PICPA Accounting Career Days

Each year, the PICPA invites high school students and educators to attend a free program to hear from practicing CPAs about career opportunities in the accounting profession.
 

Presented by:
Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

2017 Career Days - By The Numbers


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100
high schools


2045
high school students


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13
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10
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90+
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Highlights Video

Take a look at this compilation of footage filmed at 2017 events!


Thoughts From the Teachers...

  • "Love this program. It introduces the possibilities available to high school students in the future."
  • "Thank you for this event. There is nothing else out there to promote accounting to our students."
  • "Very beneficial for the students to hear about how individuals who are actually working in accounting fields got there, and what it takes to be successful."
  • "Such a fun, relevant conference for our students!"
  • "Thank you so much for representing the industry and the value of a college degree so well!"
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Thoughts From the Students...

  • "It gave me insight about more options we get with an accounting degree and CPA certification."
  • "It made me realize that accounting isn't just sitting in an office all day. I am truly interested."
  • "Opened my eyes more about reaching my goals."
  • "I loved speaking to a real entrepreneur and being able to receive real world advice/info."
  • "I honestly think that this program helped me know what I want to major in."

Accounting Career Day Photo Gallery

View photos from this year's events!
 

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2017 Speakers Included Representatives From:

American Eagle
Anthony & Sylvan Pools
Arnett Carbis Toothman LLP
Bee Bergvall & Co
Boyer & Ritter
Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz
Buckno Lisicky & Company
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
CohnReznick
Corbeinic Partners
County of Berks
Dave Magrogan Group
DuPont
ELG Haniel Metals Corp
Excela
FBI
Goff Backa Alfera & Company LLC
Grant Thornton LLP
Herbein + Co
IRS
Jebran & Abraham, P.C.
KPMG
Kreischer Miller
Kronick Kalada Berdy
Larson Design Group
Lutron Electronics
Masonic Villages
Penske
Pine Hill Group
Pipeline Systems Inc
Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board
Pittsburgh Penguins
PwC
Renmatix
RKL
S&T Bank
Sheetz
Surgent CPA
... and others!
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