Marcum LLP’s Summer Leadership Program is an entrepreneurial curriculum focused on leadership, team-building, and personal development.

Students from top-rated colleges are recruited nationally for an intensive, hands-on introduction to a potential career here at Marcum, one of the largest independent accounting and advisory firms in the U.S.

The first day of the program includes open Q&A sessions with Marcum associates, informal discussions with partners, introduction to entrepreneurial case studies, and selection of teams. On the second day, the teams make presentations to a panel of judges including Marcum participants from all levels of the Firm.


  • Typically offered to sophomores and juniors in Accounting.
  • 2 day program.
  • Test your entrepreneurial know-how! The Summer Leadership Program is uniquely designed around a team-based contest to come up with creative solutions to real-world business challenges.


  • Leadership, communication and team-building activities.
  • Meet the associates – a candid Q&A session.
  • Hear from some of Marcum’s top executives.
  • Maximizing diversity, equity, and inclusion to create a stronger firm.

Associate Testimonials

Working at Marcum has allowed me explore the different types of accounting over an array of sectors. Probably the greatest benefit of working for Marcum is that every client is unique and you work with so many different people. You are never doing the same thing and you are constantly learning and growing.

Alondra Ramos Senior Accountant, Assurance Services - West Palm Beach, FL

Being a member of Marcum’s D&I Task Force is allowing me the opportunity to share my thoughts and experiences with other task force members, and together, we are trying to create and enhance programs at Marcum that promote greater inclusion for Blacks, other people of color, and for all.

Kimberly Robertson Partner, Assurance Services - Washington, DC
Joined Marcum in 2018

What actually inspired me to apply was the Marcum Foundation. I like giving back to the community and working at a Firm that shares the same commitment to serving others.

Merryl Rabaino Manager, Assurance Services - Los Angeles, CA
Joined Marcum in 2016

I came to Marcum in search of a better work-life balance and more opportunities, and I have not been disappointed. I have been here for two years and recently made the switch to work for our National QC Department. I learn something new every day!

Maria Rivero Senior Manager, Assurance/QC - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Joined Marcum in 2019

Working at a firm like Marcum lets me offer prospects so many different areas of expertise - whether it's tax credits like Research and Development or Worker Opportunity credits.

Jill Scher - Partner, Tax & Business - Melville, NY
Jill Scher Partner, Tax & Business Services - Melville, NY

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