Level Up is a four-day virtual and interactive event for students and recent graduates who are pursuing a career in accounting or finance to equip them with must-know information about how to make a lasting impression on future employers and maximize career opportunities.
Four workshops will present topics including interview dos and don’ts, resume and LinkedIn profile best practices, CPA Exam strategies, and exploring options in accounting career paths.
In addition to the workshops, there will also be group “Meet the Firm “sessions with CPA firm representatives from around New Jersey to learn more about their firms and their job opportunities. Be sure to sign up for both the workshops and CPA firm sessions. After you sign up, you will receive instructions for sending us your resume. Participating CPA firms will receive all attendee resumes.
Participants can choose to attend as many or few sessions that fit their interests and schedule.
The workshop schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, September 21, 12-1 p.m.
Find Your Accounting Career Path: Tax, Audit, Advisory and Corporate Panel Discussion
Are you unsure of what direction you want to take in your accounting career? Hear from four panelists who will talk about their role in either tax, audit, advisory and corporate accounting. The panelists will explain what their day-to-day responsibilities are and the highs and lows of their chosen pathway.
Wednesday, September 22, 12-1 p.m.
Maximizing Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile
Gain expert advice on creating a resume and LinkedIn profile to enhance your success in obtaining job interviews and positioning yourself for career advancement. Learn what parts of your resume employers value most and how to set yourself apart from competing job candidates. Also, explore ways to show your achievements in the best possible light.
Thursday, September 23, 12-1 p.m.
CPA Exam Tips & Tricks from CPA Exam Review Course Providers
Studying for and passing the CPA Exam is made easier if you integrate best practices and advise from a CPA exam review course provider. Hear from the three review course providers about the CPA Exam application process and study tips to help you succeed.
Friday, September 24, 12-1 p.m.
HR Panel Discussion: Interview Do’s and Don’ts
Join this panel discussion of HR professionals to learn how to put your best foot forward during the interview process. Three panelists from New Jersey CPA firms will provide tips to best represent yourself to prospective employers and explain what not to do during the interview.