Frequently Asked

Questions

01

How often does the Accounting Society hold meetings and where can I find a schedule of upcoming events?

The Accounting Society holds club meetings and various events during most Tuesday & Thursday club hours (12:40 pm – 2:20 pm) in the Fall & Spring semesters. Refreshments (food and drinks) are served at all club meetings.

 

For the most up-to-date schedule of our upcoming events, click here. Or to subscribe to our newsletter, click here and head over to the bottom of the page!

02

Why should I join the Baruch Accounting Society and what are membership benefits?

The Baruch Accounting Society introduces students to the various opportunities in the accounting, finance and related fields. These opportunities include internships, full-time positions, and new connections. We also host personal development workshops, events with experienced speakers, and volunteer events in support of our "Three P's" mission statement.

 

Inducted members will also have the foremost opportunity to attend events that have a limited number of attendees such as company office visits, networking events and one-on-one professional resume reviews. 

04

What are the different leadership roles within the Baruch Accounting Society and how can I learn more about them?

There are 11 Executive Board positions that are reorganized every semester. Only inducted members may hold these positions. A detailed explanation of the leadership positions, their related tasks and the procedure as to how to become an Executive Board member are stated in the Baruch Accounting Society Constitution. Feel free to contact any of the current officers to discuss opportunities to take a larger role in the society!

03

What are the induction requirements? Is there a membership Fee?

We pride ourselves on having a completely free membership for our inducted members! Inducted members retain their membership and do not need to meet the requirements each semester.  The membership requirements are as follows:

  1. Two (2) general interest meetings

  2. Five (5) corporate events

  3. Two (2) volunteer opportunities/events

These requirements do not need to be met within a semester; they must be met within two consecutive semesters (full academic year). Your status will transfer from one semester to the next, but only up to two semesters. 

05

How many members are in the Baruch Accounting Society and how many new members will be inducted in the upcoming semester?

The Baruch Accounting Society newsletter reaches 1,500 (and counting) members each week. There is no limit on how many students will be inducted each semester.

Additionally, our events are open to all students at Baruch so you can be sure to meet and network with students of all majors, ages, and levels of experience at our events!

06

Does the Baruch Accounting Society have any social media we can use to stay updated? Do you have a club suite?

In addition to having our own official website, we have a Facebook page, an Instagram page, a LinkedIn page, and a Discord server. All our social media are linked at the bottom of every page of our website. You're welcome to join us on whichever platform of your choosing!

Our club suite is located at NVC Room 3-223. We're always happy to answer your questions, update you on opportunities to assist you in school and your career, and introduce ways to be more involved with us.

 

In response to COVID-19, our club suite will not be open. However, we have created a virtual club suite space on our Discord server. Join us here!

07

What are some notable events hosted by the baruch Accounting Society in the past? 

Every semester the Accounting Society hosts a Mentorship Event and a Semi-Annual Networking Luncheon. Both events are excellent opportunities for students to network with fellow students, alumni, and professionals from a large array of firms. For more information about either event, drop by one of our events!

08

How can we contact the baruch Accounting Society? How can I find out if I have met all the requirements for membership?

You can contact the Baruch Accounting Society through our social media, all of which are linked at the bottom of every page of our website, or by leaving us a message through our Contact Us page!

 

If you aren't sure of how many credits you have or what events you have attended or any other membership requirement inquiries, please contact our Vice President of Internal Affairs at vpinternal.baruchaccsoc@gmail.com.

09

where are our

alumni now?

Inducted members have obtained internships and full-time offers with Big 4 Accounting Firms, mid-size accounting firms, large financial services firms, non-for-profits, government, and private firms. Baruch Accounting Society alumni are eager to share their experiences and advice with current students at our many events.

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