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Recruiting Fair - Back In-Person for 2023

Event Date: September 22

Each year the Recruiting & Career Opportunities Committee of the WVSCPA offers a Recruiting Fair for eligible college/university sophomores, juniors, seniors or enrolled in graduate school, bringing together numerous employers and students for the interview process. In 2023 this event will return back to an in-person event.

The Annual Recruiting Fair sponsored by the Recruiting & Career Opportunities Committee of the WVSCPA is fast approaching.  We are excited to be holding the fair in 2023 as in-person event again.  This allows students to meet with numerous employers for internships or entry level accounting positions all in the same day and same place. 

This year’s fair will be Friday, September 22, 2023, and will be held at The India Center.  As a Student Member (who meets required criteria listed below) we invite Sophomores, Juniors,  Seniors and Graduate School students to participate in this fair.    

The process for participation, as well as uploading all required documents, MUST be completed online via our website at  Click on the STUDENT Tab, scroll down to Recruiting Fair and then press the “click here” link.  Review the attached directory to see what firms/employers are participating in this event.

Employers will be interviewing for full-time positions as well as positions for internships.  When completing the online application, please indicate in the Comments Box which position you are seeking.  Sophomores and Juniors may participate in this fair and interview for internships.   

Students Information

Required Criteria:

  • Be a current or become a Student Member (prior to fair deadline) of the WVSCPA.
  • Major in the Accounting Field.
  • Have an Accounting GPA & Cumulative GPA of 3.0 of higher.
  • You must currently be a Sophomore, Junior, Senior or enrolled in a Graduate School. (please specify if you are seeking an internship or a fulltime position). 
  • Submit a current resume to the Society.
  • Submit an unofficial transcript through 2023 Spring Semester
  • Complete the required application (online).

Recruiting Fair Directory:

The recruiting fair directory is to help familiarize you with the firms/employers who will be in attendance at the fair.  Each firm profile provides general information about the size of the business, the area served, the services rendered, staff training, staff size and the expected hiring needs.  The directory will be published and available on our website August 7th, 2023.  

Students will have the opportunity to interview with at least two employers but may have more interviews scheduled, depending on participation, availability and cancellations.  Students will have ample opportunity during social breaks and during lunch to meet representatives from each firm, so please bring extra copies of your resume with you to the fair.  

Meet & Greet Mixer – Thursday, September 21, 2023

The Recruiting Fair will once again sponsor a “Mixer” event on Thursday evening, September 21, 2023, at The India Center. Specific details are listed in the directory.  This “Meet and Greet” allows both student participants and employers a chance to be introduced prior to the actual interviews on Friday, plus you have a chance to meet other students from across the state who are majoring in the same field as yourself.  This event is sponsored by the WVSCPA.  Members of the Recruiting & Careers Opportunities Committee will be on hand throughout the evening to answer questions, provide interview tips and to help guide you as you prepare for the interviews.  

Important Deadlines:

  • Submitting your Information:  All eligible participants in the fair, will need to have their package completed, uploaded to our website, and submitted by the end of business (5:00 p.m.) on Tuesday, September 5, 2023.  Interview scheduled will be provided to participating students no later than Monday, September 18th, 2023.   

Requesting a Room Reservation: If you are a student member who resides outside of the Charleston area, you are eligible to stay overnight at The Hampton Inn (Southridge) on Thursday night, September 21, 2023, at no charge to you.  However, rooms are limited; and this is a first come / first serve basis.   For Hotel reservations, you MUST RSVP with the Society office by Thursday, September 7th, 2023. No late registrations will be accepted.

Please Note: This process is not a guarantee that our students will receive contact from every employer. The sole purpose of this process is to match employers with quality potential future-hires.

For more information, contact the Society at or (304) 342-5461. 



While submitting your information, you may save what you have already started and come back at a later time.  Once all information has been provided, you must click the Submit button to finalize and submit your information to the Society office. 

When you are ready to begin submitting your information, click here to access the Student Upload Form.  You must log in to access this form. 

Participating Firms 

In order to be aligned more with our participating employers’ recruiting timelines we are moving up our timeline by a couple of weeks. 

  • To participate, submit your employer by completing this Employer Information Form and return it to Kim Mick at by Monday, July 31, 2023.
  • The Society office will distribute resumes of qualified accounting students to all participating firms/companies to review on Wednesday, September 6, 2023.
  • Participating firms/companies will be required to provide a list of candidates that they will interview to the Society office ( by 11:00 am on Friday, September 8, 2023
  • Participating firms/companies will be required to participate in the “Mixer”, which will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023.  (Employer Time is 5:00 - 6:30pm).  This will allow a representative/s to introduce and promote your firm to students.  

Why participate in the Recruiting Fair?

Watch the video clips below to hear member success stories that started right here with the Society's Recruiting Fair!