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UConn Business in London, England – Summer Internship (Faculty-led) (summer)

The Program

Go Global with UConn Business in London! Through intensive internships and coursework, this program offers students the chance to work in one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, get academic credit, and engage with critical global issues both inside and outside the classroom.

The Internship

EUSA personalizes the internship matching experience for each student through an individual internship consultation meeting and assessment to ensure both student interest and academic relevance of the placement. The following are examples of past internship placements & serve as a constructive guide. Please note these are examples of past internship placements only. While EUSA guarantees an internship to program participants, specific placements vary from semester to semester and may not always be available, as placements are always dependent upon the individual student’s skills, the needs of the company, and timing. Likewise, internship placements may be available in academic areas not listed.

The Academics

Students will take at least six credits during this program. There are no prerequisites. Students who have earned junior standing with 54 or more credits are required to enroll in the following class: BLAW 4893: Foreign Study: The Law and Ethics of Global Commerce (3 credits). Students who have earned sophomore standing with 24 or more credits are required to enroll in BADM 2893: Foreign Study: The Law and Ethics of Global Commerce (3 credits).

Students will also take:

2 credits: BADM 4891 Field Study Internship – graded S/U

1 credit: BADM 2893 Internship-Research Paper

3 credits: HRTS 3293 Being International: Geopolitics and Human Rights

This program fulfills an Honors Core requirement in the honors program (BLAW 4893), and is open to both business and non-business students, as well as honors and non-honors students. As always, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure that eligibility to enroll in a particular course and that it qualifies for desired credit in their schools and/or disciplines.

The Experience

London is one of the most vibrant cities in the world for international commerce. Ranked the best business city in Europe for over twenty years, London holds unparalleled opportunities for understanding European commerce and interacting with individuals and enterprises that are influential in the European marketplace. Students will hear from a guest speakers on business ethics, human rights, corporate social responsibility, and other topics. We will also tour leading business and judicial entities in London including the London courts and Lloyd’s of London, a world-renowned risk marketplace.

Students will live in housing at one of Anglo’s sites. This includes weekly cleaning, and shared kitchens. http://angloaccommodation.com/london-apartments/

Finally, London offers a variety of museums, clubs, and some of the best theatres in the world. The UConn in London program will organize a wide range of social and cultural events for students. Paris and much of continental Europe is a train ride away.

UK Visa

Students participating in the internship program will need to obtain a Tier 4 General Student Visa which will cost approximately $500. In order to obtain this on time, you are encouraged to apply for your passport immediately if you do not already have one.

Finances

Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship
The Elizabeth C. Hanson Scholarship provides up to $1,500 to support students who are pursuing an internship in an international setting or in an organization deeply engaged in international matters. Undergraduates interested in international relations, international political economy, critical global issues, and international culture and institutions are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.

Catherine Dudley Scholarship Fund
One scholarship each academic year will be awarded to an outstanding student with demonstrable financial need. Priority will be given to students majoring in economics. The recipient of this award will be selected from the group of applicants applying for the Global Citizenship Scholarship (see above). Applications are available as part on the online application process. To be eligible, students must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form with the Office of Financial Aid. If a student withdraws from his/her study abroad program after being awarded the scholarship, UConn Education Abroad reserves the right to revoke the scholarship award.

Please note that the only type of financial aid that can be applied to the cost of this program, other than scholarships, are Federal Stafford Loans. Also, students must be enrolled for at least six credits during the summer to be eligible for summer financial aid. Click the link below for this program’s budget sheet and contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.

Budget Sheets: Summer
The Details

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Terms: Summer
  • Homepage:

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/27/2018 03/06/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Business
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required: None
Open to non-UConn students: Yes Required GPA: 3