H.S. Internship Program

The Foundation for Aspiring Minority Accountants, Inc. High School Internship Program aims to connect juniors and seniors of African-American, Hispanic, and Asian descent with seasoned Accountants to obtain experience.

High School

The Foundation for Aspiring Minority Accountants, Inc. (FAMA) aims to bridge the gap and increase representation in minority communities and the field of accounting.  Our ultimate goal is to open doors of opportunity for BIPOC students in the world of accountancy as we advance the field into the 21st century.

The Foundation for Aspiring Minority Accountants, Inc. will provide internships to selected junior and senior high school students of African-American, Hispanic, and Asian descent who seek experience in accounting.

AdobeStock_306495660.jpeg

Requirements

𝐄𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐑𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬:

  • Applicant must be an African-American, Hispanic, and/or Asian student

  • Applicant must be at least sixteen (16) years of age and reside in the United States

  • Applicant must be a Junior or Senior in high school

  • Applicant must have a GPA ≥ 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐞𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬:

The applicant will be required to submit an application form, two (2) letters of recommendation, a resume, a photo, and write an essay to be considered for the program. A transcript will also be required.

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐚𝐲 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬:

  • Why are you interested in the FAMA Internship Program?

  • What would you like to learn during your intern project?

  • The essay should be double-spaced and a minimum of five hundred (500) words.

 

𝐋𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧:

  • A high school faculty member; written on the school’s original letterhead (or)

  • A community service organization; written on the organization’s original letterhead

Deadline and Process

𝐀𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐃𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞:
The completed application and supporting documents must be submitted by 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐲, 𝐉𝐮𝐥𝐲 𝟏, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 to be considered for the FAMA Internship Program for 𝐅𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐.

 

After this date, no applications will be accepted.

𝐒𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬:

  • The FAMA Internship Committee will review each application received by the deadline

  • The FAMA Internship Committee will choose applicants to advance to the interview

  • The FAMA Internship Committee will interview each chosen applicants

  • The FAMA Internship Committee will select the High School Internship Program participants

AdobeStock_56201910.jpeg