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    Sara Hirsch attended UWL from September 2004 to December 2008. She graduated with an Accounting degree and a minor in Economics. When asked what her fondest memories were at UWL she replied, "I didn't know any other students when I entered UWL but I quickly felt welcomed on campus. UWL was everything I could have asked for out of a college education experience." After graduation she became a tax associate at Olsen Thielen, which is a mid size public accounting firm in St. Paul, MN. She is involved in many different areas of tax including: payroll, not for profit, fiduciary, corporate, partnership, and individuals. A little advice she leaves current UWL accounting majors is, "Do not hesitate to use the internship program set up at UWL. It may be hard to leave your college friends to do an internship for a semester, but it is totally worth it. You gain experience and figure out what you want to do after graduation. Not to mention it is a good opportunity to land a job and not have to search during your final semester of college."

    Accounting intern photo gallery

    Photo Gallery of Spring and Summer 2012

     

    Advisors Management Group

    Interns2012-A

    Giang Nguyen (center), Jaclyn Wallace (center right), Jennifer Tourdot (right)

     

    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause

    Interns2012-B

    Alexander Schweiner (left)

    Internship2012-C

    Ethan Malofsky (left)

    Intern2012-D

    Nathanial Zipple (left)

    Intern2012-E

    Korina Harman (center)

     

    Intern2012-F

    Josh Butendorf

    City Brewery

    Intern2012-G

    Heath Krejci (right)

    Clifton Allen Larson

     Intern2012-H

    Joshua Kaul (right)

    Intern2012-I

    Ryan Rose (center), Megan Marfilius (2nd from right)

    Coulee Region Humane Society

    Intern2012-J

    Andriy Sydorenko (right)

    Eide Bailly

    Intern2012-K

    Jenna Brekke (Left)

    Gillette & Associates

    Intern2012-L

    Lucas Dorn (left)

    Hawkins Ash Baptie & Company

    Intern2012-M

    Dylan Pedretti (center), Brent Foiles (far right)

    Ingersoll Rand - Trane

    Intern2012-N

    Jennifer Lorman (left)

    Intern2012-P

    Gary Koenen (left)

    Johnson Block & Company

    Intern2012-Q

    Cassandra Ballweg (2nd from left), Alexander Wuestenberg (2nd from right)

    Intern2012-R

    Trent Steffes (left)

    Kaplan Professional
    Intern2012-S

    Danny Lochner (left)

    Intern2012-T

    Natalie Meckstroth (left)

    Kiesling Associates

    Intern2012-U

    Joseph O'Connor (left)

    Intern2012-V

    Felicia Geray (left)

    Komisar Brady & Company, LLP

    Intern2012-W

    Ryan Waeffler (center)

    McGladrey, LLP

    Intern2012-X

    David Hackbarth (center right), Jessica Jaeger (center right)

    Morquist Thorvilson Kaufmann, LLC

    Intern2012-Y

    Jay Halverson (left)

    Schneider Accounting & Tax

    Intern2012-ZA

    Da Bin Won (center front)

    Sears

    Intern2012-ZB

    Ashley McCarthy (left)

    SVA

    Intern2012-ZC

    Brock Childers (right)

    Tostrud & Temp S.C.

    Intern2012-ZD

    James Geissler (left)

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    Intern2012-ZE

    Justin Peterson (left)

    Wipfli

    Intern2012-ZF

    Anissa Svoboda (right)

    Intern2012-ZG

    Jena Vruwink (right)

    Intern2012-ZH

    Jorie Weirich (right)

    Photo Gallery of Spring and Summer 2012

    SPRING

    Advisors Management Group
    Intern2012-ZI

    Uyen Nong (Left) 
    Ashley Furniture Industries
    Intern2012-ZJ

    Hilary Hynes (Left) 
    Baker Tilly
    Intern2012-ZK

    Kimberly Berg (Left) 


    Intern2012-ZL

    Samantha Croswell


    Intern2012-ZM

    Michael Dumke (Right) 


    Intern2012-ZN

    Brooke Merten (Middle Left), Samuel Rutten (Far Left) 


    Intern2012-ZO

    Rachel Van Rite (Left) 
    Clifton Larson Allen
    Intern2012-ZP

    Joshua Clauss
    Doerfler Law Firm
    Intern2012-ZQ

    Matthew Hassenbein (Second Left) 
    Frank and Turnbull CPAs
    Intern2012-ZR

    Jacob Hanson


    Hawkins, Ash, Baptie & Co., LLP
    Intern2012-ZS

    Maria Betz (front left), Nicole Evers (front right), David Jacowski (back right)


    HLB Tautges Redpath
    Intern2012-ZT

    Alyssa Lundberg
    H&R Block
    Intern2012-ZU

    Lucy Vang


    Johnson Block and Co., Inc.
    Intern2012-ZV

    Christopher Chard


    Kolb & Co.
    Intern2012-ZW

    Matthew Cimpl


    McGladrey
    Intern2012-ZX

    Corey Jansen


    Intern2012-ZY

    Daniel Salsman (left), Justin Peterson (middle), Jacob Meckstroth (right) 


    MTK, LLC
    Intern2012-ZZ

    Kyle Barman (right) 


    Olsen Thielen
    Intern2012-ZZA

    Rebekka Gustafson (right)


    Intern2012-ZZB

    Megan Louwagie (left)


    PKC Consulting, LLC
    Intern2012-ZZC

    Bryan Young (left) 


    Schechter, Dokken, & Kanter
    Intern2012-ZZD

    Quint Koplitz


    Intern2012-ZZE

    Greg Thomes


    Trane
    Intern2012-ZZF

    Mackenzie Fermanich


    Intern2012-ZZG

    Nathan Ferrier (right)


    Intern2012-ZZH

    Kelsey Heit


    Intern2012-ZZI

    Marissa Mittet


    Intern2012-ZZJ

    Tiffnee Robus


    Intern2012-ZZK

    Andrea Wolfe


    UWL Cashier's Office
    Intern2012-ZZL

    Alyssa DiMiceli 


    UWL ITS
    Intern2012-ZZM

    Shane Kroening (right)


    Wipfli
    Intern2012-ZZN

    Kelsey Gilfillan (right) 


    Intern2012-ZZO

    Stephanie Martens

    Summer

    Farmer's State Bank
    Intern2012-ZZP

    Jenna Brekke

    Kohler
    Intern2012-ZZQ

    Alexander Curry

    nLight
    Intern2012-ZZR

    Lu Ke (Right) 

    Nelson & Associates, SC
    Intern2012-ZZS

    Jamie Satterlee (Right)


    La Crosse Loggers
    Intern2012-ZZT

    Da Bin Won


    Trane
    Intern2012-O

    Gary Koenen

    Accounting intern's thoughts

    RitzHolman CPAs

    “I could not imagine beginning an accounting job and not having the experience of an internship.  I have learned more in the past three months than in years of school because I was able to see how all the concepts worked in real situations.  Being able to interact with professionals in a professional setting is also something that I think everyone, especially accounting students, should experience.  I interact with almost all the partners everyday and when I am out on audits, speaking to the client is common as well. I was lucky to start out at a smaller firm because I am not thrown into working 60-70 hour weeks right away. When you are an intern everyone knows it, so it kind of gives you an excuse to ask tons of questions and if a slip up occurs, its okay.  This internship has been a great experience and I am so grateful that I was given this opportunity.” - Amy Ann Price

    Trane Company

    “I have gained a great deal of experience working at Ingersoll Rand.  It has exposed me to various aspects on accounting and finance in a major corporation.  I have been able to interact with professionals on many different levels including co-workers, customers, and sales offices.  I am constantly using the skills I have gained through classroom experience and applying them to "real world" decisions.  I would definitely encourage younger accounting or finance students to apply for an internship at Ingersoll Rand.  I feel it is a great experience and great to add on your resume.  Although it is not the typical accounting internship many accounting students do, it definitely provided me with exposure and experience I needed in order to go to the next step after graduation.” - Laura Roberts

    “I love my internship at Trane Corporation. I work in the financial reporting department in America's Accounting Center. I love this internship because it is paid well and the 20 hours a week work around my schedule.  Moreover, I love the responsibility and independence granted through this internship.  I am currently the owner of multiple processes in FR and additionally assist in many other processes. I have been assisting in sending overdue invoices to Accounts Payable to be paid as well as truing up Prepaid rent accounts for the various Sales offices.  However, I am currently co-running a project with another gentleman involving End User Reporting and the Risk associated with the processes in the America's Accounting Center.  I am very excited about this project as it will give me the opportunity to review all of the processes run by Trane and help them decide the risk involved in all of the processes at Trane.  In all, I would suggest this internship to anyone that is in Finance or Accounting.” - Zack Seramur

    “I would like future Trane interns to know that this company has been a pleasure to work for over the past year. They allow you to work independently and expect you to ask if you need assistance with anything. I've also gotten a better feel for what 'corporate culture' is all about. Their employees there are friendly and like to see youth in the organization. Remember to keep the accounting process in terms of it being an information system, as this is the most difficult feature to 'wrap your head around.'” - Adam Hughes

    Grant Thornton

    “I learned a lot about auditing in a public accounting firm; I worked with a variety of companies and got lots of experience. I feel that it is a good thing for students to do to get some exposure to the real world.” - Josh Mansee