Office: HAL 317A
Department of Accounting at Grove City College offers the
Internship Program to enable students to advance their
professional preparation through work experiences which
complement the course work in their majors and for which
they earn academic credit.
The benefits of the internship
development of task skills in a
specific functional area; diverse real-world
organization-based experience in a work environment;
development of interpersonal and professional skills in the
work place; the opportunity to evaluate academic theory
versus practice; and increased understanding of potential
jobs and career opportunities.
The department considers both
formal internships and qualifying jobs as candidates for
An internship is so-titled by
the host organization.
This is a situation in which the
host organization has a structured program to teach the
student about its operations and the business in which it
operates, in return for which the student performs specified
tasks for the host organization.
Qualifying jobs are those jobs
through which students will gain valuable work experience to
complement their academic programs and from which they will
learn valuable accounting and business skills, but which may
not be titled as internships.