Finance Internships in London

International finance internships in London place young professionals in the heart of this major economic center, which is home to one of the largest stock exchanges in the world. The London Stock Exchange is of course in excellent company, with multinational institutions like HSBC and the Bank of England calling London home. For competitive candidates, the opportunities in London’s financial industry are endless. Interns have taken on roles in organizations ranging from boutique M&A firms to financial headhunting agencies and everything in between.

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Our alumni have interned at 3,000+ organizations including:

Responsibilities at London finance internships may include:

  • Conducting financial research and data analysis
  • Forecasting financial trends and modelling
  • Assisting with payroll and Accounts Payable 
  • Preparing financial statements

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Internships in Finance in London

Here are a few examples of roles that our finance interns have taken on before:

  • Budgeting

    Every organization needs financial advice on budgeting, especially when growth and expansion become consistent. Interns will have the opportunity to collect and analyze data to assess financial performance, develop budget evaluations and drafts, as well as strategize financial solutions to sustain the company’s financial future.

  • Risk Analysis

    An essential practice companies use to examine how project outcomes and objectives may change due to the impact of risk events. Interns may have the opportunity to take part in the launching process of new products, strategize rebranding efforts, and plan restructures, based on market research, customer trends, and economic variables such as inflation.

  • Financial Forecasting

    Detailed and accurate financial forecasts allow companies and nonprofits to make logical decisions about spending, recruitment, and competition. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about forecasting best practices, doing market research and competitor analysis, as well as assisting the company with organizing its financial data.

  • Tax Management

    Tax policies differ throughout the world, however, the basic practices remain the same. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct tax research, prepare tax filings and returns, as well as potentially take part in strategizing and planning. Specializations within tax are also available should you want to become an expert in a certain area.

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The finance industry

The global financial sector is fast-paced and incredibly competitive. Many of today’s roles in finance require dedication, determination, and consistent learning in an ever-evolving financial landscape. With recessions always posing a threat to the global economy, financial professionals are always in demand, as they possess the expertise needed to mitigate risks, put in plan contingencies, and maintain a financial institution, firm, or company’s financial status. Hands-on experience is essential in this field, and building a strong portfolio of professional connections will allow you to access knowledge and gain a true understanding of how the financial sector functions.


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Learn more about our finance internships in London

Internships in finance in London present a great opportunity to experience both professional and personal growth. Build your network and knowledge base through access to top global professionals. All of our interns are placed with top-tier organizations, which will provide you with the perfect start to your career. Learn more about our London internship program here.


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