UCA Marketing Professor Publishes Business Research & Releases Nature Conservation Documentary

Dr. Benjamin Garner, Associate Professor in the UCA Department of Marketing & Management, has been busy this year as a professor, researcher, and a feature filmmaker. Find out more about his advice for students, his research published last fall, and his nature conservation documentary to be released in April 2024.

Why did you choose the subject you teach?
I enjoy marketing and sharing my passion for this area with students. I love doing research and film projects that allow me to meet people in the community and help solve real-world challenges.

What tips or advice would you give to new, current, or prospective business students?
One of the best pieces of advice I can give students is to be curious and learn as much as possible about different career fields to find the best fit for you. This includes job shadowing, interviewing potential employers, and doing internships.

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Business Students & Alumni Share Why Day of Giving Matters

Current business students and alumni share how UCA’s Day of Giving contributes to scholarships and experiences that help them achieve goals.

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COB Accounting’s Annual Fear the Strike Event Raises $1K for Ronald McDonald House

On Monday, November 7, UCA Accounting held its annual networking and fundraiser event attended by 18 UCA accounting students, 4 faculty/staff, and 16 professionals.

Teams included firm representatives and students competed in a bowling tournament, and the highest average score won a donation to the charity of their choice. The Landmark team won, so the Ronald McDonald House will receive a check for $1,000.

Other great teams of the evening included Centennial Bank, Ernst & Young, Forvis, Frost, Garland & Greenwood, HCJ, and Hogan Taylor.

The annual event is a way for accounting students to engage with professionals of the industry in a fun and relaxed setting.

ACCT Internships

Tax Internship • Acxiom (Conway or Remote)

Apply by Oct 7

The Tax Analyst Intern assists with preparation of tax returns and reports involved with federal, state, local, and other tax liabilities. You will develop knowledge of all tax laws affecting the company, assist with information gathering for tax audits, and meet all scheduled targets for projects. You will also be involved with tax implications of mergers and acquisitions or other structuring or special tax projects. The internship will begin January 9, 2023

Our intention is to have interns work on-site in Conway, Arkansas if possible. However, your internship could a hybrid or fully virtual 20-25 hours/week work dedication during the semester and up to 40/week during breaks and summer. Anticipated graduation date between August 2023- May 2024.

Applicants for this internship position with Acxiom in the U.S. must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Acxiom (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (CPT/OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status)

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6877175?ref=open-in-new-tab&search_id=eb27bbc3-5eee-4f0b-880b-cf3c0aa1c9d1

Accounting Internship • EGP (Public Accounting, Heber Springs AR)

Apply by Oct 14

EGP PLLC is looking to add a Spring intern to our dynamic team of CPAs and Accounting Professionals in the beautiful location of Heber Springs, AR! We train our interns as we would any other professionals and you are treated as one as well. Great team of professionals willing to teach the right accounting student the ins and outs of the Public Accounting Industry. This is an awesome opportunity to see what happens behind the busy season scene while gaining a solid education in accounting, tax, and audit. There is no comparison in terms of leadership and culture than you will find at EGP. Not All Public Accounting is the Same.

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6986596?ref=open-in-new-tab&search_id=eb27bbc3-5eee-4f0b-880b-cf3c0aa1c9d1

Tax or Audit Staff • Frost, PLLC (Little Rock and other locations)

Apply by Oct 15

Frost, PLLC is a full-service accounting firm currently providing tax, assurance, small business, advisory, animal welfare, business valuation, and litigation services in 47 states. Frost services a range of clients, from individuals to billion dollar organizations. We have offices in Little Rock, AR; Fayetteville, AR; Scottsdale, AZ; Yuma, AZ; and Raleigh, NC. Our satellite offices are located in Denver, CO; Naples, FL; and LaBelle, FL.

To Apply: Audit (Spring 2023) or Tax (Spring 2023)

Accounting Interns • ATA Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors

Apply by ASAP

ATA  is seeking accounting interns. Upperclassmen (juniors and seniors) for spring tax work or summer audit work. Eager freshmen and sophomores are also encourage to apply for positions related to tax preparation (document collection and scanning).

To apply and for more information: Scan the QR code in the attached file

Tax Internship • ECG CPAs Advisors (El Dorado)

Apply by ASAP

Evers, Cox, & Gober in El Dorado, AR is looking for a UCA Bears to intern this Spring. The internship would be for tax, so it would start in January and would go through the end of April. The starting pay is $16, but it would be negotiable depending on experience. We can offer up to 40 hours a week, with possible overtime, depending on the interested candidate. We would like to have a junior or senior. This is an in-person internships with an expectation for you to be in El Dorado during the spring semester. If you are interested, be sure to talk to Dr. Watson and your advisor about online classes or internship credit during spring.

To apply: Email your resume to bcox@ecgcpa.com, with a CC to hrowan@ecgcpa.com.

Finance Co-op (Intern) • Dassault Falcon Jet (Little Rock Manufacturing)

Apply by Oct 31

Are you a fulltime Junior, Senior or higher status student here at UCA? Are you seeking a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Analytics? Are you proficient with Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint? Do you have strong communication skills that will allow you to work with management of all levels and departments? If you answered yes to the questions above, we would like the opportunity to visit with you for the Finance Co-Op position. At Dassault Falcon Jet we want to mentor current students and help them to advance their career development in Accounting and Finance. In this role, you will support processes from data input and analysis, preparation of weekly and monthly reporting and research of accounting record exceptions.

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6818977?ref=preview-header-click

Internal Audit Summer Analyst • Goldman Sachs (Many Locations)

Apply by Dec 31

Our Summer Analyst Program is an eight to ten week summer internship for undergraduate students. You will be fully immersed in the day-to-day activities of one of our divisions. As a participant, you will: Attend orientation where you’ll learn about our culture, as well as the benefits and responsibilities of being a member of the firm; Receive division-specific training designed to help you succeed; Have the opportunity to work on real responsibilities alongside fellow interns and our people.

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6784648?ref=open-in-new-tab&search_id=add10a37-41e7-4346-b233-4b8a2a10a4aa

Intern • FCA CPAs (Little Rock)

Apply by Dec 31

Staff will be hands on in the role of preparing audited, reviewed, and compiled financial statements, as well as prepare individual and business tax returns. The staff is expected to perform routine engagement procedures in a timely and professional manner. Individual must be able to meet assigned deadlines.

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/4911722?ref=open-in-new-tab&search_id=a6290e55-99e9-4354-bf85-17d36157ec93

Forensic Accounting • BDO USA LLP (Public in 68 locations around the US)

Apply by Dec 31

As an Intern in the BDO Advisory practice, you will begin to utilize your educational background as well as your organizational skills as you serve the Firm’s dynamic client base. This position will assist in problem solving and fact-finding, working side-by-side with more experienced team members who will provide direction, coaching and learning opportunities. This role provides the opportunity to gain an understanding of the business by working on various stages of engagements, including areas of damages & lost profits, fraud analyses, client industry research and other matters as necessary.

Learn About BDO: Pathway to Success: BDO Summer Leadership Programs

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6753664?ref=preview-header-click

Intern in Finance and Administration • Arkansas Repertory Theatre (Little Rock)

Apply by Mar 31, 2023

  • Fall (Approximately September – December) • Spring (Approximately January – May) • Summer (Approximately June – August)

The Rep’s Finance and Administration intern will have the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the following functions: accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash management, commercial and employee insurance, payroll, human resources and company management. Daily duties will include reviewing, obtaining appropriate approvals and entering accounts payable invoices, daily reconciliation of Spektrix (the Rep’s ticketing system and fundraising database) reports to credit card settlement reports and posting to the general ledger, reviewing, and posting credit card production expenses and reconciling to production tracking reports, if applicable. In addition, you will assist in various other activities such as reconciling concessions receipts and creating deposits for cash receipts, processing weekly payroll for artistic employees during productions, completing weekly Actor’s Equity reports, calculating weekly royalties from box office reports for productions, month-end closing and preparation of financial statements, as well as any other ad hoc projects that may arise for Finance and Administration and Company Management. The Finance and Administration intern will interact with every department in the company, so we are seeking an individual with excellent communication and organizational skills who is detail-oriented and is interested in learning more about all the financial aspects of the Theatre. This is a great internship for individuals pursuing business and finance, with a special interest in non-profit or small business operations.

To apply: https://uca.joinhandshake.com/stu/jobs/6784850?ref=open-in-new-tab&search_id=dce03314-3396-44b6-8f0d-3657e89ee890

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