Accounting Recruitment

Fall Recruitment Information:

Recruitment for Accounting Articling Training positions occurs every fall (September) and specific dates are set out in September and October for the application deadline, interviews, and offer date. All training positions, including co-op placements, summer positions and permanent articling positions are recruited for in September and October for positions commencing at various times throughout the next year. If you would like to recieve email updates as we recieve them, please register on our CES Contact List.

Important Changes to the Accounting Recruitment Process (2015)

CPA Alberta Post-Secondary Recruitment Framework

U of L Accounting Recruitment Student Guide 2015

List of Pre-Approved Program Providers

CALLING ALL STUDENTS: Get ready for recruitment!

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The Meet Your Employer: Presented by Chartered Professional Accountants schedule is as follows: (See more details including firms/employers attending each event on the CPA Website)

  • Friday, September 9, 2016 - Edmonton and area ~ 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
    Shaw Conference Center
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Lethbridge and area ~ 3:00p.m - 7:00p.m.
    Students Union Ballroom, University of Lethbridge
    4401 University Drive W.
  • Friday, September 16, 2016 - Calgary and area ~ 9:00a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    TELUS Convention Center

The following firms and employers have scheduled information sessions on the Lethbridge Campus, if you would like to attend, please see our events calendar or click on the below links to RSVP:

  • Collins Barrow Calgary ~ September 15, 2016 ~ 4:30-6pm ~ AH100 RSVP
  • KPMG ~ September 15, 2016 ~ 6-8pm ~ AH176 RSVP
  • Avail (formerly YPM) ~ September, 19, 2015 ~ 4:30-6pm ~ AH116 RSVP
  • MNP ~ September 19, 2016 ~ 6-8pm ~ AH100 RSVP
  • CPA ~ October 11, 2016 ~ 4:30-6pm ~ AH100 RSVP


If you are a registered co-op student, you are still welcome to take part in the Accounting Recruitment process, please see their procedures here [PDF].


Make sure your resume is ready and your interview skills are up to par! We offer many workshops to prepare you for the recruiting process. Click here to see the schedule and to register your attendance.  You can also find interview tips here

Events Calendar

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
Date: Monday September 12, 2016 Time4:30-5:30pm Room: S6025 (University of Lethbridge Calgary...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
Thursday September 15, 2016 4:30-6:00pm AH100 (Andy's Place) ~ Lethbridge Campus RSVP HERE *CES...
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
Thursday September 15, 2016 6:00-8:00pm AH176, Anderson Hall RSVP HERE *CES asks you to sign up so...
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 4:30pm
*Formerly Known As Young Parkyn McNab LLP Monday September 19, 2016 4:30-6:00pm AH116 ~ Anderson...
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 6:00pm
Monday September 19, 2016 6:00-8:00pm AH100 ~ Andy's Place RSVP HERE *CES asks you to sign up so...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
  Wednesday September 21, 2016 6:00-8:00pm TH241 - Turcotte Hall Everyone interested in...