Application now open for BOA internship!

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Qualified accounting students can now apply for the batch of BoA interns for the second semester or summer of 2015/2016.

“The Internship Program (IP) of the BoA promises a challenging learning and training experience for the interns who will be selected. They will get a chance to interact with the various stakeholders of the profession and will handle various activities in the course of their 200 or more hours internship in BoA. Their internship will be credited for their academic requirements,” said Chairman Joel Tan-Torres.

“We have been talking to accounting school administrators for consideration for selection of an entire batch of their accounting students in the IP. Likewise, individual applications of accounting students have been received and will be evaluated. We have been flexible in taking into account the time requirements and availability of the interns. Thus, training hours of the interns will include Saturdays and holidays. We intend to select 10 to 20 interns for the first batch. The interns will also get allowances in the course of their training” Chairman Tan-Torres said.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPLICANTS OF IP

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1. Undergraduate accounting students of Metro Manila and nearby cities belonging to the top 20% can submit their written applications to boa.secretariat@gmail.com or to BOA Internship Program,c/o PICPA Building, 700 Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City

2. The following documents should accompany the application: (1) certification from the head of the accounting school or department attesting that the applicant is ranked in the top 20% of his/her batch; (2) a one-page write-up on why the applicant is applying for the IP; (3) Resume of the applicant; (4) Sample of paper or article written by the applicant; and, (5) 2”x 2” photo of the applicant.

3. The applicant should be familiar with MS Office applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, etc.), desktop publishing and digital design software.

4. The applicant should be familiar with social networking sites.

5. The applicant can proficiently communicate in oral and written English.

6. The applicant should be able to work independently with minimum supervision

The applicant should email the letter of intent to boa.secretariat@gmail.com and simultaneously submit all the requirements to the BoA Internship Program, c/o PICPA, 700 Shaw Blvd., Mandaluyong City.

For more details, visit the BoA website at boa.com.ph.

School administrators who would like to inquire about the “batch” internship can email boa.secretariat@gmail.com.

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The function of the Board of Accountancy is to supervise and regulate the practice of accountancy and to implement the provisions of Republic Act No. 9298, otherwise known as the Philippine Accounting Act of 2004. For more information, contact boa.secretariat@gmail.com

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