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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.

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 CollegeTBD
Assumption CollegeSeptember 8, 2021Handshake 5:30-7:30pm
Bentley UniversitySeptember 21, 2021Virtual 2:30-4:30pm
Boston CollegeTBD
Bridgewater State UniversitySeptember 23, 2021Virtual Career & Internship Fair - 2:00-5:00pm
Brown UniversityTBD
Bryant UniversitySeptember 22, 2021

MAC- 4:00-7:00pm

Nichols CollegeSeptember 14, 2021Chalmers Fieldhouse 2:00-3:30pm
Northeastern UniversityOctober 5, 2021Meeting with Accounting Group - 6:00-7:00pm
Providence CollegeSeptember 29, 2021Peterson Center 2:00- 4:30pm
Rhode Island CollegeTBD
Roger Williams UniversityOctober 6, 2021Handshake 1:00-4:00pm
Salve Regina University

TBD

Suffolk UniversitySeptember 28, 2021

Handshake 5:00-8:00pm

UMASS AmherstTBD
UMASS DartmouthSeptember 22, 2021Handshake 12:00-3:00pm
UMASS BostonSeptember 28, 2021Handshake 2:00-5:00pm
University of HartfordTBD
University of Rhode IslandSeptember 29, 20215:00-7:00pm
Worcester State UniversityTBD

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