Welcome to the Accounting Industry Connections Community!
Explore your interest in the accounting industry through this page’s various tools and resources. Check out the Accounting 101 resources which provide Villanova-specific information and links to the Firsthand Vault Guides which give a more thorough overview of the accounting profession. The jobs and internships featured on this page are just a sampling of what is posted on Handshake, so log in to view more! To connect with additional alumni involved in accounting, check out the Nova Network.
Villanova Accounting Events & Programs
Opportunities to engage with firms looking to hire students with accounting skills pop up all throughout the semester. Continually check Handshake and newsletters for the most up to date information.
- Accounting Fall Forum (Fall)
- Careers in Corporate Finance and Accounting (Fall)
- Demystifying the Big 4 (Spring)
- Employer Information Sessions and Events (Ongoing)
- Society Events (Ongoing)
Preparing for a Career in Accounting
Do you need to be an accounting major, have 150 credits, or get your CPA to work in accounting? It depends on the type of work you are going to do. Review the website of the Accounting and Information Systems Department at Villanova and the CPA Associates website to learn more.
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