Towson, Maryland /
The mission of RS&F’s intern program is to provide college interns a valuable, hands-on experience working with a full-service public accounting and consulting firm. The internship program provides practical experiences encompassing Tax and Assurance services that RS&F provides to external clients, while improving our intern’s interpersonal communication skills and application of accounting guidance learned through their academic curriculum.
Training & Support
Interns follow the same onboarding process as a regular full-time employee, including orientation with Human Resources and IT to review policies and procedures, and receive hands-on training on the various professional software programs required for the Tax and Assurance departments. The internship coordinators regularly meet to plan a work schedule that accommodates the academic schedule of each intern while providing active participation in and responsibility for specific entry-level workflow needs in our respective service departments. In addition to frequent supervisory interaction, interns will also have direct contact with other designated staff on specific engagements.
As a guideline, most interns work 20 hours per week. Work schedules are created by the internship coordinators and take into account the intern’s academic commitments and preferred work times.
Pay & Pay Periods
Interns are paid an hourly rate via direct deposit on a semi-monthly basis. Hours are submitted each week and reviewed by the internship coordinators.
Work assignments will vary based on departmental workflow and seasonal needs. Sample of possible assignments are as follows:
• Assurance services, including test work, financial statement preparation, and confirmations
• Client accounting services, including QuickBooks reconciliations
• Business tax returns (1065 & 1120’s)
• Individual tax returns
• Corporate tax extensions
• Payroll tax filings
• Personal property tax return filing