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2025 Risk Advisory Summer Intern

2025 Risk Advisory Summer Intern

locationPittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/19/2023
Full Time

Schneider Downs provides a caring culture that supports what matters most to emerging professionals, like yourself, including work-life flexibility, career growth, the chance to receive one-on-one mentoring, and learning opportunities meant to inspire your professional development. Experience all of these and more at Schneider Downs, where we’ve been providing audit, tax, consulting and wealth management services through our team of innovative thought leaders for over 65 years. Start building your career with people motivated to help you succeed—and enjoy more of what counts.

Our growing Risk Advisory Services practice, a specialty area within our Consulting Services group, provides outsourcing, co-sourcing and Sarbanes-Oxley assistance to clients in various industries, is seeking motivated students who are interested in expanding their knowledge in the consulting industry to participate in our 2025 internship program. Learn more about our work and how you could make an impact helping organizations while growing your skills!

As a Risk Advisory Summer Intern, you work as a member of the engagement team and are responsible for a variety of assigned projects that assist with the completion of the engagement – risk assessment, process improvement, control evaluation, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. You will be part of a learning culture that values quality and integrity, where you’ll be supported by Schneider Downs professionals.

Schneider Downs has embraced the hybrid work model, so this role will have flexibility working from home, as well as in the office.

The summer session typically runs from mid-May until mid-August. While flexibility is at the core of our culture, the expectation is that interns will be available during working hours – Monday through Friday, 9 am through 5 pm.


  • Provide high quality professional day-to-day execution of internal audit engagements and special projects
  • Work as part of the engagement team focusing on compliance or advisory projects
  • Create draft audit reports for management review
  • Assist management in preparing risk assessments, audit plan programs, and internal audit reports
  • Serve a variety of clients within the public and private sectors


  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting or related field (e.g., Business Administration, Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), etc.)
  • Must have an anticipated graduation date between December 2025 and August 2026, and be available to begin full-time work between January 2026-October 2026
  • A preferred overall GPA of 3.3 (3.0 minimum), or combination of educational success and applicable work and/or volunteer experience

Schneider Downs’ internship program is designed to give students meaningful work experiences while supporting the firm’s hiring needs, especially as we continue to grow. Our interns are eligible for conversion into full-time employment after graduation based upon individual performance and department need.

At Schneider Downs, our culture is our identity. And it’sour culture of care that makes us unique. Even as we grow, we work hard toretain this culture to continuously promote a positive, supportive workenvironment through our core values: Care, Integrity, Flexibility, Respect, andDrive.

- Competitive compensation
- Hybrid work models and work-life flexibility
- Learning environment with buddies, mentors and a focus on personal development
- Meaningful work experiences and multi-industry exposure
- Collaborative, supportive culture and community involvement
- Flex Fridays and office closures for summer and winter breaks
- Additional benefits upon full-time conversion, including insurance, paid time off, CPA exam bonus, profit sharing and more!

For over 65 years, Schneider Downs has provided audit, tax,consulting, and wealth management services through our team of innovativethought leaders committed to our approach of providing Big Thinking with aPersonal Focus. Our client roster includes a diverse blend of well-establishednational and regional businesses both publicly and privately owned – as well asnot-for-profits and exciting start-ups. Regardless of industry or corporateprofile, our clients receive the highest level of responsiveness, pro-activity,and personal attention to their individual needs. We call that commitment theSD Standard and it’s what makes us different.

Schneider Downs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Webelieve a culture of care that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusioncontributes to a better company, better client services, and a better world.

SchneiderDowns does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicitedreferral will become the property of Schneider Downs. Upon hire, no fee will beowed to the agency, person, or entity.