Opportunities for Accounting Majors

Stephenson Hall's business student suites are near Eberly THE SUITE LIFE FOR ACCOUNTING MAJORS: Get your project group together without leaving your dorm. Living-Learning suites in Stephenson Hall let you live near other business majors, with just a short walk across the courtyard to Eberly for your accounting classes.

What's Happening for Accounting Majors

As an accounting major, you can participate in a number of activities, clubs, and organizations that will support your enthusiasm for accounting and business.

Internships

By your junior year, you'll have access to a broad range of possible internships. Work with the Accounting Department's internship coordinator to select the one that fits your needs the best.

Student Accounting Association

Accounting majors can further their interest in accounting by joining this association. Membership includes educational meetings on options within the industry and more opportunities to network with potential employers.

Small Business Institute

Business students work under the close supervision of faculty to assist SBI clients with accounting systems, market studies, computer system installation, business planning, and operations management.

Student Organizations

Business majors can be involved in a variety of student organizations, such as the Student Accounting Association, the International Business Association, the Management Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Gamma Nu, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Student Marketing Association.

Seth Thomas

More Than Ready

"Because of the opportunities I was afforded in Eberly, I was able to secure several internship programs during my undergraduate studies, including Stone Pier Capital Advisors, Stewart Capital Advisors, KRyS Global, and Alcentra."

Seth Thomas, BS Accounting and Finance

What's happening for MIS majors

As an MIS major, you will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will further your knowledge, understanding and enthusiasm for business and information technology.

Small Business Institute

The Small Business Institute gives IUP business students the opportunity to work under the close supervision of faculty members to assist clients with accounting systems, market studies, computer system installation, business planning, and operations management.

Student Organizations

Business majors can be involved in a variety of student organizations.

Some of these include the Association of Management Information Systems, International Business Association, Management Association, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Gamma Nu, Pi Omega Pi, Student Accounting Association, Society for Human Resource Management, Students in Free Enterprise, and Student Marketing Association.

The Association of Management Information Systems

The AMIS Club is a student organization specifically for MIS majors, but accepts any IUP student interested in computers. The club is affiliated with the international student chapters of the Association of Information Systems. This allows AMIS club members access to international-level competitions, conferences, and networking opportunities. AMIS focuses on professional development (e.g., business tours, guest speakers from the MIS industry), social functions (e.g., LAN parties, ice cream socials, dinners), and philanthropic/service activities (e.g., recycling e-waste, tutoring).

Business Day

Once a year, CEOs, CIOs, and corporate executives from local and national companies come to campus to discuss business opportunities.

Internships

By your junior year, you will have access to a broad range of possible internships. Work with your advisor to select the one that fit your needs the best.

Noah Donohue

What's Management Information Systems?

"MIS is where the rocket science of IT and hardcore business meet."

Noah Donohue '20, BS in MIS and Minor in Cyber Security, Cooks Honors College/ECB Honors Program