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Tax Intern - Summer 2024

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PwC US Tax

19d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco +2

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  • You must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, a preferred GPA of 3.0, be in your 3rd or 4th year of study, and show a desire for career growth in Tax. Prior experience with tax laws, client interactions, and technology automation is a plus.
  • You will research tax laws, analyze their application, work as part of a team, seek guidance when needed, prioritize tasks, and communicate effectively in a professional environment.

Summer Internship

Accounting & TaxSan Francisco, Denver, Phoenix


  • A career within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You’ll advise clients on their local and overseas tax affairs, while acting as a strategic consultant related to business analysis, managing working capital, and profit sharing for partners. You’ll also help organisations understand the pricing implications of goods and services between related parties, as well as providing advice on tax implications of deals. Our team helps our clients improve their tax function to control risk and facilitate better decision making. You’ll focus on helping businesses with tax strategy, ensuring tax compliance, increasing post tax profits, and providing application support to achieve the best corporate tax practices.
  • To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.


  • Minimum Degree Required:
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Required Fields of Study:
  • Accounting
  • Minimum Years of Experience:
  • 0 year(s)
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Additional Educational Preferences:
  • Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.0
  • Preferred major GPA: 3.0
  • Client service intern positions are entry-level and job seekers are traditionally either in their 3rd year of a 4 year degree program or in the 4th year of a 5 year program. Client service interns typically join us during the winter/spring or summer prior to their intended graduation year.
  • Certification(s) Preferred:
  • Before starting with PwC full-time, meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as meeting all educational requirements to satisfy the 150 credit hour requirement necessary for the CPA license in the state in which your office will be located, or provide documentation satisfactory to the Firm that your CPA license can be obtained in the state in which your office will be located through reciprocity based on either a CPA license held, or CPA exam passed, in another state.
  • Preferred Knowledge/Skills:
  • Demonstrates basic abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
  • Researching and analyzing tax laws, rules and regulations, pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;
  • Interacting with various levels of client and firm management through both written and verbal communications; and,
  • Demonstrating self-motivation and desire to take responsibility for personal growth and career development.
  • Possesses a desire to pursue a career in Tax. As a tax technical professional, has experience researching business and industry trends to develop a point of view to leverage in assisting with proposals.
  • Has exposure with automation & digitization in a professional services environment including but not limited to:
  • Innovating through new and existing technologies, along with experimenting with digitization solutions; and,
  • Working with large, complex data sets to build models and leverage data visualization tools.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • As an Intern / Trainee, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Be curious and try new things.
  • Learn about how PwC works as a business and adds value to clients.
  • Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts and other information.
  • Support research, analysis and problem solving using a variety of tools and techniques.
  • Produce high quality work which adheres to the relevant professional standards.
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for area of specialism.
  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in materials produced.
  • Embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
  • An Intern’s role in PwC's core tax practice includes:
  • Participate in select phases of tax compliance engagements;
  • Research tax laws, rules/regulations and analyze their application to specific situations;
  • Demonstrate creative thinking and individual initiative while working as a team member, building solid relationships with team members;
  • Proactively seek guidance, clarification and feedback;
  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism


Work type

Full time

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San Francisco, Denver, Phoenix