Chances of getting hired at big four accounting firm after graduation?
Currently I am a junior in college with a double major in accounting and finance, I've worked as an accounting assistant for two years at a manufacturing company and I had an internship at Boeing for two semesters. My cummulative GPA is a 3.3, but my business GPA is a 3.6. Are my chances good of getting hired at a big four in the midwest or what else should I be doing? Any responses would be greatly appreciated.
Asked By: Mary L - 12/15/2007
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Your chances of getting hired by a big four are just the same as anyone else. When I was in college, I didn't get past an interview and therefore I didn't have a job offer by any of the big four prior to graduation. As a result, I had to work for smaller accounting firms and I progressed to the Big Four (EY) one year... More
Answered By: robinhood2003 - 12/15/2007
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I am currently a business consultant with one of the big four firms (DTT, PWC, EY, KPMG). I would be happy to answer questions that you may have regarding any of them. I am on the consulting side, so I don't really know much about the accounting side, but I will try my best. And I promise to remain unbiased and honest... More
Answered By: oatw - 12/16/2007
When I graduated I had a 3.6 GPA with a 3.9 in Business. I already had a degree in Finance and was getting a second degree in Accounting. In order to apply with the Big 4 they made it out like you were doing them a favor to interview and if you didn't jump through all kinds of hoops they didn't even want you to put you... More
Answered By: Joe C - 12/17/2007
As a financial services pro it appears you are building a good foundation for the career you selected. Focus on networking, internships and other "out of classroom" skills... More
Answered By: Xknows - 12/18/2007
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