Accounting Majors Should Apply For Internship At These CompaniesBy Emily Marks
Vault.com has recently revealed its rankings of the companies with the best internship programs. For Accounting majors who want to gain relevant work experience as an intern, read on below.
Companies like Google, Apple, Goldman Sachs & Co., Facebook and J.P. Morgan are the top five organizations with the most prestigious internship programs. Other companies include Microsoft, Tesla, Morgan Stanley, The Walt Disney Company and Twitter.
The data came from a survey of more than 8,500 current and former interns. The participants were asked to review their experiences and rate the prestige of other companies.
The top company with the best internship program for Accounting majors is Frank, Rimerman + Co. According to an overview by Vault.com, the organization offers an eight-week rotational summer internship program that allows students majoring in Accounting to try audit, tax and consulting, among others.
The program is mainly based in the company's headquarter in Palo Alto but some interns can have the opportunity to go to their San Francisco and San Jose locations. The summer internship is aimed to provide students with the chance to gain practical work experience in a professional environment.
Elliott Davis Decosimo's ENVISION Summer Internship Experience comes in second place while Plante Moran's Internship program comes in third. Other companies in the list are Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, Moss Adams, TravisWolff, BDO USA LLP, PwC, KPMG and Wipfli, among others.
Internships are a vital part of a college student's career plan. It is one way for you to get your foot in the door of your dream company. There is no better way to get an authentic feel of what you can expect in the real workplace.
Being an intern is also one of the things that college students need to do in order to succeed in the modern workplace. Not only will you gain relevant work experience, it offers a good opportunity to network and make connections that can eventually help you in your career.