BPM LEAD Program (July 2024)

San Jose, CA
Early Career – Interns - Assurance /
Temporary /
BPM LEAD is an immersive leadership development program for accounting students. Our program is unique due to its intimate structure and high-volume of activity.

BPM LEAD educates students on the public accounting experience and the importance of creating a personal definition for a leader. Activities, projects, and presentations will incorporate technical skills, soft skills, and professional etiquette providing BPM LEAD students with an array of noteworthy experiences.

BPM LEAD is a one-day event designed to provide 2nd and 3rd year accounting students with the opportunity to discover various career paths within public accounting. This is a terrific way to develop and enhance your knowledge of the Accounting field and connect with fellow students and BPM Professionals. Here are some additional details about the program:

Location: BPM San Jose Office (10 Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113)  

- July 25th, 2024 (8:30 AM – 7:00 PM)  

Application Process:  
- Submit your resume/application through this job posting
- If your resume is selected, the campus team will reach out to schedule a short interview with you 
- You will be notified about program participation within a week of your interview

What we're looking for:

    • An interest in learning about public accounting 
    • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in Accounting or related major  
    • Students graduating between 5/1/2025 - 6/30/2027 
    • Excellent communication skills and a strong desire to work in a team environment 
    • A positive attitude mixed with an innate desire to learn and interact

During the program you can expect to:

    • Learn the day to day differences between Assurance, Tax and Advisory 
    • Learn how to improve your personal brand and sharpen your interviewing skills 
    • Participate in a mock interviews 
    • Mix with senior leaders to better understand their path to success 
    • Hear from former interns who are now BPM Associates 
    • Learn how to study and pass the CPA exam 
    • Network with fellow students and BPM employees for a social games night near the office 
    • Get a jump on future BPM internship opportunities  
    • Participate in a group project competition to win prizes 
    • Participate in a Q&A with CEO Jim Wallace 
    • Receive BPM apparel 

Additional Notes:

    • We do not provide transportation and lodging for this event 
    • Students will need to get to and from the office using their own means of transportation. We’re located at: 10 Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113  
    • There is a parking garage located directly beneath the BPM office building; all parking costs will be reimbursed
    • Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided on the first day with breakfast and lunch provided on the second
    • Attire for this event will be business casual 
    • For the question "What office location interests you?" Please select San Jose
- Please note that this is a one-day, educational experience and is not a paid internship

Wondering if you should apply?

At BPM we are people who value people. We are progressive and purposeful. We are a firm with flexibility. Our
shared entrepreneurial spirit drives us to see and do things differently. And our passion for people makes BPM a place where everyone feels welcome, valued, and part of something bigger.


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For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Please note - this posting is for prospective candidates only. Unsolicited third-party resume submissions will be considered property of BPM and will not be acknowledged or returned.