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New and Young Professionals

New and Young Professionals: Grow your career with opportunities and resources. 

The Connecticut Society of CPAs is the state's premier membership association for CPAs and finance professionals.  We're here to help you through every stage of your career in a rapidly changing profession.

Become a CPA or Professional Colleague member.  

Download a new and young professionals member benefits flyer. 

Companies: Show your support for the future of our profession.

Show your continued investment into the personal and professional development of our young professionals! These events not only strengthen your professional brand but help create long-lasting relationships for collaboration, advice, and service. These event attendees are the future of the profession.

Get recognized at NYP events with signage, social media
posts, and your logo on all pre- and post-event communications. 

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Our programs and resources will help you climb the ladder. 

Engage at young professionals, diversity, and educational events.  

From educational breakfasts to business chemistry training to laser tag and dodgeball, our specialized programs offer something for everyone.  More>>

Join a group (or two) and become a leader.

Expand your leadership skills by serving on a committee. As you learn and grow, you can step up to serve as a group chair or maybe even as a member of our Advisory Council or Board of Directors!  More>> 

Make connections to grow your business or client base.

From referral sources to potential clients, CTCPA joint programs and groups engage professionals in law, government, industry, not-for-profits, and more.  More>>

Apply for the Connecticut Professionals Leadership Academy.

This 6-month program brings together an elite group of emerging leaders including accountants, architects, attorneys, and finance and insurance professionals.  More>>

Grow through volunteer and job opportunities.

Find not-for-profits in need of financial professionals to volunteer or serve on their boards of directors, or get connected with employers who might provide your next big opportunity.  More>>

Get to personally know elected officials and regulators.

Meet and speak directly with leaders in our state and beyond. We'll connect you with the right people to answer questions and address issues.  More>> 

Ask tough questions and share knowledge in our online community.  

We have 20+ groups to help you crack the tax code, share CPA Exam survival tips, connect  with specialized industries, and more.  More>>

Take advantage of advocacy for CPAs and aspiring CPAs.

We have a strong working relationship with the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy, which oversees CPA certification, regulation, quality review, and more. We advocate on behalf of CPAs and can help you navigate any issues that might arise.  More>>

Access top-quality professional development at a generous discount.

From conferences to livestream to self-study, find the education you and your team need. Our curated course collections provide recommended tracks organized by staff level and career focus.  More>>  

Are you or a colleague working toward the CPA credential? We can help!

The CPA credential can bring so much value to your career – opportunity, prestige, not to mention the potential to earn up to $1 million more over the course of your professional life!

The path is well worth it, but it does come with hard work and attention to detail to make sure you meet all the requirements. That's where we come in!

We can help with: