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There are few world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity – and not just for senior professionals. At BDO, we make it a priority to provide our interns and entry level professionals with mentorship, flexibility, and learning opportunities. In short, everything needed to learn and grow as professionals.

Even as an intern or first year associate, you’ll have the opportunity to stand out and make a distinct impact, contributing significantly to important projects, all while developing meaningful professional relationships with peers, partners, and clients – whether they’re down the hall, across the country, or around the world.

Excited to start your career? So are we. Learn more about life at BDO:

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Recruitment Process

Step 1: Introduce yourself
From office tours, to speaking engagements, to meet-the-firm events, BDO gives you a wide variety of opportunities – both on- and off-campus – to get to know the firm. In addition to nationally sponsored recruiting events, such as our summer leadership program, many of our offices host their own events for interested students.

Step 2: Application and first-round interviews
BDO requires all students to apply online. All resumes are reviewed and, if selected, you will be contacted for an interview.


Step 3: Office interviews  
After the initial round of interviews, select students will be invited to interview in our offices. These interviews are typically with three BDO professionals, including a partner, and conclude with lunch or dinner.

Step 4: Offers
Our goal is to produce an offer within a timely manner. Once the interview process has concluded, BDO will make hiring decisions, and send offers quickly.

Step 5: Keep in touch
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact BDO any time throughout the school year.

BDO's step-by-step recruiting process allows students to become acquainted with our firm, people, and culture. Learn more about the process:

Campus Events

Wondering when BDO will be at your campus? Browse our calendar of events to see when we'll be at your school.  If your school is not listed we encourage you to check with your career services center to see if BDO will be on your campus.

Explore Our Divisions

In order to become a great accountant, you need to figure out what makes you great. At BDO, we believe in putting the right people in the right environment, positioning talented people in the places where they have the best chances to thrive. Whether your interests lie in assurance or tax, in real estate or biotech, BDO offers a variety of options and opportunities to help you discover your strengths, build your skills, and grow as a professional.

Even as an intern or associate, you’ll get the chance to make a real impact the moment you arrive in the office. You’ll participate in a wide variety of projects, working in a wide range of industries, and for an even wider range of clients.

BDO provides hundreds of services to thousands of clients, all over the world. We’ll give you the opportunity to explore many of them as you determine which is right for you.

Explore the different paths that professionals have experienced at BDO:

Pathway to Success

Pathway to Success, is BDO’s summer leadership program held every year in June and July. Students have the opportunity to attend either a local, regional or national program.

Designed for rising sophomores and juniors who are considering a career in public accounting, Pathway to Success gives students the chance to learn more about both the public accounting profession generally, and BDO specifically. During the program, students attend presentations, networking events and panel discussions. They’ll also have the chance to meet with a wide variety of BDO professionals, including recruiters, associates, senior partners and possibly even our CEO.

What’s the best way to discover whether a career in accounting is right for you? By experiencing it, firsthand:

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BDO Intern Day

BDO Intern Day is a firm wide celebration for all of our interns. All BDO interns do meaningful work on a wide range of projects.

From signs, stickers, snacks and much more, we thank our interns for everything they do. The firm will not only recognize the interns, but provide additional opportunities for BDO's interns to network with employees and partners.

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