Accountancy Academic Internship Program

The NIU Accountancy Internship program is an academic internship program designed to give qualified applicants practical work experience in the field of accounting (see our numbers). Our internships:

  • consist of ten weeks of full-time, accounting-oriented work;
  • are restricted to upper-level Accountancy, LMAS and MST students;
  • are worth three (3) semester hour credits for qualified students;
  • require students to write papers and deliver an oral presentation;
  • are an outstanding introduction to our profession; and
  • offer an opportunity for employers to really scrutinize potential full-time employees.

Fall 2018 Recruiting Calendar



August 17

Accountancy Recruiter’s Workshop
NIU Naperville
2-3:30 p.m.

August 27

Fall semester begins

September 27

Fall 2018 Accountancy Career Fair

September 28-November 30

On-campus interviews permitted

Students attending the fair expect that employers have open positions and that employers will be interviewing students in the two-three weeks after the career fair. To arrange for on-campus interviews, contact Carolyn Ramsey, NIU Career Services at 815-753-7170 or

November 2

Offers must not expire before this date

All employers who register for the Accountancy Career Fair are assumed to adhere to the Job Offer Policy. In essence, this policy requires that all students have at least two weeks to consider a job offer for an internship or a full-time position. All offers extended during the Fall 2018 semester must expire no sooner than November 2, 2018.

December 14

Fall semester ends

Accountancy Career Fair

The fall Accountancy Career Fair will be held on September 27, 2018 at the Holmes Student Center. This event is restricted to upper-level Accountancy majors, MAS, MAC, and MST students.  Employers register today for fall 2018 fair.

Resume books will be available for employers on Huskies Get Hired.


Students: Got An Offer?

Report your Accountancy internship and job placement information.

Interested in Hiring an Accountancy Student?

Visit our hiring page for more information.