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Professional Accounting Internship Program

Professional Accounting Internship Program

The Professional Accounting Internship Program (PAIP) is an optional experiential education program that provides Accounting students with the opportunity to engage in four, eight, twelve or sixteen month paid internships. While on internship, students apply their classroom learning in a work environment, explore potential career options, and build relationships with colleagues and employers in their field of study. Students interested in participating must be 3rd year, full-time Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies students specializing in Accounting in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.

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Practical experience in an accounting environment is an essential component to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Your internship experience may count towards the CPA designation for a maximum of up to 12 months. For more information, and to verify whether your internship experience is applicable, please contact Lori Dalton, Regional Marketing Director at

PAIP internship students may also apply to become CPA Ambassadors, which includes access to the PDI's job posting board, networking events, e-newsletter, and more.