UT Accounting Student Wins Internship

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Jill S. Young, a University of Tennessee accounting student, has been selected for a one-year internship at the Financial Accounting Standards Board in Norwalk, Conn.

Young, who is in UT-Knoxville’s master of accountancy program, is one of four students chosen from a nationwide pool of nominees.

FASB establishes accounting principles that are applied by practicing accountants in the United States. Young will be assigned to major projects or short-term practice issues.

Young, of Foley, Ala., received the bachelor’s in accounting from the University of Alabama. She is the second UT-Knoxville student chosen from the FASB postgraduate intern program. After the internship, she will be employed by Ernst & Young in Atlanta.

Contact: Dr. Keith Stanga, head of accounting (423-974-1758)

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