Join alumni that have successfully launched their careers in Accounting with Northeastern's MS in Accounting/MBA program whose undergraduate careers began at Amherst College, Bates College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Hamilton College, Middlebury College, Tufts University, Trinity College, Wesleyan University, and Williams College, who have successfully launched their careers in Accounting with Northeastern's MS in Accounting/MBA program.

This interactive session is an excellent opportunity for you to explore our programs further, network with alumni, and ask any questions you may have—including how to apply and what's it like to work in accounting —in an informal setting.

Some of the frequently discussed topics that we may address during this chat:

  • MS in Accounting/MBA program: Hear why our graduates chose the program to launch their career.
  • Application Process: Find out what the admissions team looks for in an applicant and what the application requirements are.
  • Careers in Accounting: Learn about starting your career in accounting and the different career paths it can offer.


Julie Chasse

Julie Chasse is the Director of the Graduate School of Professional Accounting. As director of the Graduate School of Professional Accounting, Julie oversees the graduate accounting programs and leads student success initiatives. In her role, Julie manages student recruitment for the MS in Accounting and MS in Accounting/MBA programs. To ensure that our students gain the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in accounting, Julie assembles and runs an Advisory Board with leaders from the Big 4 and global accounting firms to review and optimize the curriculum.

Julie drives efforts that enable our students to accomplish their professional ambitions and our employer-partners to fulfill their talent acquisition goals. Her team works closely with employers to organize on-campus recruiting events, including information sessions, networking events, and interviews. Julie also mentors students individually for tailored career planning.

Prior to working at Northeastern University, she taught accounting at Des Moines Area Community College. She managed the Volunteer Income Tax Preparation (VITA) program on campus in conjunction with United Way, supporting over 200 low and middle-income individual returns filed annually. Before coming to academia, Julie worked at EY, culminating in her role as a tax manager. As a CPA, she advised clients on federal and state & local tax, and was responsible for income tax accounting, compliance, and consulting projects.

Lizbeth Jones

Lizbeth Jones is the Assistant Director for the Graduate School of Professional Accounting.

As assistant director, Lizbeth supports the success of Graduate School of Public Accounting students and alumni. By offering student and career services throughout their academic journey and career, Lizbeth enables students to craft their paths in the accounting industry.

Lizbeth creates unique experiences for accounting students to gain the necessary skills to advance and succeed. She is passionate about empowering students and alumni to reach their professional goals. As part of her role, she develops workshops, offers career coaching, helps students craft their résumés, build interview skills, and forge professional networks.

Lizbeth fosters partnerships with leaders in the nation's top accounting firms to deliver solutions to a variety of their talent development needs. She provides employer partners with access to the brightest and best-emerging talent in accounting. She champions our students and presents rewarding career opportunities that bring value to both the public accounting firms and our students.

Lizbeth has dedicated her career to helping adult and professional learners achieve their professional goals. As an adjunct professor, Lizbeth taught Psychology and Adult Education at the New England College of Finance and Curry College. Before coming to the Graduate School of Public Accounting at Northeastern University, she served as an academic advisor and campus manager of the downtown campus of Northeastern University in Boston's financial district. Before this, she managed the business administration programs for adult learners.

Prior to coming to Northeastern, Lizbeth served as an office manager for the Cambridge Visiting Nursing Association.

Student Panelists

Student headshots and bios coming soon.