Undergraduate Internship Program

The Foundation for Aspiring Minority Accountants, Inc. College Internship Program aims to connect undergraduate college students of African-American, Hispanic, and Asian descent with seasoned Accountants to obtain experience.

Undergraduate

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 undergraduate students of African-American, Hispanic, and Asian descent who seek experience in accounting.

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Requirements

𝐄𝐥𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐑𝐞𝐪𝐮𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬:

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

  • Applicant must attend a college/university and reside in the United States

  • Applicant must be seeking an Accounting degree at a college/university

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 Undergraduate Internship Program?

  • What experiences have you had working in accounting?

  • Why do you think that you should be selected for the FAMA Undergraduate Internship Program?

  • What strengths would you bring to the Team?

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

  • What have you done to enhance your knowledge and skills in your career? (provide details)

  • The essay should be double-spaced and a minimum of six hundred (600) words.

 

𝐋𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐨𝐟 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧:

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

  • A place of employment from a manager; written on the organization'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 Undergraduate Internship Program participants

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