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



  • 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,
  • 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,