London Internship Program

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(This program is currently not accepting any applications)

 

The London Internship Program

Students who participate in the London Internship Program have the opportunity to gain valuable international professional experience in London while also completing an additional course for credit. Examples of the types of internships available include a focus on fashion, ministry, service, non-profits, publishing, finance, and more. All majors are encouraged to apply. Students will work with the Malibu Office and the London Staff to find an internship that fits with their area of study and interests.

Students will receive 4 units of elective credit for their internship.

Application Process

As part of your International Programs Application in Wavenet, you will be directed to an Internship Application Form to complete.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by the IP Office with a request to schedule an in-person interview (or a virtual interview if you are abroad). You will be asked to send an updated resume and cover letter no later than 24 hours before the interview. If you are not selected, we will also send you an email to let you know that you are not being considered at this time. Submitting an application does not guarantee an interview.

In addition to the normal International Programs application criteria, your acceptance into an internship program will also take the following things into consideration:

  • Work and internship experience
  • Intercultural experience
  • Personal and professional fit of the internships available

Program Dates

May 10th, 2020 - July 4th, 2020

The dates listed above are departure dates from LAX and from the program location back to LAX.

Costs

Tuition: $1,745 per unit

Room & Board: $4,560

Program Specific Costs:

  • Visa: $442 (approximate)

Required Vital Documents and Deadlines 

Completed IP Document Submission Form, including the following documents:

  • Passport Copy: due January 17, 2020
  • Health Clearance Form and Flight Itinerary (for flight exempt students only): due March 13, 2020
  • Visa Copy (for students requiring a visa only): due April 24, 2020
    • Note: You must attend the London Internship Summer 2020 Preparation & Visa Workshop on February 12, 2020, 8:15am - 9:30am, PLC 147

Course Requirements

8 unit minimum requirement. Students must take either ENG 380 or HIST 406 in May. Students must be enrolled in both IPIN 495 and IPIN 495L in June.

Course Offerings

May:

ENG 380 Topics in Literature: The Quest in Modern European Literature: London and Beyond (4)

GE: Literature

Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent

  • The course will study works of fiction that have London/British settings and themes, such as Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness, Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own, John Fowles's The French Lieutenant's Woman, and W.G. Sebald's Austerlitz.

HIST 406 Topics in National History: Religion, Conflict, and Peace in Northern Ireland (4)

  • This course provides an introduction to the history and politics of the Northern Ireland conflict and peace process through a blend of academic learning and practical experience involving a study trip to Northern Ireland. The course also sheds light on other seemingly intractable conflicts that are such a feature of our world in the 21st century.

June:

IPIN 495 International Programs' Internship (1)

  • A supervised academic internship in a student's area of interest overseas in an international program. Internships may be with a non-profit, government agency, political, religious, educational, business or humanitarian organization. The student is required to maintain a regular schedule of on-duty hours each week and attend the internship seminar. Offered only in International Programs.

IPIN 495L International Programs' Internship II (3)

  • Designed to accompany IPIN 495 in cases where a student seeks additional internship units. Offered only in International Programs. To be taken concurrently with IPIN 495. Cr/NC grading only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 11.13.19