Students & Candidates


TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary provide 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.

Calendar of Events

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


February 1 -Registration opens!


March 23 - Registration closes.


April 1 - Challenge begins; students receive instructions, access bot education, resource links, and bot-builder platform.


April 30 - Final day to submit chatbot.


May 4 - Chatbots become available online to firms.


May 31 - Final day to access published bots.




Bots are disrupting the accounting profession fast and it's become an opportunity for humans to automate repetitive, mundane tasks like reading invoices, data entry, or running reports leveraging bot technology and artificial intelligence so that we can put our brains to better use guiding companies toward financial growth.

Our chapter is leading Houston’s involvement in the TrueUp Bot Challenge to help our students gain hands-on experience in building bots and exploring what bots can do. 

Why participate?

  • Students earn a TrueUp Bot Challenge Badge they can include on their resume, LinkedIn, or share with recruiters.
  • Students own their published bot and can use it or sell it at their discretion after the challenge.
  • Students get feedback on their published bot from CPA firms and professionals who complete evaluations forms.

Learn more about the challenge and sign-up here. 


TXCPA Houston on a Campus Near You

TXCPA Houston visits several campuses throughout the year. Stay tuned for where we are next to see if we are coming to your campus.

If your school is hosting a career fair or other event, you would like us to be on campus for, contact Carol Spencer, membership manager, at 832-831-9232.

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 pursing 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 every college and university in 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 and TSCPA's publications, Forum, Today's CPA and Viewpoint, keeping you up-to-date on TSCPA and the profession.

Become a Student or Candidate Member

Accounting Career Information

CPA Exam Information

AICPA Resources

Questions? Contact Carol Spencer, membership manager.