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Novogradac Presentation

Date: Tuesday, March 28th Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM | Location: Rosa Parks A-C | Description: Novogradac & Company LLP offers cost-effective audit, tax and consulting services to a variety of industries and clients, including nonprofits, government agencies, development and construction companies, real estate investment companies and securities firms. Now, take this opportunity to learn more about the firm from Novogradac professionals and how to succeed in accounting.

Wiley CPA Presentation

Date: Thursday, March 30th | Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM | Location: BUS 202

Joint Picnic

Date: Saturday, April 1st | Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM | Location: Marx Meadow Picnic Area, 906 John F Kennedy Dr, San Francisco, CA 94121 | Attire: Casual or Ascend apparel | Description: Ascend would like to invite you to attend our Joint Picnic! Members of ALPFA, ASO, BAP and IMSA are also going to be in attendance. Don't miss out on all of the fun and excitement, and treat this as an opportunity to network with your peers!

Cherry Blossom Festival Volunteer Event

DateSunday, April 9th | Time12:00PM - 4:15PM | Location: Japantown, 1610 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94115 | Attire: Casual or Ascend apparel | Description: The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the most prominent celebrations of Japanese traditions with over 200,000 people in attendance each year. Come help out and have fun! Sign-up form has closed.


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.


Ascend Apparel

The new Ascend apparel for Spring 2017 is ready! It is very important to foster the Ascend team spirit and to show our organization pride by wearing the apparel during various events throughout the semester, such as meetings, joint picnics, fundraising events, community service events, social activities, and more!

To order our hoodies and t-shirts, simply fill out this FORM. You will be notified when your order is ready for pick-up. Please keep in mind that you will need to bring the payment in CASH in order to receive your items.
Please place your order by Wednesday, March 29th.

If you have any questions about your order, feel free to email Bonnie at marketing@ascendsfsu.org.

Start Internship

Start is a 6 to 8 week summer internship for diverse freshmen, sophomores and juniors (in a 5 year program). The Start internship will allow you to learn more about PwC while further developing the skills necessary for success in the business world. Learn more about Start HERE. Apply now at campusjobs.pwc.com

Uniqlo Brand Ambassador Internship

As a UNIQLO Brand Ambassador, you would help generate and build awareness around the UNIQLO brand on your campus for 8-weeks during the Spring semester. For more information, please click HERE.

Moss Adams Summer Leadership Program

The Moss Adams Summer Leadership Program is divided into a national program (Navigate Your Career-NYC) and regional programs (Roadmap to Success-RTS). This gives students the opportunity to learn more about the firm the year before they would start an internship. The national program will be held in Huntington Beach, California June 27th-29th. The regional program dates will vary based on the office location. NYC and SLP are for outstanding accounting students with a GPA of a 3.0 or higher. The students must be pursuing a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree with CPA eligibility between December 2018 and August 2019. Application instructions can be found HERE.

Louie & Wong: Tax Paraprofessional

Louie & Wong LLP is looking for a candidate that must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail-oriented with exceptional interpersonal skills. For more information about this position, please click HERE.

American Red Cross Volunteering

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers to fulfill different positions! You may view their volunteering positions HERE. If you are interested or have any questions, please email Angela Li at commservice@ascendsfsu.org.

Lyft: $20 Off Your First Ride!

Description: Sign up for Lyft for the first time and get $20 for your first ride. Directions: Click on this LINK to enter your phone number, download the app, and enter the Ascend promo code ASCENDSFSU2017. 

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a national IRS program that provides free tax return preparation to low-income, elderly, limited English proficient, and disabled individuals.The SFSU VITA program is one of the largest volunteer programs at San Francisco State University, and one of the largest VITA sites in California, with the assistance of approximately 200 IRS-certified, SFSU student volunteers every tax season. For more information, please click HERE

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, Selina Tan, at membership@ascendsfsu.org.


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