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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

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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.

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Registration Package Options

Registration Package Options

Priority registration for 2017-2018 Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) career events is now now open.

Two event package options for priority registration are outlined below. If there are remaining spots as of June 1, registration for individual events will be made available. Please note that space is limited and registration will be closed when capacity has been reached.

To register, go to https://myMcCombs.force.com/MpaRecruitingEvents and choose one of the two event package options. If you do not have a profile, click “Create Account” and follow the prompts. If you already have a profile, the “Forgot Password” button will assist you in resetting your password if you have forgotten it. Please contact Stacy Abrams by email or at (512) 475-6897 if you have questions about accessing or setting up your profile.

Full Year Package – $5,000
Includes the following events:
  • MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event (Fall) | Thursday, August 24, 2017 
  • MPA Mock Interview Marathon (Fall) |Tuesday, September 12, 2017 
  • MPA Careers in Focus Series – Single Session (Fall) | Date TBD 
  • MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event (Spring) | Thursday, January 18, 2018 
  • MPA Mock Interview Marathon (Spring) | Date TBD 
  • MPA Etiquette Dinner (Spring) | Wednesday, February 7, 2018 
Plus one of the following:
  • MPA Etiquette Lunch (Fall) | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (Public Accounting, Consulting or Finance organizations only) 
  • MPA Industry Night (Fall) | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 (Industry organizations only)  

Fall Essentials Package – $3,500
Includes the following events:
  • MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event (Fall) | Thursday, August 24, 2017 
  • MPA Mock Interview Marathon (Fall) | Tuesday, September 12, 2017 
Plus one of the following:
  • MPA Etiquette Lunch (Fall) | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (Public Accounting, Consulting or Finance organizations only)
  • MPA Industry Night (Fall) | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 (Industry organizations only)

*Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

MPA Fall 2017 Events

MPA Fall 2017 Events

Please see “Registration Package Options” for details on how to reserve your spot!

MPA Etiquette Lunch
Date: Wednesday, August 23
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Description: Since business meetings, trainings, and networking events often involve eating, dining etiquette is an essential career skill. At the MPA Etiquette Lunch, students will learn how to navigate business and recruiting dining occasions with class. As a participating organization, you will interact with students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. A brief networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students. The primary audience is incoming traditional MPA students, though returning MPAs and students from other McCombs one-year Master of Science programs including Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Finance are also welcome to attend.
Representatives: There is a maximum of 2 representatives for this event.
Contact:Michelle Polkinghorn

MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event
Date: Thursday, August 24
Time: 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Description: The fall session of MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event provides a venue to connect with students in a format that offers both structured speed networking and open networking. The primary audience is incoming traditional MPA students, though returning MPAs and students from other McCombs one-year Master of Science programs including Master of Science in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Financeare also welcome to attend.
Representatives:There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.
Contact: David Meintrup

MPA Mock Interview Marathon
Date: Tuesday, September 12
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. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend. 
Representatives: Single half-day or full-day schedules are available. 
Contact: Jo Chauvin

MPA Industry Night
Date:
Wednesday, September 13
Time: 4 – 8 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 students about career opportunities within your organization and then meet with them one-on-one. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
Representatives: There is a maximum of 4 representatives for this event.
Contact: Michelle Polkinghorn

MPA Careers in Focus Series – Single Session
Date:
Various dates and throughout the fall
Description: The MPA Careers in Focus Series provides a platform to demonstrate “day in the life” and practical application scenarios in the profession, while highlighting opportunities within your organization. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.
Representatives: 3-4 companies will participate per session with a maximum of 1 representative per company.
Contact: Jim Franklin

MPA Spring 2018 Events

MPA Spring 2018 Events

Please see “Registration Package Options” for details on how to reserve your spot!

MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event
Date:
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The spring session of MPA Meet the Firms: A Speed Networking Event provides a venue to connect with students in a structured speed networking format. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend. 

MPA Mock Interview Marathon
Date:
TBD
The 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. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend. 

MPA Etiquette Dinner
Date:
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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 students throughout the meal and educate them about available career opportunities. A brief networking dessert reception at the end provides a chance to connect with additional students. The primary audience is third-year MPA students, though all MPA students are welcome to attend.