NABA student chapters are on more than 150 campuses across the Country, offering the opportunity to be involved with the Professional Community, create a community of their own and build leadership skills. You can link yourself to your school’s NABA chapter when you join. Check out our NABA Student Chapters to see if your school has a chapter. If your University is not currently listed, you may consider working with a faculty member to start your own chapter. Click here to view even more reasons to join NABA as a student!
Student members are undergraduate or graduate students (full or part-time) majoring in accounting, finance or a related field, or high-school students interested in pursuing a career in accounting or finance. Student Member dues are only $35 annually!
Professional and student members may select to be affiliated with a chapter. If no chapter exists in their location or school, they can opt to be a member-at-large. While many of our programs and networking events are delivered by local chapters, all members may attend any NABA event regardless of chapter affiliation. Join a Nationwide network of aspiring Accounting, Finance and Business leaders!
NABA Northwest Arkansas Student Programs
The NABA Northwest Arkansas chapter supports student chapters at the following universities:
To prepare college students for a professional career through engagement, mentoring, personal development, exposure to the work place through internships, scholarships through our scholarship program and public speaking/presentation skills through case competitions. These initiatives also aim at identifying and nurturing exceptional leaders in higher institutions. To learn more about NABA Northwest Arkansas student programs, CLICK HERE.
Student to Student Networking with NABA
As much as a person has friends on campus it is great to have a group of peers in the same major or related field as you. You share experiences such as finding jobs, passing classes, taking school or professional exams, and developing friends and contacts that can help you get through the transition from college to professional life. As a NABA student member you also have the opportunity to attend the annual NABA Regional Student Conferences where you will be able to network with your peers but also with professionals and leading companies in the accounting and finance fields.
Professional & Student Member Network
NABA’s professional/student network is large and diverse. There are over 150 student/professional chapters across the country. NABA membership creates an automatic bond between you and other members at your school, at other schools, and in other cities across the country. The bond extends to professional members across the country who consider you a member of the organization and are happy to work with you to build your future, whatever your personal or professional goals. NABA Northwest Arkansas chapter hosts a variety of events throughout the year and the culmination of NABA events is the annual NABA National Convention.
NABA Central Region Student Conference
NABA Columbia is part of NABA's Central Region. The NABA Central Region Student Conference (CRSC) brings together hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students from over 40 colleges and universities in the south east region of the United States annually. This three-day conference is designed to allow students to network with professional members and corporate representatives, participate in professional development programs, and to interview for internship and full-time post graduate roles in accounting, finance and business. LEARN MORE
At the conferences, students can interview for internships and permanent positions, in addition to attending interactive sessions on topics such as:
- Interviewing skills
- Dressing for success
- Transitioning from college student to business professional
- Communications skills
Scholarship OpportunitiesSince the inception of the NABA National Scholarship Program, NABA, Inc. has provided more than $11 million in scholarship funds to deserving students preparing to enter various accounting, finance and business professions. NABA also has many internal and external scholarships opportunities sponsored by our chapters, members, and our corporate partners. Many of these scholarships are only available to our student members and are focused on students of color and other minority students. Become a member and learn about all NABA can do for you to help you fund your education. Here is the Scholarship Application - School Year 2019 - 2020.Employment Opportunities: Internships/Full-timeNABA student members are also connected with our corporate partners through on-campus events, off-campus sessions and the Regional Student Conferences. You can also see the latest full-time and internship opportunities on the NABA Career Center page.