Internships & Externships


An award-winning Internship at Keiter will provide you with an opportunity to discover firsthand if public accounting is the right career for you. All of our internships are paid opportunities.

If you have completed at least one semester of an intermediate level accounting class, you can apply for an internship to learn from seasoned professionals, including Partners and perform work that is typical of a first-year Associate.

  • Gain first hand experience doing Associate level work in Tax or Audit
  • Receive technical skill development and coaching from Managers and Partners
  • Experience our personalized approach to client service while working on active client engagements
  • Get to know Richmond through our community service, networking, and fun intern events

Internship Opportunities:

2024 Internships are filled. 2025 Internship information coming soon.



A Keiter Externship will provide you with an opportunity to learn about public accounting and Keiter. You will also learn how to navigate career fairs, conduct a successful interview, build leadership and communication skills, and receive feedback on your resume. Accounting, business and finance majors are encouraged to apply. Read about the Winter 2023 Externship experience.

Summer Externship 2024

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In our industry, having CPA credentials is critical and inspires confidence within our clients. Keiter offers many benefits to assist with obtaining your CPA credential, including:

  • Keiter considers candidates with 120 credit hours and will support you in reaching 150
  • Assistance towards the cost of a review program of your choice (up to $2700)
  • Paid time off for test taking days (up to 32 hours)
  • Bonus for passing the exam ($4,000 for one year, $3,000 after a year- includes exam fees, registration, etc.)

Keiter is Your Firm and your opinions and active participation are critical to the Firm and direction of your career. We embrace a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, or any other dimension by diversity. Learn more about our DE&I initiatives.

Keiter has remained focused on serving the Richmond community as advisors and supporters since 1978. We strive to play our part in the community where we live and work, not just as members, but as leaders. We encourage and support you to give your time and talents to an organization you are passionate about serving. Learn more about Keiter’s community involvement.

We understand that the busy seasons of an accounting career can be challenging to work/life integration for those new to the industry. At Keiter, we support you through the busiest times of the year with opportunities to take advantage of perks including our concierge services, team socials, meal reimbursement, fitness programs, and mental health programs.

You have the flexibility to manage your time in a way that best serves you and our clients. Our flexible work environment includes 3-5 weeks of paid time off, 9 paid holidays, reduced hour work schedules, and sabbatical leave.

Keiter also recognizes major holidays and closes its building 2 hours early the day prior to all holidays.

Learn More About Keiter Career Opportunities

Mandy Nevius | Keiter

“Our team is the reason for our success. We are looking for talent with diverse thoughts, backgrounds, and educational experiences to support our values of collaboration and innovation. It is what differentiates us as true Opportunity Advisors.”

— Mandy Nevius, HR Director

Accounting Career Development through Coaching

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Keiter Director Named as a Top 200 CPA by Forbes

Keiter Career Advisors

These are your contacts for questions about the hiring process.

Mandy Nevius

Human Resources Director

Alanna Johnson

Campus Recruiting Specialist

Paverick Nicolas

Recruiting Coordinator

Awards & Recognition

IPA - Award Logos - Top 200 Firms 2023
Virginia Living - Best of Virginia 2023
Best of Virginia 2021 Award
IPA Best of the Best Firms 2023 - Keiter CPAs
Accounting Today Best Firms 2018
All Are Welcome - Equality Means Business
2013 Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce's Young Professional Workplace Award - Keiter CPA
Keiter CPAs, ActiveRVA Certified
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