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Finance Internships Abroad

AIFS Abroad Internships in Finance.

Why a Finance Internship Abroad is Right for You 

Gaining a profound understanding of Finance within a global context is pivotal for your long-term career success. Our international Finance internships are crafted to broaden your horizons while equipping you with vital professional skills. We tailor our internships abroad to align perfectly with your existing experience, educational background, and future aspirations.  

We advocate for a hands-on approach, urging employers to minimize “administrative tasks” and instead provide you with engaging and impactful projects. As a Finance intern, you may find yourself immersed in diverse responsibilities, including financial analysis, supporting budgeting and forecasting, conducting research, and more. Finance remains one of our most popular and sought-after career fields, with internship opportunities available across many of our locations. 

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Advantages of a Finance Internship with AIFS Abroad

  • Stand out to employers with international Finance work experience 
  • Professional development including interview coaching and career readiness program  
  • Guaranteed placement in a full-time internship  
  • Apply with two career fields, not just Finance 
  • Customize your internship  
  • Academic credit through AIFS Abroad or your home university

Finance Internship Placement Examples

AIFS Abroad has an excellent history of matching talented interns with top tier international companies. Our placement team is dedicated to finding the right employers for our interns based on their chosen career fields, skills, and interests. The following are just a few examples of internship placements that may be available.

Investment Management Internship with Irish Finance & Advisory Platform

This company is an Investment Management, Corporate Finance, and Advisory Platform. Initially established to manage the personal & family capital of the founding principles, and that of some of their personal connections. The platform provides growth capital to dynamic and high potential businesses in the mid market space.

Intern tasks may include:t
-Researching markets
-Developing website
-Developing marketing material
-Raising capital

Finance Internship for Health Focused Non-Profit

This is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit health, education, and creative arts organization. Their mission is to develop and promote healing practices that explore physical, emotional, and mental resources that lead to life-affirming changes for people living with illness and for the community at large. Their programs focus on cultivating each person’s innate ability to heal, helping participants explore meaning and maintain hope—even in the face of life’s challenges. Many programs are open to the community, while others focus on serving those affected by cancer.

Intern tasks may include:

– Administering an internal in-depth audit of the organizational accounting and filing systems as part of the audit prep
– Assisting with audit prep, including creating audit schedules and gathering needed documentation to ensure a smooth audit process
– Learning about financial reports, reconciliations, and forecasting
– Helping with grants applications, budget creation and grants reports

Finance Business Internship with an Investment Firm

This FSA regulated firm was established in 1993 as an independent marketing and placement agent as well as advisory specialist for alternative investment products. They offer a range of services to institutional clients in over 40 countries around the world.

Intern tasks may include:t
– Assisting the team with all aspects of new funds
– Assisting with researching and screening new investment opportunities
– Analyzing company/ fund strategies and performance
– Updating various in-house databases
– Assisting in due diligence on prospective companies/ funds
– Gaining a better understanding and knowledge of alternative investments, including hedge funds, private equity funds, and private equity of real estate
– Learning about marketing funds, the due diligence process, and FSA regulations

Business and Finance Internship with a Student Real Estate Agency

This student housing service provides housing that is located in the most popular neighborhoods of Barcelona, in the central area. The students and interns that they house will be living with others around their same age, which is perfect for making connections in the city! They pride themselves in providing housing that is completely furnished with appliances, and fully included with WiFi and a weekly cleaning service. The team will help their tenants with any issue. Before arriving to Barcelona and until they leave their room, they will be personally attended to any question or problems that they may have by our team to make sure they get the most of their stay.

Intern tasks may include:
– Recording of Income and Expenses
– Issuance of Invoices
– Billing control
– Creating monthly consumption reports
– Creating Contracts
– Documentation archiving

Finance Business Internship with a FinTech Company

This organization is an annual guide to the most influential, innovative, and powerful figures in the FinTech industry. It acts as a much-needed reminder of all the great things we are achieving in the world of financial technology, and shines a spotlight on those who are transforming financial services for the better. They do not just stop at being a publication. As well as showcasing the hottest in the FinTech world, the company also acts as a hub that actively promotes its members to a global audience by introducing bespoke networking and event opportunities, organized with partners, such as B-Hive Europe, and London and Partners.

Intern tasks may include:t

– Developing business financial forecast
– Product and regional split of past, present, and future revenue
– Developing investment models and vehicles
– Researching 10+ competing media companies to recommend content & pricing adjustments
– Completing financial assessment and strategy audit of members
– Reviewing prospect lists offering sign up to our publications (no selling needed)
– Use of phone, face to face and social media to seek out possible new subscribers to our free (no selling needed) publications
– Building and maintaining our subscription database (held in HubSpot CRM)

Strategic Finance Internship with Elegant Fashion Brand

This company’s mission is to create products and experiences that possess the power to achieve long-term emotional connections with consumers, redefining style and creating exclusive products that capture the statement of desire.
They aim to make a difference, becoming a Spanish brand with an International influence. They value transparency, passion, loyalty, high quality and empowerment.

Intern tasks may include:t
– Defining and analyzing business strategies
– Raising capital and entering financing rounds
– Presenting models and pitches
– Sharing ideas for the brand presentation videos with the help of the creative team
– Meetings with the companies that will assist in the process of raising capital
– Relationship building with investors, business angels, etc.
– Pricing strategy and product lines
– Expansion: Analyzing potential markets and cities where to position and present the brand (wholesale & retail sector)

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9 weeks From $7,990
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London, England
Fall 2024
12 weeks From $11,990
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12 Week Internship

Optional Credit Available
Madrid, Spain
Spring 2025
12 weeks From $10,490
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8 Week Internship

Optional Credit Available
Barcelona, Spain
Summer 2025
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Earn Credit For Your Internship Abroad

AIFS Abroad’s international internship program is designed to complement your college degree. You can earn college credits through your home institution, our school of record, or specific location-based opportunities.

How it Works

Step 1


Submit your application and start working with your Admissions Counselor. We will have an interview to learn about your career goals, educational background, and location preferences to ensure that you are a good candidate to intern abroad.

Step 2


Once your interview and application are complete, you’ll be cleared to apply. Your Admissions Counselor and our Placement Team will determine if we’re able to match you with a great host employer in your chosen destination. If accepted, this means we can guarantee you an internship within your career field.

Step 3


After acceptance, the next step is to simply enroll into the program with your initial deposit to secure your spot. Enrolling means you have officially decided to join the program and take on the challenge and thrill of living and becoming an intern abroad in a new city!

Step 4


Before you arrive in your host city, you will work one-on-one with your Program Advisor. They work with you on professional development, career advising and make sure you are ready to move and intern in your new home.

Step 5


We will start the match-making process and narrow down employers to a select few that you would be a great fit for. You’ll have a Skype or phone interview before you leave, so they can get to know you, and you can get to know them. If everything goes well, then your internship is confirmed! You’ll know where you’ll be interning and the role you’ll be walking into before you hop on the plane.

Step 6


When you’ve arrived in your city, you will meet the Location Coordinator and the other interns at your housing. Your internship will start soon after you’ve arrived and there will be social events and excursions throughout the course of your program. We strive to give you the independence you want with all the support and resources you need to be successful during your travel and internship.

Getting started is simple! In just a few steps, you’ll be on your way to building your resume and gaining critical hands-on experience. 

Note: The vast majority of our internship placements are unpaid.

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I think that every aspect of this program made my experience so great. For one, my host city was greater than I could have imagined it could be. It was so fun, charming, and inviting. I think that because it was on the smaller side it made exploring it more intimate and by the first 2 weeks you could really know your way around. Secondly, because my specific program was smaller, it was easier to connect with each of the fellow interns, and we all became very good friends in a short amount of time. I think it was the perfect amount of people. Lastly, the company that I worked for made me excited to come into work everyday and learn. I know that by talking to other interns, their jobs really made their experience as well.

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I also want to give my thanks to AIFS Abroad and Global Experiences for such an outstanding program. With the help of these companies, I was able to earn academic credit at the College of Charleston while furthering my professional experience in an foreign city. I am grateful that I have had the opportunity to be a part of this incredible international experience. Au revoir Paris, a la prochaine fois!

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