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2025 Summer Intern

About Us

A Top 100 Firm, Brown Edwards provides assurance, tax and business advisory services to a diverse clientele. With a firm-wide staff of more than 450 professionals, our accounting firm is one of the largest independent CPA firms in the Virginia / West Virginia / Tennessee region. We support individuals and businesses in a wide range of industries. Our success is directly attributable to an unyielding commitment to excellence in every aspect of our work.

Are you an Accounting major looking to expand your knowledge and expertise in public accounting? If so, Brown Edwards is the place for you! 

BE enables students to work alongside successful accounting professionals, allowing them hands-on opportunity to learn, develop, and prepare for their own career. Not to mention, it's paid!

Our Audit Teams will require some additional support during the summer 2025, and as a Summer Intern, you will assist with this work. BE Interns work alongside successful accounting professionals for a hands-on opportunity to learn, develop, and prepare for your own career. 

What Your Day Looks Like:

  • Review the adequacy of client's internal control systems, may document the system for our files, and perform testing to verify the accuracy of data provided
  • Import data from client’s files to our workpaper files
  • Learn to use accounting and tax software
  • Develop an understanding of internal CPA practices
  • Develop an understanding of teamwork within a work environment

What You Need as an Intern:

  • Accounting majors who intend to begin their careers in public accounting
  • Students in their junior or senior years, with at least one section of Intermediate accounting already successfully passed
  • GPA's of 3.0 and higher
  • Availability of 15-20 hours per week during spring semester is preferred
  • Interns should be able to work in a fast-paced environment with deadlines, multi-task, and possess critical thinking skills
  • Interns should be aspiring to obtain CPA certification
  • Interns should have a willingness and desire to learn more about public accounting
  • Attributes that demonstrate initiative, career-oriented intensity, above average Excel/IT skills, and professionalism will be significant factors in our selection of candidates

Core Values

Quality : Integrity : Professionalism : Enthusiasm : Innovation


Brown Edwards provides equal employment to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.