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Accounting

Accounting

Remote accounting internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain work-ready skills. Interns are placed alongside sector professionals, contributing to the day-to-day tasks and operations of accounting organizations in real time. Enhance your professional acumen and develop experience related to how CPA firms and Financial advisory groups provide accounting, auditing, financial and consulting services to nonprofit, private and public businesses.

Internship Highlights:
  • Gain accounting experience to build your resume.
  • Learn from industry experts who can provide professional insight.
  • Contribute to real time tasks and operations.
  • Deepen your professional and interpersonal skills.
  • Gain international experience while interning remotely from home without having to travel.
Type of host organizations:
  • CPA firms
  • Financial advisory groups
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Everything arranged for you from US$948
Available year-round, start when you like
Intern part-time or full-time from anywhere
Choose your duration: 100, 200 or 350 hours
Personal online orientation & coaching
Gain academic or course credit
Get job-ready with our Experiential Learning Curriculum
Internships align with UN Sustainable Development Goals
Eligibility requirements and Associated career paths
Eligibility requirement

At least one year of relevant college/university study in accounting, finance, business management, or a related field.

Language requirements

This internship is conducted in English.

Associated career paths

Accountant, Financial Planner, Budget Analyst, Human Resources Management, Business Analysis, Operations Management, Attorney, Actuary, Investment Relations

Internship details

Remote accounting internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain career-ready skills. Interns are placed alongside sector professionals, contributing to the day to day tasks and operations of accounting organizations in real time. Enhance your professional acumen and develop experience related to how CPA firms and Financial advisory groups provide accounting, auditing, financial and consulting services to nonprofit, private and public businesses.

This is a remote internship you can undertake virtually from home. Click here to explore in-country Finance Internships, if you would prefer to travel and intern abroad.

There is a broad portfolio of placements available for virtual accounting internships. All Accounting interns are required to present a copy of their resume in advance, as internship placements are assigned in consideration of your current skills and experience level. You’ll be well placed to assist with the provision of basic accounting services.

Depending on the priorities of your internship placement, as well as your own level of experience, you may anticipate activities related to general operations such as bookkeeping, reconciliations, journal entries, filing and maintaining records for client accounts. Whether you’re learning about procedures for maintaining and auditing financial statements, assisting with projects, or contributing to report upkeep and renewals for client accounts, there is great scope to put your skills into real-world practice and refine your expertise.

As a remote intern, you’ll be in regular contact with your supervisor, who is based in the US, through emails and video conferences. Your supervisor will play an active role in providing feedback, assistance and guidance to help to cement your learning and improve your skills. Interns are encouraged to directly discuss their learning goals and objectives with their supervisor.

Given the broad scope of host organizations available to host remote interns, you are welcome to state your preferences. Clients of such accounting services can include nonprofit, public and private organizations, as well as government agencies. Interns looking for specific experience within a field should include details in their application. These requests are accommodated wherever possible, though are subject to availability.

Career Benefits

Accounting interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
  • Assist with the provision of basic accounting services, such as general bookkeeping, reconciliations, journal entries, filing and maintaining records for client accounts.

  • Learn about procedures for maintaining and auditing financial statements.

  • Assist with project and reporting upkeep, along with renewals for clients accounts.

Professional development opportunities:
  • Gain insight into advisory services and financial strategies for clients.

  • Learn about how financial audits are professionally conducted.

  • Develop verbal and organizational skills for account management.

  • Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.

Program fees

It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Duration
Program Fee (USD)
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) $948
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) $1,348
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) $1,648
  • Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
  • Sourcing and securing your internship placement
  • Personalization of your internship plan
  • Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
  • Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
  • Academic credit facilitation
  • International reference letter
  • Certificate of Internship Completion
  • A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
  • Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
  • All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
  • International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.