FYI


The AICPA has developed comprehensive guidelines to assist colleges and universities in designing, implementing and administering meaningful internship programs and other forms of experiential learning ( www.aicpa.org/members/div/career/edu/internships.htm ). The guidance classifies various programs, provides examples of program administration and evaluation forms and refers to the AICPA core competency framework ( www.aicpa.org/edu/corecomp.htm ).

FASB begins presenting its meetings via audio webcast for free ( www.fasb.org ). Users must have Windows Media Player to connect to the webcasts. FASB continues to offer telephone recordings of its meetings at 800-846-4717.

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

VIDEO

What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.