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  • Solve the Accountant Shortage: Seek Out International MS Accounting (STEM) Grads With a 3-Year OPT

    • Career Level: Intermediate- and advanced-level career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
    • Competency: Fostering global and diverse connections
    • Fee: FREE (member); FREE (nonmember)
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    • Summary

      "The accountant shortage threatens capitalism's future.” – The Washington Post

      According to a recent Deloitte poll, most public company hiring managers for finance and accounting roles say their organizations have faced talent retention challenges in the last 12 months (82.4%) and expect to experience recruiting difficulties in the year ahead (82.3%). Furthermore, 96%+ universities have reported declining enrollments for accounting undergraduates, as well as for master's degrees.

      So, it's now time to look at an out-of-the-box solution: the international CPA talent pool pursuing MS Accounting (STEM) degrees, followed by a 3-year Optional Practical Training (OPT).

      Following this program, you will be able to:

      • How to access the international CPA talent pool?
      • How is the integration of analytics leading to STEM-designated MS Accounting programs?
      • What are the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and OPT hiring requirements and benefits?