Accounting and Finance Summer Internship Program

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How our internship program works.

The Finance and Accounting Summer Intern Program offers an exciting opportunity for rising juniors who are looking to gain the experience, skills, support, and exposure that they need to help launch their careers. Our summer program combines challenging work experience and the opportunity to work closely with finance professionals. You’ll receive continuous training and development through classes and weekly presentations, exposure to senior management, and social and networking events to help build relationships throughout the company. At the end of the summer, multiple competitive offers will be extended for the full-time Associate program. Internships are in New York City and Jersey City, NJ. The option for free housing is provided.

Applications for our 2023 internships are now open

This 11 week program runs from May to August

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Launch your career with a trusted company.

Our program offers an exciting opportunity to gain practical experience—giving you a rock-solid foundation for your growing career. Interns are placed across the organization in Corporate Finance, our Foundational Businesses, and New York Life Investments, including Mutual Funds and our investment boutiques. Functions could include:

  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Budget and Expense Management
  • Investment Accounting
  • Accounting Operations
  • Statutory Accounting and Reporting
  • Tax
  • Ratings and Funding
  • Capital Management/Projections
  • Treasury
  • Data Analytics
  • Wealth Management Finance

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What we’re looking for in a candidate.

 We’re looking for ambitious rising juniors majoring in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related concentrations who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Strong written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Analytically minded
  • Team oriented
  • Intellectually curious
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
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Applications for our 2023 Accounting and Finance Internship Program are now open.


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