Intern in London

Program Information

Intern in London offers an 8-week summer international internship in England's fascinating capital. Participate in London's work life through an internship that complements your academic concentration and unique personal goals! The program combines work and professional development with a re-entry seminar designed to help you get the most out of your time abroad. You will experience:

Hands-on, custom internship in London – With a vast range of fields available, you’ll find the perfect international internship for your skills and interests and get the skills you need to enter the global marketplace.

Incredible location – There are few better places to intern abroad than sophisticated London. Learn how Brits do business by working alongside your new English colleagues.

On-site support – Helpful, knowledgeable staff are there when you need them—for airport pickup, orientation, welcome and farewell dinners. On top of that, you’ll have all the freedom you need to enjoy your internship and explore your new home.

Professional development – You’ll benefit from a professional development seminar titled "How to use this London internship experience to help you land your dream job" covering topics such as interpersonal skills, work habits, time management, and the effective use of technology and social media.

360° Networking Toolkit - You will receive business cards, resume/interview coaching, and an internship completion certificate. You’ll also gain access to a seminar series on topics such as developing and maximizing a LinkedIn account, interview expectations, adding the experience to your resume, and more! Jump-start your career with our global network!

Highlights and Excursions

If you've ever wanted to intern abroad in London and experience true British culture, then check out our Intern in London program this summer! Here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique:

  • Hands-on international work experience 
  • Make key professional contacts worldwide 
  • Placement opportunities in your major field of study 
  • Secure professional job references 
  • Explore England, the UK, and Europe on the weekends 
  • Time to discover the best that London has to offer 
  • Professional development seminar to complement work experience 
  • Support staff on-site throughout your internship in London

As part of your Intern in London program, we introduce you to the life of a true Brit. Learn where locals shop for food, trendy clothes, and an authentic English cup of tea on weekend market trips organized by our London staff. Discover hidden pubs dripping with history and have the barmaid pull you a cold pint.

Heidi, our Site Director in London, sends out updates to our students that inform you about upcoming events, activities, and festivals you won’t want to miss. Past students have decided to explore sites such as the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, any of the multiple parks or royal palaces, and some have even ventured out of the city center to experience the Harry Potter Studio Tour at Leavesden Studios!

Housing

On the Intern in London program over the summer, you will live in a student residence located in the Centre of the West End with other students. Interns are a minute’s walk from Marble Arch and only 30 minutes from Heathrow Airport. Students will be able to take the London Underground or Tube from the Marble Arch station. Students will share a bedroom with fellow internship students. This setup is a great way to get to know your fellow interns and immerse yourself in local culture while in London. Each apartment comes with central heating, a fully fitted kitchen with microwave oven, and a washer/dryer. In the apartment lounge area students will have a flat screen tv and dvd player. All interns will have access to the 24 hour reception desk, onsite manager, maid service, internet access, and private safe.

Placements

Placements include art history/events management, business, communications/media, education, fashion, government and politics, health care/services, history, IT/ computing, law, psychology and social services, sports management, theater, and travel and tourism.

Campus Setting

Urban

Credit

Contact your academic advisor on ways you can obtain credit for your internship.

GPA Requirement

2.5/4.0

Language of Instruction

English

Program Dates

Summer 2014

Start Date: June 2

Internship ends: August 3

Program Fee

$7,740*

*Costs may change at any time due to the current exchange rate.

Included

  • Internship placement and supervision
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure and onsite orientation
  • Airport pick-up
  • Carbon offset of travel & Green Travel Guide
  • Course that fulfills Visa requirement
  • Two meals per day

How to Apply

  • Set up an appointment with Frances Weiner, frances@iepabroad.org
  • Apply 90 days (in complete) before the first day of their start month.
  • Fill out the CISabroad Online Application
  • Pay the $200 application deposit*

*This is NOT an extra fee, but is a non-refundable deposit applied towards your total program fee. You will be directed to pay this after completing the online application.

Past Students

"I was in London in the summer internship program and worked at an architecture firm. I don't think I could have landed the job I did after graduating if I hadn't had that work experience. I also met some great friends on the trip who I still keep in touch with."

Lauren B.