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Accounting Student Intern

Student Internships

Grand Rapids
ID: 613-085


Accounting Student Intern


Van Andel Institute’s Finance Department is currently seeking a student intern to participate in an internship opportunity. The position is available to start as early as October 2019 and has the opportunity to continue for up to 1 year.  


For this Internship you will have the opportunity to learn about:


  • Account reconciliations and documentation
  • Journal entries
  • Monthly Reporting
  • Tax
  • Invoicing


We would expect you to be:


  • Enrolled full-time in an Accounting or Finance program at an accredited college or university; with the goal of working in an accounting-related field
  • Have previous experience working in a maintenance or office services environment;
  • Be detail oriented
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Be proficient with computer office applications (i.e.  Microsoft Office and CAFM).


VAI defines a Student intern as a student employee continuing undergraduate or graduate studies while gaining experience at VAI.  This is a paid internship and the rate of pay is based upon credits earned. Those student interns who wish to earn academic credit for their internship experience may also participate in the Guest Student Program administered through the Van Andel Education Institute.


In addition, you will be offered parking in the Michigan Street Development parking structure, contingent upon availability, for a one-time parking pass fee of $15.00.


If you are interested you should provide a cover letter and resume/CV in a single combined PDF document.


In your cover letter, please outline your experience or education to date, your future goals, and how these factors fit with the position description.