The Adviser: Picking the Right Intern

The Adviser is a monthly activity where students take on the role of an accounting adviser. Each month, your students will accept a challenge from a local business that needs accounting help. Through a variety of individual and team exercises, your students will learn and incorporate both technical accounting concepts and soft skills needed to be successful.

This month, your students are helping a design agency choose their next accounting intern. For this assignment, your students must learn about the company and job description then choose the best candidate. They’ll assess their answers and debate with their peers before making the hiring recommendation. But be warned; just like in real life, the decision will not be black-and-white. Can your students comb through each candidates’ responses and make the right call?

The downloadable activity includes a student worksheet and a teacher answer key.