Preparing college students for careers in public accounting

Each summer, WK offers a unique opportunity for college students to learn more about careers in public accounting from practicing professionals.

Our 2 1/2 day Momentum program includes visits with the member owners, associates and clients in a fun, interactive environment that provides perspective about the firm’s culture and its approach to delivering the highest levels of client service, career development and community service. Momentum provides a springboard to opportunities for internships and part- and full-time positions with WK.

Applications are now being accepted for the Momentum 2020 program, which will be held June 17-19, 2020 in Columbia and Jefferson City. Interested college students who will be starting either their sophomore, junior or senior year in the fall of 2020 should send a cover letter that describes interest in the program and the most recent copy of his/her resume to

In consideration of varying levels of caution being taken on college campuses throughout the state in response to COVID-19, WK has extended its original application deadline for Momentum 2020 to Tuesday, March 31, and participant selections will be made no later than April 15, 2020. If necessary, formal applicant interviews will be scheduled on case-by-case basis.

If you are interested in learning more about Momentum programs beyond the June 2020 event, please complete the following form.



Due to the COVID-19 virus, WK is temporarily closed to the public through Friday, April 24, 2020.

Clients may share information with the firm in the following formats:

1.) use of the firm’s client secure, website based portal and LeapFile system for the delivery of electronic documents; and

2.) delivery to the firm using the United States Postal Service or another commercial delivery service.

Click here for a short message from WK Chairman Jeff Echelmeier, CPA

Clients can continue to call both offices during the hours of 8:00 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Please call 573-635-6196 (Jefferson City), or 573-442-6171 (Columbia) if you have questions.