Whitley Penn offers a full-service tax practice and provides a wide variety of services. The diverse experience and knowledge of its tax professionals allows Whitley Penn to work with its clients to provide a comprehensive and practical tax plan and strategies including; Federal Income Tax Planning, Consulting, and Compliance Services, Corporation Tax Services, International Tax Aspects of U.S. Businesses Services, State and Local Taxation Services and Planning, Mergers and Acquisition, Due Diligence and Planning. Whitley Penn offers a practical viewpoint that gives consideration not only to the tax issues but also the business and industry specific issues facing its clients.
We serve a variety of clients from small-/middle-market companies to high-net worth individuals as well as public companies operating in multiple industries. As a tax intern, you will be assigned to client engagements and gain real-life business experiences by preparing tax returns for corporations, partnerships, individuals and trusts. By working on various tax returns and projects, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of business networks early in your career. Additionally, you will take part in staff meetings, learn about the world of accounting and our client service philosophy, and go through our DEVELOP program, which focuses on our intern professional development growth by connecting, engaging, and learning from our leaders. Our goal is to provide you with experiences that are educational, valuable and useful throughout your internship.
Spring 2022 Tax Intern Qualifications:
- Candidate must be pursuing a Master’s degree in Accounting
- Candidate must have an accounting and cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Candidate must be CPA eligible upon graduation (within 18 months of internship)
- Candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. and not require current or future sponsorship
- Candidate must possess good communication skills and professional presence
- Candidate must exhibit a high level of dedication with a positive attitude
- Candidate must be a team player who takes initiative and is willing to learn
About our Internship Program:
Our internship program is designed to give you the opportunity to work in a public accounting firm and to give you a true experience of what day to day responsibilities for Associate level professionals are while working with all levels of management throughout the firm. Our goal is not only for you to learn valuable skills throughout your internship, but also to convert all interns to Associate hires after their internship is completed.
Our interns have the opportunity to learn, innovate and succeed by sharing knowledge all while working together and embracing diversity in the workplace. Our culture is centered on promoting a healthy work environment and we encourage our interns to grow in both their professional and personal development skills.
Interns are provided a mentor throughout the entirety of their internship as they begin to build their brand in the workplace. Interns also go through our professional development program, called DEVELOP at WP, which is our intern development program created to educate and encourage interns as they cultivate relationships and grow in their professional development skills.
The goal of the DEVELOP program is to:
- Provide opportunities to expand in your leadership skills
- Network with peers
- Engage with firm leaders
There are countless other ways for interns to stay involved, some of which include: attend lunch ‘n learns, participate in the firm’s wellness program FitWhit and volunteer and ask to be on committees to name a few. We believe our interns have the opportunity to set themselves up for a life-long career at Whitley Penn and we are ready to be with you every step of the way as you discover your potential.
Link to Campus Recruiting Video: https://vimeo.com/467893611/cecc752e1c
Link to Recruiting 101: Laying Your Foundation Podcast: https://wptalks.buzzsprout.com/289577/5986987-recruiting-101-laying-your-foundation
Whitley Penn LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Please submit your resume and make sure to list the following:
- Cumulative GPA
- Accounting GPA
- Projected Masters Graduation Date
- Projected CPA Eligibility Date