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Texas MPAs Are #1 in the Nation

Texas MPAs Are #1 in the Nation

Texas MPAs Are #1 in the Nation

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Upcoming Events

September 8th, 2015 10:00am-4:00pm
September 21st, 2015 4:00pm-0:00am
MPA Industry Night

Why Texas MPA

The Texas Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) program is widely recognized as one of the leading graduate accounting programs in the USA.

Texas MPAs have a blend of accounting and finance skills that are ideal for roles in industry, non-profits, government, financial services, consulting, and public accounting.

Start Recruiting Texas MPAs

Recruit and Hire Texas MPA

Get involved with McCombs School of Business MPAs! Below are a list of opportunities that can best connect you with Texas MPAs.

  • MPA Career Fair and Networking Reception >

    MPA Career Fair and Networking Reception

    MPA Career Fair

    Date: Friday, August 21
    Time: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Description: Held just before the fall semester begins, the MPA Career Fair provides an opportunity for you to be among the first to recruit Texas MPA students. With limited employer slots and expected attendance of 120 students, this tailored event allows participants to have targeted and meaningful interactions. The majority of attending students will graduate in 2016. While some are seeking internships, most are interested in full-time positions.
    There is a maximum of 8 representatives for this event.
    Registration Fee: $800
    Register for the MPA Career Fair - Registration opens May 4

    MPA Networking Reception

    Date: Thursday, August 20
    Time: 4:30-7 p.m.
    Description: When you register for the MPA Career Fair, you also have the opportunity to register for the reception. The MPA Networking Reception provides a venue to connect with students prior to the fair in a format that offers both structured speed networking and open networking. Registration for the MPA Career Fair is a prerequisite for registering for the MPA Networking Reception.
    There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.
    Registration Fee: $350
    Register for the MPA Networking Reception - Registration opens May 4

    For more information please refer to the MPA Career Fair and Networking Reception Information Sheet or contact Michelle Polkinghorn.
  • MPA Mock Interview Marathon >

    MPA Mock Interview Marathon

    MPA Mock Interview Marathon

    Date: Tuesday, September 8
    Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Description: MPA Mock Interview Marathon allows you to create a student-friendly image, build your company brand on campus, and identify great candidates early by conducting mock interviews to help students improve their interviewing skills. This event is open to all MPA students (third-, fourth-, and fifth-year integrated, as well as traditional).
    Single half-day or full-day schedules are available.
    Registration Fee:
    There is no charge to participate.

    For more detailed information, please see the MPA Mock Interview Marathon Information Sheet or contact Jo Chauvin.

  • MPA Industry Night >

    MPA Industry Night

    MPA Industry Night

    Date: Monday, September 21
    Time: 4 p.m.
    Description: MPA Industry Night offers the opportunity to market your organization to MPA students through a series of mini–information sessions dedicated to industry.  After the sessions, students will have the option to connect with all participating employers at a reception.  It is the perfect venue to inform MPA students about career opportunities within your organization and then meet with them one-on-one. 
    There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.

    Registration Note: This event is included in the MPA Premium Opportunities Program benefits. Contact Jim Franklin for information on how you can participate in this program.

    For event information, please contact Michelle Polkinghorn.

  • MPA Etiquette Dinner >

    MPA Etiquette Dinner

    MPA Etiquette Dinner

    Date: Wednesday, August 19
    Time: 6-8:30 p.m.
    Description:Since business meetings, trainings, and networking events often involve eating, dining etiquette is an essential career skill. At the MPA Etiquette Dinner, students will learn how to navigate business and recruiting dining occasions with class. As a participating organization, you will interact with MPA students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. A networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students.
    There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event.

    Registration Note: This event is included in the MPA Premium Opportunities Program benefits. Contact Jim Franklin for information on how you can participate in this program.

    For event information, please contact Michelle Polkinghorn.

  • Meet the Firms: A Networking Event (Spring Event Only) >

    Meet the Firms: A Networking Event (Spring Event Only)

    MPA Meet the Firms offers the perfect venue for kicking off the spring recruiting season. Employers of all varieties are invited to connect with MPA students in the state-of-the-art facilities at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

    Approximately 200 students are expected to attend. While the primary student audience for this event will be third-year MPA students who are seeking internships, all MPA students are invited. The intimate setting and targeted student population will allow participants to have meaningful interactions. The speed networking format allows participants to have meaningful interactions with a targeted population. The preferred attire is business professional. 

    For more information, please see our MPA Meet the Firms Information Sheet or contact Dawn Shaw.