CLA highlights accounting through internships and FBLA conference for students.

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CLA showcases the best of accounting to students through internships and FBLA conference. Their summer internships provide real-world experience for high school and college students. The program includes mentorships and project-based learning. CLA partners with FBLA to drive awareness and interest in accounting careers.

CLA, the eighth largest accounting firm in the United States, welcomed a second cohort of high school student interns and over 400 college-level interns this summer. The internship programs provide students with real-world experience in accounting, tax, wealth management, digital, and consulting services. Students work alongside experienced professionals and engage in professional development activities. The high school internship program received nearly 500 applications this year. Through mentorships and project-based learning, students work on real-world projects like sustainable business solutions and digital finance innovation.

Key Points:

  • CLA welcomed high school and college interns to their summer programs.
  • The internship programs provide real-world experience in various areas of accounting and professional services.
  • CLA partners with FBLA to drive awareness of careers in accounting and professional services.

CLA joined forces with FBLA to exhibit and speak at its National Leadership Conferences to showcase internship opportunities and the accounting profession to students. CEO Jen Leary expressed excitement about hosting summer interns and the potential of tomorrow’s leaders to disrupt the industry. FBLA Interim President and CEO Randy W. Fiser highlighted the importance of learning content knowledge and professional skills for future success in the industry.

Overall, CLA’s internship programs aim to provide students with impactful experiences, mentorship, and project-based learning to prepare them for successful careers in accounting and professional services.

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