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London Internship Program, UK

May 24 - July 20, 2012
London, England
Marymount University, in partnership with the Foundation for International Education (FIE), offer an 8-week, London-based international internship whose goals are to develop professional and cultural skills and provide personal and career awareness.
This program offers a unique preprofessional, field-based experience coupled with academic analysis and reflection and provides an opportunity to experience working life in another country and challenges preconceived notions of culture and of the professional world.
An international internship should not be regarded as vocational or on-the-job training for a specific industry or career.
Internship students will begin their program with the British Life and Cultures class. Studying in another culture can be challenging for even the best students, so the British Life and Cultures course will help them contextualize their experience in London in a broad, academic manner. Students will begin their internship about a week into their program, splitting each week evenly between classwork and placement time.
Please note that all student internships are unpaid and are for academic credit only.

Internship Placement Areas
Arts and Humanities
Charitable and Nonprofit groups
Human Resources
Information Technology
International Business
FIE offers student accommodations based in historic and charming Kensington, just a few minutes walk from the Foundation House Study Center. Student residential buildings in the Kensington area are usually mid- to late-19th century converted townhouses. Bedrooms are fully furnished. The majority of students live in double-occupancy rooms, while some will live in single, triple, or quadruple rooms.
Common kitchens are equipped with utensils such as cookware, silverware, and dishes. Metrogate Residence also houses a complete teaching kitchen. Coin-operated laundry facilities are available at Metrogate for use by FIE residences. Common living areas in each residence allow students to interact frequently with each other.
MU Tuition (6 credits) $4,620
Housing $3,100
Study Abroad fee $350
Additional Expenses:
Meals $3,500
Airfare $900-1,100
Personal Expenses $2,000

Application Deadline:
February 1, 2012
To apply, you must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 and not be on disciplinary probation. Approval of your academic advisor and School dean are required for registration.

Learn more about the Application Process