Our internships in London offer applicants a unique opportunity to gain vital professional experience and industry exposure in one of the world’s most important cities. London is home to the headquarters of many of the world’s most well-known companies, making it the perfect city for an international internship.
With its mesmerizing mix of culture, architecture, global cuisine, fashion, nightlife and business, it would be an understatement to say that London has it all. From historical sites such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, and St Paul’s Cathedral to the best nightlife scene in Europe. This is a city where potential is realised and individuals flourish. It is also a city of ambition, on the forefront of the globe in a variety of fields. For centuries, London has attracted the best and brightest from all over the world. An internship in London will make your resume shine.
Whether you’re a college student looking for summer internships in London, or a recent grad eager to gain career-making connections in the big smoke, our UK internships will set you apart in competitive job markets around the world.
Private Bedroom in a Shared Student Accommodation
Every intern in London has their own private bedroom, giving you a personal and familiar place to return to at the end of the day. You will be sharing the living spaces with other interns and international students, making for excellent opportunities to network and make friends! As part of our accommodation package each intern will have access to WIFI & utilities, bed linens, laundry facilities & a fully equipped kitchen.
24/7 front desk security is available for you at each of our housing and we take great care to ensure that all our housing options are locally served with all the amenities you need to adjust to a new city!
All of our accommodations are excellently located in Zones 1-3. All of the residences are located near one another and served with many transport links to Central London making them the ideal base for exploring London during your stay!
Summer Halls of Residence
Looking for a summer internship in London? Our Summer Program starting Mid-June to Mid-July offers an immersive experience in a University Hall of Residence! Located in the heart of London surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Central London, there is always something new to discover about the metropolis within walking distance.
24/7 front desk security is available for you at each of our summer housing and we take great care to ensure that all our housing options are locally served with all the amenities you need to adjust to a new city!
Every summer intern has their own private bedroom, sharing the living spaces with other interns and international students, making excellent opportunities to network and make friends!
Have a different living experience in mind? The Intern Group aims to accommodate every intern experience, and accommodation upgrades are available upon request at an additional cost. If you wish to stay in one of our accommodation upgrades please let us know and we will provide you with further details.
Career Advancement Training
Interns benefit from career advancement tools before, during, and following their internship program. These tools enable you to successfully prepare for your internship before you start, make the most of your experience while you’re there, and successfully sell your experience in interviews to future employers.
You will be asked to take a pre-program DDI International workplace personality and skills assessment and will be given access to a library of training materials designed to help you succeed. These materials include tips and advice on interview techniques, adapting to international working environments, making a lasting impression in the workplace, and building your personal brand.
During your internship, training is delivered through a combination of videos, podcasts, articles, quizzes, and projects and you will receive a LinkedIn badge upon completion. Subjects include critical thinking, oral/written communication, teamwork, digital technology, leadership, professionalism, career management, and global/intellectual fluency.
You will also be granted access to our CV improvement tool, helping you to effectively communicate your achievements and skills to future employers program.
Alumni Success Coaching
We partner with experienced career coaches to provide participants with a personalized, one hour career coaching session upon completing the program. Participants choose from our portfolio of experts who they would like to guide them through their next steps after their international internship. These are just a few of the topics covered:
- Selling your international internship experience
- Building a stand-out CV/resume
- LinkedIn branding
- Salary negotiations
- Landing your dream job
- Strategies for interviewing
Keynote Speaker Series
Our internship program includes 12 months access to our interactive keynote speaker series featuring global business leaders. Our accomplished keynote speakers are well known for their extensive expertise and success across different career fields. These live online talks take place every two weeks and give you the chance to learn what it really takes to make it. You have the opportunity to ask live questions in the Q & A section of every talk.
The reason Fortune 500 companies invest large sums of money for an in-person keynote address from a global business leader to their staff is because their insights are first-class. Our previous speakers include well-known experts, CEOs, and Co-Founders. See our How it Works page for more information.
Community & Events
Internships in London provide an entire cultural experience. Alongside a leading internship, all participants benefit from weekly social events showing off the very best of what the city has to offer.
This includes three program events to help enrich your experience and form lifelong friends within your arrival cohort:
Our full-time London team offers 24/7 support with local expertise, from start to finish. They are incredibly proud of the city’s life & culture and they want to show you why! They will organize your airport pick-up when you arrive in London. The team will also provide a thorough welcome orientation to help you settle into the city and feel at ease. Our London team is available throughout your internship program should you have any questions or queries.
We also partner with Talkspace to provide all our participants with fully anonymous access to a licensed online therapist for up to 3 months. This ensures you’ll always have someone to talk to when adjusting to life in your new city.
Fees & Start Dates
The cost of the program is fixed in Great British Pounds (GBP).
Please note that the below fees do not include visa costs, flights, insurance or daily food & drink. See our pricing page for more information and to find out about available discounts.