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November 28, 2022

Should you delay graduation for an accounting internship?

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"When I had advised students on internships, I asked whether they will be graduating in May or in December. The reason for my question involves the firms' busy season which is usually January to April. I believe that an internship that results in a December graduation date is advantageous, while an internship that results in a May graduation date could be a disadvantage. Having an internship that results in a December graduation date is likely to mean having two busy seasons of experience within six months of graduation. This can be beneficial if the CPA firm looks at the number of busy seasons of experience when assigning additional responsibilities, promoting, etc."

via Accounting Coach

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