Passing the CPA with Wiley CPAEXCEL

Event Title: Passing the CPA with Wiley CPAEXCEL

Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Location: Green Table Room, Price Center (on 2nd Floor by Shogun)

Facebook: Facebook event link

Description: Not sure how to prepare for the CPA exam? Come to the final installment of our CPA super review on Wednesday to learn more! Come listen to Bill Petersen, CPA and Regional Director of Wiley CPAExcel talk about his own personal tips and tricks for passing the exam! As a former public accountant and weathered CPA, Bill will walk you through tips and tricks for conquering and passing all four sections. Pizza will also be provided!

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KEEN’s World’s Smallest Shoe Factory is coming to UCSD!

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KEEN’s World’s Smallest Shoe Factory is coming to UCSD!

KEEN has built the world’s smallest shoe factory with UNEEKBOT and will be visiting UC San Diego on Tuesday, April 3. The UNEEKBOT is able to build a pair of customizable shoes in 6 minutes!

From 11-4 p.m. students are invited to stop by the Career Services Center and interact with the UNEEKBOT robot, experience the KEEN VR system, and enter for a chance to win custom shoes and other prizes. Afterwards from 5-7 p.m. KEEN will share about how to be innovative and entrepreneurial and students will be able to pitch their current start-up and entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges. Pizza and drinks will be provided. KEEN will select 2 winning teams for a $1,000 cash prize. Only students who stop by the Career Services Center for this event will be considered for their 2019 paid internship program (which includes housing). KEEN will also be selecting 3 winners for a 2-day trip to Portland, OR. Winners will go on a guided hike, check out the KEEN headquarters/factory, meet the KEEN team, and explore Portland. Flights and accommodations will be provided.

Target majors/minors:

  • Business
  • Cognitive Science
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Management Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

To RSVP go to: https://ucsd-csm.symplicity.com/students/?s=event&ss=is&mode=form&id=2d0ca91b632275b935d891c458c03792

BCPA Summer Program at Berkeley Haas: Deadline is March 31

The Berkeley Charter of Professional Accountancy (BCPA) now in its third year, is a late-May to mid-August program that allows students from any major to complete 30 units of accounting in two summers’ time. The program is open to students from other institutions.

Please consider sharing the attached flyer within your department and emailing your students about this opportunity.  The program’s website is bcpa.berkeley.edu and our application deadline for this coming summer is March 31.print 1.PNGprint 2.PNG

Stanford grad-school workshop for under-represented groups

Stanford GSB launches 2-day program targeted at undergrads interested in doctoral programs in business/soc sci fields, to promote diversity and broaden access to info/career guidance. Diversity broadly defined, incl gender, application info here:

https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/programs/phd/admission/events/introduction-diversity-doctoral-education-scholarship-iddeas

Summer Abroad Program and Internships for Business, Economics and Communications students

Greetings Economics students,

Earn 8 units this summer while studying or interning abroad!

  • Open to all UCSD students (freshman through graduating seniors)
  • UCSD summer financial aid applies
  • Courses/Internships are in English

Create an online interest profile to receive email updates about programs that interest you (it only takes a minute!). In addition to the internships below, we have 30+ faculty-led programs in over 20 countries scheduled for summer 2018!

 Summer Abroad Internships in Business & Communication
Locations: Prague, Tokyo, Hong Kong or New Zealand (Auckland, Wellington)
Students gain hands-on experience aligned with their personal, professional and academic goals, in a range of fields, including Marketing, Accounting, Communications, Advertising, Public Relations, Hospitality and Tourism, and more.

France, Fashion Marketing in Paris

Courses: Textiles and Clothing (TXC) 173 & 198

A defining experience for anyone interested in fashion and marketing.

UK, At the Crossroads of Gender and Communication

Courses: Communication (CMN) 111 & 198

Consider how men and women communicate as you engage with culture, art, history, and the city of London.

Visit us online for more courses in culture, history, literature, the arts, sciences and more!

Let us know if you have any questions. We’re happy to help!  summerabroad@ucdavis.edu

Happy Travels!

Associate Economist (Research Assistant) at Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Associate Economist (Research Assistant)
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Interactive website:
https://www.chicagofed.org/people/jobs/associate-economist-program

Job Summary:
Conducts statistical and economic analyses of current macroeconomic, microeconomic, and regional data, andprovides research support for the economists. The level of work required is considered entry-level and staff work under direct supervision. This job has no direct reports. This position is structured as part of a two-year program.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
*Supports the economists in their basic and applied research by following instructions to perform tasks including collecting data, conducting moderately complex statistical analysis, writing statistical software programs, and organizing the presentation of results
*Researches economic topics for economists’ articles; on some of these occasions, the efforts will be substantial enough to constitute collaboration with the economists (or department management), leading to jointly authored articles
*Prepares a variety of charts, tables, and descriptive text for Department management or other staff economists to use in their briefings of the President and the Board of Directors
*Follows instructions to research and organize background materials for presentations to the President;responds to other System-wide directives and requests
*Performs other duties as requested
Education and Experience:
*Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Mathematics, or related field with emphasis on quantitative and/or analytical skills
Application Requirements:
*To be considered, all applications must include a Cover Letter, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts, and Letter of Recommendation
*Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or hold green cards with the intent to become a U.S. Citizen