Our internship program is designed to give you the opportunity to work in a public accounting firm and to give you a true experience of what day to day responsibilities for Associate level professionals are while working with all levels of management throughout the firm. Our goal is not only for you to learn valuable skills throughout your internship, but also to convert all interns to Associate hires after their internship is completed.
Our interns have the opportunity to learn, innovate and succeed by sharing knowledge all while working together and embracing diversity in the workplace. Our culture is centered on promoting a healthy work environment and we encourage our interns to grow in both their professional and personal development skills.
Interns are provided a mentor throughout the entirety of their internship as they begin to build their brand in the workplace. Interns also go through our newly created program, called DEVELOP at WP, which is our intern development program created to educate and encourage interns as they cultivate relationships and grow in their professional development skills.
The goal of the DEVELOP program is to:
- Provide opportunities to expand in your leadership skills
- Network with peers
- Engage with firm leaders
There are countless other ways for interns to stay involved, some of which include: attend lunch ‘n learns, participate in the firms wellness program FitWhit and volunteer and ask to be on committees to name a few. We believe our interns have the opportunity to set themselves up for a life-long career at Whitley Penn and we are ready to be with you every step of the way as you discover your potential.
Summer Leadership Program
Are you a college sophomore eager to start exploring the opportunities of accounting? Whitley Penn wants to provide top students the opportunities to discover their potential in accounting. During this program, you will have the opportunity to grow in your leadership skills, network with peers and engage with firm leaders.
What You Will Experience during the two-day event:
- The Whitley Penn culture and why our professionals love what they do
- Firm service lines and the opportunities available to you
- Relationship building with Whitley Penn professionals and other colleagues
- Professional development training
- Stories from our leaders on how they got started and their best advice for succeeding
This program will offer you an engaging experience where you will get to learn first-hand what it takes to be successful and the different opportunities that are available within audit, tax, and other service lines.
To apply, please visit your career services platform.
Campus Recruiting Process
- Begin to research the type of firm you want to be at and what location (ask your social circle)
- Attend campus events and ask questions to firm representatives
- Reach out to firms and show your interest
- Sign-up for on-campus interviews
- Attend firm specific events that you are invited to
- Attend office visits
- Always remember that communication is key
Full-Time Associate Positions
If you are a recent graduate or soon to graduate we would consider you for a full-time Associate position.
If you need assistance or any accommodations to complete this application, please contact any firm Human Resources representative.
Watching our professionals accomplish milestone career achievements is always a highlight at Whitley Penn. Completion of your CPA certification will be the first of many professional and personal career goals that will develop your skills to succeed in an accounting career. We offer a wide range of tools to help you reach your goals and ensure your success and also offer a CPA pass bonus to reward your hard work.
Whitley Penn is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants including minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.