Tax Intern

Are you searching for a meaningful and fulfilling internship program where you can gain exposure to the public accounting profession? If you are interested in working alongside a skilled team of professionals, then we want to hear from you! 

Dedekian George Small & Markarian, a highly regarded full-service regional CPA firm serving the manufacturing, agriculture, and construction industries, has immediate openings for Interns to join our team this tax season. This is a great opportunity for students enrolled in a BS or MS Accounting Degree program that are eager to gain practical knowledge and real-world experience that will set them up for success in the future.  

Job Responsibilities  

The Associate Intern role is responsible for learning and applying their technical skills and working as part of a team carrying out tasks under close coaching and supervision. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Develops an understanding of the business and the Associate role. 
  • Develops technical skills on the job. 
  • Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assignment tasks. 
  • Builds working relationships at peer client level. 
  • Effectively documents work. 
  • Identifies task issues as well as task progress in a timely and organized manner. 
  • Participates in office-wide initiatives – recruitment, marketing, etc. 
  • Builds strong team relationship skills. 

Key Performance Indicators  

  • Demonstrated record of retention of application of technical skills. 
  • Quality of work output. 
  • Integration into the team. 
  • Meeting assignment objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes). 
  • Participation in firm-wide initiatives. 

Job Requirements 

  • Full-time student enrolled in a BS or MS Accounting Degree program  
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior Accounting Major 
  • Availability to work 15 hours per week starting February 2022 through April 15, 2022 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale 
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills. 
  • Team player with a positive – ‘can do’ approach. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team 


  • This is a paid internship position.  We will discuss upon job offer. 
  • This internship program is designed to meet the requirements for college credit.