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Kogod Center for Career Development Events

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This event has taken place for 2015 - please check back for 2016 details

Registered Career Fair Employers

Alvarez & Marsal
Arabella Advisors
Aronson LLC
BAE Systems
Bond Beebe
Calibre CPA Group, PLLC
Cambridge Associates
CFN Services
Chortek LLP
Department of Defense, Office of the Inspector General
Discovery Communications
Edward Jones
Ernst and Young
Fannie Mae
Fidelity Investments
First Financial Group
Freddie Mac
Greater Washington Society of CPAs
Halt Buzas & Powell, LTD
Hertzbach & Company, P.A.
National Cooperative Bank
New York Life
Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation
Prudential Financial
Raytheon Company
Rose Financial Services
Ryan & Wetmore, P.C.
SC&H Group
Small Business Administration - Office of Investment & Innovation

Accounting & Finance Week 2015

Thursday, September 10

Big 4 Panel
Kogod Student Lounge

Monday, September 14

Finance Panel
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Kogod Student Lounge

Panelists include:

  • Discovery Communications, Sr. Director, FP&A
  • Travel Channel, CFO
  • SunTrust Bank, Not-For-Profit Relationship Manager
  • Point Guard Capital, LLC, Investment Strategist
  • Climate Finance Advisors, LLC, Founding Partner

Tuesday, September 15

Accounting Panel
5:00-6:30 p.m.
Butler Board Room

Panelists include:

  • McGladrey, Manager, Tax Services
  • CohnReznick, Partner
  • Ryan & Wetmore, Partner
  • Fannie Mae, VP & Assistant Controller, Capital Markets & Operations
  • SC&H Group, Audit Manager

Wednesday, September 16

Accounting & Finance Career Fair
2:00-5:00 p.m.
MGC 2-5

Networking Reception*
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Kogod Student Lounge

*Heavy hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, and refreshments will be served at the reception.

All events located on the American University campus:
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20016 

Join us for a combined Accounting & Finance Week, hosted by the Kogod Center for Career Development and co-sponsored by Kogod's Accounting Club and Financial Management Association (FMA).

The week’s events will kick off at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10 with a Big 4 Panel, featuring recent alumni that have transitioned from intern to entry level positions at the Big 4 firms. Next, on Monday September 14 at 5:00 p.m. there will be a Finance panel featuring alumni n various areas within the finance world. On Tuesday, September 15 at 5:00 p.m., a panel of alumni and employers from the accounting industry, representing the various opportunities within accounting, i.e. public (audit, tax and advisory), government and not-for-profit, will speak. Students will have an opportunity to learn more about the career tracks within each of these areas and hear how these alums have had unique career paths to their current jobs. 

On Wednesday, September 16, a career fair will be held in MGC where students and employers will have the opportunity to meet and discuss career opportunities. Students are encouraged to dress professionally and bring their resumes! 

After the fair, we invite students, employers and alumni to join us for a networking reception in the Kogod School of Business where you will have the opportunity to further network. 

This events are free for all employer and alumni participants. 


Corporate Partners 

This event has taken place for 2015 - please check back for 2016 details

American University Alumni

This event has taken place for 2015 - please check back for 2016 details

Current Students

This event has taken place for 2015 - please check back for 2016 details


If you have any questions at all, please contact Adrienne O’Rourke, Assistant Director, Employer Relations, at aorourke@american.edu or 202-885-1960.