Aronson's Accelerate Externship 2021

Rockville, Maryland /
Internships /
Aronson LLC provides a comprehensive platform of assurance, tax, and consulting solutions to today’s most active industry sectors and successful individuals. For more than 50 years, we have purposefully expanded our service offerings and deepened our industry specialties to better serve the needs of our clients, people, and community. From startup to exit, we help our clients maximize opportunity, minimize risk, and unlock their full potential. 
Aronson, the largest independently owned public accounting firm based in the DC Metro Area, is growing organically, and we are looking for individuals who want to make an immediate and substantial impact on the future of our firm. We have an award winning culture, and have been ranked for ten consecutive years as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the Washington DC Metro Area.  We have been recognized as experts in the industries and markets we serve, and acknowledged as an employer that offers its team members a voice. In 2020, our team members rated us the #1 Public Accounting Firm in the Washington DC Metro Area (Washington Business Journal) and as a "Top Workplace" by the Washington Post. Aronson is an AICPA major firm with a national and international reach, coupled with a local, personalized feel benefiting our team members and clients. 

Aronson LLC is excited to present a unique opportunity to the “best of the best,” top of their class, motivated and focused accounting students who are on track to graduate their undergraduate or graduate degree with 150 credit hours in 2023.

Our firm is focused on providing opportunities to well-rounded high performers with a proven track record of academic excellence. We seek students who understand that passion, diligence and focus are integral to successful academic and professional pursuits. We are an organization that recognizes and rewards those who take initiative in their future. This is a true opportunity to observe and engage with a firm that encourages you to pave your own path and take ownership of your future.

Accelerate is a two-day, comprehensive introduction to Tax, Assurance, and Consulting practices to expand your knowledge of public accounting, specifically in the DC Metro Area. Selected Externs will receive direct training from Aronson professionals and have the unique opportunity to receive mentoring advice and career coaching. Leadership will provide a close-up view to the intricacies of our different industry groups and services. Aronson serves the government contracting, real estate, construction, non-profit, forensic valuation, consulting, technology industries, a variety of organizations and employee benefit plan matters. Externs will get exposure to these industries through observation and task participation. Additionally, Externs will have the opportunity to accelerate the development of their professional network through a social event to leverage the strong mentorship that professionals at Aronson provide.

This is a great opportunity to build your knowledge of public accounting and better understand what a career with a top ranked, regional firm can offer you through an unparalleled experience. Accelerate your future in public accounting by starting with Aronson today!


    • Strong interest in beginning a career in public accounting upon receiving your undergraduate/graduate degree
    • Free of prior commitment to an internship with Aronson or any other Public Accounting firm 
    • Current Sophomore status in a four-year accounting program or Junior status in a five-year accounting program at an accredited university with a plan to complete 150 credit hours by 2023
    • Maintenance of a 3.3 GPA or higher
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • A positive attitude and outstanding work ethic
    • Participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrated leadership abilities
*Please list your GPA and number of credits at graduation on your resume and cover letter.

**Qualified candidates must be eligible to work for any employer in the United States.

***Our interview process will begin in January 2021.