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Qualifying to Sit for the CPA Exam as a North Carolina Candidate

New CPA Exam 

The exam is undergoing major changes that will be effective in January 2024. Click here to learn more:

The North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners recently created the video, “Qualifying to Sit for the Uniform CPA Exam as a North Carolina Candidate.” The video discusses the general requirements (age, residency, education, and moral character) for sitting for the Exam as a North Carolina candidate. Access the video.

 AICPA’s Digital CPA Exam Booklet

The AICPA’s CPA Exam Team just launched an all-new Digital CPA Exam Booklet, which replaces the print version.  The Digital CPA Exam Booklet provides valuable information to students, exam candidates, educators, and other stakeholders in a new interactive platform, which highlights:

  • The benefits of pursuing a career as a CPA
  • Who’s who in the CPA licensure process
  • Eligibility, applying for, and scheduling the CPA Exam
  • The upcoming changes in 2024 for CPA Evolution
  • Helpful links to CPA Exam Blueprints, the sample test, and other resources


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director’s Financial Analyst (DFA) Program

A highly selective, two-year rotational fellowship designed to engage young professionals in meaningful public service work. Each year, the CFPB hires a new cohort of Director’s Financial Analysts to gain a unique experience working alongside senior policymakers and researchers to help make financial markets work better for all.

Director’s Financial Analysts utilize their analytical capabilities to support initiatives including, but not limited to, research, benchmarking, comparative analysis, data analysis, problem solving, collaboration, and project management. DFAs will complete two, year-long rotations in various offices gaining an understanding of the CFPB’s mission and work through exposure to multiple policy areas of a mission-driven agency.

Visit the CFPB DFA Program webpage to learn more about program eligibility and application requirements, upcoming informational webinars, and how to apply during the live application window.

Social Innovation Fellows

The Social Innovation Fellows is an award-winning co-curricular program open to undergraduate, master’s, and PhD students from every college at NC State. Fellows must commit to one year of working on teams of peers with mentors, entrepreneurial experts, and local and international social enterprises. Fellows will also have access to up to $1,500 in personal enrichment funding for additional engagement in social innovation/social entrepreneurship activities.

Interested students can sign up to attend an info session, read more about us on our website, learn about our current and past cohorts on Instagram, and reach out to us if you have additional questions. Students can apply via this link.

ACC 495 Interest

Are you curious about business research? Do you wonder if it matters whether a CEO communicates through “X” or a website? How can you tell if a company is likely to be committing fraud based on the words they use in their MD&A? What is the best way to encourage tax compliance using pop-up windows in tax preparation software? Professors Rob Whited and Andy Schmidt are offering an undergraduate research class (ACC495) next fall, where you can learn about all this and more. Contact them for more information


AICPA Scholarship Opportunities

NCACPA Scholarship Opportunities

Leadership Programs

Deloitte Start Up Competition

This is an innovation challenge where students identify a problem or challenge on NC State’s Campus and pitch their innovative solution to a panel of Deloitte & NC State Leaders. This opportunity is open to all NCSU students, from freshman to seniors and all majors and disciplines! In addition to gaining leadership recognition from Deloitte leaders, students compete for exciting prizes, including a first-round interview with Deloitte Consulting in Fall 2024 for open roles (subject to eligibility requirements). Read more about it here.

PWC Career Preview

PWC is offering a three day Career Preview:  Designed for high-performing individuals pursuing a bachelor’s degree, who are in the freshman year of a 4-year degree program or sophomore year of a five-year degree program and those who self-identify as a member of traditionally underrepresented groups in the professional services industry (Black or Latino/Hispanic). You can find a list of preferred majors hereSubmit your interest by March 6 through the forms linked here. Your travel, lodging and meal costs will be covered by PwC.  Learn more about this experience by visiting:

Case Competitions

Learn more about Case Competitions.

Research Funding

Internships / Co-ops

Part-time Positions

PCOM IT Service Desk

The Poole IT Service Desk is hiring! See job description here.

If interested, contact Sasha Challgren (

Academic Support Program for Student-Athletes (ASPSA) Tutors

ASPSA is currently specifically in need tutors in accounting, economics, and other business courses.
Job descriptions and links to apply can be found here.

Qualifications for all positions:

  • Must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average,
  • Demonstrate proficiency in coursework and/or have received a B+ or higher in the courses selected to tutor.
  • Must abide by North Carolina State University, NCAA and ASPSA rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to teach academic success strategies to a diverse student population in a one-on-one or small group setting. Must have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and have skills to develop written reports.
  • Must be attentive to detail and accurate in record keeping.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  • Preference can be given to individuals who have tutoring experience or other educational qualifications.
  • Preference is given to individuals who are a sophomore or higher standing.

If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Maggie Cherveny (, Tutorial Coordinator for ASPSA.

Part-time Online Accounting Tutor Positions

Who Are We: We provide one on one local private tutoring both online and in person to students in the GRE

How To Apply:

Why Tutor With FrogTutoring – Raleigh?

  • Compensation starts from $30.00 or $35.5 per session
  • Make your work schedule
  • Get compensated for driving over certain mileage
  • Tutor both online and in person
  • Get periodic bonuses based on performance
  • Tutor of the month recognition
  • Generous referral bonuses
  • Be an academic coach and a mentor to local students

Full-Time Options

Combat Construction Company – Staff Accountant

Combat Construction Company, a grading contractor in the Raleigh NC, is looking to hire an assistant controller in summer 2024. This position would be ideal for seniors graduating in May that are interested in the construction field and are planning on getting a CPA license.

Contact – Henry Shepley –

Read a description here.

Routeware – Collections Specialist (Temporary)

Routeware, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated, and data-driven accounting student to assist our AR team on a part-time temporary basis. The duration of this role is likely in the 6+ week range with the potential to extend. You will be given the opportunity to make a direct impact on the business by focusing on customer collections leading to maximized working capital. You may be a great fit if you’re self-driven, highly organized, and an enthusiastic team player!

Read more about it here.
If interested, contact Robert Nelson at

The NC Office of the State Auditor

The NC Office of the State Auditor has just posted beginner – manager level auditor positions for the Raleigh office. Interested candidates can search for these postings at NCOSA Job Opportunities..

North Carolina Department of Revenue

The North Carolina Department of Revenue is recruiting accounting majors to fill Revenue Officer, Tax Auditor and Field Auditor positions throughout North Carolina.  Students can apply at the links below. If you have questions reach out to Beth Collins at the DOR at or by phone at 919-896-4596.

The links to apply for each of these jobs are below:

TPAC Revenue Officer I | Job Details tab | Career Pages (

Revenue Field Auditor | Job Details tab | Career Pages (

Revenue Tax Auditor | Job Details tab | Career Pages (