Simply Tax® Episode 128: What's It Like to Be a Tax Intern?

Thoughtware Podcast Published: Aug 31, 2021
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Tori Chan; Batul Kapasi; Drew Neville; Sammy Grochowski
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Simply Tax® Episode 128

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An internship in public accounting can be one of the most rewarding yet nerve-racking experiences on the journey to a career in tax. Hear from four students who completed a summer internship with host Damien Martin as they share their advice, tips, and lessons learned. Here’s what’s covered:

  • Meet our fantastic four tax interns @01:35
  • How the experience stacked up against expectations @04:00
  • Advice for those considering and embarking on an internship @11:52
  • AMA with Damien @25:38
    • How do you develop and foster client relationships? @25:54
    • What makes an intern successful and how can they successfully transition into an associate role? @28:17
    • How did you decide your path and decide to get an M.S. degree in taxation? 30:48
    • How do you keep the team motived during stressful times? @34:15
  • Tips and takeaways from the internship experience @37:07
    • Get to know the other interns
    • Keep a positive mindset
    • Build relationships with others at the firm
    • Don’t be afraid to let others know your learning style and ability

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