The CSUSM's mission is to provide the necessary resources to help its members succeed in their careers. The Mentorship Program helps connect members with volunteer mentors who will assist and guide their mentee through the accounting recruiting cycle. Moreover, members are open to ask for advice with academic work and other questions regarding classes.
Be a current Accounting Society member
Be in the final two semesters of their degree at CSUSM, or have passed ACCT 302
Have gone through at least one recruiting cycle, or have an internship or job offer
Build a trustworthy and open relationship with your mentee
Be available to your mentee
Become a Mentor
The CSUSM Accounting Society seeks to develop its members and empower them to become successful in their careers through personal development and helping them navigate through the accounting industry. We strive to provide opportunities for networking and connecting students with professionals.
The President-Elect position works with the current President to learn the skills and information they will need when they become the President for the upcoming semester. The President-Elect is taught by the current President on how to take over when the President's term ends. This position is a semester long commitment.
The President is the overall head of the society. They oversee all actions and events the Accounting Society does and makes sure they run smoothly throughout the semester. In order to become the President, a student must serve as the President-Elect for one semester before their Presidency. This position is a year-long commitment, including time spent as the President-Elect.
The Vice President serves as the right hand to the President and coordinates, contacts, and schedules all of the Accounting firms that come to the general meetings. In order to become the VP, a student must serve as the VP-Elect for one semester. The VP position is a year-long commitment, including time spent as the VP-Elect.
The VP-Elect is basically the VP-in-Training. They are taught by the current VP the tools and skills necessary to take over as VP for the upcoming semester. This position is a semester-long commitment.
The Treasurer takes care of all financial and fundraising aspects of the Accounting Society. They handle the billing of firms, membership dues, and even student reimbursements. In order to become the Treasurer, a student must serve as the Treasurer-Elect for one semester. This position is a year-long commitment, including time spent as the Treasurer-Elect.
The Treasurer-Elect is basically the Treasurer-in-Training. They are taught by the current Treasurer the tools and skills necessary to take over as the Treasurer for the upcoming semester. This position is a semester-long commitment.
The Director of Membership is in charge of keeping track of the Accounting Society's members, general meeting attendance, the pairing of mentees with mentors, as well as acquiring resume booklets for Career Connections. This position is a semester-long commitment.
Director of Membership
Director of Communications
The Director of Communications and Technology is in charge of sending out all of the Accounting Society's weekly emails to all of the members, keeping all of the society's social medias up-to-date, as well as assisting the Director of Membership with keeping track of meeting attendance. This position is a semester-long commitment.
Director of Internal Affairs
The Director of Internal Affairs is in charge of ordering, as well as picking up the food for every Accounting Society meeting or event. The Director of Internal Affairs also assists the President in reserving spaces on campus, using 25Live, for the society to host general meetings or bigger events like Career Connections or the Spring Banquet. This position is a semester-long commitment.
Records the historical data of all Accounting Society events. He/she is responsible for taking pictures, updating photo albums, and creating slideshows for flagship events.
Maintain social media, keeping content up to date. Creates and distributes flyers when needed.
Schedules all off-campus social events including but not limited to socials with accounting industry representatives.
Maintains membership records and current membership list. Assist in the process of distributing membership name tags and label pins for flagship events.
Acts as an interface between the local Community Colleges and the Accounting Society. Seeks to recruit from Community Colleges while advising and giving presentation to accounting classes with the Membership Chair.
Community College Liason
Acts as a liaison between the Associated Students, CoBA Student Organizations, and the Accounting Society.
The Chair Cabinet is comprised of leaders that are focused on strengthening and forwarding specific programs that help deliver the society's mission. The Chairpersons work alongside Executive Board members throughout the semester to fulfill their duties.
Positions within the Chairperson Cabinet will be filled at the beginning of each semester. In accordance with the Accounting Society’s by-laws, any voting member shall be eligible for considered as a chair person. A voting member is defined as any member having completed a membership application and who is current with his/her dues. If you have any questions and/or concerns about the Chairperson Cabinet, please reach out to any Executive Board member.
Opportunities for Leadership
Running for an Executive Board or a Chairperson position is a great way to give back to the Accounting Society. As leaders, we seek to develop our fellow members to reach their highest potentials by providing opportunities to learn, share ideas, and strategize a pathway towards a successful career.