Accounting Interns

WipfliAppleton, WI

3 months ago


Job Title

Accounting Internship- Spring 2025

Job Location

Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Job Overview

Join Wipfli LLP as an Accounting Intern for the Spring 2025 term. As part of our inclusive culture, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in tax and/or audit work while working alongside professionals from all levels of the firm. This internship will provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a trusted business advisor and make a difference in the accounting field.


  • Competitive salary


  • Utilize educational knowledge and experience to perform accounting related responsibilities
  • Respond to client and firm associate requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Use data analysis skills to provide support in making recommendations
  • Identify improvement opportunities to enhance process efficiency

NOTE: Interns will receive experience in both tax AND audit if possible

Tax Specific:

  • Prepare tax returns and projections in accordance with firm and professional standards
  • Use current tax and accounting software applications effectively
  • Conduct tax-related research

Audit Specific:

  • Perform audit, review, and compliance testing procedures
  • Communicate with engagement leaders regarding important matters
  • Prepare financial statements and footnotes, management reports, and other engagement outputs
  • Develop technical competency with GAAP


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting (completion of a taxation class required)
  • Above average competency in accounting as demonstrated by college GPA (preferred GPA 3.0 or higher)
  • Working towards eligibility to sit for CPA exam upon graduation (150 credits)
  • Preferred coursework in Data Analytics or Big Data
  • Strong decision-making skills and ability to think independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong prioritization and deadline management abilities

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Accounting56%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations13%

  • Economics5%

  • Finance5%

  • Business Commerce5%

  • 221 other majors14%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Mcgladrey
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Appleton, WI | $2,818/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,091

  • Miscellaneous$760

  • Food$430

  • Utilities$306

  • Transportation$231


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  • Why are you pursuing a career in accounting?
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  • Tell me about a time when you had to be flexible in the workplace.
  • What would you do if a client asked you to create an expense record for which there was no supporting documentation?
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  • Tell me about a time that you provided exceptional customer service to a client.
  • When performing routine data entry, how do you guard against making mistakes?
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  • What do you do when you don’t immediately know the solution to a problem?

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