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Meet the Firms by BAP

Monday, February 19th | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chavez Student Center |Business Professional (Strictly enforced)

Attend the biggest recruiting events of the semester! Meet the Firms is a great way to get noticed by recruiters and land interviews for coveted positions, such as full-time positions or summer internships. Admission is free for Ascend/ASO/BAP members, and $10 for non-members.

Alumni Career Panel and Speed Skills Building Event

Tuesday, February 20th | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Library 121, Main Campus |

Meet a panel of SF State alumni who are working at major companies like Tesla, Oracle, Pixar, Marcus & Millichap and Yelp.  Panelists will talk about the transition between college to your career and go into topics like networking for jobs, salary negotiation, and how to make the most of your first job. After the panel, alumni will have breakout sessions, where students can get quick resume feedback and practice interview and networking skills. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP in Newsletter #2!

Nikon USA Panel and One-on-One Resume/LinkedIn Review

Wednesday, February 21st  | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | BUS 202, Main Campus |

Meet different representatives of Nikon USA from different departments who help contribute to the organization. After a panel, there will be time for one-on-one resume and LinkedIn feedback. Please be prepared by having your resume and/or LinkedIn profile ready for review. RSVP in Newsletter #2!

Interviewing 101 with Moss Adams by ASO

Wednesday, February 21st  | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Rosa Parks F  | Casual/Business Casual

Come join us this week as Katie Hill, campus recruiter for Moss Adams, will be speaking on interview tips and tricks. Moss Adams has been recognized as one of America’s best midsize employers in 2017 with more than 2,900 professionals and staff across 25 locations.

CSU Northern California Hospitality & Tourism Career Expo 2018

Thursday, February 22nd | 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM | Annex 1, 1 North State Dr. San Francisco, CA 94132 | Casual/Business Casual

CSU students and alumni are invited to attend the fifth annual CSU Northern California Hospitality & Tourism Career Expo. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet recruiters from multiple segments of the industry and learn about current and future opportunities for employment and internships. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, master’s students, and alumni are all encouraged to attend. RSVP in Newsletter #2 now!

Kruze Consulting Presentation by ASO

Wednesday, February 28th | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | Rosa Parks F  | Casual/Business Casual

Please join us as we invite Kruze Senior Controller, Jace Lotz, and his team to come present and inform students and what Kruze Consulting is all about! They will discuss what Kruze specializes in, career opportunities Kruze has to offer, and different options students may have outside of “MTF” when job searching. Kruze Consulting is an accounting firm that provides startup CFO Consulting to over 165+ startups in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and New York. They provide accounting, bookkeeping, finance, human resources and tax services. Take this opportunity to meet with professionals from Kruze Consulting and learn about the firm's culture.

Yankee Candle Online Fundraiser

Now until July 9th |  Yankee Candle Website

 Yankee Candles are well-known scented candles that would make great birthday, Thanksgiving or Christmas gifts. Yankee Candle will be giving us 40% of the profits for every item that we purchase! Click HERE for step-by-step instructions on how to purchase one. Note that you must buy at least 2 items to receive a point for fundraising.  Click HERE for the website. To receive points, you must forward your confirmation email to fundraising@ascendsfsu.org


Ascend SFSU Chapter

Our Mission
The mission of Ascend is to promote and foster leadership skills in Asian and Pacific-Islander students interested in pursuing a career in accounting, finance, and other business-related fields.

Our Objectives
- To provide additional education opportunities

- To aid in the development of professional skills for our members
- To provide professional opportunities and mentorship
- To encourage a continuous presence of Pan-Asians in accounting, finance, and other business related professions
- To strengthen the influence and leadership of pan-asians in the business world

Ascend SFSU. We are
  • encouraging.
  • inspiring.
  • supportive.
  • synergetic.
  • caring.
  • collaborative.
  • cooperative.
  • harmonious.
  • inclusive.


Grow with Grant Thornton 2018 - Summer Leadership Program

Grant Thornton's Summer Leadership Program is a great opportunity for you to gain insight into Grant Thornton’s professional service offerings and get exposure to several of our Business Leaders, Senior Executives, Associates, and peers. ‘Grow with Grant Thornton’ is a 1-3 day interactive program at one of 55 local or regional offices. During the Summer Leadership Program you will be exposed to Grant Thornton’s service lines which include audit, tax, and advisory. You will also have an opportunity to interact with Grant Thornton team members and peers. The Program is designed to continue building your leadership skills and help you identify your own abilities and goals as you prepare for a successful transition from college into your career.

Visit HERE and enter Requisition ID: 039220 to find posting. Please note, the application process consists of two steps, and you must apply through Handshake in addition to the campus careers portal. 

Moss Adams: 2018 Summer Leadership Program

Enhance your leadership skills and jumpstart your career by attending a Moss Adams leadership conference. Moss Adams' Summer Leadership Program gives students the opportunity to learn more about the firm. During these interactive training programs, Moss Adams professionals will discuss what it means to be in a professional services firm today, including the varied career paths within accounting, consulting, and wealth management as well as what factors are critical to success.  Apply HERE.

Moss Adams: Guide Pilot Steer (GPS) Internships

Take a first step into public accounting and experience its inner workings through this operational internship. This may last two or more summers and lays the groundwork for a career in public accounting by providing a window into the ins and outs of our business, from how we staff our teams to how we handle client documents. Apply HERE.

Moss Adams: Ignite Scholarship

Each year, Moss Adams award scholarships to many inspired, driven college freshmen and sophomores interested in pursuing a degree—and a career—in accounting. Established by the Moss Adams Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, the $2,500 scholarship awards is applied toward tuition and related costs for selected students. Apply HERE.

BPM Job Opportunities

BPM is a full service accounting firm, consisting of a people-centered culture and a firm motto “Because People Matter”. This has allowed the firm to be consistently recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area. Available positions include:

  • Assurance Intern, Associate
  • Tax Winter Intern, Summer Intern, Associate

To view more opportunities, visit HEREThe deadline to apply varies. 

HRH Accountancy Corporation Intern

HRH Accountancy Corporation is a leading financial guidance Corporation in and throughout San Francisco providing sole proprietors and small businesses with tax and accounting services at affordable.

To apply to the available position, visit HERE

Marcum LLP Internship/Job Opportunities

Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the United States. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum LLP offers the resources of over 1,550 professionals, including more than 200 partners, in 29 full-service offices in major business markets throughout the U.S. and China. To learn more and to apply for their positions, please visit HERE

Lyft: $5 Off Your First Ride!

Sign up for Lyft for the first time and get $5 for your first ride. Click on this LINK to enter your phone number, download the app, and enter the Ascend promo code ASCENDSFSU2017. 

Ascend General Member

Deadline: N/A

For those interested in becoming an Ascend general member, please visit this page to review the qualifications and then follow the step-by-step instructions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Vice President of Membership, Zhu Chen, at membership@ascendsfsu.org.


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