Sign up for Free CalCPA and AICPA Membership
and receive a Starbucks Gift Card!

CalCPA is extending its successful new member promotion for the entire spring term. We are offering dual membership to CalCPA and AICPA—with one easy application! By completing one form, you'll join peers from across the state and nation. And as a bonus, members signing up will receive a Starbucks gift card!

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Students can join CalCPA for FREE and utilize specific member resources, all intended to help launch a CPA career.

As a CalCPA student member you'll have access to:

CPA Career Spotlight: Entertainment
Wednesday, April 7 | 10-11 AM PST

Behind your favorite television show or feature film is a slew of writers, directors, actors, and investors looking to get paid. In this installment of the CPA Career Spotlight series, we're rolling out the red carpet for Steven Sills, CPA, CFF, who has spent his career ensuring those in the entertainment industry get paid through profit participation audits. Steven will share how he got his start in the entertainment industry and the different career paths you can pursue with your CPA.

Steven will be joined by David Lo, CAE, Senior Program Manager at CalCPA who will guide the discussion and share the benefits of being a CalCPA and AICPA student member.

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PCPS George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student
Scholarship & Internship

10 firms. 10 students. Up to $100,000 in scholarships for our shared commitment to a diverse and forward-looking profession.

Attention Students: Are you an ethnically diverse student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an accounting or accounting-related major? Do you plan to pursue the CPA licensure?

AICPA PCPS is connecting member firms with promising accounting majors of ethnically diverse backgrounds for an internship during busy season 2022.

As an added measure of support, PCPS is awarding up to $10,000 of financial assistance per student to help with tuition for your final academic year.

Applications are due by April 16!

Learn more and apply at:

Webinar: Introduction to Blockchain

CalCPA Student Video Series has a new webinar with Bill Wolfe (Blockchain Analyzer product owner and Global Assurance Innovation) and Bradley Lai (Assurance Manager at Western Region Digital Network). Hosted by David Lo, CAE- Senior Program Manager at CalCPA.

Want to be a CalCPA Student Ambassador?

Ready to share your knowledge and help other students launch their accounting careers?

Campus Ambassadors will be responsible for approximately 20 hours of work per semester in order to achieve three primary objectives:

  • Building awareness of FREE CalCPA student membership benefits for students and educators on your campus.
  • Increasing the visibility of CalCPA on your campus.
  • Strengthening ties between local CalCPA chapters and your school.


  • Campus Ambassadors receive a stipend of $600 per term served.
  • Free admittance to CalCPA chapter events.
  • Opportunities to work with your chapter board and committee.

Apply Today!

For more information, contact Jackie Quinn-Piper at

Student’s Guide to Getting Through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages college students are suddenly thrust into uncharted and choppy waters. Many are forced to rethink basic needs all while balancing their educational commitments and the potential financial fallout posed by an uncertain economic future once they graduate. Here are some resources to help students through these perilous times:

Anthony Pugliese Addresses
USC Accounting Students About Critical Issues
and Trends in the Profession

Anthony Pugliese, President & CEO of CalCPA, addresses USC accounting students about the state of the profession as it relates to artificial intelligence, bots, automation and ethics.

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Upcoming CalCPA Spring Student Events

These are FREE MEMBERS ONLY events sponsored by CalCPA. By registering you are confirming that you are either a CalCPA member or you are signing up for FREE student or candidate membership by way of this registration.

April 29, Noon–4:30 p.m.
CalCPA's Virtual Mock CPA Exam  
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April 30, 4–6 p.m.
From Community College to CPA  
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April 30 - May 1, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Outside the Ledger| Cannabis, Entertainment and Sports  
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May 20, Noon–4:30 p.m.
CalCPA's Virtual Mock CPA Exam  
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June 17, Noon–4:30 p.m.
CalCPA's Virtual Mock CPA Exam  
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Transfer Your Way to CPA:
The Essential Guide to Transferring
to a Four-Year Accounting Program

Community college is a great starting point for many students. Now that you’ve decided to pursue accounting (and potentially become a CPA), transferring to a four-year college or university will be your next step. This guide can help you through the process by keeping you on track and ensuring you’re taking all the right steps to make it happen.

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