London, England

Summer - Internship

Full-Time Internship

At a Glance


Residence Hall


3 or 6 per Summer

Primary Spoken Language(s):


Language Prerequisites:

Native English fluency or IELTS score of 6.5 or above on the Academic or General Training (GT) test, per the requirement set by the UKVI for interns to obtain their visa to the UK

Visa Required:


About the Internship

Our program guarantees an internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your career and make you competitive in today’s job market. IES Internships’ unpaid, academic internships will place you at a company or organization in your field of choice, while you experience all that London has to offer. We encourage students of all majors to apply! 

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Hone Your Job-Hunting Skills

Work with IES Abroad advisors to perfect your CV and cover letter.

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Live Like a London Professional

Intern at a local business or organization for at least 32 hours per week.

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Enroll in a Seminar

Take a required 3- or 6-credit internship seminar with other IES interns.

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Stand Out from the Crowd

You’ll have an internship that meets your goals.

Internship Program Advisor

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Natalie Jones

Once you’ve applied for an internship, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From field placements to housing and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare for your internship. Once you’re accepted to your internship, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300  ✉️

About the Destination

Why London?

Explore the impact of Britain on Western culture, including art, literature, business, and politics, when you intern in London.

Learn More About London

Get to Know Your New City

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Iconic Landmarks

Stroll along the river Thames to snap pictures of the Tower of London.

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Warner Bros. Studio: The Making of Harry Potter

Travel to Leavesden to discover the magic of all things Harry Potter.

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Beautiful Parks and Gardens

Relax and recharge in one of the city’s many parks.

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City Tours

Visit some of London's 48 culturally-vibrant and distinct neighborhoods.

The Student Experience

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  • Apartment Style Residence Hall

Apartment Style Residence Hall

You will share a flat with four to five other IES Abroad students in a residence hall. Your room is single occupancy with a bed, storage, and private bathroom. There is a shared kitchen available to you and your flat mates. Washing machines and dryers are available. No meals are provided for this housing option.