• Southwest Airlines Internship | Corporate Tax Intern ($22/hr + $500)

    Location Dallas, TX, USA

    Job Description

    Corporate Tax Intern

    The SWA Tax Team is made up of 21 Warriors, each possessing a Servant’s Heart and a Fun-LUVing Attitude. Together, we take care of all things “tax” for Southwest. Our work is performed almost entirely in-house, and we keep our fingers on the pulse of the Company at all times.

    Join Southwest as a Spring Intern, with a 12-week internship lasting from January 31 through April 21.

    Work fully remotely, with opportunities to connect with your Team and other workgroups virtually and potential to travel to visit our Dallas, TX Headquarters.

    Dedicate a minimum of 24 hours each week to your internship responsibilities and tasks, up to 40 hours a week. We recommend checking your Spring schedule now to ensure availability.

    Receive an hourly pay of $22 and receive a one-time $500 stipend on your first paycheck.

    Receive free, unlimited travel privileges for yourself and eligible dependents on Southwest Airlines.

    Interns will receive any required equipment, such as a laptop, for the internship.

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist in the preparation of various schedules needed to complete tax returns.

    • Assist in gathering and organizing information needed in the conduct of an IRS federal income tax audit.

    • Assist in gathering and organizing information needed in the conduct of various state and local tax audits including but not limited to sales and use, income, and property.

    • Conduct tax research and prepare decision grids in support of various projects.

    • Utilize imaging software to produce documents for sales and use tax audits.

    • Interface with departments outside of tax to gather supporting documentation for various projects and audits.

    • Ad Hoc projects and research.

    Job Requirements

    • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required 

    • Must be at least 18 years of age.  

    • Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986. 

    • You must have a valid U.S. Social Security Number to complete the full hiring process.

    • Progress towards degree, major, or minor in Accounting OR similar degree  

    • Minimum Sophomore status. May not have an undergraduate graduation date of December 2022 or prior, unless already enrolled in a full-time graduate degree program at time of application.  

    • To be eligible you must be currently enrolled as a full-time student as defined by your university at the time of application.  

    • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the time of application. 

    • Coursework in Tax or Accounting required.

    • Desire/Interest to work in the field of Tax is preferred. 

    • Able to create formulas and charts using Excel.

    • Able to use Word to write memos communicating the result of their work.

    • Able to use PowerPoint to build presentations for verbal communications.

    • Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills.

    • Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as part of a team.

    • Looking for an individual who is motivated.

    • Preferred qualifications

    • Experience with tax research software programs preferred.

    • Membership in Beta Alpha Psi is preferred. 

    • Alteryx experience is a plus.

    • Fluency in Spanish language, both written and verbal, is also a plus.

    Job Details

    Company: Southwest Airlines

    Employment Type: Internship

    Job Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

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