Who is Grant Thornton?
Grant Thornton is a collaborative, entrepreneurial firm on the move! As part of a dynamic, global organization of more than 30,000 people serving clients in more than 100 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.
Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax, and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 57 offices across the U.S., with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.
Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically – whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.
We are committed to capitalizing on our strengths and serving dynamic organizations that share our values and drive. Our global values of collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect, and responsibility (“CLEARR”) guide our behaviors and fuel our ambition to be the firm that makes a difference every day.
We provide companies with the guidance that they need to help run their businesses, establish robust internal controls, use information effectively and improve performance. These services include compliance, consulting services, information technology solutions, forensic accounting and investigative services, recovery and reorganization, tax preparation, and valuation, to name a few.
What is the Women’s Conference at Grant Thornton?
During this fast-paced 2 day virtual event, you will have the opportunity to participate in interactive sessions surrounding your development as a young female professional including marketing your key attributes to employers, developing a strong work-life balance, and learning to advocate for yourself in a competitive marketplace.
You can expect to network with outstanding female leaders in public accounting, and through discussion, share ideas and collaborate on the challenges and advantages of female business leaders today. In fostering these relationships, participants will be energized to return to campus to enhance community involvement, nail internship interviews, and feel more determined in pursuit of their career ambitions.
- Minimum overall (and major if applicable) GPA of 3.0/4.0
- Actively pursuing a career in Business; specifically in the fields of Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems
- Involvement in business, accounting, finance, or professional women’s organizations on campus is a plus.
It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.