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CIEE: Global Internship London
London, United Kingdom (Education Abroad Programs Program)
Program Terms: Summer,
Summer I,
Summer II
Homepage: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer II 2018 01-APR-2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer I 2018 01-APR-2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2018 01-APR-2018 ** Rolling Admission 18-JUN-2018 12-AUG-2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Class Status:
2nd year, 3rd year, 4th year Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Language Requirement:
none
Open to Non-UVa Students:
No
Housing: Hotel, University dormitory Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
Program Type:
Internship
Tuition Payments Made To:
Program Provider
Education Abroad Advisor:
Kathleen McLaren-Hawking
Application Fee:
Yes
Study Abroad Administrative Fee:
Yes
Subject Area:
Commerce, Communications, Economics, Engineering, European Studies, Foreign Affairs, History, Media Studies, Political Science
Program Description:

CIEE Summer Global Internship Program in London, England
Get an insider's perspective on London this summer and experience British professional culture through a CIEE Summer Global Internship. Experience the transitions the UK is facing as it finds itself on the precipice of disconnecting from long established relations with the European Union. Navigate the various nuances of what it is to be “British,” and how society, culture, education, and economy are adapting to this new world. Through coursework, screenings, guest speakers, and cultural excursions, an internship in London will allow you to explore the UK’s vibrant and influential cultures while providing insight into the country’s social policies, value systems, and influence on the rest of Europe and the world. 
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As a CIEE Global Intern, you’ll work in a non-paying position with a local or multi-national company or organization, diving into a particular field of interest, exploring a different culture, and expanding your professional portfolio and network.

Students interning in London are placed with companies ranging from innovative start-ups to global organizations, local SMEs, and NGOs in a variety of industry sectors. The 8-week program includes between 200 and 240 hours of onsite internship project work with a 30-hour integrated academic seminar focusing on local business culture, intercultural communication, professional development, and linkages between local observations and global trends.

Find out more.

Please check the CIEE website for final program dates, and speak with your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor prior to booking airfare. 


The sights and sounds of London will be at your fingertips during this incredible summer program. Enjoy a full-time internship—picked to suit your unique professional goals—as you explore one of the world’s most historic and influential cities.

Unique experiences:
  • Transport yourself to the sixteenth century by watching a performance in Shakespeare’s Globe, a faithful reconstruction of the 1599 open-air playhouse.
  • Gain a bird’s-eye view of the entire city by riding the London Eye, the iconic riverside observation wheel.
  • Take an overnight excursion to nearby areas, including Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, or Ireland.
  • Live in central London, nearby the British Museum and the British Library, and interact with other international students.
  • Soak up the sun at one of London’s eight beautiful Royal Parks.