Core Tax Intern - Winter 2024 (Atlanta)

Paid Internship

10 days ago


Job Title

Core Tax Services Intern

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

  • BDO is seeking energetic self-starters with an entrepreneurial mindset to join our team as Core Tax Services Interns.
  • As an intern, you will utilize your educational background and organizational skills to assist experienced Core Tax Services professionals in preparing tax returns and extensions.
  • This hands-on opportunity will provide you with valuable insights into our firm's practices and people, while also helping you build critical relationships for future success in your career.


  • California Range: $31.00/hr - $39.00/hr
  • Colorado Range: $22.00/hr - $27.00/hr
  • New York City/ Valhalla Range: $32.00/hr
  • Washington Range: $31.00/hr - $39.00/hr


  • Tax Compliance

    • Ensure client compliance with applicable authorities and minimize their tax and reporting burdens.
    • Comply with all Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual ("TQM").
    • Utilize referencing system and workpapers tied to the return.
    • Complete tasks and organize files to minimize rework.
    • Collect data to comply with filing requirements.
    • Take initiative on impending due dates and engagement letters.
    • Work with tax software applications to complete simple tax returns for review.
    • Perform quarterly estimates and prepare extensions.
    • Assist with responses to notices from the Internal Revenue Service.
    • Assist in the projection of year-end filings.
  • ASC 740-10 (FAS 109 and FIN 48) Tax Accruals

    • Apply Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual (TQM) regarding FAS 109 and FIN 48.
    • Assist with components of income tax provisions.
  • Tax Consulting

    • Assist in developing efficient methods to maximize client benefits and reduce taxes.
    • Utilize online research tools to gather tax information.
    • Monitor tax law and client developments on a regular basis.
    • Communicate viewpoints regarding how developments might affect clients.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Education

    • Enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's program in Accounting or other relevant field.
    • Pursuing a Master's degree in Accounting or other relevant field preferred.
  • Experience

    • Leadership experience preferred.
  • License/Certifications

    • Actively pursuing school credits to become a CPA.
  • Software

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Language

    • No language requirements.
  • Other Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to follow instructions as directed.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team setting.
    • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
    • Seeks advice from superiors regarding compliance issues.
    • Ability to prepare simple tax returns.

We're excited for you to apply!

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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

  • Accounting69%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations11%

  • Business Commerce4%

  • Economics3%

  • Management Science1%

  • 156 other majors9%

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

  • PwC
  • Ernst & Young
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • McGladrey
  • Mcgladrey
Typical benefits offered for paid internships

(National average offered by employers)



Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




Tuition Reimbursement




Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For Southeast region

Legal Services

Typical pay range:

$16.85 - $21.67

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Atlanta, GA | $3,272/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,410

  • Miscellaneous$889

  • Food$432

  • Transportation$276

  • Utilities$265


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