As you embark on your search for employment, you will find that most reputable organizations are seeking candidates who not only maintain outstanding academic records in school, but also possess excellent professional and interpersonal skills, teamwork spirit, decision-making skills, and leadership abilities. Joining Beta Alpha Psi will provide you with opportunities to develop and refine these skills, which will significantly improve your marketability and professionalism.
Along with developing the necessary professional skills, Beta Alpha Psi provides you opportunities to network with accounting professionals, Beta Chi alumni, and fellow students who share common career goals. Many of these connections can be nurtured and developed into highly valuable, long-term professional and social relationships.
To reap all of the benefits that Beta Alpha Psi provides, you must actively participate in the organization. The benefits you receive will depend on the work you put in. The more time and effort you put into networking and developing your professional skills, the more confident and well-rounded you will become.
Beta Alpha Psi is recognized and respected by the business community as a premier collegiate organization. The reputation of Beta Alpha Psi can open doors to outstanding career opportunities in the fields of accounting, decision sciences, finance and information systems. Potential employers know that when they see Beta Alpha Psi on a resume, they are getting the best!
Bonding Through Activities and Service
As a member of BAP, you will have ongoing opportunities to participate in campus and community service activities. Service activities include participating in fund-raising projects for charity, service events to give back to the San Francisco Bay Area community, voluntary tutoring, and assisting in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
You will have numerous opportunities to meet professionals in the accounting and finance fields through the events that are hosted by our chapter. In addition, you will have the chance to network with fellow BAP members from other chapters around the nation at the regional meetings and annual meetings. Being a member of BAP would also enable you to have access to the organization's alumni network.