Accounting Internship - Spring 2024
Chicagoland Area • Internships, IL Rotational Internship
Job Type

PKF Mueller Internship - 2024

Chicagoland Area (Chicago, Elgin, Orland Park)

Rotational Internship (Tax • Audit)

PKF Mueller is a certified public accounting and business consulting firm located in the Chicago metropolitan area with offices in Elgin, Orland Park, Naperville, Chicago and Sarasota, Florida. Since 1968, the Firm has provided accounting, tax, assurance, and management consulting services, to privately held and publicly traded companies, local governments, and not-for-profit organizations within a wide variety of industries.

Our Firm is a reflection of years of listening and caring for our clients. We are proud of the professional and personal relationships developed within our communities. Through growth and partnerships, we have blossomed from a regional firm to an organization that provides services worldwide.

According to Accounting Today, PKF Mueller is a top 200 ranked firm, listed as the 127th largest and one of the “Top Firms in the Great Lakes Area.” The Firm is also the 15th largest accounting firm in the Chicago Metropolitan area, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. Additionally, PKF Mueller has been recognized as a “Best Places to Work in Illinois” for the last 12 years.

Overview of Internship Program

PKF Mueller offers students the opportunity to kick start their professional careers by joining our unique internship program. Interns in the program are responsible for utilizing their educational knowledge and experience to perform numerous accounting related responsibilities, while exploring and rotating between the fields of Tax and Audit.

Our interns will gain first-hand experience working side-by-side with professionals from all levels of the firm as they develop the skills to become a trusted business advisor for clients and associates in tax, audit and accounting services. Interns will work as an individual contributor and as part of a team to support client engagements and will gain exposure to a variety of clients and industries ranging from small businesses to large corporations. We also expect our interns to develop administrative, professional, and interpersonal skills to the extent of being able to organize, analyze, and communicate with others in a productive and efficient manner.

Our internship program is different from many in the fact that we treat all of our interns as associates. We value the knowledge our interns bring to the table as well as look forward to mentoring them along the way. The internship program is considered full time, 40+ hours per week and includes benefits.

For those interns who successfully complete a challenging busy season experience, an invitation to return or a full-time position may be offered.

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Junior status or above with a tax and audit class completed prior to internship.
  • No more than 2 classes during the time of the internship (not including credits earned for internship) and those classes must be after normal business hours (8am-5pm).
  • Strong personal identification with PKF Mueller firm values.
  • Valid Drivers License.