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Embark Scholars program


The Embark Scholars program is a multi-year paid internship program focused on coaching and developing high performing students into KPMG leaders of tomorrow. The program consists of an eight-week internship featuring national training and rotations within KPMG’s Audit, Tax and Advisory practices. These rotations allow the Scholars to become students of the firm and will help them determine the group in which they are most interested to work as an intern the following summer if eligible to do so.

All Embark Scholars will be aligned to a cross functional network of individuals who will work collaboratively to ensure the Scholars engage with members across all Business Resource Groups within the firm.

To aid in relationship building and knowledge sharing across the Embark Scholars cohort, scholars are placed in virtual teams to work collaboratively on an assigned Capstone project throughout the course of the program as well as reflect on their experiences.




The Embark Internship is open to all eligible students. Applicants who identify as a member of either traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups within the professional services industry (Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latinx, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander) are encouraged to apply.

— Applicants must be currently pursuing an accounting (or other equivalent) or IT related degree from an accredited college/university and be interested in a career with a public accounting firm

— Must have at least two years of education remaining prior to being eligible for full time employment

— Preferred 3.0 or above GPA

— Effective communication, leadership, and time management skills

— Strong technical ability to meet the firm’s business objectives

— Ability to work as a member of a team and display personal effectiveness and professionalism





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