Finance Internships Abroad

A Guide To

Finance Internships Abroad


600 Finance Internships Abroad


This listing has been saved 46 times

Have you considered what type of internship in South Africa would best suit you? We are connected with an extensive list of companies and organizations in Cape Town. We will place you in a working environment where you will make a constructive contribution to your selected organization while gaining the useful internship experience you desire.


This listing has been saved 243 times

BUNAC's Work in Ireland program allows current students or recent graduates the opportunity to live, work and travel anywhere in Ireland for 4 or 12 months. BUNAC will help secure the visa and find jobs and accommodation. Bunac's Work in Ireland program is run in conjunction with USIT and authorized by the Irish Government. The program allows you to spend up to 4 or 12 months living and wor...


This listing has been saved 176 times


Intern abroad in Ireland. As a legal intern in Ireland you can focus on: * Business law * Family law * Probate & wills * Property law You will work alongside lawyers, legal clerks, and judges to learn more about Ireland's Common Law System. You will assist with research and writing, in addition to performing paralegal and clerical functions. Interns may also be invited to attend court ...


This listing has been saved 71 times

On Intern in China, your international internship will be customized to match your interests and how long you want to live abroad. Internships last a minimum of 4 weeks, but we encourage you to stay as long as you can. You also get to choose between international Shanghai and historic Beijing. All Intern in China students receive a monthly stipend to assist with general living expenses. We know...


This listing has been saved 2 times

On the west coast of Africa lies a beautiful country with expanses of wilderness and coastline: Ghana, meaning "Warrior King," is a place known for its warm national character, where visitors are always welcomed as friends. Above all, the Ghanaians are peaceful, caring, and hospitable. Volunteer with Cross-Cultural Solutions and you'll experience not only the great things Ghana is famous for...


This listing has been saved 213 times

Make your resume stand out against all the others with an internship in Cape Town, South Africa! Connect-123 helps those looking to add international work experience to their background find the perfect placement in this amazing city. Opportunities are available in business, entrepreneurship, human rights, economic development, health care, public health, education and many more! With onsite ...


This listing has been saved 53 times

Join the Auckland Management Internship Program. The program combines internship with courses offered at the University of Auckland. Participants take a 4-credit internship, two courses at the University of Auckland (one of which must be a management course), and three courses: New Zealand History and Society (Syllabus). Study abroad students are required to have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.


This listing has been saved 139 times

This is Adelante's most developed International Internship Program with over 250 participating companies. Placements are available in nearly every field you can think of; medical, business, psychology, marketing, international education, broadcasting, social work, sports, graphic design, tourism and much more. Interns in Madrid work for 4 hours a day, Monday through Friday; that leaves you w...


This listing has been saved 28 times

Thinking of interning in China? let us help you gain work experience, sharpen your skills and get credit transfer all in the China Internship Program. Get such an experience by joining Go Abroad China’s Internship in China Program; we partner with 500+ companies inside China to arrange paid internships for college/university students and graduates. Go Abroad China is an international compan...


This listing has been saved 38 times

Projects Abroad offers a Business internship in China perfect for those interested in marketing, PR, accountancy, finance, IT, real estate, architecture, interior design, HR, consulting, trade, fashion, art, or sports. This is an excellent way to learn about international business and gain practical experience to boost your resume, studies, or current profession. Our placements in Shanghai and ...


This listing has been saved 456 times

*Please note: as we offer international internship programs, our USA internships are not available to US Citizens. We encourage you to look at our other destinations (London, Hong Kong, Madrid, Australia, or Latin America). New York City is a cultural and financial hub of the world that will leave you wanting more. We offer successful applicants the chance to gain invaluable work experience ...


This listing has been saved 204 times

IES Internships, a unit of IES Abroad, offers hands-on, professional internships in some of the world's most exciting cities. If you study Finance, we will work with you to help find the closest match for your professional goals and interests, and you’ll be guaranteed a placement at a local business or organization.


This listing has been saved 166 times

Are you ready to take your resumé and work experience to the next level? How about living in a beautiful, diverse city and country full of history? Then Global Experiences Internship Program in Dublin, Ireland is the program for you. They offer placements in a variety of fields ranging from marketing, graphic design, and event planning, to accounting and IT. Global Experiences gives you the...


This listing has been saved 45 times

The Institute for Global Studies offers internships that can be customized to match finely tuned skills to a specific employer. IGS has a high success rate in completing custom placements owing to its global network and personal contacts around the world. The organization can do custom placements in any U.S. state, as well as many countries, including Australia, Ecuador, Germany, India, Japan, ...


This listing has been saved 60 times

Fashion Week Internships is the only specialist fashion industry internship provider. Working with over 2,000 industry leading brands, retailers, designers, labels and PR/events companies, our programs give motivated students and graduates the opportunity to experience the fashion industry up close! Milan is a city like no other. Steeped in history and home to some of the worlds best...

Back to Programs

Finance Internships Abroad

A financial internship abroad is your first step towards success in the global arena of business. In our modern world of multinational investment opportunities and rapidly globalizing markets, developing the skills necessary to complete finance work cross-culturally with foreign firms is invaluable experience to have under your belt. Not to mention traveling and living abroad will be a whole lot of fun!

Why Intern Abroad in Finance

The value of a finance internship abroad in the financial sector goes far beyond the boost to your resume. Gaining experience in a real workplace enables you to learn on the job, begin building a reputation, and undergo tremendous growth, both personally and professionally. Finance is a competitive field of employment, and completing an internship in another country demonstrates to employers that you possess the flexibility and ambition required to achieve success in the field.


You can find internships abroad in all financial sectors in most big cities across the world, although the language barrier might prove to be a significant obstacle in many places. If language immersion is not part of your professional plan, then it is best to find finance internships abroad for multinational companies or organizations in English speaking countries and in cities with a premier global status.

A “global city” is one which is deemed to be an important center of activity in the international economic system. In the Western world, these potential locations include New York City, London, Paris, Madrid, Amsterdam, and Sydney. These cities boast the headquarters of some very prestigious international companies and have a high level of global connectivity built up through trade and communications.

In the East, cities such as Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, and Shanghai are some of the highest ranked global cities, where it is possible to find an English speaking finance internship abroad. Business culture in East Asia can vary drastically from the West, but there are also many emerging markets in the region, making it a very fruitful place to land international internships in finance.

These are only a few of many options, but the latter give you a good idea of the most highly ranked global cities where it is easiest to find finance internships abroad. Other major global cities around the world include Dubai, Mumbai, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo. The whole world is at your doorstep, and the hardest part might just be deciding where to intern abroad!

Finance Internships Abroad

You can find an international internship in finance across a whole variety of companies, departments, and organizations, from big name investment banks to smaller regional firms. Depending on the finance work placement abroad you select, you will likely focus on a wide variety of financial tasks, assisting where needed and gaining exposure to multiple aspects of the profession. Specific day-to-day responsibilities as a finance intern abroad might include conducting financial research, preparing quarterly reports, assisting with budgeting, attending meetings, aiding in business presentations, and other such tasks.

Finance internships abroad are most commonly completed over the summer, and last for around three months. It is certainly possible to land an international internship during the fall or spring semester too, and many internships abroad will even offer the option to enroll in academic courses while completing your internship, so you don’t always have to worry about missing out on school.

Since finance is a very profitable sector, most interns can expect to be paid or compensated in some form for their services. Companies will differ in the type of compensation they offer to foreign interns, but for the most part you can expect to earn a decent wage. Housing and meals are sometimes provided for you by local employers as well.


Completing a finance internship abroad might be the most important step you take in your young professional career. Adapting to the intricacies of another country’s culture and business environment will certainly prove a challenge, but the leap will certainly pay off as you learn how to thrive within the global financial system. Wherever in the world you end up finding an international internship in finance, you are bound to have an incredible experience and learn a whole lot about how our world works.

Read More