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Another very successful year is coming to an end. It is time to summarize 2016, which has been giving us tons of amazing opportunities, blissful moments and achievements to be proud of.

To make the next year even more productive, take the lead and start thinking about upcoming opportunities before everyone else does. One of the best ways to give you a boost in 2017 is to progress in your career from the very beginning.

Put one of these internships on your New Year resolutions list and don’t forget to share it in the comments section below!


1. Grant Thornton Advisory Internship

Date: The internship starts in Summer 2017 | Apply here
Eligibility: Minimum GPA of 3.0
Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or other related degree areas
Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Location: Alexandria, The United States

Grant Thornton’s internship program gives students insight into the business, people and culture of the company. Participating in the program will give you the opportunity to learn more about the firm while developing valuable skills necessary for building a successful career.

Grant Thornton’s Public Sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with audit readiness, financial and IT audits, financial management, performance transformation, information technology solutions, cyber security, change management, and data analysis.


2. Aon Internships and Placement Programmes

Deadline: January 1, 2017 | Apply here
Duration: 9 weeks summer internships and one-year placement programme
Location: Various locations, The United Kingdom

During your placement at Aon, you will be contributing to the business, taking on real responsibilities and having to manage your work effectively. You will be assigned a mentor to help guide you through your placement and answer any questions you have about your work and our business.

Technical training and business skills will be a core part of your Programme, ensuring you leave the company with a better understanding of the professional world and how best to make your way in it.


3. NATS Business Development Placement

Deadline: mid-January, 2017 | Apply here
Date: The placement begins in July 2017
Duration: 12 months
Eligibility: Undergraduate applicants who’ve completed the second year at university, studying for a business, finance or marketing related degree
Salary: GBP 16,440,-
Location: Hampshire, The United Kingdom

NATS long-established trainee programme equips ambitious placement students with broad industry experience, a well-rounded knowledge of Air Traffic activities and exposure to some of the most advanced systems in the world.

You will become involved in a variety of different tasks and projects which support our international growth strategy. From the start, you’ll be expected to assist with robust market analysis, meet deadlines and take responsibility for conducting many key departmental tasks. Under supervision, you’ll be given the chance to manage your own projects and time, ensuring that you become a valued member of the BD team.


4. Moore Stephens Business Tax Apprenticeship

Deadline: December 11, 2016 | Apply here
Date: Apprenticeship starts in January 2017
Duration: 12 month
Eligibility: Study for the Certificate in Finance, Accounting, and Business
5 GCSE’s grade A*-C with a B or above in English language and maths (or international equivalent)
300 UCAS points, achieved across 3 A-levels sat within the same academic year (or international equivalent)
Location: Thames Valley, The United Kingdom

Are you passionate, creative and enthusiastic? Do you want to learn more about business? Are you keen to gain a new perspective on accountancy?

Join Moore Stephens as a Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) Associate within the business tax team where you will provide bespoke taxation services to clients and deal with queries from compliance through to high-level advisory work. You’ll prepare tax returns and computations, carry out tax planning/consultancy work, and deal with HMRC, clients, and third parties.


5. RSM Risk Advisory Services Consulting Internship

Date: The internship starts in Summer 2017 | Apply here
Eligibility:
 Pursuing a B.A. / B.S. degree or equivalent from accredited university
Accounting or Finance major
Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
Location:
Boston, The United States

As a Risk Advisory Services Consulting Intern at RSM, you will work with various sized businesses in diverse industries and receive hands-on client experience with direct access to business owners and executive management.

RSM’s Risk Advisory Services Consulting Group provides value-added risk assessment services to clientele and you will have the ability to be exposed to a wide variety of industries and clients.

Examples of projects include internal audits, compliance work, and financial reporting control projects intended to provide senior management of the clients with timely information on business operations and methods to mitigate potential risks.


6. Barclaycard Summer Analyst Internship

Deadline: December 11, 2016 | Apply here
Date: The internship starts in June 2017
Duration: 9 weeks
Location: London, The United Kingdom

As a Barclaycard Summer Analyst, you’ll join the team that stands as the leading credit card issuer in the UK, Germany, Spain, Portugal and the Nordics. At a time when success relies on innovation and visionary technological advancement, your enthusiasm and drive will help the company stay ahead of the curve.

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve in one summer. Barclaycard training programme will provide you with the perfect career foundations, building your leadership skills, technical know-how, and business acumen.


7. Tesla Motors Spring Accounting Internship

Date: The internship starts in Spring 2017 | Apply here
Eligibility:
 Currently working towards a BS, MS, MBA or advanced degree in a relevant Finance, Accounting, Taxation, Economics or Business relevant program.
Location: Fremont, The United States

You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. These internships are not for everyone; you must have a genuine passion for producing the best vehicles in the world. Without passion, you will find what the company is trying to do too difficult.

Team members are expected not only to have the skills to analyze data and surface takeaways/recommendations but must also lead cross-functional decision-making processes and communicate recommendations to leaders at all levels in the company.

As an intern at Tesla Motors, you will work within either Tax, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets or Treasury team to support these initiatives.


8. EDF Energy Internship

Deadline: December 31, 2016 | Apply for Commercial Internship here | Apply for Engineering and Science Internship here
Date:
Internships starts in March or June and lasts till September
Duration: 3-6 Months
Salary: USD 16,500,- pro rata per annum
Location: Various locations throughout the United Kingdom

The company has high expectations for the students it takes on: EDF Energy is looking for people at any stage of their university education who are genuinely interested in nuclear energy and who want to take ownership of their experience on a placement.

EDF Energy will provide you with challenging assignments and all the support you’ll need to make the most of the experience. At the end of your placement, you could be offered the opportunity to be assessed for one of the Graduate Programmes.

The company offers in Engineering and Science as well as Commercial Internships.


9. Caterpillar Corporate Intern Program

Deadline: rolling basis | Apply here
Eligibility:
 Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8/4.0 (no rounding) or 3.0/4.0 depending on functional area
Full-time student (12 semester hours) attending a four-year university and have completed 30 semester hours prior to the start of the internship
Location: Various locations

Caterpillar‘s Corporate Intern Program gives students the opportunity to gain practical, challenging and meaningful on-the-job work experience while working for the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and a wide and growing offering of related services.

To view a list of openings or to apply, submit your online application and resume through this website.


10. Fidelity International European Sales and Marketing Internship

Deadline: December 31, 2016 | Apply here
Duration: 8-week summer internship or a longer 6 to 12-month
Eligibility: Native/fluent German speakers with fluency also in English, being on track for a 2.1 (or equivalent) in a degree
Location: Continental Europe

Spend valuable time learning how world-class sales and marketing keeps a world-leading asset management firm moving forward.

This is a big opportunity to build your knowledge of the sales, marketing, and product businesses, improve your communication skills and possibly spend time working in Continental Europe.

Rest assured, you’ll return to university with an international perspective on sales and marketing in asset management that will set you up for life.


11. Fiji N.G.O. Media & Journalism Internship

Deadline: rolling basis | Apply here
Duration: You can join this project for a minimum of 2 months
Cost: GBP 1,519,- for 2 months
Eligibility: Relevant academic qualifications required, proof of work experience
Location: Beqa & Suva, Fiji

Enjoy fragrant sun drenched days and exotic nights of delectable food cooked in a traditional underground oven. Fiji will enchant you with its infectious, chilled out “Fiji time” lifestyle, its heavenly beaches and surrounding mountains of rainforest– the perfect paradise location for your Frontier adventure!

Your journalism placement will give you the opportunity to work as a field journalist, integrating yourself with day-to-day activities and reporting or documenting the work and social activities of volunteers at the location.


12. Jaguar Land Rover Creative Design Internship

Deadline: December 31, 2016 | Apply here
Duration:
3, 6 or 12 months
Salary:
USD 15,600,-
Eligibility: Penultimate-year students, being on track for at least a 2:2 level or higher, having expertise in exterior/interior design
Location: Coventry, The United Kingdom

From the Defender and the XJ to the Evoque and the F-Type, the design team has produced some of the most recognisable vehicles ever made. But that’s not stopping the company from looking to the future.

Whatever your role, you’ll discover the dedication to developing excellence runs throughout the business. Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach to your work. And with ongoing support from industry-leading experts, you’ll quickly realise the schemes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.


13. Travelport Human Resources Internship

Deadline: December 31, 2016 | Apply here
Duration:
12 months
Eligibility:
Students working towards a 2:1 or above in a relevant degree
Location: Langley, The United Kingdom

Are you looking to gain valuable professional work experience in a global corporate environment? Travelport is offering ambitious students like you the opportunity to undertake challenging and rewarding internships as part of your degree.

Travelport internships are about applying your skills to real-life problems that matter to customers and advanced technology. They’re also about helping you start a challenging and satisfying career in the travel commerce industry.

As an HR intern, you will undertake project work that supports several teams within the department including Recruitment, Learning & Development, Compensation & Benefits and Admin & Reporting.


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