Internships & Opportunities

As part of the Center for Student Professional Development’s efforts to prepare students for the working world, guidance for identifying, procuring and preparing for internship opportunities is offered to all interested Fox School of Business students. The timeline for finding and securing an internship varies from student to student, but it is strongly recommended that all Fox students explore the many internship opportunities posted on Handshake, a career management platform. There is a wide variety of opportunities available with employers from varied industries.

Find out more about internships and school partners at Fox.

Careers

Graduates of the Accounting BBA program are uniquely prepared to pursue careers in the field of accounting, or to continue their studies toward a master’s or doctoral degree. Potential career sectors include

  • financial accounting,
  • managerial accounting and
  • tax accounting.

Graduates of the program will have also laid the groundwork for the continued pursuit of their CPA designation.

Alumni Employers

Temple University maintains strong ties with employers, both within the city of Philadelphia and beyond, who have employed, or who currently employ, former Temple students. Graduates from the Department of Accounting have gone on to work for a variety of employers, including

  • Baker Tilly,
  • BDO USA LLP,
  • CliftonLarsonAllen,
  • Deloitte,
  • EisnerAmper LLP,
  • Ernst & Young,
  • Grant Thornton,
  • KPMG,
  • Marcum LLP,
  • Mazars,
  • Protiviti,
  • PwC and
  • RSM.

Career Services

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Accounting Major may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Accountants

$70,500.00

Billing, Cost, & Rate Clerks

$37,800.00

Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks

$40,240.00

Budget Analysts

$76,220.00

Financial Examiners

$80,180.00

Licensing Examiners & Inspectors

$68,860.00

Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks

$45,050.00

Secretaries & Administrative Assistants

$36,630.00

Tax Preparers

$39,390.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).