Professional Partner Sponsorship Information

While Auburn University welcomes all employers to recruit on our campus, Professional Partners of the Epsilon Omicron chapter of Beta Alpha Psi receive a number of unique benefits. First and foremost, only Professional Partners are invited to participate in BAP events on campus, including Meet the Firms career fairs and chapter meetings. Our chapter offers three levels of professional partner sponsorship to fit various budgets and desires for exposure to our members.  These sponsorship tiers are outlined below.

Option 1 – PLAINSMAN Professional Partner Sponsorship (no meeting presentation)
$600/academic year

  • Invited to participate in the chapter’s fall and spring “Meet the Firms” career fairs; entitled to bring six (6) representatives to each career fair.
  • Receive Beta Alpha Psi member/candidate rosters and Rising Accountant & Analyst Program member rosters each semester, which provide permanent/ local contact information + location preferences.
  • Option to participate in the Featured Professional Partner program.
  • Listed as a Professional Partner on the Beta Alpha Psi website.
  • Provided one page ad space in the Meet the Firms Professional Partner Profile Book that is distributed to all accounting students.
  • Priority over non-BAP Professional Partners for reserving interview room space during designated Accounting Interview Weeks in September.
  • Invited to niche BAP-hosted events throughout the year (e.g. Local/Regional Firm Meet & Greet).

Option 2 – EAGLE Professional Partner Sponsorship (on biennial rotation for meeting presentation)
$1,500/academic year 

  • Invited to participate in the chapter’s fall and spring “Meet the Firms” career fairs; entitled to bring six (6) representatives to each career fair.
  • Receive Beta Alpha Psi member/candidate rosters and Rising Accountant & Analyst Program member rosters each semester, which provide permanent/ local contact information + location preferences.
  • Option to participate in the Featured Professional Partner program.
  • Included in the biennial (every other year) rotation to present at one of the chapter’s professional meetings.
  • Listed as a Professional Partner on the Beta Alpha Psi website.
  • Provided one page ad space in the Meet the Firms Professional Partner Profile Book that is distributed to all accounting students.
  • Priority over non-BAP Professional Partners for reserving interview room space during designated Accounting Interview Weeks in September.
  • Invited to niche BAP-hosted events throughout the year (e.g. Local/Regional Firm Meet & Greet).

Option 3 – TIGER Professional Partner Sponsorship (on annual rotation for meeting presentation)
$3,000/academic year 

  • Invited to participate in the chapter’s fall and spring “Meet the Firms” career fairs; entitled to bring up to 18 representatives to each career fair + have twice the booth space of Plainsman or Eagle sponsors.
  • Have the right of refusal to present at one of the Chapter’s professional meetings during each academic year (no biennial rotation).
  • Option to participate in the Featured Professional Partner program.
  • Listed as a Professional Partner on the Beta Alpha Psi website.
  • Invited to participate in Tiger Recruiter Roundtable Discussions (feedback & policy-setting with SOA administration) prior to Meet the Firms.
  • Receive Beta Alpha Psi member/candidate rosters and Rising Accountant & Analyst Program member rosters each semester, which provide permanent/ local contact information + location preferences.
  • Provided one page ad space in the Meet the Firms Professional Partner Profile Book that is distributed to all accounting students.
  • Priority over all employers for reserving interview room space during designated Accounting Interview Weeks in September.
  • Invited to niche BAP-hosted events throughout the year (e.g. Local/Regional Firm Meet & Greet).

Ready to become a BAP Professional Partner? Contact the faculty advisor, Colby Lakas, for more information. Annual sponsorship renewals take place each June (due August 1), and prorated rates are available for professional partners who become involved in the middle of our academic year (due December 1).