Alum feature: Meet Kit Walling

The focus on applied learning helped solidify concepts that I had only previously learned about in lectures or books. The faculty here really helped me build the skills I needed to be able to communicate with my managers or peers who don’t come from a finance background.

From Portland to London: Landing an internship with the US Business Tax Group at Deloitte UK-London

I just finished a Master of Taxation with The School of Business. This winter, I had an amazing opportunity to complete an internship for the US Business Tax Group (USBT) at Deloitte UK-London. They’ve never had someone from Portland State University come to their internship, so it was really cool to represent PSU students. Here are some tips and tricks from my experience if you are interested in applying for this internship.

How to make the most of mentor programs

I developed strong relationships with the mentors I was matched with as part of this program. I learned a lot about how I prioritize and what mistakes I may be making in my career that I could not see because I am so involved personally.

Student ambassador spotlight: Mei-Mei Wang

And it’s corny but true that the students in the Master of Taxation program inspire me. They are amazing — graduating in one year, working full time, being a parent and studying for CPA exams. Some even go through this program with a new baby or a toddler.

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