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An information resource for Camosun's Accounting & Finance students.

Check out the upcoming CPA recruiting and industry events and activities.


Upcoming CPA Recruiting Events for Accounting & Finance Students

CPA Recruiting Events – Fall 2019

Do you want to be a Chartered Professional Accountant? Prepare for the upcoming fall recruiting!

If you are an accounting student or a graduate interested in an articling or co-op position for 2020, then you will want to attend the various events occurring this fall.  Each of these events require online registration (see details under each event below on how/when to register). 

Preparatory Information Sessions:

CPA Information Session
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm; CBA 209; Interurban Campus
Learn about the upcoming fall recruiting events. Representatives from CPABC and several CPA accounting firms will join us to share their tips on the upcoming recruiting and how you can prepare to be successful.

Resume Prep Session - Are YOU and your RESUMÉ ready?
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
4:00pm – 5:30pm; CBA 209; Interurban Campus
Register here:
Learn how to improve your resume and learn the tips and tricks for successfully applying for accounting positions from Camosun experts!

1 on 1 Resume Session
Wednesday, September 4
12:30pm – 1:30pm; Career/Coop Board Room; Interurban Campus
Register here:
Register for the one-on-one session to review your resume with Camosun faculty and co-op and career services staff or arrange for one-on-one help through Co-operative Education’s educationthatworks website.

Networking Events:

Registration for Camosun-hosted Networking events opens on Wednesday, August 7th at 12:00pm for Camosun students/alumni and UVic students only. 

CPA Firms Event
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
1:00pm – 5:00pm; CBA 1st Floor Atrium; Interurban Campus
Register here:
The annual networking event for our students to meet, in a relaxed and personable atmosphere, with a large number of firms interested in hiring permanent and co-op positions in public accounting.

MNP Pub Night Meet & Greet (Open to 3rd or 4th year BBA and PDD students only.)
Register here:

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
4:00pm – 6:00pm; Crooked Goose Bistro; 4136 Wilkinson Rd
Register here:
Here’s your chance to find out everything you need to know about MNP. Learn more about MNP and the opportunities waiting for you. This is your opportunity to come and talk to the local partners about the numbers that matter in your future.

Multi-Office CPA Firms Networking Event
Friday, September 6, 2019
2:15pm – 6:00pm; Ambrosia Conference & Event Centre; 638 Fisgard Street
Register here:
Attend this event to meet with representatives from Baker Tilly, Grant Thornton, KPMG, and MNP. This networking and recruiting event will interest students and graduates who are interested in positions starting in 2020. If you will not be available to be hired in 2020, you may still attend as it is an excellent opportunity to meet with the firm.

Office Tours and Open House at Burkett & Co Chartered Professional Accountants New
Thursday, September 5, 2019   
4:00pm – 6:00pm; Suite 200 – 3561 Shelbourne Street, Victoria
Come tour the offices of Burkett & Co, meet the team, and enjoy some refreshments.  Registration is required but there is no formal agenda, so students are permitted to attend between 4 and 6 pm, as their schedule permits. 
Register here:

UVic Accounting Networking Night
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
6:00pm – 7:30pm; Maclaurin A100 (Lobby), UVic
Come learn and interact with reps from local accounting firms to learn about how workplace culture, opportunities for growth, and collaborating in teams makes accounting their career of choice!
You can learn more about a career in accounting as well as upcoming co-op and CPA Articling (career) opportunities.
Register: Email Samantha Toms,

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Upcoming industry events for Accounting & Finance Students:

Check back soon!

CPA Student Resources

PEP Candidate Guides:
Provide a good overview of the program.

CPA Way:
These resources provide an overview of the problem-solving approach used in the PEP.

Module Resources:
You can find sample cases and an exam blueprints for each module on the following pages.

CFE Resources:

Interested in becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant?

The new CPA Certification Program is challenging, rigorous and rewarding, and designed to meet the needs of business, public practice and government. Find out your options for the completing the CPA prerequisites at Camosun!

Learn the steps in this article from CPA Canada.

CPABC Websites and Social Media Channels

A new CPABC website and recruiting website have been launched that provide prospective students with CPA program information. If you want to find out more about the CPA education, including the CPA Pep modules and Module zero, see CPA Western School of Business.

Follow CPABC on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr for the latest news and event notices. 

Dean - Dominic Bergeron



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