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Let’s Talk Business: Becoming an Accountant, Step by Step

As an accounting student at WVU, I’ve had support from a number of faculty since the beginning of my time in the Chambers College. From mentorships to job opportunities, the WVU Accounting department fully prepares its students for their unique career paths.

Like most first-year students, I started my college career not knowing where I was going to end up. However, through the years, my professors provided information about employer events, career fairs and various student organizations to join that would help me find my path. At the beginning or end of class, they will often talk about their experience in the industry. These conversations sometimes focus on the Big 4 accounting firms – Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PwC and KPMG – where many WVU Accounting students are employed.