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CPA Campus Recruitment

Faculty of Business and Economics


If you are interested in becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), then you should consider participating in the fall campus recruitment.

The fall campus recruitment is for students interested in obtaining a position with an organization that offers a pre-approved program route. These positions will count toward your 30 months of work experience that is needed for your CPA designation.

The job postings are for permanent, summer and coop (winter and summer term) positions. Please note that the majority of postings with these organizations are done during the Fall Recruitment.

Students who wish to be added to the email list for the September 2018 CPA Campus Recruitment, please email Christy Campbell at c.campbell@uwinnipeg.ca.

CPA Fall Campus Recruitment - Student Information

Types of Positions Available:

Full Time - these positions are for students who are graduating in October 2018, February 2019 and June 2019

Summer Positions - these positions are for students who will be returning to the University of Winnipeg in September 2019

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. For more information about the University of Winnipeg's Co-operative Education Program, contact the Program Coordinator, Jessica Adkin at coop@uwinnipeg.ca

Applicaton Process

Please review all job postings carefully. Here is link to the job postings (click here)

Follow the instructions on the posting exactly. Failure to do so may result in your application being rejected. 

All students particpating in the CPA Campus Recruitment need to fill in the form CPA Campus Recruitment Checklist (click here to download the form).

The submission deadline for all postings is October 1, 2018. The electronic copies (PDFs) can be emailed to Christy at c.campbell@uwinnipeg.ca, hard copies need to be done in person.

Christy's office is located on the main floor of the Buhler Centre, office 1BC10. On the deadline day, the forms should be submitted by 2:00 pm.

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

Important Dates

Information Sessions

CPA Recruitment Info Session - [PDF of Presentation]

CPA CACEE Forms - [PDF of Presentation]

CPA Networking - [PDF of Presentation]

CPA Interviews - [PDF of Presentation]

Campus Recruitment Deadlines

October 9 - Firms send Shortlist for job interviews to University Contact

October 11 - Sign up for interviews times (students selected for an interview will be informed by email)

October 15-26 - First Round Interviews

October 29 - Nov 9 - Second Round Interviews

November 19 - Offers Extended (Full-time)

November 22 - Students Accept/Decline (Full-time)

November 19 - Students with 2nd Round Interviews submit Ranking form (Summer & Co-op)

November 22 - Ranking Results Released (Summer & Co-op) 

Resources

Nexia Friedman CACEE Form Guide - download here

UM CACEE Form Workbook - online link

CPA Alberta Student Recruitment Tips for Success - online link

Article from themuse.com - Resume Revamp: How to Turn Your Duties into Accomplishments https://www.themuse.com/advice/resume-revamp-how-to-turn-your-duties-into-accomplishments

Make sure to check out the industry/firm websites, they will also have useful tips and resources

Information for Employers

CPA Fall Campus Recruitment 2018 Guidelines - PDF

Job Posting Submission

Firms and organizations please use the online form to submit your job postings.

The link to the online form is https://uwinnipeg/fbe/cpa-on-campus-recruitment-position-form.html

Questions

Please contact Christy Campbell at c.campbell@uwinnipeg.ca or 204.786.9990.