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Accounting Picnic Policies

The Accounting Picnic is open to University of Louisville, College of Business accounting students and alumni. This includes Bachelor’s, Certificate and Master’s accounting programs who are seeking full-time positions and/or an internship/co-op.


Fall 2020 Accounting Picnic
August 27, 2020
4:30pm-6:30pm
Red Barn
2011 S Brook St, Louisville, KY 40208

UofL Campus–between the Student Activities Center & the University Club


Important Dates & Deadlines

Registration Opens: 9:00 am May 28, 2020
Registration Closes: 5:00 pm August 23, 2020

Payment Due in Full by 12:00 pm August 23, 2020
Cancellation Deadline for Refunds by 12:00 pm August 23, 2020


Day-of Accounting Picnic Schedule

Event Opens: 4:30 pm
Free-style networking between firms, corporations, and students
Picnic: 5:30 pm
Enjoy a picnic-style dinner with students
Event Ends: 6:30 pm


Registration & Payment

Registration Fee: $350

Payment Methods: When registering for the event, select your method of payment. Credit Card payment is strongly encouraged. Enter your card information at the time of registration. We will process your payment and email an invoice showing payment in full. If paying by check, you will receive an emailed invoice with the amount due.

Payments are due by August 23 in order to attend the event. Please call The Career Center at (502) 852-2854 if your company has restrictions and unable to make this deadline.


Guidelines

The Ulmer Career Center will review company registrations for appropriateness of opportunities for College of Business students and alumni. The Ulmer Career Center reserves the right to deny registration to companies.


Network marketing companies are not eligible to participate in events, career fairs, on-campus interviewing, resume referrals, employer presentations, or sponsorships for on-campus activities.
A network marketing company is defined as one that engages in the following practices:

  • Sponsors individuals to set up their own businesses for the purpose of selling products or services and recruiting other individuals to set up their own businesses;
  • Requires an initial investment (payment of a fixed fee, payment to attend an orientation or training session, or purchase a starter kit) from an individual, with the organization itself serving as an umbrella or parent corporation;
  • Offers compensation in the form of straight commission on the individual’s own sales revenue, as well as on the sales revenue of the sales force recruited by the individual and his or her recruits (also known as downline).

Hotels

Tru by Hilton Louisville Airport
810 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, KY 40209
(502) 792-8800

Crowne Plaza Hotel
830 Phillips Ln.
Louisville, KY 40209
(502) 367-6161


Directions

The University of Louisville is serviced by the Louisville International Airport.

DIRECTIONS FROM I-65 SOUTH & PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

From I-65 South, take exit 134/Arthur Street. At the 4-way stop, turn right onto East Brandeis Ave. East Brandeis Ave turns into East Cardinal Blvd at the South Brook Street intersection. Turn left onto South 1st Street. Turn left onto East Brandeis Ave. Take an immediate right into the first drive lane, entering the Miller Hall Parking Lot. The pay machine is located at the
corner of the Miller Hall residence building. Input your license plate number, parking spot number, along with the code “0827” in the meter to waive the parking fee. Please do NOT park in identified/reserved spots for UofL Staff. You will get ticketed.

DIRECTIONS FROM I-65 NORTH & PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
From I-65 North, take exit 133/Eastern Parkway. Turn left onto University Blvd. Turn right onto South Floyd Street. Go around the roundabout, turning left onto East Brandeis Ave. East Brandeis Ave turns into East Cardinal Blvd at the South Brook Street intersection. Turn left onto
South 1st Street. Turn left onto East Brandeis Ave. Take an immediate right into the first drive lane, entering the Miller Hall Parking Lot. The pay machine is located at the corner of the Miller Hall residence building. Input your license plate number, parking spot number, along with the code “0827” in the meter, to waive the parking fee. Please do NOT park in identified/reserved spots for UofL Staff. You will get ticketed.


Job Postings & Accounting Interviews

Please contact the Ulmer Career Center to schedule an interview date and receive directions for posting a position.


Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How many companies typically participate in this event?
    Participation at the Accounting event is generally between 15-20 companies, including both CPA firms and corporations
  2. How many students/alumni typically attend this event?
    100+ accounting students and alumni typically attend the Accounting event.
  3. How is this event advertised to students/alumni?
    The Ulmer Career Center advertises the Accounting Picnic through window banners and signs, flyers handed out in accounting classes, e-mail blasts, announcements made at student club meetings, TV’s throughout the College of Business, announcements on CareerTrak (Symplicity), the College of Business website, and marketing on the Ulmer Career Center social media sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
  4. Does the Ulmer Career Management Center offer an event for other majors?
    Yes, the Ulmer Career Center offers the College of Business Career Fair in the fall and spring semesters. The Fall 2019 College of Business Career Fair will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019. Please contact the Ulmer Career Center for additional details and registration information.
  5. Will students be distributing resumes at the Accounting Picnic?
    No. Instead of students passing out their resumes, employers will have access to an Accounting Picnic Student Resume Book. This is a new networking event, focused on encouraging more conversation, building relationships, making connections, with less marketing material and handouts
  6. Will firms and corporations have their own tables or booths?
    No. There are no assigned individual tables or booths at the Accounting Picnic. This is NOT an event for marketing material, displays, or company banner stands, but instead, participants will enjoy a free-style, business casual networking event. Business cards are welcome and a great item to bring!
  7. Is the Accounting Picnic more or less formal than the previous Accounting Social?
    Yes! Since this event is on campus, students may be coming to and from class or other events on campus. Business casual attire is suggested.
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