Did your school play in the BCS Championships, Final Four, College World Series? How about having a multitude of firms recruiting on your campus? Located near major markets? If your answer to the preceding questions was no, you are pretty much in the same boat as us. So how do you go about exciting your new Accounting majors about your program and improving your graduating Accounting students’ chances of securing that good position or internship?
We have found that by participating in some of the various Accounting Competitions/Challenges, we have gained name recognition for the school and provided opportunities for recruiting and exciting our incoming Accounting majors while securing opportunities for our upper level Accounting majors in terms of internships and job offers.
This article is from the Accounting Instructors’ Report, an electronic journal that provides teaching tips and insights to those who teach accounting and other business courses.
Contributor: Stephen J. Bukowy, Ph.D., UNC Pembroke