Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

This page shows only opportunities specifically for College of Business undergraduate students. You may use the menu to sort by category or go back to the Opportunities page.

T-shirt Design Competition

T-shirt Design Competition (IMA)

Deadline: Friday, October 22

Show off your school spirit and pride in IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) by attending our virtual event and joining in on our special T-shirt design competition, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. To participate, create a design and submit via email by October 22. A panel of IMA staff, members and Conference supporters will judge the entries and decide on the winner. Entries will be judged on creativity, originality, and content. See flyer for more info.

BIT Club • Oct 14 • 1:40p–2:30p • COB 100

Edafio Technology Solutions (BIT Club)

Thursday, Oct 14 • 1:40p–2:30p • COB 100

Hear speakers Edafio, a company that provides business-driven technology solutions that enable our clients to protect, run and grow their business. IT consulting, IT managed services, Cybersecurity services, Cloud computing services, and Healthcare consulting services.

First Orion Opportunities

  1. First Orion will be at our STEM Fair next week.
  2.  First Orion’s Apprentice Program
  3. First Orion is looking for recent graduates to join our technical community in the role of Product Analyst! If you are an innovative, logical thought leader who enjoys a fast-paced, high performance team environment and have the drive and initiative to succeed, we encourage you to apply today.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Participate in an introductory apprenticeship training program that will provide you with the opportunity to be part of a fast-growing technology company while learning the foundation of Product/Business Analytic practices
  • Participate and contribute to all facets of the product life cycle either independently or as part of a team
  • Assist Product Management, Software Engineers and Architects execute on strategies to deliver value and innovation to our customers
  • Contribute as a sounding board to a Product Manager or the Business Lead
  • Enhance and/or develop First Orion empire products and services
  • Provide data analysis, reporting, and technology implementations using industry leading principles, methodologies, and programs
  • Serve as an extension to the Product Management Team and use the tools of record and methodology set forth by the Product Management Community Leader throughout the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Research and develop an understanding of First Orion’s products, tools, and processes
  • Participate in both self-driven, online education and projects using resources from respected external organizations and industry/company specific training with our in-house experts.
  • Partner with an onsite mentor and a team of software engineering mentors plus, have an education program director to provide guidance along the way.
  • Be a full-time hire, eligible for benefits, and enjoy all of the perks and programs available to our full-time team members.
  • After the introductory apprentice training program is completed, you will continue working in the Product Analyst position on full-time basis as an at-will employee. The introductory apprentice training program is not a separate position.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative or business field (Marketing, Business, Math, Computer Science) or related degree programs (e.g. Instructional design) and/or 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with requirements definition and data/data products
  • Experience applying extensive analytic, business, and product defining skills to enhance or develop products and services
  • Working knowledge of software development and structured data
  • Ability to communicate findings
  • Project management skills
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite

Bonus Points:

  • Prior Internships completed
  • Knowledgeable in the Agile Methodology and Scrum
  • Knowledgeable with Atlassian Software Development Suite (Confluence/Jira/Bit Bucket)
  • Knowledgeable in building business models and forecasting
  • Telecom experience

Company Benefits:

  • Our work environment is energetic, focused, fun, and collaborative. We’ve created a special culture where trust and transparency are the key and employees are empowered to make their own decisions. Our people are passionate about what we do and have an indomitable spirit to get things done. Everyone is a part of the big picture here.
  • First Orion has been voted a Great Place to Work with top rankings in every category! Learn more about what our employees have to say on our First Orion Glassdoor page!
  • At this time, we are not able to sponsor visas, such as H-1B, for this particular position, Product Analyst ApprenticeFirst Orion is interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. First Orion’s immigration sponsorship policy is applied in a nondiscriminatory fashion regardless of race, gender, ethnic origin, or any other classification protected by law. First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Conway Behavioral Health (Conway) • Controller (Corporate Accounting)

Conway Behavioral Health (Conway) • Controller (Corporate Accounting)

Responsible for the direction of the facility’s financial services including general accounting, payroll, budgeting and all other aspects of the facility’s accounting department. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA and/or master’s level degree preferred; 5 years’ of job related experience preferably in a health care setting; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact effectively with administrative and clinical personnel, as well as other staff; good organizational, problem solving, and time management skills; must be able to work well under pressure; must be able to function independently; professionalism and confidentiality are required.

Apply at https://recruiting.ultipro.com/ACA1001/JobBoard/3858b5e9-b046-45b0-a329-cfc87becd9b5/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=2f1be8b8-4dd2-44c3-9126-464977556159

Department of Health & Human Services (Little Rock) • Audit Intern (Govt Auditing)

Department of Health & Human Services (Little Rock) • Audit Intern (Govt Auditing)

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of Audit Services located in Little Rock. Duties include, but are not limited to: Learning and applying knowledge of the concepts and principles of accounting and, as required, auditing or examinations sufficient to do entry-level work designed to meet developmental objectives; Serving as a trainee and perform various developmental audit related duties and responsibilities as assigned; Participating in an audit team approach, in assisting auditors, in the conduct of work, involving systematic examination and appraisal of financial records and practices, affecting or reflecting the financial condition and operating results, of an activity within the Medicaid and Medicare programs; and Conducting activities related to the detection of fraud, waste, and abuse. Schedule – Flexible; this position is approved for telework during the pandemic.  Post pandemic will include a mix of telework and being in the Little Rock office.

Interested applicants should email resume to Laura.Cummings@oig.hhs.gov.

Little Rock Air Force Base • Audit Intern (Govt Auditing) • Apply Oct. 229

Apply by October 29

Little Rock Air Force Base • Audit Intern (Govt Auditing)

Visit https://uca.edu/career/bears4hire/ to set up or update your profile and then apply for this opportunity.

EGP (NLR, Bryant, Heber Springs) • Internships & Full Time (Public Accounting)

EGP is looking for interns and entry-level full-time hires after graduation. If you are interested in joining the EGP, PLLC team, contact Holly Fish (hfish@egpcpas.com) for more information on internships currently available.

Also currently hiring a senior auditor, senior tax accountant, and tax manager.

Apply now at https://www.egpcpas.com/careers/

IMA Virtual Student Leadership Conference • Friday, Nov 5 • Online

The Student Leadership Conference is a full day of industry experts and exhibits that are specific to accounting and finance students. Click here to view a video of last year’s Virtual Student Leadership Conference.  This event is free to student and academic members.  Non-member Student price: $25 (includes one year of IMA Student Membership).  Non-member Academic price: $120 ( includes one year of IMA Academic Membership). If you are interested in attending this event, you can register here.

Fall Career Fair at UCA • Nov 3 • 9a–12p • Student Center Ballroom

Internships and Jobs after graduation. For a list of firms currently attending, see flyer.

IMA Student Series: Finance & Accounting Professional Panel Wednesday, Oct 6 • 4-5p • Online

Hosted by the Institute of Management Accountants. Are you considering a career in accounting and/or finance? Please join us to hear from successful professionals representing a variety of industries. Learn about their career paths, the CMA® certification, insights, and tips for new graduates and young professionals. Come prepared with questions for our panelists. To view our guest panelists or download the flyer, please click here. If you are interested in attending, you can register here.