University of Tennessee

AIM Academy

Accounting and Information Management (AIM) Academy is a five-day summer program designed to introduce under-represented high school sophomores to the field of Accounting and Information Management and business-related careers. During the five-day sessions, students will attend workshops in accounting, finance, entrepreneurship, and professional development, which will be taught by university faculty and staff. Students will also interact with one another through team building sessions, engage in college readiness workshops, and learn from professionals in the field of business through sessions with industry leaders. 

Learning Outcomes 

  • Students learn about accounting and industry best practices related to accounting principles, including personal finance, accountability in business = accounting, managing your business with accounting, and introduction to financial statements. 
  • Students participate in college readiness sessions including, ACT Prep, college classes, campus life and how to apply to college. 
  • Students are exposed to dynamic and empowering career paths in the field of accounting.
  • Students engage in team-building opportunities are exposed to corporate professionals. 
  • Students participate in a Financial Literacy workshop to learn the importance of being financially secure in the future and how it relates to accounting.
  • Students demonstrate and develop an understanding of professionalism, business etiquette, and networking.

We are excited to offer AIM Academy for the summer of 2022! The program dates are July 10 – 15, and the deadline to apply is March 31, 2022.

Students selected to participate in AIM Academy receive all program materials, books, and supplies covered by the office.

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