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Grant Thornton LLP Mergers and Acquisitions Intern - Summer 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts

Who is Grant Thornton?

Hi. We’re Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (A.K.A. one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.) With us, business feels more personal — for our clients and for you. That makes us different. Better. And we’re looking for applicants who are too.

Different how? It means working with numbers doesn’t make you a number. Here, your voice matters. Our inclusive community and caring culture rejects limits and egos, which helps make our work stronger and you thrive. From our global clients and no-silos style, we empower you with opportunity from day one, then set you up for long-term success with flexibility, resources and connections. It’s how we help you create a career you love — and more.

Interested? Get to know us better at and read on to learn more how you’ll help us become even bolder:

What is Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)?

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) encompasses all aspects of an M&A transaction from financial, tax and operational due diligence, to planning for and executing integrations and separations. Our M&A group within Strategy and Transactions provides a holistic business approach to due diligence covering financial, operational, tax, IT, commercial and strategy. The M&A intern is primarily responsible for working on client engagements from start to finish, specific to financial due diligence, which includes: planning, executing, directing, and completing financial due diligence projects and services. The M&A intern is also responsible for learning how to apply skills in financial due diligence for financial and strategic buyers from a variety of industries. The intern will work closely with staff, managers, and partners across service lines to provide services needed by examining and uncovering the detailed answers to complex questions about acquisitions and divestitures.

Why become a Mergers and Acquisitions Intern at Grant Thornton?

As an intern you will have an opportunity to work alongside Partners, Senior Executives, and peers as a member of the engagement team.  Additionally, you will have an opportunity to learn new skillsets, be involved in office community activities, and build lasting relationships with members of the Grant Thornton team.  Your experience will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Working on a variety of client engagements in varying industries

  • Networking with your peers

  • Meeting with your mentor for regular feedback and professional development discussions

  • Connecting with interns and Grant Thornton staff at social events

  • Participating in team-building exercises

  • Giving back to the community through outreach activities

  • Sharpening your leadership skills


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting

  • Major and overall minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0

  • The willingness and ability to work additional hours, as needed, and travel to various client sites 

Skill Requirements:

Interested candidates should display an affinity for learning and problem-solving skills as well as have the adaptability to work cross-functionally within the Strategy and Transactions practice.  Interested candidates should be self-starters and should demonstrate strength in or a desire to build skills related to Grant Thornton’s core values of: Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility. Candidates should display:

  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

  • Strong technical aptitude and skillset

  • Demonstrated project management skillset including project planning and time management

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment 


Grant Thornton LLP provides both local and national training programs related to an individual’s job responsibilities. We are committed to ongoing professional development and we encourage individuals to attend outside training seminars.


Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit

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.

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