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Summer Leadership Program

We know that mapping out your future is no easy task. BDO's Pathway to Success summer leadership program is designed to help you make sense of it all by providing an inside look at our firm and the public accounting profession in general. This annual event, held during summer break, is a unique and innovative offering designed specifically for college students who have completed their sophomore or junior year.

Get a First Look at Public Accounting

  • Gain insight into the public accounting profession
  • Attend presentations on topics including:
    • Day in the life of an accountant
    • Professionalism
    • Networking
    • The recruiting process and LinkedIn

Explore BDO

  • Interact with partners and other client service professionals from across the country
  • Hear BDO professionals share their stories and offer advice
  • Get to know the BDO Campus Recruiting Managers

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
  • Work on team projects and make group presentations
  • Participate in student social activities, such as outings to local tourist attractions, trivia night and more

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