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BDO Presentation by ASO

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM | Rosa Parks A-C

Come and learn about the fifth largest accounting network! In the US itself, BDO USA LLP has 50+ offices across the country and over 4000 professionals. Professionals from BDO will be here to give an overview of the firm and the client industries they are currently present in. This is a great opportunity for you to network with professionals and see what career opportunities there are.

Roger CPA Presentation by BAP

Thursday, September 29, 2016 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM | Cesar Chavez, Terrace Level, Room T-160

Novogradac Office Visit by Ascend

Friday, September 30, 2016 | 12:00PM - 2:00PM | 1160 Battery St. San Francisco, CA 94111

Ranked by Accounting Today and Inside Public Accounting as one of the top 50 accounting firms in the nation, 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 meet with professionals from Novogradac and learn about the firm's culture.

Alumni Social

Sunday, October 2, 2016 | 11:00AM - 2:00PM | Lake Merced Picnic Area, 1 Harding Rd, San Francisco, CA 94132

Ascend SFSU will be hosting a BBQ at Lake Merced! This will be a great opportunity to come and expand your network by meeting our fellow Ascendees and alumni, and of course relaxing and having fun in a casual environment. Sign up in Newsletter #5 by Thursday, September 29 at 11:59PM.

BDO Mock Interview by ASO

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 3:00PM - 5:00PM | Student Services Building, Rm 206

Looking to improve your interview skills? BDO professionals will be on campus to give you tips and tricks. If you are interested, sign-up in Newsletter #5 by Sunday, September 18th. In addition, please e-mail your resume to ASO's Professional Development Chair, Kelly Wang at profdevelopment.sfsuaso@gmail.com. Space is limited. You will be notified if you have been selected.

Ascend NorCal Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM | Rosa Parks A-C

Come and join us as we invite professionals from Ascend Northern California to discuss the importance of taking risks as a means to grow as an individual. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to learn from these seasoned individuals!

Ascend Joint Picnic with ASO, BAP, ALPFA, & IMSA

Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 11:00AM - 2:00PM | Presidio of San Francisco Lombard Gate, 983 Marine Drive, San Francisco, CA 94129 (Near Warming Hut)

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! Please sign-up in Newsletter #6 by Wednesday, October 5.

BDO Office Visit by ASO

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 | 10:30AM - 12:00PM | 1 Bush Street #1800, San Francisco, CA 94104

BDO International is the 5th largest accountancy network that extends to 152 countries. Come network with professionals from BDO and learn about the firm's culture and career opportunities. Please sign-up in Newsletter #4 by Friday, September 23rd.

Yankee Candle Online Fundraiser

Now until January 2017

Yankee Candles are famous scented candles that would make great birthday or holiday gifts. Yankee Candle will be giving us 40% of the profits for every item that we purchase! Please click here for instructions on how to place orders on the Yankee Candle website. Please note that you must buy at least 2 items to receive a point for fundraising. 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.


KPMG Full-Time and Internship Positions

Resume Deadline: Tuesday, September 20

Positions available: Audit full-time and internship, Tax full-time and internship

**Note to Students: KPMG request that you apply to only one position. (If you are interested in more than one position, contact Kristine O’Connor at koconnor@kpmg.com to discuss prior to applying.)

HRH Accountancy Paid Internship

Start Date: December 2016 - January 2017

HRH Accountancy is seeking students majoring in Accounting or Taxation for internship for a part-time position in a local small CPA firm (Certified Public Accounting). Please click here for more information on this position or contact Loretta Huey at Loretta.lieu@cpahuey.com

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, Eiichi Leo Komori, at membership@ascendsfsu.org.

Becker Campus Ambassador

For those interested in becoming a Becker Campus Ambassador, click this flyer for more information.


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