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Meet the Firm and Meet the Firm Lite

Meet the Firm is a special opportunity for accounting and finance students to enhance their professional skills and meet employers; this event is held each fall.

Meet the Firm Lite is an opportunity for sophomore and junior accounting students to learn about summer leadership opportunities; this event is held each spring.

Meet the Firm 2021 will be hosted in the George Shinn Event Center on September 1 from 4-6 PM. All junior and senior students majoring in accounting and finance are expected to attend. 

The Basics

Meet the Firm is an annual, fall semester event connecting accounting and finance students with firms and companies that offer internships and full-time roles. To see if you are eligible to attend, please select the Who Should Attend menu below and view the Meet the Firm requirements.

Meet the Firm Lite is an annual, spring semester event for sophomore and junior accounting students to learn more about summer leadership opportunities, which are one-to-three day programs offered by accounting firms to engage with students. All sophomore and junior accounting students are expected to attend this event. 

The Meet the Firm 2021 event will be on September 1, 2021, in the George Shinn Event Center from 4-6 PM. 

How to Participate

To participate in the Meet the Firm event, a student must complete five steps. Should you have any questions about anything in this process, please contact Nicole Anderson at or 615.966.5314. We are here to help you!

Below is the timeline for the Fall 2021 Meet the Firm event. If you missed these deadlines, but would still like to participate, please reach out to Nicole Anderson.

Step One: July 23-August 25: Register for the event on Handshake; submit your initial resume and register for a prep session HERE

Step Two: By August 25: Initial Resume due HERE.

  • Please see examples and resources below 
  • Send a Word file saved in this format: LastName, FirstName.doc 

Step Three: By August 25: Professional headshot due to Nicole Anderson 

Step Four: August 23-31: Attend ONE mandatory Meet the Firm Prep Session. Please see available sessions and register HERE.

Step Five: After the event: Apply to open positions and participate in on-campus recruiting or other interviews. 

What You Should Know