Jumpstart Your Career


Working With

Johnson Lambert

On the path to 150 hours, striving to achieve the CPA designation or seeking an advisory career?

Johnson Lambert hopes to have the opportunity to meet and introduce you to the possibilities of a rewarding career!

We work with our employees to build an unparalleled experience for our clients and it sets us apart in the industry. Our investment in developing professionals creates team members who are prepared from day-one to use a problem-solving mind to produce results. That’s why establishing a strong employee-centered experience, from within, is a priority at Johnson Lambert.


Our Student Programs

ELITE Leadership Program

Empowered Leaders Inspiring Tomorrow’s Excellence (ELITE) is a selective program designed to give students early in their career search the opportunity to engage with Johnson Lambert. Candidates best suited for this program are sophomores or juniors by credit hour who strive to achieve the CPA designation and a future career in public accounting.

ELITE provides students the opportunity to learn more about Johnson Lambert, glimpse a day in the life, and enhance professional skills. All participants in this program are interviewed for a future internship position within the firm providing candidates the opportunity to secure an internship early in the recruitment cycle. Applications open for this program each year in August with a deadline in March.



Do you want to know what a career at Johnson Lambert would be like? At Johnson Lambert, we provide paid internship opportunities for candidates to experience life at Johnson Lambert. Our internships include real work that is reflective of full time responsibilities, allowing you to build technical and interpersonal skills essential for your future career success. Audit and Tax internships are offered the following times:

Spring/Winter Internships
+ Our standard internship offers are typically structured from January through April, and accommodations are provided based on school or class schedules.
+ Applications open in June and close the end of October.

Summer Internships
+ Our standard internship offers are typically structured from June through July, hours determined upon practice / business needs
+ Applications open in June and close the end of March

Many of our interns join Johnson Lambert full-time after completing the requisite hours to be CPA-eligible (Audit and Tax specifically).


Entry-level Opportunities

Johnson Lambert professionals enjoy a challenging and rewarding career path with the flexibility to pursue their professional goals, personal commitments, and passions outside of work. Entry level opportunities include:

Audit or Tax Associate
+ CPA educational requirements completed, including 150 hours
+ Customary January or August start date, accommodations may be made based on candidate need

Business Advisory Services Associate
+ Preferred major or concentration in Management Information Systems or equivalent
+ Customary August start date, accommodations may be made based on candidate need


Explore Other Ways to

Learn + Engage

Campus Engagement

Johnson Lambert professionals enjoy the opportunity to develop relationships with candidates at numerous colleges and universities. We strive to provide valuable knowledge and give back to campuses through engagements such as class or club presentations and alumni networking events, in addition to attending career fairs.

Learn About Our Process

The recruitment process can often encompass many moving parts or feel overwhelming. Johnson Lambert strives to ensure each candidate is informed of the steps of the recruitment process and what you as a candidate can expect during the recruitment experience. Read more about our process here. Still have questions, reach out to Kelsey Vaughn, Campus Recruitment Manager.

Open Positions

Visit our Open Positions page to apply to specific opportunities based on your location and position preference.


    Email Lists

    Careers - Campus Candidates (Interns, Leadership Programs, Entry Level, etc)


    Meet the Firm

    Looking for an insider’s perspective on life at Johnson Lambert? Check out our staff interviews to learn about our culture, career paths, and more:

    Jordan Fulbright


    Jordan Fulbright shares his experience as an associate at Johnson Lambert and talks about how he’s been working from home

    Amanda Swim

    Senior Associate

    Associate Amanda Swim tells us about her career journey and life at Johnson Lambert

    Ryan Mon

    Audit Manager

    Ryan Mon, Senior Associate in the Florida office, shares his story and what he loves about JL!

    Courtney (Stroud) Whaley

    Senior Associate

    Listen to our coffee chat with Courtney, Senior Tax Associate, as she shares more about her experience, JL Culture Committee, and advice for you


    Explore Other Ways

    To Learn & Engage

    • Intermediate

    Statutory Accounting for Nonadmitted Assets

    Learn what a nonadmitted asset is according to SAP guidance, and how to account for them in financial statements and NAIC Annual Statement.

    • Insurance
    • Treasury & Other Assets
    • Advanced

    Sliding Scale Commissions

    Learn how to calculate sliding scale commissions included as adjustable features in reinsurance agreements.

    • Insurance
    • Adjustable Features
    • Advanced

    Exposure-Based Premium Audits and Adjustments

    Learn how to calculate and record exposure-based premium adjustments and audits for insurance agreements, including EBUB considerations.

    • Insurance
    • Adjustable Features
    • Advanced

    Swing-Rated Reinsurance Premium

    Learn how to calculate swing-rated ceded premium included as an adjustable feature in reinsurance agreements.

    • Insurance
    • Adjustable Features
    • Advanced

    Contingent Profit Commission

    Learn how to calculate contingent profit commissions included as adjustable features in reinsurance agreements.

    • Insurance
    • Adjustable Features

    Eager to Join?

    Our innovative community culture always growing, and it starts with the hiring team at Johnson Lambert. Think of a workplace where customizing your career path is commonplace and everyone encourages growth and development, all in a community where celebrating diversity is expected; welcome to our firm.