Grant Thornton is one of the world's most prestigious and highly respected accounting firms. An internship or job with the firm will open doors throughout your career. Interns get hands-on experience and a clear idea of what it’s like to work for the firm full time, while staff get extensive mentoring opportunities and the ability to take charge of their own careers—you can progress very quickly if you so desire and perform well.
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Widely considered to be the most prestigious accounting firm outside the Big 4, Grant Thornton is looking for enthusiastic, innovative, adaptable, emotionally intelligent individuals with integrity and honesty, strong critical thinking skills, and a desire to grow and learn. Ideally, candidates also enjoy challenging themselves, taking initiative, and learning different perspectives. For students, the firm offers a fulfilling internship experience, providing interns with hands-on experience and giving them a clear idea of what it’s like to work for the firm as full-time associates. With respect to the career development opportunities for full-time staff, insiders laud the mentoring opportunities and ability to take charge of their own careers—staff are able to progress very quickl...
Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s largest organizations of independent audit, tax, and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which has revenues in excess of $1.9 billion and operates 53 offices, works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. The company’s “bring your whole self to work” philosophy stresses diversity and a culture of flexibility and empowerment among its staff.
Alexander Richardson Grant, the namesake of the firm, began his accounting career at Ernst & Ernst (a predecessor of Ernst & Young), but, at 26, decided it was time to be his own boss and opened Alexander Grant & Co. in 1924. The company eventually bec...