London, England

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

February 1, 2020
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Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: February 1, 2020
  • Dates: Jun 15 – Aug 9, 2020 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA

Overview

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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All of our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

Unique Experiences

  • WORK IN AN INTERNATIONAL HUB

    of business, start-ups, politics, media, arts, theater, fashion and much more.

  • DEVELOP AND EXPAND

    your portfolio and networking skills in London where free professional events and workshops in every industry are available every night throughout the capital.

  • EXPLORE LONDON’S EVER CHANGING SKY LINE

    from a unique sky garden at the top of the Walkie Talkie.

  • of Europe's 500 largest companies are in London

    100+
  • full-time workers in London’s tourism industry

    350K
  • capacity of Wembley Stadium

    90K

Location & Culture

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Shakespeare’s Globe Theater rests humbly in the theater district among trendy restaurants. Modern sensibility spills beyond the walls of the Tate Modern (a museum that was once a power plant) and onto the futuristic Millennium Bridge, a stark contrast to the traditions of Westminster and Buckingham Palace. More than 250 languages are spoken here in the capital of the United Kingdom, making London the most linguistically diverse city in the world. In addition, London is at the cutting-edge of the arts scene and provides access to music, fashion, museums, comedy, and theater.

The Culture

EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Play a match of cricket, England's signature sport.
  • Discover the UK’s vibrant cultures and gain insight into the country’s social policies, value systems, and influence on the rest of Europe and the world.
  • Take a break from the fast pace of London in the abundant green space in and around the capital, boasting eight royal parks.
  • Explore the professional working world in London through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and local guest lectures.
  • Shop the vast numbers of retailers along Oxford Street, nearly 1 mile long, making it the longest shopping street in the UK.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
  • Explore the professional working world of London through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship

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Daily Life

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  • HOUSING

    Housing will be in either a residence hall or shared apartments centrally located in Bloomsbury, Farringdon or Kings Cross. Students will share twin or triple rooms.

  • MEALS

    No meals are provided in London but students will have access to kitchen facilities to cook their own meals.

London, England

Where You'll Study

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    CIEE STUDY CENTER

    The study center is a short commute by foot, bike, bus, or train from the student accommodations.

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    Getting Around

    Students commute to their internships and most program activities via public transportation. We provide an introduction to the system during orientation, and students are responsible for securing their own public transportation pass. Program housing is convenient to public transportation and all internship locations are accessible.

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

As a global intern in London, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular excursions and cultural activities in and around London complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.

This 8-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated online academic seminar. 

Academics

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Academics

  • CLASS FORMAT

    Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship and academic seminar taught in an online learning environment, complemented by a number of on-site curricular activities, such as site visits, workshops, and guest lectures. Classes, co-curricular excursions, and/or work hours may be scheduled Monday-Friday, and attendance is strictly enforced for all. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel away from the city when classes are in session.

  • GRADING

    Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic seminar, including but not limited to: online discussion forums, small group peer coaching, reflective papers, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an informational interview and internship work plan, and feedback from internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress towards goals.

  • ACADEMIC CULTURE

    Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations. The weekly seminar is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce.

Eligibility

  • OVERALL GPA

    Rising sophomore standing or above required at time of participation. If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of English Language skills with an IELTS score of 6.0+. Certain visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process.

  • PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

    Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the 8-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic seminar is mandatory for all participants.

  • Program Credit

    Total credit for the program is 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits.

Curriculum

Program Credit
Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits

Course Credit
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours

Language of Instruction
English

Requirements
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

Scholarships

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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

YOUR FEE INCLUDES:

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation – an introduction to British culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

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Fees & Housing

Summer 2020 8 weeks Feb 1, 2020 Jun 15, 2020 Aug 9, 2020
$6,350
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300 *

Educational Costs = $2,803

Housing = $3,080 **

Insurance = $167

Total Fees = $6,350

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,200

International Airfare = $1,250

Local Transportation = $350

Books & Supplies = $100

Visa Fees = $1,700 ††

Personal expenses = $1,600

Total Estimated Costs = $6,200

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* Non-refundable

** no meals are included for students staying in the apartment option

Round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

†† Work Permit

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