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I work in a small cpa firm that only does govt audit, but I don’t want to be pigeonholed. What can I do in my interview to show I can work in big4 & do non govt work (even if I have 0 experience)? TIA

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Are you trying to stay in audit? If so, my advice here would be to focus on the things that aren't unique to government: quality, attention to detail, knowledge of us gaap, breadth of responsibility. If you don't have that knowledge, you need to get it.

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