Accounting

Explore Accounting Career Opportunities

This page and the associated resources are a starting point for exploring Accounting careers and developing the skills commonly needed for roles within the field.

Interviewing – Practice Makes Progress

I work with a lot of students who spend hours and hours on their job application materials (resumes, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles, etc.) all with the goal of landing an interview. Then they land an interview and panic because they …

By Jessica Best (she/her)
Jessica Best (she/her) Director, Career Strategy
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1.61 vs 0.95 vs 0.77

NACE is an association that does a lot of research on higher education student careers. Their most recent survey results show that “those who have done a paid internship receive an average of 1.61 job offers compared to 0.95 job …

By Gene Rhee
Gene Rhee Executive Director
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BizPaths Internship Edition Recap

On January 27, Mohr Career Services hosted three panels composed of current students, recent alumni, and recruiters to talk about internships–why they’re important, how to get them, what to expect, and how to make the most of them.

If you …

By Jessica Best (she/her)
Jessica Best (she/her) Director, Career Strategy
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Virtual Panel – BizPaths Internship Edition 1/27/23

Hear from current Lundquist College of Business students and recent alumni about their internship experiences. Learn about the types of internships available, how to get them, how to make the most of them, and what they lead to.

Full BizPaths: …

By Keith Dussell
Keith Dussell Associate Director, Industry Engagement
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UO Portland Internship Experience

The Portland Internship Experience connects undergraduate UO students with a select group of Portland-based small businesses, nonprofits, and community and educational organizations. Students will receive a $5,000 philanthropically funded stipend from the UO, which will support their participation in an …

By JD Van Alstyne (he/him)
JD Van Alstyne (he/him) Graduate Career Advisor
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Excel Data Analysis: Forecasting

Taught by Wayne Winston
Professor Wayne Winston has taught advanced forecasting techniques to Fortune 500 companies for more than twenty years. In this course,…

Python in Excel: Working with pandas DataFrames

Taught by Felix Zumstein
Python and Excel are both some of the most popular “programming languages”, especially for data analytics/data science. Combined, they are…

Planning a Web Design Portfolio: Growing Your Freelance Business

Taught by Lauren Bacon
A great portfolio can make the difference between landing a new client and losing a sale. In this course, you’ll…

Running a Profitable Business: Understanding Financial Ratios

Taught by Earl Stice
Financial ratios—such as ROI (return on investment) or ROA (return on assets)— are a valuable tool for measuring a company’s…

Personal Finance Tips and Tricks

Taught by Amanda Clayman
No matter where you are in your financial life, personal finance experts Jane Barratt and Amanda Clayman can help you…

QuickBooks: Advanced Bookkeeping Techniques

Taught by Bonnie Biafore
View Bonnie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Master tricky income, expense, and banking transactions in QuickBooks with these tips and techniques from Bonnie…

Financial Analysis: Analyzing the Bottom Line with Excel

Taught by Rudolph Rosenberg
Learn how to analyze the bottom line (or profitability) of your company and identify areas of under- or overperformance with…

Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Increase your Excel productivity with the power user tips and tricks packed into this fast-paced course. Dennis Taylor will show…

Financial Analysis: Making Business Projections

Taught by Rudolph Rosenberg
Estimating future financial performance plays a big part in the life of start-ups and corporations large and small. By looking…

Excel for Mac 2016 Essential Training

Taught by Curt Frye
Learn everything you need to master the Mac 2016 version of the world’s most popular spreadsheet program. Curt Frye provides…

Excel 2013: Managing Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Sometimes multiple worksheets or workbooks are the only solution to storing large amounts of data. But how do you analyze…

Excel 2010 Essential Training

Taught by Bob Flisser
In Excel 2010 Essential Training, Bob Flisser demonstrates the core features and tools in Excel 2010. The course introduces key…

Excel 2013: Advanced Formulas and Functions

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Conquer some of the most daunting features in Microsoft Excel once and for all. In this 2013 update to his…

Data-Driven Presentations with Excel and PowerPoint 2013

Taught by Gini von Courter
Learn how to drive your Microsoft PowerPoint presentations with data straight from the source—Excel. Gini Courter first shows you how…

Excel 2013: Pivot Tables

Taught by Curt Frye
Join Curt Frye as he explains how to leverage PivotTables to summarize, sort, count, and chart your data in Microsoft…

Excel 2013 Essential Training

Taught by Dennis Taylor
Whether you’re a novice or an expert wanting to refresh your skillset with Microsoft Excel, this course covers all the…

Excel 2013: Shortcuts

Taught by Curt Frye
Discover over 65 tips, tricks, and shortcuts in Microsoft Excel. In this course, Curt Frye reveals how to invoke commands,…

Excel 2007 Essential Training

Taught by Lorna Daly
Like the other applications in Microsoft Office 2007, Excel 2007 boasts upgraded features and a brand-new look. In Excel 2007…

Excel 2007 Power Shortcuts

Taught by Michael Ninness
In Excel 2007 Power Shortcuts, Adobe product manager and designer Michael Ninness, shows many of the tips and tricks he’s…

Excel 2007: Introduction to Formulas and Functions

Taught by Curt Frye
Excel 2007: Introduction to Formulas and Functions shows how to build impressive spreadsheets with the application’s built-in capabilities. Excel expert…

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