Whether you’re planning on talking to middle school, high school or college students—or even CPA Exam candidates—the AICPA has put together materials to help make your presentation a success.
These materials were created using best practices along with AICPA research about various student audiences. The following presentation guide and slides were designed to help CPAs and other professionals engage with and inspire future accounting professionals.
Pay it Forward: Your How-To Guide for Inspiring Students to Become CPAs
This toolkit includes information to help you increase students’ awareness of—and interest in—accounting careers and all they have to offer. In it, you’ll find:
- Tips for presenting to various student audiences
- Information to help you better understand your audience
- Links to additional materials and resources created for students
Below, you’ll find several optional slide decks you can use for your presentation. Choose the slides that best fit your audience and customize them with your own information or feel free to create your own.
If the goal of your presentation is to introduce or familiarize students with the profession in general, check out these decks:
- Accounting Primer Presentation (high school students)
- Accounting Primer Presentation (college students)
If you plan on discussing something more specific, or unique to you and the work you do, take a look at these slides, which were created using the look and feel of AICPA’s student initiatives: