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TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary

TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary

TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary provides programming and activities for students in the Houston area who are interested in a career in accounting.

The Auxiliary programs cover a variety of topics and have included discussions on big data, soft skills, alternative career paths, cybersecurity careers in industry audit and tax. The programs are developed and moderated by fellow students from local universities. 

2019-2020 Student Auxiliary Officers

Nhu Le

President

University of Houston

Fengying Dong

Vice President of Campus Relations

University of Houston Downtown

Reuben Kurian

Vice President of Development

University of Houston

Sara Sharma

Vice President of Marketing

University of Houston

Vincent Gonzales

Vice President of Operations

Lone Star College

Christine Nguyen

Vice President of Operations

University of Houston

Calendar of Events

All events are at TXCPA Houston's offices unless otherwise noted.

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Location: 777 Post Oak Blvd. Suite 500/ Houston, TX 77056

Phone: 713-622-7733

Enjoy dinner, networking, and free parking

Register at www.HoustonCPA.org or email students@houstoncpa.org

Download the TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary 2019-2020 event schedule.

TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary

Friday, September 20 - GAAS It Up

Are you considering a career in Audit? What does the audit career path look like? Audit professionals discuss their audit life and help answer your questions.

Friday, October 4 - Phishing for the Truth: Cybersecurity, IT, and Accounting

Cybersecurity is one of the biggest concerns for businesses in this era of technological advancement. Come find out how Cybersecurity affects Accounting. 

Friday, October 18 - Tick Tock Tech Talk

It's time to change. Instead of replacing accountants, technology will transform their responsibilities. Firms are already developing strategies to transcend these emerging technologies.

Friday, November 1 - IDEA Workshop, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

IDEA is a powerful and user-friendly tool designed to help accounting and financial professionals extend their auditing capabilities, detect fraud and meet documentation standards. It imports data from almost any source to analyze large data sets, report findings using visualization tools and automate repeatable processes without programming. 

Friday, November 8 - Don’t Mess with Taxes

Do you want to know more about life in tax? Come explore the various subcategories: Federal, State & Local (SALT), Corporate, International, and more.

Click here to register for events.

TXCPA Houston on a Campus Near You

TXCPA Houston visits several campuses throughout the year. This fall, we're attending Career Fairs at the following campuses:

Sam Houston State University - September 17

The University of St. Thomas - September 19

Texas Southern University - September 26

Houston Baptist University - October 8

 

If your school is hosting a career fair or other event, you would like us to be on campus email students@houstoncpa.org.

Benefits of Membership

Accounting Scholarships

  • Members may apply for TXCPA Houston accounting scholarships! Download 2019 Scholarship Application. Applicant must be an accounting major entering their senior year at an accredited four-year college or university, a graduate student pursuing a masters degree in an accredited program, or those seeking the additional 30 hours of education to become eligible for a CPA license in Texas.

Other Benefits

  • Membership in the third largest chapter in the US at a greatly reduced dues rate.
  • Eligible to serve on committees with prospective future employers.
  • TXCPA Houston is not just for your school, but for every college and university in the Houston area.
  • Access to employment opportunities and RESUME POSTING at the TXCPA Houston Career Center.
  • A great addition to your resume.
  • Student members majoring in accounting may be eligible to win one of four $250 tuition/book reimbursements.
  • Our members save money on many CPA Exam review courses, including a $300 savings from Becker CPA Review.
  • Receive TXCPA Houston’s Forum and TXCPA’s publications, Today's CPA and Viewpoint, keeping you up-to-date on TXCPA and the future of the profession.