About Sikich, LLP Internship Program

Sikich LLP is a leading accounting, advisory, investment banking, technology and managed services firm.  We rank as one of the country's Top 40 Certified Public Accounting firms and are among the top 1% of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the world.

Sikich has built an internship experience that provides students with real work assignments related to their major and is recognized as being valuable throughout the firm.  For example, accounting interns are responsible for preparing statistical and account analysis to aid in the preparation of financial statements.  They prepare various tax returns and reconcile accounting work papers, fixed asset reports and tax journal entries. The length of each internship varies but can be between 3-6 months depending on the needs of the business and our clients.  We hire interns in various locations in the Chicagoland market, as well as Springfield, IL, Milwaukee, WI, Akron OH, Atlanta, GA, Indianapolis, IN, Boston, MA, and St. Louis, MO.

Interns participate in Sikich orientation as well as "New Joiner Core," which is a 2 day event filled with networking, team building and learning opportunities to get each intern acclimated with the firm.  Interns have access to all the technical tools and resources they will need in order to succeed in their roles.  Interns are offered flexible work arrangements to ensure they are able to balance their studies, work, and personal lives.  We provide real time feedback and provide our interns with the opportunity to participate in our performance review cycles. 

Continuous learning and development is important to the Sikich culture and has been identified as a core value of ours.  We provide inters with on the job training as well as other training opportunities through Sikich University.  Sikich University is our learning and development program with various leadership and core development training that combines a blended learning approach via instructor led and within virtual environments. 

Sikich has been involved in providing scholarship assistance to a variety of universities that we are closely connected to.  We've also been involved in providing assistance to the diversity program, Mary T. Washington Wiley. Historically, Sikich has been involved in providing advice, mentorship, and guidance to students including a resume workshop. 

The compensation of an intern varies depending on the practice area they support.  Our interns are eligible to participate in 401k, attend company sponsored events, and receive welcome packages as they enter the firm. 

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Sikich, LLP Internship Program

  • Nicola McGarry, Director of Talent Acquisition
  • Sikich, LLP
  • 1415 W. Diehl Road
  • Suite 400
  • Naperville, IL 60563
  • Phone: 630-566-8400


  • Number of Interns: 51 to 100
  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: 3 to 6 months
  • Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students, Business School Students