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Accounting Internships and Experiential Learning Program

Accounting students have interned at organizations including: Ernst & Young, Diebold, The Timken Company, Aultman, Professional Football Hall of Fame and Sirak Financial.Third-year students in the accounting program take a course devoted entirely to experiential learning, which places them side-by-side with professionals in the field. Other opportunities include:

  • Guest speakers from the accounting profession visit the classroom and share their experiences with Walsh accounting students.
  • In Federal Income Tax II students participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. In this program, students prepare tax returns for low income taxpayers.

Although accounting internships are not required, many accounting majors have an internship their junior or senior year.

  • Acadecmic (for credit) internships in acounting-related functions are facilitated though the internship coordinator in the School of Business. Internships are available with local, regional and global enterprises and recommended for all students.
  • Additional internships (not for credit). Students can arrange these opportunities with the help of Career Services.

Many accounting majors are members of the student chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants. This organization has guest speakers in accounting. Student members also participate in service projects educating the community about personal financial planning.