The purpose of this writing assignment is to write a memo explaining how joining the AICPA can benefit new auditors. To complete this assignment, research the AICPA, focusing on the mission of the organization, the materials it provides to members, the programs and activities it sponsors, and guidance/training provided to determine which initiatives are most valuable to new auditors. Then, in a memorandum, identify and explain the initiatives you selected, being sure to discuss how these initiatives will be of value to new auditors. BE SPECIFIC! That is, be sure you list and name specific resources and programs provided by the AICPA.