ASCEND Penn State Student Chapter. Founded Fall 2009. What is ASCEND?. A Student Professional Organization (SPO) for accounting, finance, and other business-related majors A professional and social networking society for Asian-American students and everyone
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ASCENDPenn State Student Chapter
Founded Fall 2009
What is ASCEND?
A Student Professional Organization (SPO) for accounting, finance, and other business-related majors
A professional and social networking society for Asian-American students and everyone
National Chapter was formed in NY in late 2004
Official launch was held August 2009
Promote the development of and foster leadership skills in Asian and Pacific Islander students interested in pursuing a career in accounting and finance.
To provide additional educational opportunities for members
To develop professional skills for members
To provide professional and mentoring opportunities for members
To encourage a continuous presence of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the accounting and finance professions
To strengthen the influence and leadership of Asian and Pacific Islanders in the profession
Benefits to Students
Exposure to successful role models so they realize they can be successful in the professional services environment
Understand the bridge between the Asian and Western business cultures before entering the profession
Formal and informal mentoring opportunities and career advice
Job search assistance (resume writing, interview tips and role plays)
Invitation to professional networking events
Annual dues for a student is $30
Includes membership and invitations to all Greater Philadelphia Chapter and National Chapter events
Ascend Penn State website is coming soon!
To learn more about Ascend, visitthe National Chapter atwww.ascendleadership.org
Visit our chapter website at www.clubs.psu.edu/up/ascend