The Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) provides a one-week, live-in program at the University of Washington for minority high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a potential interest in accounting, finance, computer science, or business as a career. This year, the 29th Annual Accounting Career Awareness Residency Program will be held from August 15th to August 20th, 2010.
This exciting and comprehensive program includes panel discussions, field trips, and workshops along with sessions on personal money management, goal-setting, interviewing techniques, economics, mathematics, and use of computers. Participants will have the opportunity to join in computer simulation games and use video equipment.
The Accounting Career Awareness Residency Program is designed to enable students to: (1 understand the importance of staying in school, (2 explore the possibilities of a career in accounting, finance, computer science, or business, (3 prepare to enter the study of accounting, finance, computer science, or business by improving capabilities in certain basic accounting, finance, computer science, or business skills, (4 develop computation skills with calculators and computers, and (5 become acquainted with the practice of accounting, finance, computer science, or business in public, industry, and government areas.
All expenses, except for transportation to and from the program will be covered. Students will reside in one of the dormitories on the University of Washington campus during the week.
Program administrators are now in the process of identifying prospective students.
Participation in the Accounting Career Awareness Residency Program is limited to 60 students. The deadline date for applications is May 28, 2010. All students will be notified of their status by June 25, 2010. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required upon acceptance into the program.
Further information about the Accounting Career Awareness Residency Program at the University of Washington may be obtained by contacting John J. Ocampo, Executive Director of ACAP; P.O. Box 22066; Seattle, WA 98122-0066; Phone: 206-370-4949; email firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information can be found at here.