Tax Internship | Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Tax Internship

Department: Tax

Location: Downtown Austin or Round Rock, TX

Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP, the largest locally owned and managed accounting firm in the greater Austin area, is seeking tax interns for spring 2022.

Highly regarded in the Austin community and the accounting industry at large, the firm has received numerous prestigious awards, including the “#1 Best Mid-sized Accounting Firm to Work For” in the nation by Accounting Today in 2019.

Additional awards received within the last three years include:


  • “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms”

Accounting Today

  • “Best Accounting Firms to Work For”
  • “Best Accounting Firms for Women”
  • “Top 100 Regional Leaders”
  • “Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch”

Inside Public Accounting

  • “Best of the Best Firms”
  • “Top 200 Firms”
  • “200 Fastest Growing Firms”

Austin Business Journal

  • “Healthiest Employers in Central Texas”

American Heart Association

  • “Fit-Friendly Workplace – Gold Award”

Watch this video to learn about Maxwell Locke & Ritter’s involvement in the community and check out our Instagram (@maxlocrit) to get a better idea of our day-to-day workplace culture.

Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Internship Experience:

  • Apply your education and gain hands-on experience during the busiest part of the year for tax professionals
  • Prepare federal income tax returns and assist in various tax consulting projects
  • Collaborate with tax associates and tax partners
  • Connect with a dedicated mentor
  • Engage in training on our software programs and tax return procedures

Internship Perks Include: Onsite gym access at Frost Bank Tower, paid parking, complimentary in-office massages, firm socials, and complimentary snacks, refreshments and meals

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have taken Intermediate Accounting I and at least one taxation class
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA, with a B or better in accounting courses
  • Strong accounting skills (including posting journal entries)
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Availability to work full-time during spring 2022 semester

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior public accounting or tax internship a plus

More About Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP

Being a great place to work, where our employees reach their full potential and provide exceptional service to our clients and the community, is a key part of our business vision. Consequently, we have an exceptionally low turnover rate. This benefits our clients by allowing them to develop trusting, longstanding relationships with our experienced accountants. When they request our tax services and other specialties, our clients become an important part of our family, and we become a dependable financial advisor to theirs.

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