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  • PwC BBQ

    Today is the PwC BBQ in the BIF courtyard.  PwC (formally known as PricewaterhouseCoopers) is one of the Big 4 public accounting firms.  The “Big 4” reference the four largest international accounting firms – I’m sure throughout the year the bloggers will be mentioning these firms.  Every Fall, the Big 4 come down to campus to recruit students and welcome everyone back to campus.  The annual BBQ is a great way to get acquainted with the firms and some of the professionals that work there.  I highly recommend freshmen attend the BBQs and other casual recruiting events even though internships and jobs seem a long ways away.  However, it is never too early to start networking with firms.  I remember attending the BBQ as a freshman and meeting the U of I recruiter.  Now, I will be an Audit intern in Summer 2013!  The College of Business offers so many opportunities for students to connect with firms such as this one.