(Formerly American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA).) This link goes to the national chapter; the local chapter is http://www.afwasandiego.org/. Includes information on scholarships, local events and jobs.
"The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the world's largest association representing the accounting profession, with nearly 370,000 members in 128 countries. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting; membership is also available to accounting students and CPA candidates."
This social media site for professionals has a number of accounting user groups that might be useful for networking, learning about the field and finding jobs and internships. A free account is required. Read this article from The Journal of Accountancy (March 2011): LinkedIn tips for CPAs