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Pathway to Success Program

Designed to help make sense of planning your career path by providing an inside look at the firm and the public accounting profession.

We know that mapping out your future is no easy task. BDO's Pathway to Success program is designed to help you make sense of it all by providing an inside look at the firm and the public accounting profession. This annual four-day event, held during summer break, is a unique and innovative offering designed specifically for college students approaching their second or third year of study (rising sophomores and juniors).

Get a First Look at Public Accounting

  • Gain insight into the public accounting profession
  • Attend presentations on topics including:
    • Time management
    • Professionalism
    • Networking
    • Corporate Life
  • Work on team projects and make group presentations
  • Ask questions about public accounting

Explore BDO

  • Learn about BDO’s core values, culture and career opportunities
  • Interact with partners and other client service professionals
  • Hear BDO professionals share their stories and offer advice
  • Tour a local BDO office

Meet New Faces and Experience New Places

  • Be one of an elite group of students chosen from across the nation for this prestigious opportunity
  • Network with peers from other top accounting programs
  • Travel all expenses paid to Chicago, BDO’s headquarters location
  • Participate in student social activities, such as outings to local tourist attractions, a Wii™ room, trivia nights and more

For more information on the Pathway to Success program, email us at