Process Risk and Controls Consulting Intern - Summer 2025

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RSM

Process Risk and Controls Consulting Intern - Summer 2025

3 locations
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    We are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You’ll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There’s no one like you and that’s why there’s nowhere like RSM.

    As a Risk Consulting Intern at RSM, you will work with various sized businesses in diverse industries and receive hands-on client experience with direct access to clients at various management levels. At the start of your internship you’ll be assigned a “Navigator”, a more junior employee, who will aide in your development throughout the internship experience.

    RSM’s Risk Consulting Group provides value added risk assessment services to clientele and you will have the ability to be exposed to a wide variety of industries and clients. Examples of projects include internal audits, SOX/compliance work and financial reporting control projects intended to provide our clients with timely information on business operations and methods to mitigate potential risks.

    Examples of the candidate’s responsibilities include:

    • Sit in on client meetings and support conducting consulting projects

    • Preparing reports on consulting services performed for clients; delivering reports where appropriate and discussing results and recommendations with clients

    • Traveling to client locations as requested to provide consulting services

    • Completing client projects efficiently in accordance with the project timeline and critical dates

    • Leveraging proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to analyze client information and document results and recommendations

    • Opportunity to attend specific conferences, trainings, & meetings to continue professional development relevant to the role

    To learn more about “a day in the life of a Risk Consultant” check out this video!

    In ternship & Program Requirements

    • Pursuing at least a B.A. / B.S. degree or equivalent from accredited university, expected completion of degree by December 2025 or June 2026

    • Major in Accounting (preferred), Finance, Data & Analytics

    • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred

    • Travel to assigned client locations may be required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Strong computer skills, including MS Office

    • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills

    • Ability to work as an effective member of a team

    • Must possess a high degree of integrity and professionalism

    • Certification or working towards certification as a CPA (preferred but not required)

    At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life’s demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmus.com/careers/working-at-rsm/benefits.

    RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

    Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process and/or employment/partnership. RSM is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or otherwise participate in the recruiting process, please call us at 800-274-3978 or send us an email at careers@rsmus.com.

    RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). However, those candidates who may be recent U.S. college / university graduates possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience, excluding internships, in the U.S. or his/her home country would be eligible for hire as an experienced candidate and thus eligible for sponsorship.

    Starting at: $33.00 per hour

  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
    San Francisco, CA • Irvine, CA • Cincinnati, OH
  • About Us

    RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, with over 16,600 professionals across the U.S., Canada, El Salvador and India. RSM has a global presence in 120 countries, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment. Our culture embodies inclusiveness and understanding, empowering our people to be their authentic selves, share their unique perspectives and own their futures to achieve their personal and professional aspirations.