The VITA Experience

A VITA internship is an experience that is unmatched.



  • Personalized recommendations from York College VITA Directors.
  • Enhanced resume.
  • Letter of Community Service on your college letterhead.
  • Nationally-recognized certifications to prepare individual tax returns.
  • Personal IRS Recognition Certificate.
  • A great place to meet new friends and network.
  • A chance to gain managerial experience.
  • An invitation to our Recognition Ceremony in May 2013.

Internship opportunities

Each year students successfully plan and implement the policies and procedures required to coordinate a VITA site during tax season.  These students undertake various duties and levels of responsibility while gaining practical work experience in a professional environment serving the public. Students learn how to utilize the professional tax software, TaxWise.  Theories taught in class are quickly applied to practical situations. In addition, students develop skills such as teamwork, effective communication, customer service, motivation, and making ethical decisions; qualities that businesses are looking for in today’s employees.

The following positions are available:

  • Interviewer
  • Preparer
  • Quality Reviewer
  • Manager
  • Coordinator

Recruitment for 2014 starts in May 2013