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career connections Career Focus on Accounting October 3 kicks off the fall, on- campus recniting program spon sored by the Office of Career Serv ices and Cooperative Education. Our weekly column in the Herald will focus on careers as they relate to ongoing and special services planned through our office. CAREER FOCUS: Accounting According to results from the past five graduating class follow-up surveys. Business and Industry continues to be a career area fre quently chosen by Meredith gradu ates. From those completing de grees in business at Meredith, an accounting concentration is well- represented. It seems appropriate, then, that Peat Marwick, a “Big Hght” accounting firm, should be an early recruiter on our campus. According to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow faster than the average for TomTogs Factory Outlet 1/2 off new fall merchandise Visa & Mastercard South Hills Mall Buck Jones Road Raleigh 1900 Dicl(inson Ave. Greenville all other occupations through the mid-1990’s. When hiring accounting/audit ing professtional, employers look for graduates who have^worked in the business world while in school. The increased use of computers in accounting makes computer liter acy a must to compete in the job market. When thinking about ac counting as a career, consider the varied areas for potential work: public, corproate, govemmenta, non profit organizations, education and self-employment. Bachelor Degree candidates can expect salaries aver aging around $22,000 annually, depending upon type of employ ment Accounting is only one of many careers which will be represented by employers scheduled for recruit ing. For more information about this and other job search assistance, come by our office in Cate Center. Keep that summer tan) 1 month Tanning Bed $25/regular $60 1 month Tanning Booth $ 15/regular $48 Call for appointment Ha1r Expressions by Diane 4109 Wake Forest Road Suite 201 875-1974 OCTOBER UPCOMING EVENTS Monday, October 9 Applying to Graduate School 10:00am Cate Center Thursday, October 19 Graduate Forum 9:00am —12:00pm Cate Center Friday, October 20 Marketing Your Science Major 10:00am Cate Center Thursday, October 26 Effective Interviewing 5:30pm Catherine Houghton, Professional Recruiter Friday, October 27 Effective Interviewing 10:00am Bill Dunn of First Wachovia Mark your calendar! Classified Ad Female roommate needed to share 3 BR, 2 bath townhouse, famished except for your BR. All app., W/D, A/C, fireplace $185/ month + 1/3 utilities. Call 467- 8000 ext. 6411 days or 782-5387 nights.