GAA: Survival guide for NEW MSA Students

Thursday, September 5, 2013, 3:00pm until 4:30pm

LaCava 375A, Bentley University,

Learn to make most out of your stay at Bentley University. Get advise from seniors who have been in your shoes and can show you how to balance studies and fun. This is your opportunity to ask questions in a candid environment. Come to our first event and support!!! We are looking forward to seeing you guys! Bring your SMILE! RSVP at GA_GAA@bentley.edu.GAA

GAA Mentor Night

GAA Mentor Night
Time: 6:30pm Thursday, April 19th
Location: Smith 305

Meet and Eat with the mentors who got Big-Four offers!
Have questions about:
* Find and Utilize an INTERNSHIP?
* Search for a JOB?
* Prepare finals or CPA exams?
Ask your questions here!

BTW, yummy Thai food is waiting for you besides the mentors as well~

Please email ga_gaa@bentley.edu to reserve a seat.

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Peachtree Workshop

Peachtree is a powerful accounting software program for small- and medium-sized businesses. It is a comprehensive solution based on real, double-entry accounting principles with screen-level security, audit trails, and automatic accounting checks, ensuring the accuracy and control.

Come to the workshop and see how easy is to use and understand Peachtree, learn how accurate and reliable, insightful and empowering, productive and connective this product is. The knowledge and experience in accounting software are very important in current job markets. It is definitely a valuable skill you can put on your resume!!! The seats are limited. The ACELAB accommodates 35 students. We will tell you how to sign up for this event in our next newsletter.

 

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GAA Internship (CPT & OPT) Seminar

Are you interested in working as an intern in the accounting field? Do you know the requirements to become eligible for CPT and when you should apply to school for approval? If you are an international student, are you thinking of applying for OPT after graduation? In this seminar, you will learn necessary and very important criteria to work as an intern! You will be fully prepared for the coming/ongoing internship search after this seminar!!

Date: October 3, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Location: Smith 116
Presenter:
Professor Karen Osterheld, MSA program internship coordinator.
Tana Ruegamer, CISS Center for International Students and Scholars

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GAA Advanced Excel Worksheet Workshop

“What will make my resume stand out in the crowd?” It’s a burning question in everyone’s mind. Well here is an easy way to do it. Develop your skill in Excel Worksheet!

Excel Worksheet is a skill that all the big 4’s accounting firms and other firms are looking for in their employees. Becoming an advanced user of Excel will help you get into the company you want to work in. Especially if you work for larger entities like at the state or county level, which tend to use these programs ALL THE TIME for day to day activities.
So save the date and time to enhance your excel skill and build up your resume for the BIG CAREER FAIR.

Date: September 29, Thursday 3:30 – 4:30
Location: Jannision Room 305
Refreshments will be provided!

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GAA Junior E-board Member Selection!!!

If you are interested in a leadership position, we are looking for Junior Executive Board Members (who constitute the sub-committee). Anyone who is interested please reply to GA_GAA@bentley.edu and we will provide you with more details.

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Welcome to GAA!

Welcome to GAA! The fall of 2011 kicked off.

It was our pleasure to welcome all the new members who signed up at the GSA Expo.

63 additional students have become new members. Also, welcome the students who enjoyed the summer back to school!

The fall semester has kicked off. The GAA is currently planning to host some beneficial events to all the members. We will announce details here and send you an email. Please don’t miss it!

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Net-ercise – 11/18

Please remember that on Thursday, November 18, the GAA will be co-sponsoring the annual Net-ercise event, which will be held in AAC341 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  The event will provide members an opportunity to practice networking in a real-life situation and gain valuable feedback.  PwC, Northwestern Mutual, Liberty Mutual, KPMG, JP Morgan, Grant Thornton, Fidelity, E&Y, and Deloitte are among the participating companies.  Dress is business casual.

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Thank you!

Congratulations on a historic night- About 90 students and 25 professionals participated in Resume Bingo Night.  Stay tuned to the newsletter for details on upcoming events.

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Resume Bingo Night – 10/7

The GAA is hosting its first event: Resume Bingo Night, October 7th at 6:30 p.m. in AAC341.  Fifty graduate students have confirmed individual resume critiquing sessions with one of many participating companies, including Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Grant Thornton, Hartford Financial Services Group, John Hancock, JP Morgan, KPMG, Liberty Mutual, PwC, Target, and TJX.

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