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What Can I Do With This Major for Majors in Accounting



Accounting involves the examination, organization, management and design of accurate recording and reporting procedures of financial and business transactions. Some major specializations include public accounting, tax accounting, cost accounting, government accounting, budget accounting and internal auditing.

Students can obtain a B.S. degree in Accounting. Additionally, students preparing for a career in public accounting, who meet specified academic requirements, have the opportunity to enroll in an accounting program at the master's level at the Rutgers Business School. This program meets the academic requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Accountant Economist Operations Manager
Actor Educator Payroll Manager
Actuary Financial Analyst Pension Funds Manager
Appraiser Financial Planner Plant Accountant
Auditor Info Systems Specialist Property Accountant
Bank Officer Insurance Adjuster Purchasing Agent
Bond Broker Insurance Agent Research Analyst
Budget Accountant Internal Auditor Risk Manager
Certified Public Accountant Internal Revenue Agent Stock Broker
Chief Financial Officer Internal Trade Specialist Tax Accountant
Commodities Trader Inventory Control Specialist Treasurer
Consultant Investment Banker Treasury Mgmt. Specialist
Controller Loan Officer Underwriter
Cost Accountant Management Accountant Venture Capitalist
Credit Manager Management Consultant .
Data Processing Auditor Materials Manager .

Types of Employers


Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Banks Credit Unions Pharmaceutical Companies
Brokerage Houses Engineering Firms Private Accounting Firms
Chemical Manufacturers Finance Companies Public Accounting Firms
Colleges/Universities High Technology Firms Transportation Companies
Construction Firms Hospitals Wholesale/Retail Operations
Consulting Firms Insurance Companies .


Government Agencies
Army Finance and Accounting Center Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Bureau of Economic Analysis Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation NJ Department of Banking and Insurance
Bureau of Public Debt Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Federal Trade Commission National Credit Union Administration
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Financial Management Service Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Defense Finance and Accounting Service General Accounting Office Office of the State Auditor
Department of the Treasury Health Care Financing Administration Securities and Exchange Commission
Export Bank of the US Int'l. Trade Administration Small Business Administration

Internships Obtained by Rutgers Students


Organization Job Title
Johnson & Johnson Domestic Tax Intern

WithumSmith+Brown, P.C. Tax Season Intern

Johnson & Johnson Domestic Tax Intern

WithumSmith+Brown Tax Intern

WithumSmith+Brown, PC Tax Intern / Winter Internship


Viacom/The Colbert Report Intern in television production at The Colbert Report

Aerosoles Retail Merchandising Intern

CommVault Finance Intern

PricewaterhouseCoopers National Quality Organization Intern

inVentiv Health, Inc. Tax Intern

PwC Real Estate Tax Intern

Bessemer Trust Company Tax Intern

Deloitte Tax LLP Tax Intern

Amboy Bank Credit Policy Intern

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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates


First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Accounting
Organization Job Title
Merrill Lynch Analyst

Deloitte Audit Assistant

PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit Associate

KPMG Auditor

WithumSmith + Brown Auditor

BMG Music Junior Auditor

Bank of New York Mellon Processing Associate

Prudential Tax Accountant

Deloitte & Touche Staff Accountant

Ernst & Young Staff Accountant

JPMorgan Chase Staff Auditor

Andersen Consulting Staff Level Auditor

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Jobs of Experienced Alumni - Accounting
Ramapo College of NJ (PhD) Assistant Professor, Management

Deutsche Bank (MBA) Associate

PricewaterhouseCoopers Associate

Delaware River Port Authority (MBA) Budget Analyst

American Tack & Hardware Chief Financial Officer

Accel Partners Chief Financial Officer

Howard Savings Bank Corporate Controller

PricewaterhouseCoopers (MBA) CPA

CIT Group (MBA) Director

Deutsche Bank (MBA) Director

Health Care Compliance, Johnson & Johnson Director

American Red Cross (MBA) Director

Linens N Things Finance Director

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (MS) Finance Manager

American Express Financial Advisor

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Graduate Schools Attended


Institution Degree Field
Baruch College (CUNY) PhD Management

Brooklyn Law School JD Law

Columbia University MBA

Drexel University MBA

Drexel University MS Education

Lehigh University (PA) BS:  Bachelor of Science Accounting And Information Analysis

NJIT MS Management Information Systems

NYU Stern School of Business MBA

Rutgers University-Camden JD Law

Rutgers University-Camden MS Accounting

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