Most employers – including AGH – consider practical work experience as important as a good GPA. Work experience, especially in your career field, means that you're a proven employee and you have the skills expected for your degree.
Give public accounting a try
If you'd like to experience public accounting, why not try it with a paid internship during the spring or summer semester at one of the largest CPA and advisory firms in the Midwest? AGH's business divisions (including tax, assurance, employee benefits, outsourcing, corporate finance, and organizational development and family business services) and industry-specific areas of focus (including manufacturing, retail, banking, construction, government and not-for-profit) mean exposure to a wide variety of potential career paths and types of clients.
Our accounting interns are full-fledged members of the staff with client responsibilities. They typically work a minimum of 40 hours a week, with some travel. Many choose to devote their spring semester to AGH, then return to college for a December graduation, beginning the job search when many accounting firms increase hiring for the audit and tax busy season in January. A shorter summer internship is also available.
Plan your internship opportunity early! AGH will recruit and evaluate intern candidates each fall, investing in significant testing and interviewing of the top applicants to ensure a good match and a worthwhile experience for each intern. Internship offers are made in mid-October for the following spring and summer semester. Click here to download a copy of our internship flyer.
If you're interested in an AGH internship, contact your university's career placement or cooperative study office, or contact Jena Lysen, AGH vice president of human resources.
Whether you’re in school and looking for an internship to gain some experience, getting ready to graduate and searching for a place to start your professional career or just looking into making a career change – you should be looking in Wichita.