Samantha Cooper

Director, London

  • Country:
    • England
  • Business:
    • Academic Internship Council
    • Study Abroad


Samantha joined AIC in 2016, having previously worked at EUSA (our predecessor organization) where she established the University Relations department in Boston and then served as the London Director, overseeing the programmes and placements of over 800 student interns each year. Samantha has worked in international education since 2001 and is passionate about intercultural and experiential education. It was after spending her junior year abroad in France, that Samantha got the “bug.” She went on to study abroad in Spain, and has volunteered in Ecuador, Nepal, and India, and taught English in Argentina.

Samantha holds a Masters of Public Administration from Portland State University, specializing in nonprofit management, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in French and Psychology.

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