Audit Intern - Spring 2025
Elgin, IL Audit
Job Type

PKF Mueller is an award-winning, full-service, certified public accounting and business advisory firm serving clients both domestically and internationally. Since its 1968 founding, the Firm has significantly grown and currently serves clients from multiple offices in the Chicagoland area as well as an office in Sarasota, Florida. PKF Mueller provides a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax, consulting, and business advisory services.

According to Inside Public Accounting, PKF Mueller is a top 150 ranked U.S.-based accounting firm and one of the “Top Firms in the Great Lakes Area.” Crain’s Chicago Business has also named PKF Mueller one the largest accounting firms in the Chicago Metropolitan area. Additionally, PKF Mueller has been recognized as a “Best Places to Work in Illinois” consecutively for over 10 years.

Our people are the center of everything we do, and we are committed to fostering an environment where every employee feels comfortable bringing their authentic self to work every day. We value each employee’s unique background, culture, viewpoint, and identity, and how these contribute to new ideas and perspectives that help us all succeed – together.

Overview of Intern Program

PKF Mueller offers students the opportunity to kick start their professional careers by joining our internship programs. Here at PKF Mueller, we offer two different internships programs, an audit-focused program as well as a tax-focused program.

Our Internship programs are different than 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.

Audit Intern Program

We are looking for several interns to work during our busy season starting Spring of 2025. The internships are paid 40+ hours per week. This opportunity is in person and available in our Orland Park, Elgin, and Chicago, Illinois offices.

For those interns who successfully complete a challenging busy season experience, an invitation to return or a full-time position may be offered. This positing is specifically for the Audit internship program. We do offer a Tax internship program available in another posting.

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Junior status or above with an 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).
  • Have a strong personal identification with PKF Mueller’s firm values.
  • Possess a valid drivers license or have reliable transportation to perform the job requirements.