Career Preparation

An overview of the career preparation resources available to Penn State Smeal Master of Accounting (MAcc) students.

A driving reason for your commitment to a graduate program like the Master of Accounting (MAcc) from the Penn State Smeal College of Business is to prepare yourself for the future.

To help you best position yourself to recruiters, our Career Services team will provide guidance and access to a range of services throughout your MAcc experience. 

Career resources include:

  • Career Inventories: Understand how your skills, interests, personality type, and work values align with future opportunities in business.
  • Virtual Coaching: Use technologies like Zoom and WebEx to tap into the expertise of Smeal alumni and partners.
  • Resume Evaluation: Access coaches before you begin your program to evaluate the effectiveness of your resume, providing feedback you can use to more effectively communicate your talents to employers. Get an early start so you are ready to begin your job search before classes begin.
  • Interview Practice: Virtually hone your responses to the most commonly asked interview questions.