Accounting

Accounting

What Can I Do With This Major?

Each of the IU South Bend Leighton School of Business alumni listed below have a degree in Accounting.  Each are at different points in their career—some are just starting out, some have years of experience.

While everyone’s career path is unique, you can learn more about how your career in accounting might look after you graduate by reviewing these Leighton School alumni’s Linkedin profiles:

See what other alumni do by visiting:

Join the IU South Bend Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics LinkedIn group.

How to list this degree on your resume

Bachelor of Science in Business: Accounting

Bachelor Degree and CPA Requirements

Examples of Jobs in This Field

Below are only a few examples of jobs you can get with an accounting degree.  Learn more about other jobs in accounting here.

If you have a specific job in mind, you can learn more about it here.  

Examples of Detailed Job Descriptions

In addition to earning a degree, you’ll also need experience.

Many employers will consider class projects, internships, part-time jobs, and volunteer positions you held while attending college as relevant experience.

Early in your college career, study job descriptions to determine what experiences you will need on your resume to qualify for the job you desire after graduation. You’ll have more time to acquire these experiences before you graduate and begin applying for positions in the field. The Leighton Career Planning Office can help.

Below are some examples of accounting job descriptions. Some of the duties may be unfamiliar to you now.  Do not worry, you’ll understand more as you take classes and progress in the major.

Source: http://www.jobhero.com/

Student Organizations

Professional Organizations

Listings in this section are not meant to be endorsements of the organizations by the Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics.  Listings are meant for informational purposes only.

There may be additional professional organizations related to this major on the international, national, state and local levels.  Do an internet search to find more opportunities. 

Professional Development Opportunities  

There may be additional professional development opportunities on the international, national, state and local levels.  Do an internet search to discover more options.

Job and Internship Boards

Search the web for additional job and internship posting boards.  

Avoid Job Scams

Use caution when applying to jobs on any public job board.  See the Federal Trade Commission for more information.