AIFS Study Abroad in London: Semester Internship

Location: England: London

Term: Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Program Duration: 7-12 Months, 3-6 Months

Dates: 2020,2021,2022

1 High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905 United States

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Phone: 800-727-2437

Fax: 203-399-5590


Spend a semester or academic year interning in the classic city of London, England, with AIFS! You’ll earn up to 12 credits per semester through an internship placement, and courses are taken at Richmond, the American International University in London. Courses are taught in English.

Richmond’s International Internship Program provides vital insight into a career field, experience in the global workplace, practical exposure to the demands of specific jobs, and the development of professional and personal skills. Internships are available in a wide range of companies and institutions in advertising, art, design, art history, fashion, international business, marketing/market research, media, journalism, politics and government, PR/communications, psychology, theater, and more. In addition to participating in the internship, students will take Contemporary British Culture and elective courses.

Enjoy cultural and social activities including:
• Guided city tours
• Theater performances
• Music concerts
• Visit to an English soccer game
• Day trips to Cambridge, Stonehenge and Salisbury

An optional 3-day trip to Paris (taking you through the Channel Tunnel!) is offered as well.


1. Gain professional experience in your chosen field, such as Media and Theater Management, for eight weeks.

2. Gain a strong foundation, as well as insight, into your career field.

3. Participate in a range of AIFS-organized cultural activities, from walking tours to theater visits.

4. Earn up to 12 credits through a combination of internship and courses.

5. Create a social network with local and international students.

Degree Level



Students must meet all the normal criteria for admission to Richmond, The American International University in London and have:

-at least 45 semester credits at time of application and be enrolled in a full-time degree program
-a minimum 2.75 GPA for students with 75 or more semester credits; a minimum 3.0 ---GPA for students with between 45 and 74 semester credits (3.0 for all students seeking --a place in finance or political science; 3.2 for psychology
-a thoroughly and thoughtfully completed internship application which forms part of their -portfolio and a completed academic year and semester application
-paid or unpaid work experience during the last two years
-letter of reference from a former employer
-two letters of academic reference

Intern Types
  • Fashion Business
  • Development
  • Journalism
  • Culinary Arts & Cooking
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • Theater, Drama, & Dance
  • Sociology
  • Social Sciences
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Psychology
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Photography
  • Music
  • Museum Studies
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • International Relations
  • Graphic Design
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Media
  • Communications
  • Business
  • Art History
  • Architecture
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • Administrative
Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. Comprehensive fees cover tuition and housing with $800,000 in scholarship and grant funding available each year. A meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service are also included. Coordinated AIFS Flight Packages are available.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Tourism
  • Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Refugee Relief
  • Media
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Human Rights
  • Education
  • Culture
  • Community Centers
  • Business
  • Arts
This Program is open to

Worldwide, Canadian, American Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Dormitory

Application Process Involves
  • Transcript
  • Online Application
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network
  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home
Year Founded