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Every year, COCPA’s Accounting Careers Committee sponsors Student Interview Day. On September 29, 2018 student members can interview with firms and companies from across the state who are looking for employees.
You must be a COCPA Student Member to participate.
How it works:
The Colorado Society of CPAs invites students and professionals to a non official setting at our Student Night Reception. The COCPA would like to give students and professionals in designated chapter areas the opportunity to network and share questions and views of what the profession is and will become.
For Students: This is your chance to connect with professionals in your area and talk one on one about what is on your mind as you take the road to becoming a CPA. There are no interviews, no expectations. Just an opportunity for you to chat with seasoned professionals and get their expertise that you might not know. Also, we give you lead questions to ask CPAs and if you get 5 questions answered, you have a chance at a $50.00 gift card. You must be a COCPA Student Member to participate.
For Professionals: This is a great opportunity to see the CPAs of the future and talk to them about their concerns and how they would like to enter the CPA profession. Also, to share your experiences from how you decided to become a CPA to where you are now. This is a significant chance to meet with up and coming CPAs who are going to create the CPAs of the future.
2018 STUDENT NIGHT RECEPTIONS
Four-Year Colleges and Universities
Adams State College
Colorado Christian University
Colorado State University – Fort Collins
Colorado State University – Pueblo
Colorado Mesa University
Colorado State University – Global Campus
Colorado Mountain College
Fort Lewis College
Metropolitan State University of Denver
University of Colorado – Boulder
University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
University of Colorado – Denver
University of Denver
University of Northern Colorado
Western State Colorado University
Aims Community College
Arapahoe Community College
Colorado Community Colleges Online
Colorado Northwestern Community College
Community College of Aurora
Community College of Denver
Front Range Community College
Lamar Community College
Morgan Community College
Northeastern Junior College
Otero Junior College
Pikes Peak Community College
Pueblo Community College
Red Rocks Community College
Trinidad State Junior College
For both college students and post-grad CPA candidates, there are a number of steps you must take to become a licensed CPA. The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies’ (DORA) Board of Accountancy has requirements and regulations.
The Guide to Becoming a CPA is your one stop solution to guide you through the CPA exam process and then getting your CPA license.
The COCPA Career Center offers a job search tool available to students, post-grads, and CPAs alike.
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