Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

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Conductor: Outreach & Engagement Manager

Summary: The Outreach and Engagement Manager will serve as a liaison, relationship builder, and catalyst for Conductor events and programs across the 11-county service area and beyond. The role will include program development and partnership-building, sourcing grant programs and identifying synergistic partnership opportunities, lowering barriers to access and increasing engagement from underserved entrepreneurial communities, and advocating for entrepreneurial policy initiatives in order to further the Conductor’s mission of empowering entrepreneurs, innovators, and makers.


  • Develop relationships with chambers of commerce, economic developers, and other entrepreneurial communities across the Conductor’s 11-county service area to further the work of the Conductor and the mission of empowering and inspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, and makers

  • Specifically, conduct outreach and build relationships in underserved communities, including rural and minority communities, and specifically manage the Conductor’s Minority Enterprise Development activities

  • Assist in hosting and facilitating Conductor events

  • Build relationships with other Entrepreneurial Support Organizations (ESOs) across the state for collaboration opportunities

  • Develop relationships and partnerships with strategic organizations on a regional and national level

  • Source grant and funding opportunities for specific programs and initiatives

  • Grant writing and proposal development for new initiatives/programs, in partnership with the operations team

  • Manage entrepreneurial policy initiatives of the Conductor, including the Coalition to Advance Arkansas Entrepreneurship

  • Manage and assist in Global Entrepreneurship Week Initiatives

  • Other responsibilities as needed or assigned


  • Experience in community and/or economic development

  • Proficiency in grant sourcing, proposal development, & grant writing

  • Experience in policy advocacy

Learn More or Apply

CPA Review by Roger UWorld – Sept. 8, 2021

 Wednesday, Sept. 8 • 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  • COB 2nd floor lobby

UWorld/Roger CPA Review will be on campus. Stop by between classes or during a free period to find out how to prepare for the CPA Exam.

Meet the Firms: September 15, 2021

Must sign up by Wednesday, Sep 8 • 4p • COB 204

Meet the Firms • Wed, Sep 15

Meet the Firms is the best night of the year for accounting majors. Around 20 firms are here just to meet UCA accounting majors and tell you about internships and jobs. It is a great opportunity to compare different types and sizes of employers. Don’t miss this opportunity. It is only held once per year in September. Attend your junior, senior, and even grad school year to develop a professional network and discover the kinds of places you may want a job in the future.


Any accounting major who is currently in or has finished a 3000-level accounting course.

Professional dress is required.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER is 4pm on Wed, Sep 8.

Must submit a one-page resume and $10 (cash only) to COB 204.

All profits above the event costs will be donated to Ronald McDonald House.

Beta Alpha Psi members (already initiated) may attend at no cost, but must still submit a resume.

Students who do not submit a resume by the deadline will not be permitted to attend.

More details about the event will be emailed to students who sign up. If you have questions, stop by COB 204.

Sign up for Meet the Firms by September 8, 2021

Meet the Firms Sign-up Deadline (Accounting Club) | Wednesday, Sep 8 • 4p • COB 204

Turn in a one-page resume and $10 to attend Meet the Firms on Sep 15. Only open to accounting majors who are in or have completed a 3000-level accounting course.

Beta Alpha Psi – Interviewing Skills: September 7

Interviewing Skills (Beta Alpha Psi) | Tuesday, Sep 7 • 1:40p–2:30p • COB 206

Discuss and practice interview questions, hear from professionals about what to do and say in an interview, and sign up for a one-on-one mock interview. (For zoom options, see faculty advisors or student officers)

Accounting Club “Career in Gear” – Hogan Taylor Guest Speaker: August 31

Visit with Hogan Taylor Recruiters & Staff | Tuesday, Aug 31 • 1:00p–1:40p • COB 207

Featuring speakers from Hogan Taylor, public accounting firm. Topics include public accounting hiring outlook, accounting career options, interview attire, and meet new faculty. (For zoom options, see faculty advisors or student officers)

Career in Gear (Accounting Club) | Tuesday, Aug 31 • 1:40p–2:30p • COB 206

Featuring speakers from Hogan Taylor, public accounting firm. Topics include public accounting hiring outlook, accounting career options, interview attire, and meet new faculty. (For zoom options, see faculty advisors or student officers)

3 Clubs Interest Meeting: Thursday, Aug 26 at 1:40p.m.

3 Clubs Interest Meeting | Thursday, Aug 26 • 1:40p–2:30p • COB 107

Also available on Zoom: https://uca-edu.zoom.us/s/85895121385

Learn about

  • Accounting Club
  • Business & Information Technology (BIT) Club
  • Beta Alpha Psi (honors club for ACCT, IS, Analytics, & Finance majors)
    …and more
  • Resume Tips
  • Communication & Dining Etiquette
  • Interview Prep with BKD, a national accounting and business advisory firm

Interns Needed at Edafio Conway & NLR Locations

Edafio has an urgent need for part-time IT Interns at their Conway & N. Little Rock locations. They are looking to fill these positions immediately, paying $15.00 per hour.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Have a passion for using technology to solve business problems for great clients
  • Share their core values of commitment to client success, unquestionable integrity, and teamwork with humility and respect
  • Must be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an information technology related field
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0+
  • Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior graduating December 2021 to December 2023
  • Previous help desk experience is a plus

Students can learn more here or apply by emailing their resumes to careers@edafio.com.


Advice from Alumni: Nato Silue

With the start of fall semester, our College of Business (COB) alumni are sending their best advice. Recent alumna Tchetahan Natogoma (Nato) Silue, COB class of 2020, believes that the supportive environment fostered by the faculty and advisors is something students should embrace.

“Don’t be scared to approach your professors. They are there for you and want you to succeed,” said Silue. “Everyone was supportive which boosted my learning experience.”

Silue graduated from the UCA College of Business in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and a minor in Computer Science. Why students should take note of her prudent advice? One might say Silue was successful student with her accomplishments and awards including: [Read more…]

Insurance Agency (Industry Accounting) – Internship and Beyond

Insurance Agency (industry accounting) | Summer 2021 and beyond Internship (Little Rock)

An insurance agency is looking for a sharp accounting major (preferably with some accounting experience) to bring their accounting records together into one system. Your job would including training on their software (provided by the software vendor), developing processes to collect and input data (e.g., from payroll company and source documents), and training the agency’s employees to follow your processes after your internship is over. Possibility of full-time job offer after graduation.

To apply: Send your resume to Dr. Watson (swatson@uca.edu) with the subject “Insurance Agency”