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4.8 of 5 stars (66 Ratings)

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Get experience in accounting with a firm that has great people, huge growth potential, and a great work-life balance.

4.9 of 5 stars

Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Getting quality hands-on experience with real clients while working around friendly people. The activities planned for interns that included social events and community service events were terrific.

Downers

One thing that would strengthen the internship program is to have more formal feedback throughout. For example, having each intern meet with someone to learn how they are doing as a whole would be good.

Advice to Potential Interns

Absorb as much as you can. Be friendly and introduce yourself to people around the office.

Would You Recommend

Yes

This internship taught me more about public accounting than any college class ever could.

5.0 of 5 stars

Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The experience gained from this internship is parallel to none. Elliott Davis doesn't make you go out and get coffee or make copies or do any of the other jobs that don't give you accounting experience. Instead, Elliott Davis throws you into the world of accounting with staff level work that you will be doing when you get out of college, which what all college graduates need in an internship.

Downers

I didn't like the fact that I didn't have the chance to get much client one-on-one interaction. I know this is because I don't have the experience yet but I still feel like it would have been great to do that.

Advice to Potential Interns

Elliott Davis is an organization that really takes care of you. They offer great benefits, pay and have a great family atmosphere within the office as well. You get to travel a little and you are not just sitting at a computer desk all day. I would recommend Elliott Davis to anybody wanting to pursue a career in public accounting.

Advice to Management

The one thing I think Elliott Davis could do better is to take the time to implement some kind of training before you are sent out to a client on an engagement. This would make interns ask less questions to seniors on the job and make the billable hours to client decline significantly.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Public Accounting Summer Camp

5.0 of 5 stars

Charlotte, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The character building, networking opportunities, and real life experience.

Downers

I enjoyed every part of my internship.

Advice to Potential Interns

Great firm to work for because they truly care about their employees.

Sample Interview Questions

Why Elliott Davis?

Give me a time when you faced a difficult situation and how sis you handle it?

Advice to Management

I believe the firm needs to diversify and recruit heavily from other universities besides Clemson and USC.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Great work- life balance, with real world experience and fun mixed in.

4.9 of 5 stars

Raleigh, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The best aspects of the internship were the people that I worked with. Everyone that I worked with so helpful and understanding. They also allowed me to get the most out of every experience.

Downers

I honestly don't have any cons about the internship.

Advice to Potential Interns

Be open to every experience and to every task, you will learn so much even doing the little things and by just listening to what everyone says.

Advice to Management

Training on who reports to who, who the interns should specifically report to and who should answer your specific questions.

Would You Recommend

Yes

#1 Internship Experience

5.0 of 5 stars

Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Getting to know everyone and seeing so many things that I learned in school be put into practice.

Downers

That it didn't last longer.

Advice to Potential Interns

The people and culture at Elliott Davis are great. The work experience is fun, but also challenging, which creates the perfect combination.

Sample Interview Questions

My interview consisted of getting to know several of the employers at Elliott Davis. In conversation, they asked questions, such as:

"What are your plans for the future, over the next year, 5 years, 10 years."

"What type of organizations are you involved in and what do you do within those organizations."

Advice to Management

My experience was great.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Informational and great learning experience

4.9 of 5 stars

Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Just being hands on with everyday public accounting and working with a great staff.

Downers

I don't have any cons about this internship. It was a great experience.

Advice to Potential Interns

There is a great culture set in based at Elliott Davis. There is a great group of employee and are very good at what they do.

Would You Recommend

Yes

This is a twitter question and I hate twitter.

5.0 of 5 stars

Richmond, VA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

People.

Downers

Too short

Advice to Potential Interns

Take the job

Sample Interview Questions

Didnt interview

Advice to Management

Better communication between offices

Would You Recommend

Yes

Learning filled and fun

5.0 of 5 stars

Greenville, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Just the right amount of work, volunteering, intern activities,

Downers

nothing really

Advice to Potential Interns

the culture is different here

Sample Interview Questions

How do you work with others

Advice to Management

better training in beginning

Would You Recommend

Yes

External Auditor

5.0 of 5 stars

Augusta, GA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The people and learning potentional.

Downers

Nothing! I honestly enjoyed every aspect of my experience.

Advice to Potential Interns

The firm is only located in the southeast region of the United States.

Would You Recommend

Yes

I learned the most about my industry, and myself that I have ever with a job

5.0 of 5 stars

Charlotte, NC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Exposure to client work integrated with social activities and community service

Downers

We had too much down time and sometimes weren't busy.

Advice to Potential Interns

I would definitely recommend doing this internship. There are a multitude of opportunities and great people to connect with.

Would You Recommend

Yes

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