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Accounting Internship Program - Wipfli offers full-time accounting internships over the spring semester. Wipfli's rotational internship program provides students the opportunity to experience tax, audit, and several industries represented in the market. Interns will be responsible for utilizing educational knowledge and experience to perform numerous tax and audit related responsibilities; preparation of a variety of individual and corporate tax returns and financial statements, conducting tax research and other appropriate or related financial reports, and responding to tax inquiries from clients and from government notices. Internships last from the first week of January through April 15th.
Consulting Internship Program - Wipfli offers a full-time technology consulting internship opportunity over the summer. Our consultants work closely with our clients to help them optimize their value streams – the way they deliver value via products and services to their customers. Interns will assist with the analysis, design, selection, and implementation of ERP, CRM software systems, Business Intelligence systems, project management associated with industry software solutions, as well as exposure to Lean principles in all that we do! The internships begin the first week of June through the end of August.
Accounting Internship: Pursuing a degree within Accounting and plans to pursue the CPA certification upon completion of education. The taxation class must be completed prior to beginning an internship with Wipfli. Demonstrated ability to think independently and make good decisions based on education and experience. Above average communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with clients and staff.
Consulting Internship: Pursuing a degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Engineering, Economics or other related field of study. Strong academic performance, 3.2 GPA minimum within your major coursework. Strong propensity for innovative thinking balanced with the disciplined rigor for following proven methodologies. Demonstrated leadership and team-building abilities. Desire to help companies maximize value by leveraging technology and process improvement.
Why Intern Here
At Wipfli, people are at the core of everything we do. Our culture is steeped in values focused on our associates:
Empower: We give our people the opportunities and resources find, follow and grow to achieve their dream career.
Connected: We value everyone’s individual strengths and we cultivate a culture where relationships thrive.
Impact: Our passion for excellence drives us to get results through our expertise, experience and teamwork.
Transparency: We welcome candor so all voices and perspectives come together to solve problems and serve clients.
Flexibility: We give people the freedom to shift their career paths and achieve work-life balance, which creates happier and more productive teams.
What you can expect as an intern:
Our interns don’t fetch coffee or print copies for partners.
At Wipfli, you’ll work side by side with our partners to create enduring results, provide outstanding service and build lifetime relationships for our clients. You will help Wipfli clients, providing superior customer service and sharing our specialized industry knowledge throughout the business lifecycle.
You also will have the flexibility to work in industry and location you want. We have more than 45 offices throughout the United States and our associates work with clients in manufacturing, tribal gaming, government, nonprofit, healthcare, financial institutions, construction, agriculture and dealerships.
We work hard but also make sure our interns have the flexibility to pursue what drives their curiosity the most.
Learning at Wipfli
We're committed to providing a well-rounded career journey through robust professional development services and specialized trainings.
Each year, we hold an internal learning festival to strengthen Wipfli’s learning culture and put a spotlight on the importance and benefits of continual learning and development. It’s an opportunity to address silos, bridge information gaps and provides a platform for associates from different parts of Wipfli’s business to learn from and about each other.
Our associates also have access to LinkedIn Learning and CPE courses throughout the year.
2501 West Beltline Highway
Madison, WI 53713
Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Duration: 3 to 6 months
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students