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Alper Ozgit, Econ Illinois Board Member with Students

Alper Ozgit, Econ Illinois Board Member and PwC Tax Director talks with high school accounting students about real-world career experiences.

2015 STEM Finance Learning Exchange Highlights Student Career Opportunities

CHICAGO — Last fall, Econ Illinois teamed up with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to invite 40 high school accounting students and their teachers to participate in a career experience as part of the Illinois Pathways Finance Learning Exchange. Students attended an informational site visit to explore the variety of job opportunities from industry professionals within this big 4 accounting firm, helping students develop more in-depth knowledge on their career choices.

“I am passionate about financial literacy and youth education,” said Alper Ozgit, Tax Director, specializing in Transfer Pricing for PwC. “Students have an opportunity to talk to and learn about a variety of roles here at PwC. We also talk to them about what we look for in their resumes and how it helps to include more than work history when applying for finance related positions. Read More.


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