Classroom to Career

Beta Alpha Psi Spring Conference in Denver

Information Session

Presenter: Nathan Merrill

Club President

Date: Mar 15, 2017

Time: 4pm-5pm

Location: LC 409


Nathan Merrill, President of Beta Alpha Psi, will be discussing what the club needs to do in preparation for the annual spring Regional Conference.  This year the conference is being held in Denver, CO.  Please come prepared to participate and assist the club in making preparations.

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Paula Eldredge, Institute of Internal Audit

Speaker Presentation

Presenter: Paula Eldredge, Vice President of Internal Audit, Goldman Sachs

Company: Internal Audit Institute

Date: Mar 15, 2017

Time: 5pm-6pm

Location: LC 409


Paula Eldredge and members of the Institute of Internal Auditors Salt Lake City Chapter Academic Relations Committee will present a panel of experts from which students can learn how to integrate internal auditing into their future careers.

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