CareerDC coordinates internship programs by connecting students with host organisations all over Australia.
The internships, which are practical work-placement programs designed to provide the intern with financial experience with the aim of providing industry specific opportunities is to enable the intern to develop skills that will enhance their prospects of gaining meaningful employment, building the student’s career and starting their future.
The financial industry consists of bodies that provide financial services and products to its customers. Such bodies include banks, investment funds, insurance companies and real estate. Students who search for internships within the finance industry typically come from business or mathematical backgrounds and specialise in finance. These can include:
- Bachelor of Finance
- Bachelor of Commerce
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of International Business
- Bachelor of Actuarial Studies
- Bachelor of Financial Mathematics and Statistics
- Bachelor of Accounting
- Bachelor of Economics
Finance related internships allow students to apply their knowledge and analytical skills from their studies to a practical environment. As a result, completing an internship will allow you to gain a first-hand insight into some of the various operations of the financial sector and to improve your existing skills. Along with your studies, a relevant internship will allow you to gain the necessary skills to kickstart your career in finance. Some important skills include:
- Financial report writing
- Policy adherence
- Interpersonal skills
- Problem-solving skills
- Financial research
- Analytical skills
- Knowledge of relevant IT software
These skills can be applied to various roles within the financial industry. Such jobs include and are not limited to:
- Financial Analyst
- Financial Advisor/Consultant
- Financial Policy Maker
- Investment Banker
- Business Development Manager
- Mortgage Broker
- Hedge fund Manager
- Job type:Internships
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