Summer internships in Cayman provide a fantastic opportunity to build your professional skills in a chosen field. They allow you to apply your learning, build a better understanding of your chosen profession and grow your professional network.

As well as being a great addition to your CV, Cayman internships often increase your employability and some organisations will even use internship programmes to assess a students capabilities with a view to a long term career in Cayman.

There are plenty on internships available to Caymanian students across several industries including accountancy, law, conservation, business and creative. Competition for places is steep so make sure you get your application in before the deadline. 

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Cayman Internships

If your organisation offers an internship which is not featured on this list, please email:

Accountancy Firm Internships


EY offers summer internships across the following areas of the business: Tax, Consultancy and Audit. Their internships offer real insights into EY and are ideal for students in their penultimate year of university. Summer interns with EY will be able to see their impact first-hand. They will work on client projects with their team, gain new skills that will shape the rest of their careers and explore their interests supported by leaders. All of this will help EY interns build their future career.

Age/ study level: Applicants will need to be pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting or business related field.

Status: Must be Caymanian, spouse of a Caymanian or have Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) status.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 28th February 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More Information: Visit EY | Jobs and Careers ( and search by Cayman Islands or email:


Deloitte strives to make an impact that matters for their clients, their people and society. Their purpose provides the foundation for their strategy and their aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services. It's not about size. It's about being the first choice for the best talent and the largest, most influential clients. Deloitte approaches their work with a collaborative mindset and knows they are at their best when they foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. Deloitte Cayman Islands offers both summer internships (the Deloitte Exclusive Experience Program) and work experience programs through local schools that offer a range of experiences that prepare young people for a future in a supportive, challenging, and innovative environment.

Age/ study level: Undergraduates and advanced degree students.

Status: Must be Caymanian, spouse of a Caymanian or have Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) status.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 1st April 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More Information: Email: or visit Deloitte's internship page.


PwC's summer internship will provide you with a paid opportunity to engage with clients, firm leadership and peers. You will have an assigned buddy, receive coaching from experienced employees, and be trained on soft skills, business etiquette and how to thrive in a team environment. Successful work experience may lead to a full-time career opportunity.

Age/ study level: High school students and university students currently pursuing or graduating with a degree in accounting (or similar major) who are interested in earning a professional designation and excelling in a career in audit, tax or advisory.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: January 12, 2024 - April 1, 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More information: Apply online. You'll be contacted if selected for a first-round interview. PwC will chat through everything you need to know and will even provide some tips if you're nervous. Email: or call (345) 949 7000 for more information.

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Conservation / Science Internships

Ocean Science Scholars Marine Internship Programme (Education or Research focused

Internships at the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) provide an exciting opportunity for early career scientists and educators to gain real-life experiences with research, marine education, communications, and field station operations. CCMI maintains active field research and education programmes in the Cayman Islands at their Little Cayman Research Centre (LCRC), supported by a team of scientists, educators, outreach and communications coordinators. Internships are 3-6 months long, dependent on the intern's availability and CCMI's needs. Internships typically run from January-June, July-December or January-March, April-June, July-September, or October-December. All Ocean Science Scholar (OSS) internships are generously funded by the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation.

Age/ study level: Open to ages 18 and up (must be legal adult) and to current students or recent graduates.

Status: Must be Caymanian or a permanent resident of the Cayman Islands.

Application dates: Applications received on a continuous rolling basis.

Paid: Interns receive a CI$500mo reimbursement, full accommodation, all meals, access to CCMI's bikes and kayaks, airport transport, and one round-trip ticket on Cayman Airways within the Cayman Islands to Little Cayman.

More information: Email: CCMI Education Team or visit the CCMI Interns page.

Young Environmentalist Leadership Course (YELC)

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute's (CCMI) Young Environmentalist Leadership Course (YELC) provides an opportunity for local students (ages 16-20) to carve their pathway into the water sports industry and marine sciences. YELC participants complete PADI Open Water, Advanced Open Water, and Rescue Diver certifications, and they attend a 7-10 day residential, hands-on experience with CCMIs education and research staff at the Little Cayman Research Centre (LCRC). Students work on field projects and learn to use instruments and equipment to broaden their horizons and experiences that can be used in the workplace. Students also take part in night dives, lionfish dissections, CV workshops, mock job interviews, and networking opportunities with local industry professionals. The YELC programme bridges an important gap for local students who do not have access to post-high school education in the Cayman Islands, breaking down financial and educational barriers.

Age/ study level: Open to students ages 16-20 or recent graduates.

Status: Must be Caymanian or a permanent resident of the Cayman Islands.

Application dates Application deadline is 22nd March 2024.

Paid: Unpaid (though course is valued at over CI$4,000).

More information: Email: CCMI Education Team or visit the CCMI YELC page.

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Creative Industry Internships

Acorn Media

Every summer Acorn Media looks to hire a hardworking, enthusiastic intern who enjoys a challenge. This is a varied role which will include updating current content as well as researching new content across all the magazines, websites and apps. There may also be the opportunity to assist with marketing activities, digital content creation and social media content. The ideal candidate will have exceptional English language, proof reading and writing skills. Acorn Media needs help from May to September, and the internship can be open for a month or more. Only those who have gained an A/B grade in GCSE English Language and A/B at A Level (or the IB) need apply.

Age/ study level: University students.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application date: Deadline for applications is 1st May 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More information: Email your CV to

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands

The National Gallery is committed to providing opportunities for young Caymanians to develop their skills and knowledge in pursuit of a creative career. They offer various work experience placements throughout the year, plus summer and fall break internships and an annual year-long internship. All placements allow successful candidates to gain hands-on experience with all aspects of gallery management, including curating, marketing, education and events.

Age/ study level: Work experience and summer/fall internships: students must be age 15+. Annual year long internship: students must be 18+.

Status: Non-Caymanian students are welcome to apply for unpaid work experience positions, but applicants for the annual paid internship must be Caymanian.

Paid: The one year internship is paid. Work experience and the summer/fall internships are unpaid.

Application dates: Work experience placements can be submitted throughout the year. Contact the Gallery for deadlines for the summer and fall internships.

More information: Email: or call (345) 945 8111.

Tower Marketing

Tower is committed to helping the next generation of marketers gain more experience. The intern will assist the Client Services Representatives with the execution of marketing activities to meet agreed company and client objectives.

Age/ study level: You will need to be studying a degree in Marketing or similar.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Internships are offered throughout the year.

Paid: Tower offers both paid and unpaid internships.

More Information: To apply for an internship or for more information, view Tower's job description.

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Finance Internships

Butterfield Bank (Cayman)

This summer internship is an exciting opportunity for a student interested in financial services to gain practical on-the-job experience and work with industry experts. Mentored throughout, interns will experience a range of business areas. This is a great chance to utilise and develop a full range of skills and knowledge and will really help boost a student's employment prospects.

Age/ study level: 18 and above, with a preference for university students.

Status: Students must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is Sunday, 30th April 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More information: Visit Butterfield's Internship Page, email Johnelle Hylton Human Resources Office at or

Credit Union

Credit Union’s Summer Internship Programme is designed to empower talented individuals to gain invaluable experience in the banking industry while contributing to meaningful projects that impact their members. Opportunities are available from June to the end of August and the last intake month is July.

Age/ study level: Undergraduates pursuing a relevant degree in Business, Finance, Human Resources, IT, etc.

Status: Caymanians and Caymanian Status Holders.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is Friday 3rd May 2024.

Paid: Please email to find out more.

More Information: Visit Credit Union’s Internships page and complete the application form.

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General Business Internships

Enterprise Cayman

The Enterprise Cayman Internship Programme aims to place 25+ interns annually. Internships typically take place during the summer months with companies that are part of three special economic zones (SEZs) by Cayman Enterprise City (CEC). SEZs include Cayman Tech City, Cayman Commodities & Derivatives Centre, and Cayman Maritime & Aviation City. Placements offer hands-on experience, invites to a number of industry networking events, and access to knowledge and technology-sector career paths. Placements last between one and three months, and many internship placements have successfully led to full-time job placements with SEZ companies.

Age/ study level: Open to ages 18-25.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: 1st December 2023 to 31st March 2024.

More information: Email: or visit Enterprise City's internships page.


As part of CUC's ongoing commitment towards the development of and providing opportunities for young people on Grand Cayman, CUC annually welcomes students to its annual Summer Internship and Vocational Programmes. The programmes expose young people to different career opportunities to gain experience in a professional setting along with valuable hands-on training. In addition, students also participate in a number of weekly 'Lunch and Learn' sessions, which include discussions on budgeting, resume writing and acceptable business etiquette.

Age/ Study Level: Age 15 and above, high school and university level students.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: TBC, please email:

Paid: Yes.

More information: Visit CUC's Summer Internship & Vocational Programmes page.

Dart's Minds Inspired Work-X Programme

Darts Minds Inspired Work-X provides students with an expansive experience of work life in a wide variety of career areas. Students are assigned projects that help meet real business objectives matched to their university study path, and work side by side with professionals in Dart's businesses.

Age/ study level: University level students.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: 1st March 2024 - 1st June 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More information: Visit Minds Inspired.

Island Heritage Summer Internship

Island Heritage invites applications for the Summer Internship Programme. Interns will have the opportunity to put their classroom knowledge into practice in a professional environment, gain exposure to their chosen field and start establishing industry connections.

Age/ study level: Age 16 and above.

Status: Must be eligible to work in Cayman.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 15th April 2024.

More Information: Visit the Island Heritages internship page.


Alongside its law internships (scroll down for more information), Walkers also offers internships and work placements within the business support functions of their firm. This includes areas like Accounting, IT and Marketing. Offered on a rolling basis, these placements allow students to explore career options and develop new skills, providing them with practical work experience and exposure to an international law firm.

Age/ study level: Age 16 and above.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Applications are accepted throughout the year.

More Information: Email: or visit the Walkers' careers page.

Water Authority Cayman

The Water Authority Cayman offers an annual summer internship programme to current students or recent graduates. Interns typically work for four to eight weeks between 1st June and 31st August, during which time they gain important work experience and meaningful insights into the Authoritys role as a utility supplier and regulatory body.

Age/ study level: Age 14 and above.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 30th April 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More Information: Visit the Water Authoritys careers page.

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Mise en Place

Mise en Place is offering a two week summer internship in July/August to students passionate about hospitality and culinary arts and who are  interested in pursuing a career in the field. The internship provides hands-on culinary experience with mentorship on knife skills, menu planning, food preparation, and customer service. Qualified applicants will be invited to attend an interview at Mise en Place. Following the interview, the chefs will select the top candidates for the summer internship.

Age/ study level: High school students aged 15-18.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Paid: Unpaid. However, there may be the prospect of paid employment following the internship.

Application dates: Applications close Friday, June 21st, 2024.

More information: Visit Mise en Place’s application page.


The Summer Internship Programme at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman invites young Caymanian students into the world of hospitality, inspiring the industry leaders of the future. The students can explore their preferred areas of interest in different departments at the resort, that vary from front office, culinary to water sports, among others.

Age/ study level: Must be in university

Paid: This is a paid internship

Status: Must be Caymanian

Application deadline: 15th May each year

How to apply: Ritz-Carlton internship page (all applications must be submitted via the Marriott website)

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Law Firm Internships


Each year Appleby provides a number of summer internships to Caymanian high school and college students, in a number of business support areas. If you are interested in an internship, please submit your CV and cover letter indicating your preferred department(s).

Age/ study level: High school and college students.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 1st March 2024.

More information: Email: or visit Appleby's Internships page.


Campbells offers legal and business services internships to students who wish to gain experience working in a global offshore law firm. Their 4-8 week programme is overseen by knowledgeable professionals who are committed to ensuring each intern receives valuable hands-on experience. They also offer bespoke internships throughout the year to students on a gap year or who are on extended study leave. Campbells offers placements in the areas of law, marketing, finance, compliance, information technology and corporate administration; however, these internships are subject to availability.

Age/ study level: University level.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 30th April 2024.

More Information:. Visit Campbells' career page.

Collas Crill

The annual paid internship programme is open to Caymanian students aged 17 and over. The interns work their way through each department on a rotational basis over a four-week period, guided closely by lawyers and business services professionals. During this time, students gain exposure to a range of different legal practice areas, recognise the role of business services within a law firm and have the opportunity to start building their professional network with a view to their future career development.

Age/ study level: Students aged 17 and over.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application date: TBC

Paid: Yes.

More information: Email:

Conyers Dill & Pearman

Conyers summer law programme is their most important source for recruitment. They hire students with strong academic records and a dedication to performing exceptional work. The programme is designed to give Caymanian law students an insight into what its like to be a Conyers lawyer. From day one, students will be paired with a lawyer who will act as a mentor. They want you to be involved in actual client projects, such as legal research, due diligence and the preparation of legal documents, as well as participate in a variety of learning workshops.

Age/ study level: University/college students.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application date: Deadline for applications is 31st March 2024.

More information: Visit Conyers Dill & Pearmans careers page.


Harneys offers internships to exceptional individuals who wish to gain first-hand experience of practice in a leading global offshore firm. Placements are offered in their Legal, Fiduciary, or Business Services teams during the summer months (between June and August) and last between one and four weeks.

Age/ study level: Open to students in secondary education or in a university or postgraduate programme.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 31st March 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More information: Visit Harneys' careers page.


The Maples Group invites applications from young Caymanians / Cayman Status Holders who are in the last years of their secondary education or beginning their tertiary education to work during the summer months within various legal and business support teams. Many of the Group's interns return year after year and several have been offered full-time placement with the Group following graduation. Summer placements are awarded first to the Group's legal and non-legal scholarship recipients and/or students who have previously participated in the Maples Group Internship Programme; space permitting, additional placements are offered to new applicants.

Age/ study level: Students who are in the last years of their secondary education or beginning their tertiary education.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application date: 1st - 30th April 2024.

Paid: Yes.

More information: Visit Maples' Internships page.


The Mourant Legal Internship gives you the chance to spread your wings working alongside lawyers in Litigation, Funds and Finance. Their Business Services Internship provides the opportunity to work with specialists in Human Resources, Business Development & Marketing, Information Technology, Finance, Compliance and Facilities. Internships last four weeks, and they ask that applicants are fully committed for the entire period of the placement.

Age/ study level: 16 or over, having completed at least Year 10 of high school.

Status: Must be Caymanian or possess Caymanian Status.

Application date: 30th April 2024.

Paid: Salary is dependent upon experience.

More information: Email: or visit Mourant's Career page.


The Cayman Internship programme is a four-week placement over the June/July/August holiday period. It consists of specific legal or business services training and development by their experienced team to assist you with your undergraduate or postgraduate education.

Age/ study level: Students in the following programmes may apply: A-level students, University students (undergraduate), Truman Bodden Law School students and Postgraduate students.

Application dates: Deadline for applications is 29th February 2024.

Status: Open to Caymanians or Permanent Residency holders.

More information: Visit Ogier's careers page.


The Walkers annual summer Legal Internship programme gives qualified Caymanians who are currently enrolled in a university law course exposure to the legal profession as well as practical experience of life in an international law firm. The Legal Internship programme is run across Walkers' main areas of work and helps successful applicants develop their commercial, presentation and team skills, which are essential in today's professional world. Students sponsored by Walkers (Cayman) are given priority access to this programme.

Age/ study level: University student.

Status: Must be Caymanian.

Application dates: Applications will be accepted from 2nd January 2024 and should be submitted through Walkers careers portal no later than 29th February 2024 at 5pm (Cayman time). Please click here to access the portal.

More Information: Email: or visit the Walkers' careers page.

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Medical Internships

Health Services Authority (HSA)

The HSA's summer internship programme offers a unique opportunity to students who express a keen interest in pursuing a career in the healthcare field. The programme aims to give students practical experience and develop their skills for future career opportunities. Internships typically take place from June to September and can vary from four to eight weeks. As part of the application, you will be required to complete a personal statement explaining why you are interested in the internship.

Age/ study level: College/uni and high school students age 16 and above may apply.

Status: Must be Caymanian or have the Right to Be Caymanian.

Application dates: Deadline for applications TBD.

Paid: Yes

More Information: Visit the HSAs internship page.

Overseas Internships

SmartLearn English

SmartLearn is proud to be the first English centre to offer English language courses in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. The centre provides a broad scope of services from private teaching and tutoring; tailored business English classes to businesses and general communication to local government organisations; to teaching in public schools. In light of the centre's commitment to community development, exciting summer internship positions have arisen, teaching English and Activities to 11-15 year olds at Summer Camp programmes in Ninh Binh. The successful candidates will also get involved in the centre's daily activities and extra-curricular programmes. This unique opportunity will enable the students to develop highly desirable skills for their professional and personal lives.

Age: Must be at least 18

Paid: Yes

More Information: Email: or WhatsApp: 0084 913544010.