Teaching Hospitals of Texas Internship

The Teaching Hospitals of Texas is seeking a student who is interested in interning with its association in downtown Austin.  The intern will assist with research and analyses.

Projects may include:

  • Compiling hospitals’ audited financial reports for comparative analysis of their members and other hospital organizations related to key financial metrics.
  • Research on property tax rates and revenues to hospital districts and percent of revenues raised for hospital services.
  • Collection and/or analysis of other hospital comparative data.
  • Hospital reimbursement analysis and research.

The ideal candidate should possess good writing skills, clear thinking and analytic skills as well as ability and interest in working with hospital members.

Applicants must send a resume and letter outlining  interest by email to:
[email protected] and [email protected].

Additional information about the internship can be found online.

Submitted By: Sinan Ali Bana

Reminder: Summer 2013 Internship Requirements

Interning this summer?  Don’t forget that all of your materials, both hard copies of your paper and journal, as well as the online tasks, need to be submitted by the deadline:

• If you are getting credit in the summer, journals and papers must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday August 16 to the MPA Program Office, or else postmarked by August 16.

• If you are getting credit in the fall, journals and papers must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday September 13 to the MPA Program Office, or else postmarked by September 13.

The deadlines are firm. If you’ve already finished your internship, you are encouraged to submit your paperwork early.   Please refer to the online syllabus and e-mails that have been sent to you for further information regarding the requirements for earning credit for your internship. Incomplete or unprofessional components will not only need to be redone but will also result in the intern having to write an additional paper in order to receive credit.   If you have questions please refer to the syllabus and other materials, and feel free to contact the Internship Coordinator at [email protected].

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Internship Opportunity with CBS Radio

CBS Radio will be holding an information session for students to learn about and apply for several internships available in Dallas for Fall 2013. Interested students must be a Junior or Senior and are required to receive college credit for the internship.

When: August 23, 2013

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Where: CBS Radio Dallas
4131 N. Central Expwy, Ste 1000
Dallas, TX 75204

If you would like to attend this event, please RSVP to [email protected] no later than August 20.

Posted by Alesi Gerthe

Internship Opportunity: Office of Research and Analysis

Our Mission
The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate and independent audit reports.

The PCAOB also oversees the audits of broker-dealers, including compliance reports filed pursuant to federal securities laws, to promote investor protection.

Job Description:
The PCAOB is seeking highly motivated students for paid, full and part-time positions for the Fall 2013 semester. Successful candidates will provide support to the PCAOB’s Office of Research and Analysis (ORA) in the Washington, DC headquarters. ORA identifies and analyzes emerging audit and accounting issues that may present elevated risk of audit failure, and communicates these risks to the PCAOB’s other divisions.

As an Intern you will have the opportunity to gain a broad overview of trends and developments affecting audit firms and their audit clients and experience professional life before you’ve left school. You will also learn about, and use, analytical tools and methods and gain experience that will make you more marketable to prospective employers.

During your employment you will be assigned a variety of tasks and challenging assignments that will allow you to develop and showcase initiative and problem solving abilities while developing your risk analysis skills. You will collect and analyze financial and non-financial information acquired from external sources or PCAOB oversight activities and conduct research and analysis using a variety of tools. At the end of the program you will have the opportunity to review your performance using some of the same standards used to review full time employees.

Positions are available throughout the year, but we are currently hiring Fall Interns. Candidates are encouraged to apply for start dates in August/September 2013 with internships to conclude by December 31, 2013.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current academic enrollment at the undergraduate (Junior or above) or graduate level with an Accounting, Economics, Business or Finance major;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to stay organized and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to work as a team member
  • Ability to be flexible and be self-motivated

Our Values
The PCAOB encourages a spirit of cooperation and teamwork, and fosters an environment of professional growth where employees can exercise their leadership ability, creativity, technical competence, and public interest focus in helping the PCAOB fulfill its mission.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The PCAOB is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to establishing a diverse workforce.

Apply Here:
and search for Internships.

Posted by Alesi Gerthe

Internship Opportunities with Viacom

Viacom is one of the world’s leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect audiences accross television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. Viacom owns and operates channels such as MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Spike, and CMT.

A Viacom internship allows college students to work in an innovative, progressive, fast-paced and professional environment. Viacom is currently offering either full- or part-time internships in the spring, summer, and fall semesters. These positions are open to current college juniors, seniors, graduate students, and law students. Students must be available to work a minimum of two full days per week, for at least ten weeks. For application dates and resume submission information, visit viacomcareers.com and click on “Internships”.

Submitted by Taylor Atsalis

Nuve Accounting/Finance Job

Company Description: Nuve LLC is an international technology start-up focused on the emerging field of asset management and fraud prevention. We have a strong research and development engineering team based in Austin, Texas and a manufacturing and installation team based in Acuna, Mexico. Nuve solves asset management problems over a range of commercial and mobile business sectors using patent-pending sensor technology and web based tracking services.

Nuve is expanding rapidly in Mexico and Latin America and needs to hire an experienced accounting/financial professional to help build the company’s back end systems. While engineering, computer science and installation needs are up and running, the company’s internal structure is a blank slate. Everything from accounting to customer service to fund raising needs to be implemented.

Job Title: Accounting Finance Internship

Job Starting Date: Immediate

Job Type: Business Development/Start Up

Job City: Austin, Texas

Job Salary: Initially Unpaid

Work Authorizations: US Citizen, Permanent Resident

Job Description: Are you bright, articulate, hard-working and ready to break into operations with a fast-paced start up? Nuve is growing quickly and team members who join now will have a direct and measurable impact on the organization. We are building our strategic, long-term vision. Our small team enjoys working together and is committed to helping our customers succeed.

NOTE: While this position is initially unpaid, the right candidate has the immediate opportunity to quickly build his or her paid position within the company. As mentioned, Nuve currently operates in Mexico and has 7 customers who have generated revenues for 2011 and 2012. Our patent-pending sensors prevent fuel, cement and cargo theft in real time. Our customers are increasingly working as an unpaid sales staff because of their strong belief in our products. Demand for our technology is high. Several multi-billion dollar companies have approached us regarding use of our technology and/or to invest/partner with our business. We need qualified, trained business personnel immediately to help us build the company’s internal systems and meet demand.

Job Responsibilities: The company had a critical need to build an accounting system. We are also looking for an individual who can, who has and/or who is familiar with:

  • You are flexible and self-motivated.
  • Deep accounting/financial modeling background.
  • Familiarity with online [SaaS] accounting services – Previous experience deploying Quickbooks Enterprise is a plus
  • Strong writing skills are essential – Business Plans, Newsletters, Web Sites, Project Proposals
  • Familiarity with business development in a fast paced start up.
  • Fluency in Spanish is highly desired.
  • Fluency in Portuguese is a plus.

Job Qualifications: Nuveopen to BBA, MBA, MPA or PhD students. Ideally the optimal candidate will have prior business experience. Experience building a company is a plus.

Please contact COO, Jim McMullan, at [email protected] if interested.

Submitted by Anna Craft


KIPP: Houston Public Schools Accounting Internship

Nature and Scope
KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) is a national network of 125 free, open-enrollment public charter schools.  KIPP’s mission is to develop in underserved students the academic skills, intellectual habits, and qualities of character necessary to succeed at all levels of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, college, and the competitive world beyond.

Internship Summary
The Accounting Intern will report directly to the Director of Accounting and play a key role in the annual audit of KIPP: Houston Public Schools. The intern will gain valuable experience in all aspects of the KIPP Accounting group. KIPP is on the forefront of technology so the intern will see directly how technology is increasing the efficiency of major non-profits such as KIPP through the use of Excel, VBA, DropBox and Adobe Acrobat XI.

This position is funded by Shell and is part of the 2013 Shell Nonprofit Internship Program. This is a paid internship of approximately $2,500 over 8 weeks starting on June 3rd, 2013.


  • Accounts Payable – 2 weeks – Input vendor invoices, ensuring transaction dates are correct. Ensure items are posted in the proper fiscal year. Print checks and work directly with the AP Senior Specialist.
  • Accounts Receivable – 2 weeks – Input cash receipts, ensuring revenue is booked in the proper period. Work directly with A/R Staff Accountant.
  • Fixed Assets – 2 weeks – Work directly with Fixed Assets Staff Accountant to ensure depreciation is properly accounted for. Ensure capital additions are properly accounted for using Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Audit – 2 weeks and ongoing – Gather support for the audit. Ensure audit support ties to lead schedules. Work directly with the Director of Accounting to ensure auditors receive support in a timely manner. This will be essential in reducing audit costs for KIPP Houston.


  • Must be an Accounting major with over 60 hours of college credit
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Major GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently/as a self-starter
  • Team-oriented and dependable
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word office software recommended
  • Strong work ethic and an outgoing personality

Please send your resume and cover letter to the Director of Accounting, Son Han [email protected] and cc Tim Fry [email protected].

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Spring 2013 Internship Approval

If you are planning to do an internship next spring, don’t forget that you need approval first!  Fill out the online application and then check back in a day or two to make sure that it has been approved.

You can check the status of your internship, and see which papers have been received by the MPA Program Office at any time by looking online.  Go to http://new.mccombs.utexas.edu/MPA/Integrated-MPA/Curriculum/Internships.aspx and then click on the link that says “check your internship status” at the bottom of the page.

If you have any questions please contact [email protected].

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin

Summer 2012 Cappello Investment Banking Internship

Cappello Investment Banking Internship: Summer 2012

Job Description:
Cappello Capital Corp. is an investment bank focused on providing M&A advisory services and private placements of equity and debt to public and private companies located in the U.S. and internationally. We do not provide trading, brokerage or research services, as we are solely focused on executing fundamental, negotiated transactions that generally involve a single buyer/investor or a very small group of buyers/investors. Our firm is based in Santa Monica, CA and maintains an office in Austin, TX. The majority of our business is referral-based, so most of our time is spent evaluating opportunities and executing, rather than pitching. We are also active internationally, which is unique among middle market investment banking firms and this provides the opportunity for our junior professionals to gain valuable cross-border experience. The unpaid internship positions will be in our Austin office. More information can be found on our website at www.cappellocorp.com.

Job Responsibilities:
performing financial valuation analyses, building and using financial models, preparing presentation materials for pitches, conducting industry and product research, marketing and business development activities. Please note that this is a full-time position.

Job Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in investment banking, and will be studying finance or accounting. If you meet the above criteria, please e-mail a resume with cover letter to [email protected] Include “Intern – Texas” in the Subject line of the e-mail. If your experience varies significantly from the requirements described above, please do not submit an application. Apply only by email; no phone calls, please.


Posted by Alesi Gerthe

Spring Internship- Peak Performers

Objectives:  The intern will be exposed to basic internal audit concepts and methodologies.  These concepts and methodologies could include both assurance and advisory services.

Duties: Assist audit project managers with the implementation of audit programs to address specific audit objectives.  Administrative and research projects may also be assigned.

This paid internship is for 30 to 40 hours per week.  The applicant selected for this paid internship will be an employee of Peak Performers and not the Texas Department of Public Safety.


* Have been enrolled in the Fall 2011,
*  Be currently enrolled as a graduate student,
*  Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student (having completed 60 or more hours), or
*  Have graduated with a bachelors or masters degree after May 2010.

Preferred Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

* Proficient communication skills (verbal and written)
* Experience using facilitation and instructional skills
* Working knowledge of business risks and controls
* Coursework in planning, organizing, directing, evaluating and / or controlling.
* Specific internal auditing course work.
* Experience working as a team member.
* Experience leading a team.

To apply, send your resume to [email protected] no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 27,  2012.

Submitted by Madeline Chauvin