CPA Recruit

All the dates, forms, and tips you need.

The CPA Recruit is an annual recruitment campaign where international, national, and local CPA firms hire accounting students for full-time, summer internship, or Co-op positions. The Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre and UBC Accounting Club work together to coordinate the CPA Recruit and support you along the way.

Here is a summary of the key dates and deadlines you’ll want to mark down! (Please note that dates and deadlines are subject to change).

Key Dates

  • Aug 2 – Registration for Fall Recruit goes live
  • Aug 12 – Job Postings Released (viewing only)
  • Aug 26 – Job Postings Go Live
  • Aug 29 – Registration for Fall Recruit closes
  • Aug 30 – Fall Recruit in Fraser Valley
  • Sep 7 – Meet the Mid-Sized Firms Day
  • Sep 8 – Application Deadline for Midsize Firm at 5:00 PM PST
  • Sep 9 – Meet the National Firms Day
  • Sep 11 – Application Deadline for National Firms at 11:59 AM PST
  • Sep 14 to Oct 2 – Interview Period
  • Oct 3 – Offers Sent Out (Starting at 9:00 AM PST)
  • Oct 7 – Deadline for Offer Acceptances (12:00 PM PST)

To get an edge on this year’s CPA Recruit, check out the UBC Accounting Club’s:

  • Jun 9 – CPA Recruit Prep Workshop
  • Jul 15 – Alumni Mixer (Held in conjunction with the Business Career Centre)
  • Jul 18 – Summer BBQ (Held in conjunction with UBC DAP Club)
  • Aug 9 – Mid-Sized Firm Event
  • Aug 15 – Summer Sports Day
  • Aug 22 – Recruitment Photobook Session #1
  • Aug 23 – Recruitment Photobook Session #2


Application Form

The CPA Fall Recruit is just around the corner! For the second year in a row, firms are asking students to send in this application form along with a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript.

Tips Sheet

CPA Recruit Application Tip Sheet