Program Overview

Sydney is Australia’s oldest and largest city and is the nation’s economic and financial hub. Located on the southeastern coast, Sydney is home to over 4.6 million people, and is known the world over for its stunning landmarks such as the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House, its amazing cuisine, and diverse populace.

Accounting and finance internships in Sydney are a great way to gain valuable work experience in an international setting.  There are a wide range of opportunities working with companies and organization of all sizes.

Example intern duties might include:

  • accounting
  • asset management
  • accounts receivable/payable
  • financial analysis
  • auditing
  • tax preparation
  • financial reporting, administrative, and research.

Internship assignments vary. While internships help develop technical abilities, they provide more fundamental life skills.  Interns will get an introduction to the professional world as well as the opportunity to gain career ready competencies in critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and global and intercultural fluency.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work independently
  • Flexibility to take on multiple job responsibilities, including entry level tasks
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and deal with ambiguity
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work on a team
  • Strong attention to accuracy, details, and organizational skills

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearPriority DeadlineDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Summer20181/15/2018Mid-Late JuneMid-Late August

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.