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Fall Symposium

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All business concentrations of all class levels! In addition, our faculty is encouraged to attend.



The purpose of Fall Symposium is to provide students with an opportunity to get acquainted with large, regional, and Big 4 firms. Following a career fair format, this event is an excellent way to meet professionals and become familiar with different firms. It is free to attend as a student or faculty member. In accordance with business professional attire, backpacks should not be brought into venue.  It is highly encourage to bring copies of your resume, pad folio and briefcase acceptable. 



Chumash Auditorium (located on the second floor of Cal Poly’s University Union)



Friday, October 6th, 2023

10:00am - 1:00pm Fall Symposium


  • Freshmen: It's never too early to start familiarizing yourself with the firms that recruit from Cal Poly and getting your name out there! Participating in these events will help recruiters remember who you are and how much you care about getting a job.

  • Sophomores and Juniors: Introduce yourself to firms and find out a little more about what they offer. Network and don’t forget to get those resumes and business cards. 

  • Seniors and Graduates: Introduce or re-introduce yourself to the firms you are interested in interviewing with for full-time opportunities. Continue to network after the event so firms will know who you are by the time fall interviews come up.



Firms: Firms that are interested in participating in Fall Symposium please contact our VP of Events at

Students: Fall Symposium is free to students, but make sure to register with the Eventbrite.

How to prepare:

  • Suit up! Dress is business professional. Wear your best suit and dress to impress.

  • Do your research. Browse the websites of the firms that will be there and see what they're about. We will provide a list of firm bios closer to the event.

  • Have your updated resume available to email to professionals and share with recruiters.


Attending Firms:

  • Abbott, Stringham & Lynch

  • Andersen

  • Apercen Partners LLC

  • Aprio (Merged from RINA)

  • Armanino LLP

  • Barbich Hooper King Dill Hoffman Accountancy Corporation

  • Bartlett, Pringle & Wolf, LLP

  • Baker Tilly US LLP

  • BDO, LLP

  • C & D LLP

  • Caliber Accounting Group

  • CBIZ & Mayer, Hoffman, McCann P.C.

  • CLA (merged from Hayashi Wayland)

  • Crowe LLP

  • Deloitte

  • EisnerAmper

  • EJ Gallo

  • Ernst & Young

  • Frank, Rimerman & Co. LLP

  • George G. Ross CPA PFS CFP

  • Glenn Burdette

  • Grant Thornton LLP

  • Internal Revenue Service

  • Intuitive Surgical

  • KPMG

  • Longcrier & Associates, CPAs

  • Miller Kaplan

  • Moss Adams LLP

  • Nasif, Hicks, Harris & Co., LLP

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Protiviti

  • RSM

  • Rohr and Associates CPAs

  • Rosewood Family Advisors LLP

  • SD MAYER & Associates LLP

  • Seiler & Company, LLP

  • Sensiba San Filippo LLP

Meet the Committee: 

These events would not be possible without our amazing committees! Committees are a great way to get more involved in CPAC and grow professionally. If you are interested in applying to be on the committee, please keep an eye out for CPAC emails, instagram posts and announcements at the regular CPAC meetings.

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