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Discover your future at KLR

If you want to pursue a career in public accounting, KLR is the right choice for your career. Much of our Firm’s success is our ability and desire to develop and guide young professionals like you. But don’t just take it from us, hear it from them. Find out what our co-ops and interns think of the KLR experience, learn more about how a KLR internship or co-op can help you achieve your career goals, and when we will be on your campus.

Benefits of a Regional Firm - Exploring Your Options

Join us from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for a career summit packed with wonderful learning opportunities, a chance to meet professionals at all levels (Interns to Associates to Shareholders), and a behind-the-scenes look at a career in public accounting. Choosing a regional accounting firm has its benefits—explore your options with people who started right where you’re standing.

Date: Thursday, June 3rd
Time: 9:00 - 1:00PM
Location: Zoom (link to be sent after registration)

Agenda:

TimeSession
9:00 - 9:30amWelcome - Firm Overview and Why Choose KLR
9:30 - 11:00amPathways to Success Roundtables – Hear from different Partners/Senior Managers about their career paths and what led them to KLR. Our roundtable discussions will give you real insights from real leaders and help you learn more about our different practice areas.
11:00 - 11:15amBreak
11:15-11:45amQ&A Panel - This informal Q&A session will give you a behind-the- scenes look at a career at KLR from people who started right where you’re standing
11:45 - 12:15pmIt’s Nice to “Meet” You Workshop – What does your resume say about you when someone “meets” you online for the first time? Hiring managers Lauren Amaral and Jade Toher will take you through what they look for when reviewing applicants’ resumes and conducting interviews
12:15 - 1:00 pmNetworking - 45 minutes of mixed breakout sessions with KLR team members

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Our student career summit is a fantastic opportunity for students to get a better idea of what an internship at KLR is like. In 2018, 100% of our interns reported that they received excellent value from their KLR internship, and that it exceeded their expectations. Better yet, most of our interns are offered full-time positions after graduation!

Here’s what students can look forward to as interns at KLR:

  • Buddy System
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Hands-On Experience
  • Team Building

Our event is geared towards sophomores, juniors and seniors who are strongly considering a career at a regional public accounting firm. Students must be able to commit to the full day if they apply. Selected students can expect to receive additional information and a detailed agenda prior to the event.

Co-op Program at a Glance

KLR offers one of the most rewarding accounting co-op programs anywhere. Our co-ops work on a variety of audit and tax projects in various industries - no coffee runs or taking lunch orders here! We make sure you work hand-in-hand with professionals so you can see firsthand what life is like at KLR.

  • Contact/Advisor: Eileen Messier, Human Resources Manager
  • Dress Code: Dress for your day
  • Compensation: Comparable to large Boston firms
  • Semester: January 2021
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Duration: 4-6 months

What You Can Expect

All co-ops receive one week of comprehensive orientation training when they begin, including:

  • Technical and soft skills training taught by certified KLR trainers
  • Tax simulations - co-ops prepare a “mock” tax return alongside their trainer
  • “Partner Perspectives” - co-ops meet partners, learn about their backgrounds and have the opportunity to ask questions.

After your training is complete you will work on assisting professional staff members with gathering information for tax returns, familiarizing yourself with the firm’s software, developing an understanding of public accounting and our firm, participating in monthly firm staff and department meetings, being a team player and more!

What We Offer

In 2018, 100% of our co-ops reported that they received excellent value from their KLR internship, and that it exceeded their expectations. And, most of our 2018 co-ops who were offered full-time positions after graduation have accepted!

  • Options: Our growth is coming from many different sectors and results in many options for our team to gain rewarding experiences in a variety of industries and client settings.
  • Balance: Support is provided through innovation, trust and respect for people’s time. Our unique culture provides an environment in which our people are allowed to perform and grow personally as well as professionally.
  • Advancement: At KLR, there is no shortage of opportunities to demonstrate your talent. Those who take initiative and are accountable will find there are no limits.
  • Rewarding Career Opportunities: Our size and growth allow our people to continue learning, experience role changes and new responsibilities, develop important relationships, and get valuable insight through formal and informal feedback.

About our Co-op Program

KLR co-op students generally work for a period of four to six months at a time and participate primarily in accounting and auditing engagements in the winter and various accounting and auditing engagements in the fall under the guidance and supervision of firm personnel. You will develop a basic understanding of public accounting through immersion.

Intern Program at a Glance

KLR offers one of the most rewarding accounting internship programs anywhere. Our interns work on a variety of audit and tax projects in various industries - no coffee runs or taking lunch orders here! We make sure you work hand-in-hand with professionals so you can see firsthand what life is like at KLR.

  • Contact/Advisor: Eileen Messier, Human Resources Manager
  • Dress Code: Dress for your day
  • Compensation: $15 per hour (subject to future market adjustment)
  • Semester: Fall 2021 (September), with the opportunity to continue into the Spring
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Hours: Minimum of 12-16 hours per week (preferably one 8-hour day open for fieldwork)

What You Can Expect

All interns receive one week of comprehensive orientation training when they begin, including:

  • Technical and soft skills training taught by certified KLR trainers
  • Audit and tax simulations - interns prepare a "mock" audit and "mock" tax return alongside the trainer
  • "Partner Perspectives" - interns meet partners, learn about their backgrounds and have the opportunity to ask questions.

After your training is complete you will work on assisting professional staff members with gathering information for financial reports and tax returns, familiarizing yourself with the firm’s software, developing an understanding of public accounting and our firm, participating in monthly firm staff and department meetings, being a team player and more!

KLR on Campus

Universities throughout New England organize career events and accounting nights for their students to have the opportunity to meet various firms. KLR participates in these events and will present at the following Universities/Colleges in 2021:

LocationDateTime
Anna Maria CollegeFebruary 23, 2021Group Information Session - Handshake 2:30-3:30pm
Assumption CollegeMarch 15, 2021Group Information Session- Handshake 5-5:30pm
Bentley UniversityTBD
Boston CollegeTBD
Bridgewater State UniversityTBD
Brown UniversityJanuary 27, 2021Group Information Session- Handshake 11:00-11:30am
Bryant UniversityFebruary 17, 2021KLR Information Session - Zoom 4:00-4:30pm
Nichols CollegeFebruary 16, 2021Group Information Session - Handshake 1:00-2:00pm & 3:30-4:30pm
Northeastern UniversityTBD
Providence CollegeMarch 5, 2021Group Information Session - Handshake 2:00-3:00pm & 4:00-5:00pm
Rhode Island CollegeFebruary 16, 2021Group Information Session - Zoom 4:00-4:30pm
Roger Williams UniversityFebruary 18, 2021Group Information Session - Zoom 2:00-2:30pm
Salve Regina UniversityFebruary 3, 2021KLR Information Session - Zoom 3:30 -4:30pm
Suffolk UniversityMarch 4, 2021

Group Information Session - Handshake 1-1:30pm

UMASS AmherstTBD
UMASS DartmouthFebruary 23, 2021Group Information Session - Handshake 3:30 -4:00pm
UMASS BostonTBD
University of HartfordTBD
University of Rhode IslandFebruary 24, 2021Group Information Session - Zoom 11:00-11:30am
Worcester State UniversityTBD

Team

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Our team is truly our best asset. Hear what it’s like to work here and how key members of our team are each finding their own way to learn and grow at KLR.

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