Boston (Feb. 12, 2003) -- Inspiring high school and college students to pursue a career in accounting is the goal of a new Web site launched this week by the Massachusetts Society of CPAs.
CPATrack.com offers detailed information on scholarships and internships, CPA exam requirements and an online water cooler where students can meet to discuss the profession.
"CPATrack.com will increase awareness and perception of the CPA profession among students and encourage enrollment in accountancy programs," said Barbara Iannoni, MSCPA Academic and Career Development Coordinator.
One highlight of the site is a page featuring "cool" CPAs, including a FBI agent, a pilot and a sportrider explaining why they chose to become CPAs and how their profession fits their lifestyles.
Public accounting firms, non - profit organizations and companies throughout Massachusetts will be able to post accounting internships to the site for free, and MSCPA members will be able to access students’ resumes on the site.
-- Electronic Accountant Newswire staff
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