Information for Students:

The Program:  The CFMA Chicago Chapter Accounting Internship Program helps support summer internships by providing financial incentives to local area employers. The CFMA Chicago also aids participating employers in the candidate search process.

Interns are employed in an accounting or financial capacity in a construction environment (examples below)

Summer, 2017

You must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and majoring in accounting

The selection process and hiring decisions are the responsibility of participating employers.  CFMA Chicago is not the employer.

 As agreed by the participating employer and the student; must work a minimum of 250 hours

How to Apply: 
Send your resume to Joel Dziedzic, Controller, Executive Construction Inc. and Intern Chairperson.  Resumes are shared only with employers participating in the CFMA Chicago Chapter Intern Program. Deadline for submitting resumes is April 30, 2017.

Examples of some of the duties include:

  • Working with Corporate and General Accounting (A/P, A/R, quarterly closings, payroll, and budgeting)
  • Working with Project Accounting and preparing job schedules
  • Assisting with contract billings
  • Visiting job sites and assisting with bidding
  • Working with financial reporting

Testimonials from past students

"I improved my team working and communications skills."

"Nothing but a great experience."

  "I was blown away by all the things I experienced and was able to accomplish." 

"One of the most productive summers of my life."  

"Allowed me to apply concepts I learned in the classroom to real working conditions."  

"The best part of my internship experience is the fact that I was able to learn by doing."

Highly respected organizations in the construction industry apply and participate in this annual program. Past employers who have hired interns include:
Kelso Burnett      
Power Construction

Builtech Construction
Gilbane Construction

Pepper Construction

Kelso Burnett      

Power Construction

Leopardo Construction

Builtech Construction

Reed Construction

Tovar Snow

CJ Erickson Plumbing

Aldridge Electric

Aldridge Electric, Inc.
Bear Construction Company
Englewood Construction Inc.
Executive Construction INc.
Leopardo Companies, Inc.
Manhard Consulting, Ltd.
Reed Construction
Rose Paving Company

Aldridge Electric
Bear Construction
MYR Group, Inc.
Leopardo Companies, Inc.
The Luse Companies
Rose Paving Company
Tovar Snow Professionals, Inc.


C.J. Erickson Plumbing Co.
Intren, Inc.
Power Construction Company LLC
Sloan Global Holdings, LLC
Tovar Snow Professionals, Inc.


Bear Construction

Sloan Valve
Pepper Construction
Skender Construction


Tovar Snow Professionals

Power Construction
Intren, Inc
Bigane Paving Company


Bear Construction

Intren, Inc
Kenny Construction
Pepper Construction

2008 - First Year of the Program

Power Construction
Pepper Construction

Visit the 2016 Program Overview Page