London: Global Experiences Internship

With easy access to the rest of Europe, there will always be something for you to do and see during your internship in London, England. Many of our interns become so enamored with the city that they end up returning after their program ends to study or work. With Global Experiences, you’ll have everything you need to have a life-changing experience and gain valuable professional experience. Early applications are encouraged as London is one of our most popular locations. Internship placements in English. There are so many options for your London Internship. Internships are full-time, individually tailored to students, and Global Experiences start with getting to know your strengths and your career goals.

Visit our GVSU Approved Internships page to learn more about these types of programs. 

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GPA Requirement
2.8 Undergraduate
3.0 Graduate
English Language Requirement
Issue Friendly
Internship Option

Program Dates and Application Deadline

Spring/Summer 2023

Estimated Program Dates: June 2023 - August 2023
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023 (Closed)

Fall 2023

Program Dates: September 2, 2023 - November 25, 2023
Application Deadline: March 14, 2023 (Closed)

Global Experiences & AIFS Policies


GVSU Internship Course (1 - 6 credits)

Typically, students register for three credits of their major's internship course (490). The exact course and number of credits is determined by each student's academic department. (e.g., ACC 490 Accounting Internship, MOV 399 Movement Science Independent Study, HTM 290 Hospitality & Tourism Internship, etc.). Learn more about the requirements for an internship in your major including the professor who oversees internships (Internship Coordinator) in your department here. 


Students seeking a practicum meeting professional licensing requirements should consult their advisor before applying to determine whether this program fulfills licensing requirements. This program is not designed to fulfill student teaching requirements for teacher certification. For more information on student teaching overseas, please see the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching:

Fulfills General Education Global Perspectives requirement with 3+ credits.

Fulfills (1) General Education Issues course requirement with with 3+ credits. Reflection required. 399 courses do not fulfill Issues.

For more information on General Education Requirements, click here.


Students will live in shared apartments.

Cost and Scholarships



All students considering study abroad should have their financial aid reevaluated regardless of whether they are currently receiving federal aid or not. Early application for financial aid is strongly recommended.


GVSU   International Internship Scholarship
Spring/Summer/Fall Application Deadline: February 15
Amount: Up to $2,000 (5-10 awards per year)

GE Generation Study Abroad
Amount: Up to $1,500

Gi lman Scholarship
Amount: Up to $5,000

GVSU  Murray Scholarship
Amount: $1,500-$5,000

GVSU  Career Center Internship Award
Amount: $500

Additional Scholarships


Open to all majors with sophomore standing. 2.5 GPA required for undergraduate students. English-speaking internship placement.

Additional Information

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Visa Requirements

6 month internship visa/Tier V visa required. Additional fee of $1000 for processing through BUNAC. Global Experiences helps students coordinate with BUNAC. For more details on the official government websites, please see the US Department of State's website and

Arrival Information

Students are provided detailed information and recommendations from Global Experiences. Using this information, they will make their own way from the airport to their housing where a Global Experiences staff person will help check them into their apartment. 

CDC Report

Please review the health and safety information about the United Kingdom found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website. 

US State Department Information

The US Department of State's website has important information online about the Embassy in London, Health Information, local laws, and general facts. Please review each section carefully. 

Resources for Emergency Situations

Please review the emergency information available on the Study Abroad website  before going abroad.

Reporting an Incident

Please follow the PIC Emergency Procedures when reporting an incident.

Contact Information

Padnos International Center
130 Lake Ontario Hall
[email protected]

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