Rea & Associates offers tax season interns a more customized experience


Rea & Associates, a regional accounting and business consulting, recently announced that 16 college interns have joined its ranks just in time for the 2016 tax season. However, in addition to regular tax work, interns program will have the opportunity to assist on assurance and bookkeeping projects.

“Our goal is to ensure that all participants receive a premier accounting internship experience,” said Renee West, the firm’s human resources generalist, in a statement. West explains that each participant of the program will work directly with their office manager to complete a specialized “Intern Action Plan,” which will help ensure that they have an “interesting, structured and enlightening experience” specific to their interests and talents.

The internship team recently attended an orientation program in Dover, Ohio, which allowed them to meet the firm’s leadership team and gain a better understanding of the firm and the various areas to focus on when embarking on a public accounting career.

Rea & Associates operates 11 offices across the state of Ohio. This year’s spring interns and their offices are as follows:

  • Lane McCartney, Cambridge
  • Cole Reynolds, Dublin
  • Andrew DiModica and Seth Wierwille, Lima
  • Daniel Cooper, Marietta
  • Matt Gardner, Medina
  • Staci Lauer and Ryan Scott, Mentor
  • Brenner Lewis and Audrey Metzger, Millersburg
  • Jesse Kandel and Samantha Troxell, New Philadelphia
  • Michael Graff, Jordan Gray and Kealey Moore, Wooster
  • Kade Haddox, Zanesville

Rea’s spring internship program began Jan. 2 and will conclude on April 22. Recruitment for Rea’s 2017 internship program will begin in August. Interested parties can submit a resume and letter of interest to human.resource@reacpa.com