Ariana Diop — Spring '17

HG&K Ltd.

February 15, 2018 |

Major: Accounting

Class Level: Senior

Employer: HG&K Ltd.

Internship Title: Tax Intern

How did you find your internship: Through Handshake 

Summary of internship responsibilities: I prepared individual, trust and business income tax return including C-corporations, S-corporations and partnerships. I assisted with audit, review and compilation procedure. I also helped with the write-up services and other consulting works for the clients, including the use of QuickBooks. I worked on the preparation of financial statements including assembling information needed for footnotes

Benefits of interning: I had a real experience in tax, I know more about the career path I want to take. It opened me lot of doors. I feel more confident during interviews.

Challenges faced: I had to accommodate with the real-world work environment with meetings and deadline. Find my place in the organization. I was afraid of making mistake or asking too many questions.

Recommendations for success: I would recommend to never give up, work hard and start applying for an internship as early as possible.

Career plans after graduation: I plann to apply to the master's degree in accounting to get the 150 credits and to take the CPA exam.

 

 

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