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Build Your Finance Career
The Finance industry is one of the most exciting, challenging, and competitive areas. Our finance internships will help you stand out from your peers and increase your employability by gaining relevant experience.
Learn how to conduct financial analysis, forecasting and modeling and more while developing the key skills you need to build a successful career whilst working with global companies. Find out more.
Key Skills For Finance Industry
- Analytical skills
- Attention to detail
- Quantitative analysis
- High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Project Management
Career Paths You Can Take In Finance
- Financial advisor
- Financial manager
- Financial risk analyst
- Financial trader
- Investment analyst
- Chartered accountant
- Financial adviser
- Commercial Banking
- Hedge Fund Manager
- Venture Capitalist
At The Glance
were offered full-time roles within 6 months of completing their internships
of interns at university were offered a 2nd summer internship for 2021.
- Financial Research and Analysis
Research, analysis and interpret financial data and markets to help companies make informed business decisions. You will assist in identifying patterns and trends to help determine the value and or investment opportunity. This process may include analyzing a company's strengths and weaknesses, profitability, earnings and position within the industry.
- Management Accounting
Identify, analyse, and interpret and communicate financial information to internal stakeholders. You may be asked to prepare, examine and analyze cost and sales revenue, product costing, budgeting, forecasting to help make informed key business decisions.
- Financial Forecasting and Modeling
Research, analyse and present on future results such as sales revenue by building a predictive model. You may be asked to build a financial model which may include creating a summary of a company’s financial performance and allow the company to modify variables to see how the changes would affect the business.
- Project Management
Learn to manage and oversee various projects such as risk analysis, investment opportunities or annual statements. You will develop leadership, organizational, coordination and communication skills.
- Assist with risk analysis
- Cash flow management and planning
- Building weekly and monthly standardized reports templates
- Assist in financial modelling
Types Of Programs Available For Finance Industry
Remote Finance Internships
Kick-start your Finance & accounting internship with a paid remote internship that allows you to intern with global companies from the comfort of your own home.
6+ month International Finance Internship
Build a global career with our paid 6+ month international internship in finance.
Get A Head Start In Your Career
- The Intelligent Investor By Benjamin Graham
- Common Sense on Mutual Funds By John C. Bogle
- Market Wizards By Jack D. Schwager
- Beating the Street and Learn to Earn By Peter Lynch and John Rothchild
Finance Internships FAQ
What do finance interns do?
Interns in finance receive practical experience in the ever-expanding industry of finance. Generating and evaluating reports, taking notes during meetings, producing statements, entering data, and aiding with audits are all everyday activities and responsibilities for finance interns.
Types of finance internships are in the market?
Finance & Business Development, Accounting, Actuarial & insurance are some of the most common finance internships.
What are the benefits of a finance internship?
An internship in finance can help you gain practical work experience that will make you more competitive when securing a role later down the line. In addition, you will benefit from learning from seasoned professionals, building your network and building upon your academic knowledge.