The following is a list of career resources for women in accounting and related fields. Here you’ll find links to associations and foundations, important research and articles, internships, financial aid and scholarships, conferences, job search sites, and Facebook pages.
Associations and Foundations
Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance – Founded in 1938 to increase the opportunities for women in all fields of accounting and finance.
American Woman’s Society of Certified Accountants – Dedicated to serving women CPAs and those actively pursing the designation.
The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting – Supports the advancement of women in the accounting profession through the funding of education, research, career literature, publications and other projects.
AICPA – Women in the Profession – Promotes the retention and advancement of women in accounting.
American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) – Professional development organization whose website includes an online learning tool.
National Association of Women Business Owners (NAQBO) – Promotes women entrepreneurs in economic, social and political spheres.
Business and Professional Women’s Foundation (BPW) – Conducts research and provides information about working women.
National Latina Business Women Association – Mission is to promote, develop and support the rapid growth of Latina business owners, professionals and their families.
Women in Finance – Association for Financial Professionals – Supports professional development through research, publications, training and networking events
Financial Women’s Association – Dedicated to developing future leaders and enhancing the role of women in finance.
Institute for Women’s Policy Research – Accounting internship supports the Director of Finance and Administration.
Women’s Environment & Development Organization – Graduate fellowships and undergrad internships. Finance and accounting interns work with invoicing, cash receipts, general ledger, bank statement reconciliation, and more.
National Association of Women Owned Small Businesses, Inc. Accounting Internships – Various internship positions including accounting internships.
The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting – Scholarships for women in undergraduate, gradate, and postgraduate accounting degree programs.
American Woman’s Society of Certified Public Accountants Awards and Scholarships – Awards in various categories for individual accomplishment.
Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Scholarships – Undergraduate, master’s, and Native American Scholarships for pursuing accounting and finance degrees.
Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship – $1000 and $7000 awards annually to women pursuing undergraduate or master’s degrees in business management.
WPF – Women in Public Finance Scholarship – Provides up to ten scholarships.
Scholarships for Women – Scholarships.com – Scholarships for women in a variety of majors and concentrations.
AWIB – Asian Women in Business Scholarship Fund – Encourages and promotes exceptional Asian female students who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, community service and/ or entrepreneurship.
Scholarships for Women – Fastweb – A listing of various scholarships for women on Fastweb.com.
Job Search Sites
Accounting Jobs | Glassdoor