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Campus Recruiting and Internships Overview

HW&Co. recruits at several Ohio universities each year, seeking top accounting students or recent graduates interested in busy season internships. Our programs provide students with the opportunity to learn more about careers in public accounting. We invite you to take a close look at both of our programs.

  • Busy Season Internship
  • Summer Leadership Program

Busy Season Internship

This twelve-week experience runs January-April and allows for deeper discovery and hands-on training. With a focus on either Auditing, Healthcare, or Tax, Busy Season Interns develop a sense for their professional preferences in a real world setting. Successful interns may have the opportunity to receive an offer to return to HW&Co. as a staff accountant following graduation.

Individuals considering an internship with HW&Co. should:

  • Have a demonstrated ability and willingness to work hard
  • Be well-rounded individuals who have been involved in extracurricular activities or work experience
  • Have proven time-management skills
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work well with people inside our firm, within our clients’ organizations and in the business community at large.

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Summer Leadership Program

Are you interested in an internship and looking to learn more about what a career at HW&Co. could look like? Our Summer Leadership Program is an informative session intended for college sophomores and juniors who are considering a career in public accounting.

What You’ll Experience:

  • Firm Overview – Learn more about HW&Co.
  • Client Service – Hear about our services in Audit, Healthcare, and Tax
  • Network – Meet HW&Co. professionals at all levels

Eligibility:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Accounting
  • Intend to be CPA eligible by 2023
  • Be a team player who is motivated to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess strong analytical, communication, and technical skills
This program is currently filled for Summer 2020.
Please check back in early 2021 for more details.

Q & A

Question:

What are the main qualifications you look for in an intern candidate?

Answer:

Our ideal candidate is involved in extracurricular activities, has work experience and a strong interest in public accounting. We need to see that you can put in the time and effort to learn and succeed.

Question:

How many hours can an intern expect to work during the internship?

Answer:

Our interns will be essentially doing the same work as our staff accountants. During busy season you can expect to work about 55-60 hours a week
(including Saturdays).

Question:

How much on the job training will be provided?

Answer:

Your first week is all training. We cover everything from firm how-to’s, to financial statement preparation, software packages and more! After new hire training you will receive department-specific training.