In our ongoing podcast series with young professionals at Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn, Jesse Caples, a Supervisor at GSG, discusses how an internship can be a great launching pad for a fulfilling career in accounting.
For young professionals considering a career in accounting, it’s not all about sitting in a room and crunching numbers. In fact, working at a firm like GSG presents great opportunities to help clients overcome critical business challenges in a variety of industries.
In addition, an internship can present a viable path towards having a rewarding career in a stable industry like accounting. Internships offer invaluable hands-on experience that allows aspiring accountants to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios. Whether it’s in audit, tax, consulting, or business valuation, interns get the chance to explore different facets of working at an accounting firm, gaining exposure to various industries and business environments. This exposure helps interns develop a well-rounded skill set and a deeper understanding of the profession.
For young people considering a career in accounting, working at GSG offers a supportive and growth-oriented environment. The firm recognizes the potential of young professionals and provides ample opportunities for career advancement and skill development. Employees are encouraged to explore their interests and pursue specialized areas within accounting, ensuring a fulfilling and diverse career path.
Here are key highlights from this interview:
- How Jesse got into the accounting profession. (:25)
- Jesse’s initial expectations when he started his accounting career. (1:00)
- Why Jesse enjoys the challenging aspects of working at an accounting firm. (2:04)
- Why internships are important for entering this industry. (3:09)
- What it’s like for young people working at GSG. (4:00)
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