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Best Accounting Internships

Vault surveyed thousands of current and former interns about their internship programs. Vault’s Best Accounting Internships represent the highest-rated internships among accounting firms.

  • Survey Methodology

    In order to compile the 2018 Vault Top Internships Rankings, Vault invited more than 400 organizations to participate in our 2017 Internship Survey. We gathered information both from organizations that sponsor internships and from their interns. The internship sponsors provided Vault with descriptions of their programs, as well as details on the number of interns hired, duration of program, locations and departments in which interns are placed, and application requirements. We also asked current and former interns to comment on and rate their internship experiences on a variety of factors, including the application process, compensation and perks, quality of life, meaningfulness of assignments and training, and full-time employment prospects.

    This year, more than 12,000 interns responded to our survey. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, respondents were asked to rate their internship experiences in five areas:

    • Quality of Life (office culture, hours, work-life balance, flexibility)
    • Compensation & Benefits (pay structure, subsidized expenses, office space, perks)
    • Interview Process (application process, requirements, number of interviews)
    • Career Development (training and mentoring, quality of assignments, real-life experience, networking opportunities)
    • Full-time Employment Prospects (opportunity to obtain a full-time job with this organization)

    These ratings were averaged to determine an overall score for each program. Vault then compiled rankings of the top internship programs in 14 different areas. The Best Accounting Internships reflect the highest-rated internships among accounting firms.

  • Ranking History

2018 Best Accounting Internships

1
SCORE
9.788

Elliott Davis ENVISION Summer Internship Experience

Elliott Davis ranks among the top 30 accounting firms in the U.S. As one of the largest firms in the southeast, we provide comprehensive assurance, tax...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
2
2
SCORE
9.724

Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP's Summer Internship

Want to experience one of the top ranked internships in the country by Vault?? Send in your materials now for consideration!! Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
1
3
SCORE
9.460

Plante Moran Internship

A HIGHER RETURN ON YOUR EXPERIENCE. Plante Moran is among the largest public accounting and management consulting firms in the nation, and for 17...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
3
4
SCORE
9.455

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP Internship Program

As a member of the Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP team, our Interns have exposure to either (or both in some cases) the Audit and Tax Divisions of our Firm,...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
4
5
SCORE
9.377

Moss Adams Summer Internship Program

Moss Adams brings more West to business. More than a location, it’s a way of doing business—an ethos in which innovation thrives and optimism abounds. At...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
5
6
SCORE
9.245

CBIZ and MHM Internship Program

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S., CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
NR
7
SCORE
9.133

Schenck Internship Program

Schenck is committed to making a difference for our clients, team members and communities. And we do it by providing accounting, tax and business...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
14
8
SCORE
9.132

Armanino LLP Audit, Tax and Consulting Internship

Armanino is not your typical CPA firm. Yes, we provide audit, tax, consulting and technology services to a wide range of U.S. and global clients - but we...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
11
9
SCORE
9.052

KPMG Internship Program

A KPMG internship is a terrific way to learn business skills, find a mentor, build your network and get real-world (even global) experience before...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
9
10
SCORE
9.033

BDO USA, LLP Internship

BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
7
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