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    5 Secrets to a Successful Internship

    07/27/2016Simbiat

    Internships are an integral step in choosing your career path. They shape and mold you by giving you a real world experience that should not be taken for granted. The end goal is to make it as successful as possible so that the odds of you landing a job afterwards increases. Below are 5 secrets […]

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    How I scored a Big 4 internship with Deloitte my sophomore summer

    07/13/2016Jude

    So you want to see the details behind how I got my summer internship with Deloitte?     Due to their prestige and reputation getting an internship can be a daunting task. I’m going to share the process I went through to acquire a 2016 summer internship as a sophomore in college and give a […]

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    Top 5 Do’s and DON’TS of your Big 4 Internship

    07/13/2016Matthew

    It’s that time of year again. Sun’s coming out, you’re changing like the leaves from pasty printer paper to a lobster, and millions of interns are stampeding (while texting) through crowded streets like it’s their University quad. For those interns about to get lost going to EY, PWC, KPMG, Deloitte, or other professional service firms, […]

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    From the mailbag: I botched my PwC interview, how do I get better for my next one?

    07/06/2016James

    Question (edited for clarity): I attended a PwC Partner interview, but I didn’t do very well. I did not get an offer and made some mistakes. I spoke very fast and did not take any time a develop a question, and I ended up not really answering the question because I didn’t think before I spoke. I […]

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    Surviving a Big 4 happy hour as an intern

    06/29/2016Nkem

    If you have not realized by now, interning with the Big 4 has a tremendous amount of perks. Not only does this experience heighten your career and knowledge in public accounting, but it also helps you develop a whole new network of people to support you. Granted everyone’s internship experience is different with respect to […]

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    Note to Interns: Don’t be THAT Intern

    06/22/2016Simbiat

    Interns make the world go round. They are often very helpful, dedicated, and eager to get their foot in the door and start off their summer with a fresh start. However, no matter how many other fellow wonderful interns you find yourself around, there will always be THAT intern. This is the know-it-all intern or […]

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    The top value Big 4 firms want to see

    06/15/2016Nkem

    We all know what it is like to be in class and the professor asks a question, but it takes years before someone raises their hand to answer. Maybe we don’t want to answer because we are tired, we don’t know the answer, or simply want to take the back seat and “chill”. Whatever the […]

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    How to maximize your next Career Fair

    06/06/2016Simbiat

    Start working towards your career today It wasn’t until my Junior year in college that I began to understand the importance of going to a career fair. I would constantly receive emails regarding them but upon simply reading the title, I found myself moving them into the trash folder. After nearly two years of dodging […]

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    For a killer resume, show accomplishments (not job descriptions)

    05/10/2016James

    Creating an eye-catching resume is one of the most important things you can do to help land an interview with a Big 4 firm. There is no perfect way to write any one resume… but there if there is one thing you absolutely must do to create a Big 4 worthy resume, it’s being able to express accomplishments (instead of job descriptions). Amateur […]

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    The importance of externships – how to maximize your experience and secure an internship / full time spot

    04/27/2016Nkem

    My motto when it comes to externships -”if they are paying for it, take it!” One of the best ways to access Big 4 firms early in your college career is through externship programs. Externships are becoming more and more popular as competition in the job market increases, as they provide a more seamless entrance into the firms. […]

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