Networking & Career Development

Beta Alpha Psi

As the premier professional accounting and business information honors organization, Beta Alpha Psi recognizes academic excellence and complements members' formal education by providing interaction between students, faculty, and professionals, as well as fostering lifelong growth, service and ethical conduct. The accounting honors organization is Beta Alpha Psi.

Our local Beta Alpha Psi chapter has been deemed a "superior chapter" for 14 straight years.  Click here to learn more about our local BAP chapter.


Many Memphis-area CPA firms and corporations seek our students for internships. Internships provide (a) relevant experience, (b) course credit, (c) financial remuneration, and (d) a "foot in the door" toward a career. Learn about the possibilities at the college Internship Office.

Professional Organizations

Several professional organizations with local chapters have reduced-fee student memberships, and joining is an excellent way to establish relationships with potential employers and future colleagues. Organizations with local chapters include:

Professional Development Program

Through the support of Avron B. Fogelman, a Professional Development Program has been implemented to help students develop a competitive edge in today's dynamic workplace. These programs are designed to complete the academic program that students earn in the classroom and help them make the transition into the business world.

Particularly useful for accounting students is Accounting Careers of Tomorrow. We highly recommend you take advantage. Visit: memphis.edu/professional