School of Accountancy Resources

The School of Accountancy is committed to keeping students updated with news and resources that not only help them in their academic career, but also, in their professional growth while at KSU. Students, this is your resource hub for jobs, events, scholarships, and other career tips.

  • Putting letters behind your name is very important in the accounting profession. Find a certification that best fits your career goals.

    Get Certified – This website will give you information on all the certifications. The “gold standard” is Certified Public Accountant (CPA). There are over half a million licensed CPAs in the United States. The CPA credential is the most recognized and broad certification you can earn. CPA is only one of the many options. Visit Get Certified to find one that is a good fit for you.

    Becker CPA Prep - Kennesaw State School of Accountancy has partnered with Becker CPA prep to provide you with Becker's All Access package at a discounted rate of $2,350. This includes a complete four-part CPA review with an unlimited access period. Students can use Becker's self-study, live online classes, live in classroom classes, digital and print textbooks, digital flash cards and access to CPA exam success coaches.

    Georgia Society of CPA’s Student Membership – A Georgia Society of CPA’s Student Membership is a great resume builder, a way to connect with the profession, and provides you great content for interviews to prove you know what is happening in the Georgia Accounting world. The one-time fee grants you access as a student member for one year after graduation. Join today!

  • Recruitment Handbook – Do you need resume examples, sample interview questions, elevator-pitch examples, thank you note examples, help in preparing for a career fair and lots more? Use this book to guide you. School of Accountancy Partners are committed to recruiting KSU students for internships and full-time jobs. Before you start your job search, check out these companies. They want to hire KSU students first.

    Dress for Success – Do you know what business casual and business professional dress means? See this guide to get to know how to Dress for your Success.

    Handshake - Handshake is an online career opportunities platform used by many universities across the country. KSU’s Handshake board is the central way that employers can advertise events and positions directly to students and alumni. Find your next job or internship here.

  • Internships are a must for accounting majors. To receive college credit for an internship you must register for the course just like any other academic course. Get more info on how to turn your internship into college credits.

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  • Employers are looking to hire KSU business and accounting students. Check out the available open positions below:

    Project Bench & Jobs

    Project Bench & Jobs (PB&J) is an innovative program in the Coles College School of Accountancy. Junior, Senior, or MAcc students have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in the Atlanta accounting community.

    Employers often have short-term (up to 16 weeks) project-based work requiring additional qualified help. Candidates from the “Bench” can go to work quickly, eliminating the employer’s need to complete a lengthy job posting/search. Employers are willing to work around your class schedule and the expected time commitment is up to 20 hours a week. If you are interested, apply in Handshake, today!

    (Handshake ID: 6677384)


    Our Diamond Partners are Hiring!

    See employment opportunities at our diamond-level partner organizations.

  • Are you working towards your business and accountancy degree? Join a group of like-minded peers to help you grow in your professional business career!

    • ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) - ALPFA (Association of Latino Professionals For America) - ALPFA is dedicated to enhancing opportunities for Latinos and building leadership and career skills. ALPFA provides many programs and benefits to aspiring Latino students interested in accounting, finance or related career professions.

    • Beta Alpha Psi (BAP - Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) – The international honors society for accounting, finance, and information system students. Beta Alpha Psi at KSU is a Superior Chapter for 4 years running! Visit Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) to learn more about the membership requirements.

    • National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) - National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) - Student group with similar academic and future professional interests in accounting and business. NABA promotes the tremendous benefits of studying accounting and exposes its members to vast array of career opportunities as well as an array of social outlets the organization provides. Please email for more information.
  • Gain valuable professional development skills and set yourself apart from your peers. Check back towards the end of Fall semester to see which firms are offering a Summer Leadership Program this summer!

  • The School of Accountancy awards over $200,000 in scholarships each year and students have access to even more scholarships through outside professional organizations. See all the open scholarship applications below.

    • KSU Scholarships -

      At KSU, our students come first. You asked for an easy, straightforward and mobile-friendly way to apply for scholarships – and we delivered. KSU has launched an easy, mobile and personalized process that makes finding and applying for scholarships easier than ever. When you’re ready to find scholarships, our scholarship finder will match you to your best fit opportunities! 

      Deadline: November 1st – March 1st

    • AICPA Legacy Scholarships -

      Get to know the future leaders of the accounting industry. The AICPA Legacy Scholars program is designed to help students of different backgrounds become CPAs by assisting with the cost of their college education. The program also provides scholars with educational and professional development opportunities throughout the year. Check out the various scholarships available!

      Deadline: December 1st - March 1st

    • The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of CPAs -

      The Educational Foundation of The Georgia Society of CPAs, Inc. sponsors scholarship programs that provide financial support to accounting majors and those with a concentration in accounting. Students who meet the eligibility requirements listed below are encouraged to apply. All scholarships awarded are to be used for the following school year.

      Deadline: November 1st – February 1st

    Because of the continued support and contributions from our wonderful accounting partners, we are able to fund scholarships for students at our annual Honor's Banquet.

  • Need career tips on how to be successful in the accounting recruitment process or landing that next internship or full-time job offer? Check out Career Conversations!
  • Seniors, we are so proud of you academic achievements and excited to see where you land next! Tell us where you are going by completing our First Destination Survey!

School of Accountancy Partnerships and Recruitment

Corporate Partnerships

While Kennesaw State University welcomes all employers to recruit on our campus, partners of the SOA receive several unique benefits. First and foremost, only partners have guaranteed access to SoA Fall and Spring Career Fairs, BAP events and chapter meetings, and all other SoA recruitment events. All partners also receive exclusive access to the BAP roster, SOA Employer-Profile Book, the MAcc Resume Book, and the corporate Partnership Roundtable Meetings. SOA offers four levels of partnerships to fit various budgets and desires for exposure to our students. These partnership tiers are outlined below.

  • Annual gift of $10,000 | Full Access

    Gold Level Access Plus:

    • Two named $1,000 Student Scholarships recognized at the Annual Honors Banquet
    • Accounting Achiever Banquet Sponsorship
    • Host and Promote Event to Students
    • Virtual Panel Event Invites
    • A & A Forum – 2 registrations

    Maximum of 6 employers

  • Annual gift of $7,000

    Silver Level Access Plus:

    • Named $1,500 Student Scholarship recognized at the Annual Honors Banquet
    • Access to the Career Course
    • Premium booth placement for the Fall and Spring Accounting Career Fair
      A & A Forum – 1 registration
    • Full Page Ad space in the KSU SOA Employer Profile Book

    Maximum of 6 employers

  • Annual gift of $4,000

    Bronze Level Access Plus:

    • Named $1,000 Student Scholarship recognized at the Annual Honors Banquet
    • Full Access to Beta Alpha Psi: Fall and Spring Semester (1 meeting per semester)
    • Full Access to PB&J – List of Part-Time Students
    • Access to the Partnership Roundtable Meetings Quarterly
    • Access to “Meet SoA Partners” Campus Tabling Event

    Maximum of 8 employers

  • Annual gift of $1,500
    • Joint named $1,000 Student Scholarship ($500 contribution) recognized at the annual Honors Banquet
    • Registration to the Fall SoA Career Fair
    • Registration to Spring Career Fair: Meet the Firms
    • Quarter Page Ad space in the KSU SOA Employer Profile Book
    • Recognition on the School of Accountancy web pages and printed literature
    • Receive Beta Alpha Psi member/candidate roster and Student Accounting Society (SAS) member Resume Book
    • Receive MAcc Resume Book and roster in the Fall semester
    • Student Survey Data
    • Highlights on Social Media and Website
    • Access to include content to the Bi-weekly student newsletter

    Maximum of 30 employers

Ready to Become an Employer Partner of SOA?

Contact Amanda York for more information. Annual partnership renewals begin on March 15th on a first come first served basis. To be included in the Fall Semester Partnership plan companies need to finish the commitment form before July 14th. The partnerships will be open until full. Prorated rates are available for employers who join during the middle of our academic year.



2022-2023 Partners

School of Accountancy Partners are committed to recruiting Kennesaw State students for business internships and full-time jobs. Kennesaw State University, the Coles College of Business, and the School of Accountancy thank our sponsors for making these business partnership opportunities available and for helping us prepare students for the accounting profession.



Partner Ad Book Partnership Program 2023-2024