Speed Networking Details – 2018

Speed Networking: “Ready, Set, Grow!” – 2018

The University of Winnipeg Accounting Students’ Association presents its 2nd Annual Speed Networking: “Ready, Set, Grow!”

This event welcomes accounting students from any year of their degree from the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, and Red River College. A great chance to meet and practice first impressions with major accounting firms in Winnipeg.

How it works:

Students separate into groups, and each group has 8 minutes to talk with an employer. After 8 minutes, groups will be signaled to move onto the next employer until each student has spoken with each employer. There will be open networking at the end of the event to continue conversing.

Tickets: $10 – Includes food and non-alcoholic beverages. Cash bar on-site. To reserve your spot & purchase tickets, please contact Cuong Ninh, Co-Director of Events at ninh-c@webmail.uwinnipeg.ca


Find more details here.

We are Recruiting for the 2017-2018 Executive Team – APPLY NOW! –

Hey Students, are you looking to be an active member of the Accounting Students’ Associations executive team for the upcoming year? We happen to have a few openings. See below for listings.

  • Director of Corporate Relations (Closes February 28, 2017, at 11:59 PM)
  • Director of Finance
  • Marketing Coordinator (Social Media)
  • Marketing Coordinator (General)
  • Events Coordinator

Please Email president@uwasa.ca, with the subject line: your name-position. We will then respond to you via email with the job description.

Grant Thornton is Hiring!

Looking to kick start your career right at the heart of business? Grant Thornton is looking for a graduated, or a soon to be graduated, student to join our team in Winnipeg on a full-time basis. The position, Accountant, has a flexible start date with the successful candidate having the opportunity to start as early as winter 2017, or later depending on the needs of the successful candidate.

This position is ideal for a person looking gain their CPA designation with a firm that has a small-office feel locally, while still having access to the resources and opportunities of one of the largest professional services firms in Canada. The Winnipeg office offers its new-hires a wide range of work across the tax and assurance service lines which will provide them with a solid base of experience that can be drawn upon while they work toward their CPA designation.

Attached is a copy of the job posting which can also be found on the U of W Career Services website.


Applications must be submitted through the Grant Thornton Careers Site which can be found at the link below.


Questions regarding the posting can be made to Krista Lamkey at Krista.Lamkey@ca.gt.comwhile any questions regarding the Grant Thornton experience in Winnipeg can be made to Lee Harding at Lee.Harding@ca.gt.com.