Interview Day

Accounting Educators: Help Your Students Get Hired!

Your school is invited to hand-pick your best and brightest accounting students to participate in CTCPA’s successful Interview Day program. Students will have the opportunity to interview with up to 10 companies in one day at this unique event, being held virtually for 2020.

How Does It Work?

  1. Accounting faculty select students from their school to participate in the program. 
  2. Students will be asked to submit a resume, essay, and information sheet
  3. Employers will review the student information and select the individuals they would like to interview. 
  4. Students will be asked to confirm their interest in the firms requesting interviews. 
  5. We’ll schedule up to 10 virtual interviews for each student on Friday, September 25, 2020. 

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Student Eligibility Requirements

  • Anticipated graduation dates of December 2020, May 2021, December 2021, or May 2022    
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must not already have a work commitment
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

We’re looking for motivated, high-quality students who will best represent your school to the profession’s hiring managers.

Educator Participation Responsibilities

1. Select students from your school to participate.  

2. Collect and return student participation information by Friday, September 11 at noon.
Educators should collect the following required materials from each student and submit them via email to Lisa Bugryn at interviewday@ctcpas.org.

  • The Student Information Form (fillable PDF document).  Please download and distribute the form electronically to each of the students you have selected to participate. Students should complete the form electronically.
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  • A professional resume
  • An essay explaining what contributed to your decision to major in accounting and pursue a career in accounting. How has your perspective changed over the course of your education or been influenced by internship, work, or community experience? (500 words or fewer, please.)  

3. Ensure students adhere to the Monday, September 21 and Wednesday, September 23 interview confirmation deadlines. 
Students will be notified via email and required to confirm their interest in the companies requesting interviews by Monday, September 21 at noon. Final interview appointment schedules will be emailed and must be confirmed by students on Wednesday, September 23. 

Due to the time-sensitive nature of this event, some quick turnaround will be required during the interview scheduling process.  Educators will be cc'd on any email communications with students and should ensure that students adhere to the program deadlines. 

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Students who do not adhere to the deadlines will forfeit the opportunity to participate in Interview Day.  
CTCPA cannot guarantee that all students will receive interviews and/or job/internship offers. Selection is at the sole discretion of the companies' hiring managers.  

Questions about Interview Day? Contact Cindy Panioto at cindyp@ctcpas.org or 860-258-0213.