wf internStudents are encouraged to gain a competitive edge by completing at least one internship during college. Many students find opportunities in the Greater Des Moines area, but others travel to other parts of the US and the world to gain experience.

Rachel Wollschlager ’15 spent the spring semester interning with Ernst & Young, one of the Big Four accounting firms. Read her story

Kelsey McLaughlin, a junior Accounting student, spent spring semester interning with BKD, LLP, a national CPA & advisor firm with a location in Des Moines. Read her story.

Devun Miller completed an internship with DuPont Pioneer. His internship profile can be found here: Devun Miller

Mandi Deutsch interned at Adorn (a small business on the square in Indianola) in May 2013.  Her internship profile can be found here: Mandi Deutsch

We work closely with the Simpson College Career Services Office for news of new internship opportunities. See a faculty advisor in the department or visit Career Services for more information.

Students have recently completed internships at the following businesses:

Deloitte Iowa Workforce Development Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.
RSM Belmonte Management Allied Insurance
Internal Revenue Service Meredith Corporation 3M Corporation
pwc Hy-Vee Corporate Headquarters Chrysler Corporation
State of Iowa Auditor’s Office Wells Fargo Prudential Financial
FDIC EY United Parcel Service
Federal Reserve Bank KPMG IBM
The Principal Financial Group Pella Corporation UBS Paine Webber
Edward Jones Investments State of Iowa  Adorn