Schmidt Westergard Hosts 2nd Annual “Career Advantage” Externship Day
May 10, 2012
CPA firm gives college students real life look into the world of accounting
Mesa, AZ – Schmidt Westergard & Company, a leading CPA firm in the region, hosted its second annual “Career Advantage” Externship day, giving ASU and NAU students a look into what it is like to work at an accounting firm. The students were able to speak with company employees about their roles within the firm, make valuable industry connections, and even make an onsite fieldwork visit to one of Schmidt Westergard’s large audit clients.
“The firm considers it an honor to host students and provide them with experience and direction as they architect their future careers," said Jim Schmidt, managing partner at Schmidt Westergard. “To help them on their way, we like to show these future accountants a real world glimpse into our vibrant industry.”