Thankful for My GYF Internship

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Logan Nawrocki Accounting – Saint Vincent College I just wanted to say thank you to my GYF colleagues. Thank you for making my summer one to remember. Thank you for all of the learning experiences. Thank you for making me feel like part of the team. Thank you for always taking time out of your day […]

Opportunity After Opportunity

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Joan Richardson Accounting – Westminster College I was thrilled the day I took my last Intermediate Accounting exam. The moment I handed it in, a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders. The very next moment my accounting professor mentioned an opportunity for sophomore accounting majors. With one foot already out the door, I stopped […]

Good Times, Great People, Awesome Experience

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Bobby Bollinger Accounting – Geneva College Coming in for the first day of my internship was bittersweet. I was excited to start my journey into my accounting career and to live and work in Pittsburgh, but I was also extremely nervous because I had no idea what to expect. The nerves quickly went away after […]

Shaping My Career Plans

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Madelyn Plummer Accounting – Robert Morris University Going into college, I knew that I wanted to be an accounting major, but I never knew what direction I wanted to go with the degree – there are so many different options, private versus public, audit versus tax, etc. I knew that I wanted to do public accounting […]

Life as a Busy Season Tax Intern

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Shane Cornuet Accounting – Geneva College When I accepted an internship with the Tax Services Group at GYF, I had an idea of what to expect during busy season, but I could not have predicted what was coming. While in college, you mostly take classes on the subjects and topics you enjoy, but few courses can […]

Demanding and Rewarding

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Mitchell Farrell Accounting – Saint Vincent College If I had to choose two words to describe my internship with Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP, I would say “demanding and rewarding.” As a part-time intern and full-time college student during busy season, I worked hard to remain disciplined in order to meet deadlines and perform at […]

So Much to Learn!

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Samantha Bertolino Accounting – Edinboro University The day I found out that I got the internship was such a great day because I felt that I was given the chance to prove what I have learned in my four years at college. I was very nervous about my internship because I had no clue what […]

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Intern Perspectives

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As they finished their time with GYF and prepared to head back to school, we asked our summer interns to share their thoughts about their experiences. Click on the links below to read their reflections: Matti Huckestein –  Enjoyable & Valuable Experience Lee Wishing – Excellent! – No Question About It Heather Vizino – I Thought I […]

School’s Out for the Summer… (sort of)

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Greg McGuire Accounting – Penn State University If you’re looking to staple documents and fetch people coffee, this is not the place for you. If you’re looking to learn more than you thought you could, then you’ve come to the right place. And I can honestly tell you that it would be hard to imagine […]

Learning Real-World Skills in a Supportive Environment

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Dan Wiegmann Accounting and Business Administration, Finance – Thiel College Interning with Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP was one of the best career decisions I have ever made.  The experience was truly amazing and I have learned so much.  Taking my classroom knowledge and applying it in a professional setting allowed me to better grasp […]