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WWU BAP Meet the Professionals Night
October 5, 2018 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PMFree
This is the ideal opportunity for Students and Professionals in the Accounting industry to meet and build relationships in a professional setting.
Hosted at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Seattle, WA, by WWU’s Beta Alpha Psi, this premier networking event gives students the chance to meet representative from over 20 companies and gives professionals the chance to meet the newest generation of elite accounting students.
Do: Research the firms attending, learn about them
Do: Politely introduce yourself
Do: Follow-up with the Professionals you meet
Do Not: Bring copies of your resume
Do Not: Consume alcohol or other drugs at or before the event
Do Not: Interrupt conversations at the event
Appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks will be served
Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, Pacific Lutheran University, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle University, University of Puget Sound, University of Washington-Bothell, University of Washington-Tacoma, Washington State University, and Western Washington University
To Students: Your goal should be to make professional contacts, build relationships, and learn about the industry. Remember that the professionals are there to get to know you, so introduce yourself and act naturally. Be polite, professional, and confident. Ask informed questions about the firms and the individual’s career path. Be prepared to talk about your goals and future plans. Talking about personal life is always okay as long as it is professional and relevant. Also try to avoid carrying unnecessary baggage, it will be better to keep your hands free.