The honor organization, in partnership with the Student Professional Development Center, organized the annual event, allowing students to connect with employers.
Beta Alpha Psi, the international honor organization for financial information students and professionals, and the Student Professional Development Center hosted 133 students and 16 employers on Sept. 12 for the annual Accounting Meet and Greet.
The event, which took place in the Moseley Center’s McKinnon Hall, provided accounting students with the opportunity to network with potential employers from top local, national and global firms for internship and full-time employment positions.
The following employers were in attendance:
- Baker Tilly
- Becker Professional Education
- Bernard Robinson and Company, LLP
- Beta Alpha Psi Executive Office
- Cobb Ezekiel Loy & Company, P.A.
- Gilliam Coble & Moser, LLP
- Grant Thornton
- LBA Haynes Strand, PLLC
- Lincoln Financial Group
- RSM US LLP
- Smith Leonard PLLC
“The Meet and Greet was a great opportunity for sophomores, juniors, and seniors alike to network with accounting firms and other financial information companies,” chapter president Nicholas Massey ’17 said. “We were pleased by our turnout, and I think the firms were pleased with the students they met. We appreciate the SPDC for all of their help arranging and coordinating the logistics of the event.”
Beta Alpha Psi holds weekly meetings relevant to industry topics, connecting educators, professionals and students, and provides service opportunities for its members. The Lambda Xi chapter is advised by Assistant Professor Patty Cox, and hosted by the Department of Accounting in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.