Technology Risk - IT Consultant Intern

US-NY-New York
Firm Services
Internships - Consulting
Summer Intern
Anticipated Start Date

Company Overview

Firm Overview:

Crowe Horwath LLP ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting, and technology firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Smart decisions. Lasting value.TM” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk, and performance services. With offices coast-to-coast and 3,000 personnel, Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 120 countries around the world.

Position Summary


Come spend a summer with a group of great technology minds to help organizations comply with IT regulations, maintain user and development security among their applications, and securely process financial transitions, while serving as a valued third party provider. Our innovation-driven and fast-paced “work hard, play harder” team has internship opportunities available.


We are the technical leaders of our firm that assist community, regional, national, and international clients assess and refine their information security posture, technology implementations, and regulatory compliance. Our clients are among most major industries, such as manufacturing, high-tech, financial/banking, healthcare, transportation, government, entertainment, insurance, and education.


Although you are only spending the summer with us, our internship program puts you immediately in the field working directly with our clients around the country! This is not a typical desk job.



  • Working in one of the best IT consulting and auditing internship programs out there!
  • Daily opportunities to expand your technical expertise and communication skills as you work on client projects with our team, such as:
  • IT General Controls and Application Audits
  • IT Compliance & Assurance Reviews (SOx, SOC, PCI-DSS, HITRUST, C-SOC, etc.)
  • IT and Risk Management Consulting
  • Third Party Risk Management Consulting
  • Classroom learning and on-the-job training alongside experienced IT consultants to increase your skillset
  • Opportunities to contribute to research and present at IT auditor community meetings and Crowe webinars
  • Real world experience in diverse client environments locally and around the country
  • Working in an environment where firm leaders are approachable and expect to work closely with you
  • Mobility Program that allows our employees to work anywhere that is most convenient for them when not on client projects
  • “Dress For Your Day” Policy that encourages casual attire at work
  • Travel Points (loyalty program and credit card points that you earn when you travel, you keep for personal use)


Desirable Pre-requisite Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Familiar with auditing concepts (sampling, creating controls, testing controls)
  • Understanding of commonly used internal control frameworks, including COSO and COBIT
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Eager to develop strong technical skills for technologies and applications our clients use




  • This is a fast-paced environment with a high learning curve, so we provide many resources and on-the-job training opportunities – if you are willing to learn and build your areas of expertise, you will succeed. You will be exposed to a variety of technologies in different environments
  • Candidates must:
    • Be willing to travel 50%-75% (2-3 weeks per month)
      • Our team travels mostly around the continental US (international travel possible)
      • Most travel consists of 3 or 4 overnights per week
    • Have a passion for Internal Audit, IT Controls, Risk and/or Compliance, and Information Security-related activities
    • Have a desire to continue personal growth through continuing professional education, self-study, pursuit of accounting and audit certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA), and mentoring/training less experienced team members
    • Be capable of independently managing time and able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment

Be able to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences, such as company officers (CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, COOs) and Audit Committees



We are seeking college juniors or seniors (attending graduate school next year) that are pursuing academic degrees in one of the following preferred majors (or similar background):

  • Management/Computer Information Systems
  • Informatics
  • Information Systems Auditing and Control
  • Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • Information Technology / Security / Assurance


A minimum 3.0 GPA (major and cumulative) is required; 3.2 GPA (major and cumulative) is preferred. A focus on IT auditing, security, and/or specific technologies would be beneficial but is not required.


Why Crowe?

Do you want to have the freedom to think on your own and innovate?

Crowe cultivates a creative company culture where you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and knowledge with clients from your very first day with the firm.


Worried that a career in consulting and public accounting won’t allow you any free time?

Crowe offers a true work-life balance, allowing you to spend time with your family and friends or pursue outside interests. In the professional service industry, travel is necessary, but Crowe offers a variety of perks and options that allow our employees to embrace and enjoy our line of business. With most projects concluding by Thursday or Friday, you will not be away from home on weekends.


Do you want to be rewarded and promoted based on your abilities and achievements instead of your tenure with a company?

Crowe values all of your hard work and rewards you with a competitive salary and great benefits. As part of our employee evaluation cycle, all of our employees receive feedback for their work on projects and increases in compensation and bonuses based on their accomplishments and contributions to the firm’s goals.


We understand that, in order to be satisfied in your career, every aspect of your life needs to be fulfilled. We offer the opportunities to experience traveling to places both large and small, work in interesting client environments, and enrich your career and technical skillset while providing you a balance with your personal life.


Think you have what it takes? Find out by working for Crowe!

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