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Accounting Internships

Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid accounting internships

Build Your Accounting Career

Our accounting internships give you the opportunity to intern with global companies while building an invaluable skill set. Accounting and audit internships entail attention to detail in completing work tasks, and appreciation of the value of compliance to policies and confidentiality.

Get ahead in this competitive industry and grow your practical knowledge by developing the hard and soft skills needed to excel in this field. You will gain experience that can improve skills in data analysis, monitoring, complex problem-solving and critical thinking. Find out more.

Key Skills For This Industry

  • Data analysis
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Organization
  • Industry knowledge
  • Spreadsheet proficiency

Career Paths You Can Take In Accounting

  • Corporate Finance
  • Fund and Investment Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Accounting
  • Group Accounting
  • Public Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Planner

At a Glance

Candidates Placed

Employer Partners


were offered full-time roles within 6 months of completing their internships


of interns at university were offered a 2nd summer internship for 2021.

Internship Responsibilities

  • Research and Data Entry

    Assist with research and data entry to help maintain complete and accurate financial records.

  • Book-keeping and Bank Reconciliation

    Maintain financial or account records by performing data entry tasks, doing calculations, preparing invoices and billing, posting and verifying financial transactions.

  • Audit

    Study and evaluate operating procedures, systems and reports to ensure integrity and reliability of data, and compliance with established standards. Verify and analyse records and reports. Prepare audit findings.

  • Project Management

    Learn to manage and oversee various projects. You will develop leadership, organizational, coordination and communication skills.

  • Preparing financial reports
  • Follow-up of the company’s cash flow
  • Help with end-of-month statements
  • Assist with Financial Audit
  • Collaborate with the finance team on yearly forecasting efforts

Types Of Programs Available For This Industry


6-26 weeks

Paid Opportunities Available


Kick-start your accounting internship with a paid remote internship that allows you to intern with global companies from the comfort of your own home.

London, Singapore, New York

6-26 weeks

Paid Opportunities Available

6+ month International Internship

Build a global career with our paid 6+ month international internship in accounting

London, Singapore, Berlin

6-12 weeks

Paid Opportunities Available

Accounting Summer Internships

Gain a competitive edge, travel the world and build your accounting career with our immersive summer internship.

Get A Head Start In Your Career


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  • Warren Buffett Accounting Book: Reading Financial Statements for Value Investing Buffett Book Edition By Stig Brodersen and Preston Pysh
  • Financial Statements: A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and Creating Financial Reports By Thomas R. Ittelson
  • Financial Accounting: Ifrs By Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, and Donald E. Kieso

International Business Internship FAQs

What are good International business internships for college students?

There are plenty of global business internships in 2024 across the globe.

As a college student or recent graduate, it is important to accumulate real-world work experience and practical knowledge in the business industry.

Capital Placement provides outstanding online business internships and paid business internships abroad with high-potential startups, industry leaders and other exciting organisations in locations like London, New York and Singapore.

Where can I find a business internship abroad?

Finding paid business internships abroad on your own can be quite challenging.

What Capital Placement excels in doing is finding a perfect match for a global internship for you in the location of your choice, by evaluating your profile, upskilling your CV and interview skills, and placing you with one of our reputable partner employers.

Are business internships abroad paid?

In general, you will find a mixed bag of paid international business internships and unpaid roles as well.

While our programs generally do not guarantee a paid position, we offer a lot of paid opportunities across all industries, including international business internships. Check with our recruitment team to find out how you can maximise your chances of getting a paid internship role.

How can students benefit from remote business internships?

Remote business internships offer the unique opportunity to cultivate essential work experience while being in the comfort of your home, or working from anywhere you like.

Business virtual internships are ideal for business graduates who want more flexibility while on an international internship. These business virtual internships enable you to continue your studies in the background or focus on another passion outside of your career trajectory.