BKD CPAs and Advisors

Headquarters:  Springfield, MS

Main Website:  http://www.bkd.com

Internship Website:  http://www.bkd.com/careers/college-students/index.htm

Description:  BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, helps people and businesses realize their goals. The mission of BKD is to always strive for excellence in providing services to clients, create rewarding career opportunities and maintain sound professional, business and financial standards.

Recruiting Season:  Rolling

Application Deadline:  Deadline varies each year

Internship Title(s):  Areas include Audit, Tax

On-Campus Recruiting:  Yes. Next date is October 9, 2017. Contact Career Development for application instructions. 

Location(s):  National but recruit for Little Rock, AR office

Pay & Duration: Paid. 10-12 weeks

Housing:  No

Eligibility:  Sophomores, Juniors, Graduate Students


  • Solid technical accounting knowledge
  • Effective time management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills preferred, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines
  • Intern candidates must be working toward an accounting degree and CPA exam eligibility, while associate positions require a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting and CPA exam eligibility prior to the start of employment
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (in major and overall) preferred