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Scott Showalter, professor of practice and director, Jenkins MAC Program

Life After Graduation

Lauren Bakke and Randawnique Coakley share how they managed the transition from graduate school to working in public accounting during a pandemic.

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The NCACPA and NC State University have teamed up to host the Summer Leadership Conference virtually in June. Two sessions are left and you can still register! 

Designed for students in community colleges and four-year programs seeking a career in accounting. Don't miss this great opportunity!

Learn more ➡️ Link in bio

The NCACPA and NC State University have teamed up to host the Summer Leadership Conference virtually in June. Two sessions are left and you can still register!

Designed for students in community colleges and four-year programs seeking a career in accounting. Don't miss this great opportunity!

Learn more ➡️ Link in bio
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On this Memorial Day, we remember and honor our fallen heroes. 🇺🇸

On this Memorial Day, we remember and honor our fallen heroes. 🇺🇸 ...

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I don't know about you - but we are still celebrating our grads! 🥳

Congratulations Anna Kemp, Jenkins Online MAC Program! 🎓

Job after graduation: Johnson Lambert, Tax Associate

"As a career changer the MAC program is a great foundation to begin a new career in accounting. All of the professors and staff are amazing and supportive."

Best of luck to you Anna!! 🐾 🎓 🐺

I don't know about you - but we are still celebrating our grads! 🥳

Congratulations Anna Kemp, Jenkins Online MAC Program! 🎓

Job after graduation: Johnson Lambert, Tax Associate

"As a career changer the MAC program is a great foundation to begin a new career in accounting. All of the professors and staff are amazing and supportive."

Best of luck to you Anna!! 🐾 🎓 🐺
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Today we are celebrating Michael Ruthberg, recent Jenkins Online MAC program graduate! 🎓 🎓

Job after graduation: PwC, Assurance Associate, NYC

"I definitely think that the program prepared me for my career in many ways. I feel as though I specifically benefited from the many opportunities to work in groups/teams where I collaborated with classmates and learned to work effectively and efficiently on assignments/projects. Additionally, I gained a whole new experience in regards to working in an online environment. I expect to incorporate these experiences in my future career."

"I can confidently say the the Jenkins MAC program was the right choice for me. While the program challenged me, I think that it definitely prepared me for my career. The faculty was insightful, encouraging, and understanding. I am proud to be a student of the Jenkins MAC Program."

Advice to future MAC students:
My biggest piece of advice would be to reach out to professors and establish a good relationship with them. They are more than willing to work with you and want to see you succeed. 

So excited to see you take on life in the Big Apple Michael! Congrats! 🐾 🎉

Today we are celebrating Michael Ruthberg, recent Jenkins Online MAC program graduate! 🎓 🎓

Job after graduation: PwC, Assurance Associate, NYC

"I definitely think that the program prepared me for my career in many ways. I feel as though I specifically benefited from the many opportunities to work in groups/teams where I collaborated with classmates and learned to work effectively and efficiently on assignments/projects. Additionally, I gained a whole new experience in regards to working in an online environment. I expect to incorporate these experiences in my future career."

"I can confidently say the the Jenkins MAC program was the right choice for me. While the program challenged me, I think that it definitely prepared me for my career. The faculty was insightful, encouraging, and understanding. I am proud to be a student of the Jenkins MAC Program."

Advice to future MAC students:
My biggest piece of advice would be to reach out to professors and establish a good relationship with them. They are more than willing to work with you and want to see you succeed.

So excited to see you take on life in the Big Apple Michael! Congrats! 🐾 🎉
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Congratulations to Kristina Schuster - Jenkins On Campus MAC grad! 🎓

Job after graduation: Deloitte, Audit Assistant, Charlotte, NC

Best memory:
Meeting many new people, even though it was virtual!

Advice for future MAC students: 
Find the studying strategy that works best for you.

Something I learned that will impact my career:
Handling and prioritizing competing deadlines, research

Best of luck in Charlotte Kristina! 🐾
#gradpack #NCState2021 #ncstatemac

Congratulations to Kristina Schuster - Jenkins On Campus MAC grad! 🎓

Job after graduation: Deloitte, Audit Assistant, Charlotte, NC

Best memory:
Meeting many new people, even though it was virtual!

Advice for future MAC students:
Find the studying strategy that works best for you.

Something I learned that will impact my career:
Handling and prioritizing competing deadlines, research

Best of luck in Charlotte Kristina! 🐾
#gradpack #NCState2021 #ncstatemac
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It's Jon's last student blog post. He leaves some words of wisdom as now an official Jenkins MAC alum. 

Read more ➡️ Link in bio
#gradpack #NCState2021 #ncstatemac

It's Jon's last student blog post. He leaves some words of wisdom as now an official Jenkins MAC alum.

Read more ➡️ Link in bio
#gradpack #NCState2021 #ncstatemac
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Even during a pandemic, Amanda Wagoner and the MAC Organization were able to continue the traditions of giving back to the local community and bonding socially as a class.

Read more ➡️ Link in Bio
#gradpack #NCState2021

Even during a pandemic, Amanda Wagoner and the MAC Organization were able to continue the traditions of giving back to the local community and bonding socially as a class.

Read more ➡️ Link in Bio
#gradpack #NCState2021
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Congratulations Jenkins MAC grads!! 🎓 🎉

Don't forget to join us on TODAY (May 13) at 6 p.m. for the Poole College Virtual Commencement ceremony. Find your designated link for the event here. ➡️ poole.ncsu.edu/commencement

We look forward to celebrating you! 🐾 🐺
#gradpack #NCState2021

Congratulations Jenkins MAC grads!! 🎓 🎉

Don't forget to join us on TODAY (May 13) at 6 p.m. for the Poole College Virtual Commencement ceremony. Find your designated link for the event here. ➡️ poole.ncsu.edu/commencement

We look forward to celebrating you! 🐾 🐺
#gradpack #NCState2021
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It's time to celebrate another graduate - congratulations Arron Flowers! 🎓

Jenkins Online MAC Class of 2021

Job after graduation: EY Audit Associate, Raleigh

"Attempting to balance full-time work with full-time schooling was a difficult challenge, but being exposed to real-world accounting experiences made learning the information a bit easier and more relatable!"

"The curriculum provided certainly has improved my knowledge of the accounting profession, and has greatly prepared me for the type of work I will be involved in."

Best memory:
Making my first "A" grade in ACC 510!

Advice to future Jenkins MAC students:
Take advantage of the knowledge and connections that the faculty possesses. This group of educators is suited with tons of helpful tips for your accounting career! 

Congratulations Arron - you did it! 🎉 🐾
#gradpack #NCState2021

It's time to celebrate another graduate - congratulations Arron Flowers! 🎓

Jenkins Online MAC Class of 2021

Job after graduation: EY Audit Associate, Raleigh

"Attempting to balance full-time work with full-time schooling was a difficult challenge, but being exposed to real-world accounting experiences made learning the information a bit easier and more relatable!"

"The curriculum provided certainly has improved my knowledge of the accounting profession, and has greatly prepared me for the type of work I will be involved in."

Best memory:
Making my first "A" grade in ACC 510!

Advice to future Jenkins MAC students:
Take advantage of the knowledge and connections that the faculty possesses. This group of educators is suited with tons of helpful tips for your accounting career!

Congratulations Arron - you did it! 🎉 🐾
#gradpack #NCState2021
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Joshua Holley credits his Jenkins MAC professors for having a big impact on his program experience this year. 

“I learned and grew so much from studying under all of my professors. They genuinely cared about me and all of their students and took the time to invest each week in my professional and personal growth.”

Read more ➡️ Link in bio

Congratulations Joshua! 🎓 🐾  #gradpack #NCState2021

Joshua Holley credits his Jenkins MAC professors for having a big impact on his program experience this year.

“I learned and grew so much from studying under all of my professors. They genuinely cared about me and all of their students and took the time to invest each week in my professional and personal growth.”

Read more ➡️ Link in bio

Congratulations Joshua! 🎓 🐾 #gradpack #NCState2021
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Congratulations to Amy Lamp! 🎓

Jenkins On Campus MAC Class of 2021

Job after graduation: KPMG Advisory Associate, Raleigh

"My time in this program has been very special to me because it provided what I needed -- including support and encouragement -- to begin my second career. "

Best memory:
When my mentor Bonnie told us that 550 will be hard, but no need to get super stressed because it will all be OK. 👍

Advice for future Jenkins MAC students:
Map out assignments in a task manager to avoid all-nighters and last-minute stress, and start early enough on assignments to be able to check in with your professor about your strategy if you feel stuck or confused.

Best of luck at KPMG Amy!  They are lucky to have you. 🎉 🐺  #gradpack #NCState2021

Congratulations to Amy Lamp! 🎓

Jenkins On Campus MAC Class of 2021

Job after graduation: KPMG Advisory Associate, Raleigh

"My time in this program has been very special to me because it provided what I needed -- including support and encouragement -- to begin my second career. "

Best memory:
When my mentor Bonnie told us that 550 will be hard, but no need to get super stressed because it will all be OK. 👍

Advice for future Jenkins MAC students:
Map out assignments in a task manager to avoid all-nighters and last-minute stress, and start early enough on assignments to be able to check in with your professor about your strategy if you feel stuck or confused.

Best of luck at KPMG Amy! They are lucky to have you. 🎉 🐺 #gradpack #NCState2021
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As graduation approaches there is one thing Victoria Gervasi knows for sure - without the encouragement of her Poole College of Management professors and classmates, she would not be graduating this May with her master's degree in accounting.

Read more about the relationships she made with faculty and classmates and how she credits the Jenkins MAC for helping her develop not only as an accountant but as a person. 

Read more ➡️ Link in bio 🎓 🐾 
#gradpack #NCState2021

As graduation approaches there is one thing Victoria Gervasi knows for sure - without the encouragement of her Poole College of Management professors and classmates, she would not be graduating this May with her master's degree in accounting.

Read more about the relationships she made with faculty and classmates and how she credits the Jenkins MAC for helping her develop not only as an accountant but as a person.

Read more ➡️ Link in bio 🎓 🐾
#gradpack #NCState2021
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Congratulations Justin Yim!! 🎓

Jenkins On Campus MAC Class of 2021 

"Before this program, I rarely spoke during class discussions and was not as involved in any sort of student governments/programs. The MAC program has truly helped me become a more confident and capable professional/person as I look to achieve my goal of helping others on a larger scale."

"It has been a great pleasure working with everyone in the MAC program. All the professors are some of the most knowledgable and welcoming people I have ever met and I am very grateful for being able to learn from every one of them. The advisors have also helped me from the very beginning (trying to get into the program) to now (trying to lock in a job). The work and commitment displayed by all the MAC staff has not gone unnoticed to say the least. "

Best memory:
Finally being able to coordinate an in-person community service event (the Warehouse Project) and having it turn out well. It was also an enjoyable time for everyone!

Advice for future Jenkins MAC students:
You can't get to where you want to be by taking a back seat. In other words, don't just think about where you want to be or what you hope to achieve; rather, think AND do. Take the initiative and apply yourself while still remembering what's important to you. 

Congratulations Justin!  Can't wait to see all you accomplish out there! 🐾 🐺  #gradpack #NCState21

Congratulations Justin Yim!! 🎓

Jenkins On Campus MAC Class of 2021

"Before this program, I rarely spoke during class discussions and was not as involved in any sort of student governments/programs. The MAC program has truly helped me become a more confident and capable professional/person as I look to achieve my goal of helping others on a larger scale."

"It has been a great pleasure working with everyone in the MAC program. All the professors are some of the most knowledgable and welcoming people I have ever met and I am very grateful for being able to learn from every one of them. The advisors have also helped me from the very beginning (trying to get into the program) to now (trying to lock in a job). The work and commitment displayed by all the MAC staff has not gone unnoticed to say the least. "

Best memory:
Finally being able to coordinate an in-person community service event (the Warehouse Project) and having it turn out well. It was also an enjoyable time for everyone!

Advice for future Jenkins MAC students:
You can't get to where you want to be by taking a back seat. In other words, don't just think about where you want to be or what you hope to achieve; rather, think AND do. Take the initiative and apply yourself while still remembering what's important to you.

Congratulations Justin! Can't wait to see all you accomplish out there! 🐾 🐺 #gradpack #NCState21
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It's graduation week! 🎓  Our Jenkins MAC students have persevered through a difficult year and accomplished so much!  This week we will be celebrating and featuring several graduates and learning their post graduate plans and more.

Congratulations Amanda Ban! 🎉

Job after graduation - EY, Assurance Associate, Orlando FL

"I am so happy I decided to join this program, it has taught me so much about myself and the profession."

What I learned/experienced in the program that will impact my career - Getting to hear about real life experiences from my professors. 

Best memory - Scott's Wednesday night meetings

Advice for future MAC students -  Do not plan to do anything on the weekend besides homework, haha!

Best of luck in Orlando Amanda!! 🐾 🐺

It's graduation week! 🎓 Our Jenkins MAC students have persevered through a difficult year and accomplished so much! This week we will be celebrating and featuring several graduates and learning their post graduate plans and more.

Congratulations Amanda Ban! 🎉

Job after graduation - EY, Assurance Associate, Orlando FL

"I am so happy I decided to join this program, it has taught me so much about myself and the profession."

What I learned/experienced in the program that will impact my career - Getting to hear about real life experiences from my professors.

Best memory - Scott's Wednesday night meetings

Advice for future MAC students - Do not plan to do anything on the weekend besides homework, haha!

Best of luck in Orlando Amanda!! 🐾 🐺
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It’s finals week! Best of luck MAC students. Shoot for the stars...or the howling wolf!! 🙌 👍

It’s finals week! Best of luck MAC students. Shoot for the stars...or the howling wolf!! 🙌 👍 ...

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Alona McCluney's (Jenkins MAC '09) career at EY has taken her to Charlotte, Australia, Los Angeles and this year the Golden Globes.

Read more about her start at NC State and the influence the Jenkins MAC had on her career path. Link in bio.
#ncstatemac #gradpack #ThinkandDo #NCStatePoole

Alona McCluney's (Jenkins MAC '09) career at EY has taken her to Charlotte, Australia, Los Angeles and this year the Golden Globes.

Read more about her start at NC State and the influence the Jenkins MAC had on her career path. Link in bio.
#ncstatemac #gradpack #ThinkandDo #NCStatePoole
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Sing it loud 🎶 Happy Birthday to Dean Buckless! 🎶 We hope you have a wonderful birthday. 🎈🎂🎈

Sing it loud 🎶 Happy Birthday to Dean Buckless! 🎶 We hope you have a wonderful birthday. 🎈🎂🎈 ...

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It’s Thursday again! It will soon be graduation season. Time for a #TBT for the MAC Class of 2014. Where are the now? 🐾🎓🐺

It’s Thursday again! It will soon be graduation season. Time for a #TBT for the MAC Class of 2014. Where are the now? 🐾🎓🐺 ...

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#TBT to Jenkins MAC orientation! We miss interacting with our students and look forward to the days we will be back!

#TBT to Jenkins MAC orientation! We miss interacting with our students and look forward to the days we will be back! ...

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96-100% Employment Rate

Nearly all of our students have secured jobs by graduation.

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