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CPA Campus Recruitment

Faculty of Business and Economics


If you wish to be added to the email list for the September 2017 CPA Campus Recruitment, please email businessandeconomics@uwinnipeg.ca

The information below is for the 2017 CPA Campus recruitment.

What:

CPA Campus Recruitment is when all of the Approved Training Offices within Manitoba are on campus to recruit students for work placements; full time for students who are graduating, summer placements (May - August) or Co-op Placements (January to April or May to August) for students registered into the Co-op Program. The majority of recruitment for current students is conducted between September and November of every year.

Hiring Organizations can submit their postings via this link: https://uwinnipeg/fbe/cpa-on-campus-recruitment-position-form.html

View the 2016-2017 CPA Campus Recruitment Job Postings - For Research Purposes Only

How:

Approved Training Offices will send postings to the post-secondary institutions in Manitoba by September 7, 2017. These postings will be made available for viewing on September 8, 2017.

Why:

Students interested in pursuing a CPA designation are required to complete 30 months of work experience prior to writing the Common Final Exam. If you are a graduating student, this opportunity will allow you to begin working towards the work experience immediately following graduation in June. Some full time students start in May prior to graduation while others choose to start in September. For students who will not be graduating in June 2018, this allows you to begin working towards completing your work experience at the same time that you are completing your degree at The University of Winnipeg.

Schedule for the 2017 CPA Campus Recruitment Seminars put on by the Faculty of Business and Economics:


DATE TOPIC LOCATION
September 8  What is the CPA On Campus Recruitment? 3BC57 @ 12:30
September 13  What is the CACEE Form? 3BC57 @ 12:30
September 15  CACEE Workshop - What are Training Offices looking for? 3BC57 @ 12:30
September 18  CPA Presentation & Networking Fundamentals 3BC57 @ 12:30
September 22  First Round & Second Round Interviews - What to expect 3BC57 @ 12:30
September 25  Interview Workshop - Practice Interviews 3BC57 @ 12:30
September 29  Topic to be confirmed 3BC57 @ 12:30

All sessions are in 3BC57 at 12:30 - 1:20pm

Schedule for the 2017 CPA Campus Recruitment:

DATE WHAT DETAILS
September 7 Job Postings Job Postings will be live for viewing the morning of September 7th
September 20 Networking Night

Presented By Co-op & Career Services, this is a FREE networking opportunity to meet training offices and other local organizations in Winnipeg. Location: Richardson College for the Environment's Power Corp Atrium, UWinnipeg Campus Time: 5:00 - 7:00pm

For more information visit Networking Night

September 22 Student Connect Event

This event is hosted by the University of Winnipeg Accounting Students Association and is an opportunity for current UWinnipeg Accounting Students to meet with Accounting students who have gone through the CPA Process previously. Attendees last year included Accounting Alumni, Recent CPA Gradautes (meaning they just completed their designation) as well as current students.

For more information visit UWASA Event's Page

September 28 CPA Wine & Cheese This is an opportunity for all students interested in the CPA Designation to meet recruiters, partners, and currently employed CPA Students, from the Training Offices. Location and ticket price will be confirmed soon. DATE TO BE CONFIRMED
October 2 Application Deadline Applications (CACEE Forms & transcripts) must be submitted to the Faculty Dean's Office - 4BC59 - by 4:00pm on October 2nd. Please read through EACH posting carefully as some have specific application requirements/instructions. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected.
October 12 Student Interview Signup NOTE: DURING FALL READING WEEK! If you are selected be a Training Office for a first interview, you will receive an email from a representative for the Faculty Dean's Office to confirm which Training Office(s) you will be interviewing with prior to the 12th. On October 12th, you will need to sign up in person for your interview time slot(s) for each Training Office. This is a first come, first served basis. It is recommended that you be ready to sign up at 9am.
October 16
First Round Interviews start All first round interviews will be in the Buhler Centre. First Round Interviews are from October 16 - 27th.
October 30 Second Round Interviews start You will be contacted directly by the Training Office if you are proceeding to the Second Round of Interviews. Please note that these take place at the Training Office.
November 14 Full-Time Offers Extended Full-time Offers will be extended directly to students from the Training Office.
November 15 Rank/Match Forms Due If you applied as a Summer or Co-op Student, you must submit your Rank/Match Form via email to businessandeconomics@uwinnipeg.ca
November 17 Offers All Full-time offers must be accepted by this date as well as Summer and Co-op matches will be released. If you are a Summer or Co-op student, you will receive an email from a representative of the Faculty Dean's Office confirming your placement. NOTE: You MUST inform the Dean's Office if you accept/confirm any offer. As well, every student who submits an application is required to complete a survey about the process at the end of the recruitment period.

NOTE: Due to the Fall Reading Week - October 8th - 14th - it is strongly recommended that you FREQUENTLY check your email address as information will be sent out during this week.

How To Apply:

Submit CACEE Forms with transcript (copies of unofficial and official transcripts will be accepted) must be submitted to the Faculty of Business and Economics Deans Office - 4BC59 - by 4:00pm by October 2nd, 2017 - for every position you are applying for. Follow the instructions on the posting exactly. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected. 

A link to the CACEE Form template can be found below.

Additional Resource:

These are just a few of the additional resources available to help you through the CPA Campus Recruitment.  Most training offices have general information about the process on their website as well as additional information about the training office and opportunities available to you as a student.  Ensure that you do your research and find out as much as you can about the training offices that you are wanting to apply to.

CACEE Form, Networking and Interveiw preparation: http://www.nexiafriedman.ca/employment-opportunities.aspx

CACEE Form, Networking and Interview peparation: http://www.kpmg.com/ca/en/careers/students/recruiting-tips/Pages/default.aspx

CACEE Form preparation: http://pwc.typepad.com/pwcconnect/2012/08/make-that-cacee-form-shine-winnipeg-and-montreal.html (you will need to copy this link and paste it in your search bar)

CACEE Form (blank form): http://www.cacee.com/cacee_form.html

Types of Positions Available:

Full Time - these positions are for students who will be graduating by December 2018 or June 2018 - depending on the start date

Summer Positions - these positions are for students who are not enrolled in the Co-op Program and will be returning to the University of Winnipeg in September 2018

Co-op Positions - these positions are for students who have been admitted into the Co-op Program. To be accepted into the Co-op Program, you must meet all of the academic requirements, which can be found at http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/coop-program/index.html in the Application Form. Students who choose to apply to the Co-op Program will be required to attend the CPA recruitment sessions, as well as, participate in all of the Co-op Program's Pre-Placement Training Sessions. For more information about the University of Winnipeg's Co-operative Education Program, contact the Program Coordinator, coop@uwinnipeg.ca

If this information does not answer all of your questions regarding the CPA Campus Recruitment, contact businessandeconomics@uwinnipeg.ca