Developing Exceptional Accountants Financial Professionals

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TSS provides a unique conduit for qualified, ambitious, and underrepresented young professionals

Discover career opportunities available in Finance and Accounting.

Featured Programs

Financial scholars

From wealth management and consulting to investment banks and hedge funds, The Street Smarts has connected students from all different types of backgrounds to various opportunities in the Financial sector. This aids students to develop their full potential and to pursue their dream.

Summer Finance Program

For the first time ever, The Street Smarts will be presenting an online summer finance program that will demonstrate a detailed course on ten different financial industries. Financial experts crossing different fields will lead formulas and solutions that best fit the position problems; explain how to stand out from your coworkers; as well include a general overview that may qualify our students to receive a TSS certificate that proves their understanding of investment and consulting fields.

accounting program

The TSS Accounting Scholars program will work with college students to introduce them to career opportunities in the Accounting field.  We encourage our scholars to strive to become part of something that is a little bit bigger than themselves. It is in this manner that they will stretch themselves and grow into excellence and achievement throughout their career.

Finacial Literacy Academy

The Street Smarts will be working with high school students from the East Bay area, San Francisco, and in Chicago to introduce financial literacy concepts. Students who learn to manage their finances early and often become adults who are better equipped to live independently. By teaching young adults to make good financial decisions, they learn to pay down debt or avoid it altogether.

Latest News


Welcome to new TSS Board Director, Shinda Bickham

Please read the following Press Release about our new board member. NEWS RELEASE                                                         For immediate release Michael Campbell [email protected] 925-392-8233 We would like to welcome Shinda Bickham as our newest

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Congratulations Luis

I wanted to share Luis Cortes’ LinkedIn post announcing his internship at Shea & Company. I couldn’t be happier to announce that I will be joining Shea & Company as an Investment

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Catchafire Experience

I had the opportunity for the second time to come into San Francisco and share my unique experiences with Catchafire. Catchafire is skilled volunteer network based in New York.

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What Our scholars say

“The internship program has made me realize my true potential as an undocumented student of color in the finance world. I have enjoyed learning sales negotiation strategies and conducting investment research reports.”

Luis Cortes-Reyes

“What I appreciate the most out of The Street Smarts is that we not only accept but we strive for diversity of thought which thanks to that, we have plenty of perspectives for any given situation.”

Sophia Bayatmakoo Coppel

“You have to understand accounting and you have to understand the nuances of accounting. It’s the language of business and it’s an imperfect language, but unless you are willing to put in the effort to learn accounting – how to read and interpret financial statements – you really shouldn’t select stocks yourself.”

Warren Buffett

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