FICPA Student Membership

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WANTED: Accounting Students

As an Accounting Major, you'll be making a lot of important business decisions in the future. Here's a personal AND business decision you can make right now. Quite frankly, we think it's a no-brainer.

The Florida Institute of CPAs is offering students the opportunity to join as a student / exam qualified member for free! Our membership year runs July 1 through June 30, and you will be asked to renew each spring.

When it comes to career development, employment opportunities, social networking with 18,000 CPAs in 27 local chapters, and getting the latest news about your chosen profession, nothing comes close to an affiliation with the FICPA.

REWARD: Discounts, Opportunities, and a Head Start

As a Student Member of the FICPA, you’re entitled to some great benefits to help you get a head start on your accounting career.

Being a student / exam qualified member gets you access to …

  • Full access to the FICPA website, including members-only areas.
  • Discounts on CPA exam preparation materials!
  • Official affiliation with a professional association, which looks great on a resume!
  • Scholarship resources through the FICPA Educational Foundation.
  • Employment opportunities through our CareerBank where you can post your resume.
  • Opportunities to interact with practicing CPAs by attending a local chapter meeting, especially during “student nights.”                
  • Internship opportunities posted to our Internship Opportunity Engine by our member firms.
  • Free subscriptions to the latest news from Florida CPA Today, our award-winning e-magazine, and to NewsFlash, our bi-weekly e-newsletter.
  • Opportunity to become a Campus Ambassador, a great way to learn leadership skills and meet people while being the face of the FICPA (select campuses).   

The Student Affiliate classification is open to all students who have are enrolled in an accredited college or university in Florida. Students remain eligible for this type of membership up to one year after graduation, unless the member becomes eligible for another membership category at that time (for example, if the student went to work for an accounting firm). If you feel you may qualify for a different dues classification, please contact the FICPA for a regular membership application at (800) 342-3197, Fax (850) 222-8190, email msc@ficpa.org. This classification includes chapter membership and Section participation, but does not include committee participation or voting rights.

Join Today!

It's quick and easy to join one of the largest state CPA organizations in the nation. Just review the qualifications and fill out the online application.

We'll do the rest. Soon you'll receive membership information along with your first issue of Florida CPA Today. You will also be contacted by your local FICPA chapter and invited to join them for social and educational activities.

You're an Accounting Major. See for yourself how becoming a Student Affiliate with the FICPA adds up to a head start on your career!

Questions?

Contact the FICPA Member Service Center at membership@ficpa.org.

List your membership with the FICPA, Florida’s only statewide association committed to the CPA profession, and boost your resume. Find internship opportunities online with member firms across Florida.
Networking Opportunities

Meet local CPAs by attending a chapter meeting...especially during “student nights.” This is a great opportunity to interact with those who hire interns and staff. Join the Young CPAs network and be part of their activities and events in your area.

Resources and Information
Learn more about accounting careers, the CPA exam, and the CPA profession. Gain full access to the FICPA website, including members-only areas. Get the latest news from Florida CPA Today, our award-winning e-magazine, and from NewsFlash, our bi-weekly e-newsletter. Join any of our eight online "Sections" communities to follow real-life business and accounting issues facing CPAs each day.
CPA Certification
Let us guide you as you prepare for your CPA exam and work towards your CPA certificate. Receive discounts on CPA Exam Review study materials from Becker ($300 off the purchase of a full system) and Gleim (20 percent off any review product).
Leadership Development
Be a Campus Ambassador, a great way to learn leadership skills and meet people while being the face of the FICPA (select campuses).