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Accounting Careers and Internships

 

Accounting is an exciting and challenging profession that continues to be transformed by globalization and information technology.  Such forces are changing the nature of accounting work but not affecting the large number of job opportunities.  Ongoing changes to the regulatory environment, including tax laws, also create wide-ranging opportunities for accountants in a variety of locations across the world.

There also are many different types of accountants including:

  • Public
  • Corporate
  • Non-profit
  • Government Agency
  • Educational Institution

Internships and Future Careers

A successful internship program will place you in a variety of internship positions.  The department continuously achieves a high professional placement rate for graduates as well.  Recent accounting graduates have gone to work for a range of organizations, including:

  •  PriceWaterhouseCoopers                       
  •  Bank of New York Mellon                       
  •  UPMC                                                     
  •  KPMG                                                     
  • Johnson and Johnson                            
  • U.S. Small Business Administration 
  • ParenteBeard                                         
  • Maher Duessel                                        
  • U.S. General Services Administration   Schneider Downs & Co. 
  • GEICO                                                     
  • Hershey Foods

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