This is the start of recruitment, where students get an understanding of life at JMSB, recruitment season, and get to know the main employers in the accounting field. A digital copy of the Dividends Magazine will be sent to them.
The workshops will be held throughout the semesters, where students will be able to learn how to enhance some of the essential soft skills and other useful information needed outside of school such as Recruitment 101 and Networking 101.
Welcome Week is an event in the first couple of weeks where we bridge the gap between students and the JMAS team. During this team, the Accounting Student Handbook is distributed to students and all of them are encouraged to attend our events
CPA RECRUITMENT COCKTAIL
Biggest recruitment event for accounting students looking to be recruited during the next year. This year, the event will be done in collaboration with four other universities in the greater Montreal area. This is an excellent opportunity to match students and firms together.
FIRST YEAR EVENT
An event tailored to first-year students, allowing them to mingle with other new students in accountancy. Games, drinks, and fun prizes make for a relaxed and fun time and a great way to meet the JMAS team and learn about opportunities available to them.
Students will purchase a ticket to find amazing opportunities and future careers in the industry sector. Many industry employers partake in this event and are very eager to share what their company has to offer.
A conference with the goal of showing accounting students the different sectors in which an accounting degree can be useful. Many guest speakers will be invited from different areas of business (Marketing, Finance, Real Estate, Sustainability… )
MENTORSHIP PROGRAM LAUNCH
The Mentorship Program will pair a student mentor who has already gone through recruitment and received a job offer in an accounting firm. The role of the mentor is to help get their student employed during
A night of casino games, networking with fellow JMSB students, and great prizes to be won. All the revenues from this event go to a hand-picked charity.
The Spring Cocktail will kick off spring recruitment season and allow students to form lasting relationships before the end of the academic year.
CPA FOR A DAY
Students from different majors in their first or second year solve a case about your company. The case contains multiple accounting topics and is presented in front of a panel of company representatives, JMSB Alumni, and faculty members. The winners win the chance to shadow a CPA professional for a day.
MID-SIZED FIRM EVENT
Recruitment Event focusing on all the Firms aside from Big 4. Additional recruitment event to all JMSB ACCO students to interact with a wider array of firms.
JMAS & over 200 volunteers work together to provide over 400 free income tax returns to low-income families and individuals. For the first time ever JMAS will be hosting an online and in-person Tax Clinic.