Internship Program – Department of Accounting; G. Brint Ryan College of Business

GENERAL INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR RYAN COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Accounting

  • Academic Requirements:
    • 3.0 Grade point average in accounting courses, beyond ACCT 2020, taken at UNT
    • 3.0 Grade point average for all UNT coursework
    • Minimum of 18 hours (BS/BBA) or 21 hours (BS/MS) of accounting (including ACCT 2020 and 2010), at the start of the internship
    • Completion of at least 9 hours of accounting at UNT
    • Senior academic standing (at least 90 credit hours completed) at the start of the internship
    • Minimum of one full semester (or two summer sessions) of academic coursework remaining at the conclusion of the internship (12 credit hours for BS/BBA degree program and 9 credit hours for MS degree program) of which 3 credit hours must be an upper level accounting course
    • Internships must be full-time and contain a major accounting component requiring supervised professional judgment
    • Minimum of 320 hours in total must be worked
    • Cannot work at other jobs or take college course(s) during the internship except for compressed courses – ACCT 5120 and ACCT 5200
    • Acceptance into graduate school prior to enrollment is required to obtain credit for ACCT 5800
    • Students must attend an internship orientation prior to enrollment
    • If you have questions about the academic internship requirements for BBA, BS or MS Accounting degree programs, contact Christine Ellis, christine.ellis@unt.edu.
  • Meet Your Career Coach: Your Career Coach can assist you with searching for an internship position, writing an effective resume, preparing for interviews and other aspects of the internship process. Contact Dr. Brian Hirsch, brian.hirsch@unt.edu.

 

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