Business Students Should Seek Out Accomplished Professionals Essay

752 Words Sep 29th, 2015 4 Pages
Before starting their career, business students should seek out accomplished professionals in their field of study to gather valuable tips and information. In the effort to find out more about the career that I chose, Accounting, I contacted a young auditor from E&Y and set up an interview with her. During the interview, the auditor provided me information about how she obtained her current position and what the accounting profession demands. She also gave me some advice about how to enter and remain competitive in Accounting. The following are specific details from the interview.

Current position
Ms. Chau Nguyen, the auditor I interviewed, was a graduate from Georgia State University. She was a foreign exchange student at one point but due to her outstanding academic achievements and relevant internships, she was able to land a full time position at one of the Big 4, E&Y.
Because of her status as a full time employee for the company, she was issued a work visa and she is now working on getting permanent resident status.

While attending Georgia State University as a full time student, she interned at World50 Inc. where she monitor, analyze account payable process, prepaid schedule and fixed assets report. She is also responsible for validating the accounting system with World50 operating database using Salesforce and MS Dynamic GP. Combining her academic achievements with the accounting experience she received, Ms. Nguyen was able to land a spot in the “E&Y Emerging…

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