Spend a summer in the innovative and thriving city of London, England with AIFS! Choose from a range of internship program options offered by the AIFS Global Education Center. Gain global work experience while studying in Kensington, one of the most picturesque and safest areas of central London. Academic credit for the AIFS London program is awarded by Fairfield University.
The 12-week Study + Internship Program combines 6 weeks of classroom study and 6 weeks in a full-time internship placement for a total of 12 credits. In the first 6 weeks of the program, students will take two 3-credit courses of their choice from those listed in the Traditional Academic Program. For the remaining 6 weeks they will participate in an internship placement.
The program offers a guaranteed internship in your desired career field, award-winning professional development program, resume, cover letter, and interview prep, on-site orientations, full-time local staff and 24/7 support, LinkedIn profile coaching, and post-program career development toolkit As a global center of finance, fashion, and media, London has some of our best internship placements in nearly every career field. The experience is designed to be relevant to the student’s academic pursuits, personal development, and professional preparation.
The internship provides students with the opportunity to gain experience in workplace settings and to translate classroom learning into practice. It is a substantive career development experience with the intent being for the student to be exposed to business ideas and concepts while being mentored.
Cultural and social activities will include:
- Guided walking tours
- Rugby and cricket matches
- Ballet and theater performances
- River boat cruise along the Thames
- Day trips to Stonehenge and Salisbury, Oxford, Bath, Stratford-upon-Avon and Brighton
An optional, exciting 3-day trip to Paris, France, is also offered.