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I am majoring in accounting. Besides good grades, what else should I be doing?

I know that there is more to getting a job than good grades. If I want to get an accounting job right after college, what kinds of things should I be doing? Volunteer work? Acitivities? Would doing volunteer work with my church look good on a resume? I do plan on doing an internship. I could just really use some advice. Thanks!

Asked By: Jenna Leigh - 1/20/2010
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If you could get a part-time job working in accounting at a company. Volunteer work looks good on a resume, something to do with people, such as a Senior Center or Hospital. It would show that you have compassion for others. Volunteering work with your church would still be considered voluntering... More
Answered By: Roz - 1/20/2010
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