- Kaitlyn Cook ’15
- Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio
- Major: Accounting
My ultimate career goal is to be a forensic accountant for the federal government. After graduation, I plan on obtaining my Master’s in Forensic Accounting. From there, my goal is to move to Washington, D.C. and work for the FBI.
Accounting Internships and Hands-On Learning
Students who choose to major in accounting at the University Mount Union have many opportunities to get “real-world” experience outside of the classroom. By getting involved in these opportunities, you can strengthen your skills in accounting and get “real-world” and hands-on experience that are critical to finding a job after graduation. These types of experiences truly complement your classroom learning, and will make you more prepared for the challenges you may face in a future work environment.
Mount Union Accounting Club is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus. This club exists to promote interest in, and an awareness of, the accounting profession and the career opportunities it offers. Membership is open to current students who have successfully completed at least one accounting course.
Tau Pi Phi is an honor society specifically for students with business related majors. Each member requires a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.3 GPA in departmental coursework and successful completion of eight courses in business administration, economics and/or accounting.
Internships provide practical field experience and give you insight into what working in the field of accounting is all about.