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.
- 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
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.
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.
Academic credit available for all internships
Gain course credit from your college or university and meet your academic requirements when completing an internship abroad or remote internship program with Intern Abroad HQ.Learn about course credit
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.
Program Fee (USD)
|100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time)||$998Equivalent to $1/day|
|250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time)||$1,398Equivalent to $0/day|
|350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time)||$1,698Equivalent to $0/day|
- 24/7 in-country support
- Airport pick-up
- Program orientation
- Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
- In-country guidance for social and tourist activities
- Sourcing and securing your internship placement
- Personalization of your internship plan
- Coaching from your supervisor
- Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
- Academic credit facilitation
- International reference letter
- Certificate of Internship Completion
- Visa (if required), flights, travel insurance (mandatory), vaccinations, criminal background check
- Transfer back to the airport at the end of your internship program
- Optional extras, such as language lessons
- Souvenirs and leisure activities during your free time
- Personal spending money to cover basic expenses such as drinks, snacks, laundry, public transportation, and any meals not included in your Program Fee
- A deposit of $449 USD is required to secure your internship
- Balance of your Program Fee is due 60 days before your internship start date.
- All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
- Terms and Conditions apply.
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