Working at Dezan Shira & Associates is about growth. That means developing skills, making a difference, and achieving goals to help colleagues and clients reach new heights.

Intern, ASEAN Advisory

Location: Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
Function: International Business Advisory
Role: Assistant (Intern)


Note: Welcome applicants who wish to join us in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam).

Duration: 3 to 6 months

Primary Duties (including but not limited to):

Marketing Support:

  • Research legal, tax, and finance topics in ASEAN;
  • Write articles about foreign direct investment (FDI) in ASEAN for Asia Briefing and its regional subsidiaries; and
  • Create various marketing materials as needed.

International Business Advisory (IBA) team assistance:

  • Support business development and account management efforts;
  • Help coordinate potential client meetings and document discussions;
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations, proposals, and engagement contracts for potential clients;
  • Carry out client development-focused research projects;
  • Attend client development events as a representative of Dezan Shira & Associates;
  • Design and execute individual research projects, producing well-written reports;
  • Research and engage with local business organizations for collaboration and partnership opportunities;
  • Customer Relationship Management; and
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Excellent English writing and speaking abilities;
  • Proficiency in an additional European or Asian language is highly desirable
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to meet and interact with business professionals o Familiarity with tax, accounting, law, and foreign investment;
  • Business development and sales experience;
  • Attention to detail, a sense of responsibility, and a commitment to teamwork o Interest in the Asian business and investment climate;
  • A proactive worker with demonstrated initiative;
  • Graduation from or current enrollment in a university degree program, preferably in a business-related major, accounting, or law (desirable but not required).


  • Involvement in a renowned and growing organization in Asia;
  • Working with skilled professionals across Asia from diverse backgrounds in a truly international working environment;
  • Combined remote and in-person (hybrid) work options with adaptable schedules; and
  • Official Dezan Shira & Associates recommendation letter upon successful completion of the internship.

Should you have any questions or wish to apply for this role, kindly reach out to We will only consider email applications that adhere to the appropriate format, utilize professional language, and include an attached CV/resume in PDF format.

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