Facebook pixel London Summer Internship | Pepperdine University | Pepperdine Community Skip to main content
Pepperdine | Community

London Summer Internship

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 a Supplemental Internship Application Form. Please complete the form along with your application.

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 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 8, 2022 - July 2, 2022

Dates above indicate a planned departure date from the US and in-country return departure date.

Costs 

  • Tuition: $1,845 per unit (same as Malibu tuition per unit)
  • Room & Board: $4,904
  • Program Specific Costs
    • Visa: £348
    • Global Health Fee: $168

Required Vital Documents and Deadlines 

Completed IP Document Submission Form including the following documents:

  • Passport Copy
  • Health Clearance Form and Flight Itinerary
    • Programs departing in May 2022: Due March 11, 2022
  • Visa Copy: April 22, 2022

Course Requirements

8 unit minimum requirement. Students must take either ENG 380 or HIST 390 in May. Students must be enrolled in both IPIN 495 and IPIN 495L in June. 

Course Offerings

May:

ENG 380 Topics in Literature: Modern Drama (4) 

GE: Literature; Prerequisite: ENG 101 or equivalent

Examines a given topic in literary studies. The course may be focused on a theme, a movement, a historical period, or a genre. May be repeated once when topics vary. 

HIST 390 Modern History of the Middle East (4)

GE: World Civilizations

An introductory course which explores the causes underlying the rise of sovereign nation-states in the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the conflicts that have attended modern social, technological, and political change. In addition, particular attention will be paid throughout the course to Islam and its influence over the socio-political history of the Middle East. The basic tenets of Islam and its significance and role will be critically examined. Generally, the course will strike a balance between chronological and thematic/ analytical approaches.

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.