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Tax Accounting Intern

Are you an accounting student looking to gain hands-on experience in tax preparation, financial statement analysis, and accounting services? Our Tax Accounting Internship Program offers a 12-week immersive experience where you will work closely with seasoned professionals, use cutting-edge tools and technologies, and contribute to real-world projects. Apply today and jumpstart your career in tax accounting!

Job Type: 

Paid Internship


4709 Golf Road, Suite 1100, Skokie, Illinois


Competitive Hourly Stipend

Job Description

The Tax Accounting Internship Program is designed to provide accounting students with practical experience in tax preparation, financial statement analysis, and accounting services. This 12-week internship will enable students to work closely with our seasoned professionals, gain valuable industry knowledge, and contribute to real-world projects.

Program Objectives:

  1. To provide interns with hands-on experience in tax accounting.
  2. To expose interns to the latest tools and technologies used in the industry.
  3. To develop professional skills and industry connections through networking opportunities.
  4. To assess interns for potential full-time employment upon completion of their studies.

Internship Structure:

The program will be divided into four phases, as follows:

Phase 1: Orientation and Training

  • Introduction to the firm, its culture, and core values
  • Overview of the tax and financial statement accounting services provided
  • Training on relevant accounting software and tools
  • Introduction to tax regulations, financial reporting standards, and compliance

Phase 2: Project-Based Learning

  • Interns will be assigned to a specific team within the tax and financial statement department
  • Teams will work on real-world projects related to tax preparation, financial statement analysis, and accounting services
  • Interns will receive mentorship and guidance from experienced team members

Phase 3: Cross-Functional Exposure

  • Interns will rotate through different departments to gain a broader understanding of the firm’s operations
  • Exposure to areas such as tax advisory, financial planning, and risk management

Phase 4: Presentation and Evaluation

  • Interns will present their project findings and contributions to senior management
  • Performance evaluations and feedback will be provided by mentors and team leaders
  • Networking opportunities with professionals in the tax and financial statement accounting field

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate accounting program, with a minimum 2.75
  • Demonstrated interest in tax and financial statement accounting
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Application Process:

  1. Submit an online application, including your resume, and unofficial transcript.
  2. Qualified candidates will be invited to a video interview with an HR representative and/or hiring manager.
  3. Successful candidates will be offered a position in the Tax Accounting Internship Program.


  • Competitive hourly pay for the duration of the internship
  • Opportunity for academic credit, subject to university approval
  • Possibility of full-time employment upon completion of the internship and graduation
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals and potential mentors

About Gordon Law Group

Gordon Law Group is an award-winning Chicago law firm focusing on 4 core service areas: Tax Compliance, Tax Controversy, Corporate Law, and Cryptocurrency Law.

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