Careers in Accounting

What Can I Do With This Major? - Accounting

Illinois Career Information System
Place the cursor on Education. Select Program of Study by Title. Click on the title of the major in which you are interested. Be sure to look at the list of related occupations. Select Occupations under Related Information. Click on any of the job titles for tons of information.'s job board is a directory for open positions and opportunities in accounting.

American Accounting Association
Under Career Center, click on Resources.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Under Careers, click on Career Paths.

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Click on Career, then on Career Paths.

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting
Visit the ALPFA Career Center.

Illinois CPA Society
Under Communities, click on Students/Educators.

Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Under Knowledge Center, click on Career Centre.

Independent Accountants Association of Illinois

Institute of Management Accountants
Click on Your Career.

Institute of Internal Auditors
Under About Us, click on About the Profession.

National Association of Tax Professionals

National Society of Accountants

This Way To CPA
Under The Profession click on Find Your Fit
Join the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants for free at

Volunteer your time with one of the income tax preparation services.  There are many programs that help low-income taxpayers to prepare their returns.  Oakton is affiliated with Ladder Up.  You can volunteer with them by visiting   There are other services through the IRS or through Volunteer Income Tax Association (VITA).  This is a good thing to do for the community and a chance to get some great skills at tax software.

Find out more about studying Accounting at Oakton.